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Lancer track star first in state Famed composer ends residency on high note Descanso Gardens hosts annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Lancer track star first in state

With a rare combination of raw athleticism and persistent determination, freshman sprinter Alexander McElwee has already marked his territory as one of PCC's most notable sprinters. Continue reading →

Famed composer ends residency on high note

Friday night’s joint Lancer concert band and chamber singers concert marked the end of this year’s Pamela L. Girard guest artist/masterclass series. Internationally known composer and USC professor Frank Ticheli, the artist in residence, worked with PCC music students over … Continue reading →

Descanso Gardens hosts annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Located in La Cañada Flintridge among acres of woodland is Descanso Gardens. Formerly owned by Elias Boddy, this botanical garden hosts a plethora of horticultural displays as well as the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, held from March 21 to the 22, where visitors enjoy the cherry blossoms in bloom. Continue reading →

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Batters shine in much needed baseball victory

In their best attacking offensive display this season, the Pasadena City College Lancers men’s baseball team broke a four- game losing streak when they overpowered the visitors, ing LA Harbor Seahawks 11-3 in the first of a three game series at Jackie Robinson Memorial field on Tuesday. Continue reading Read more

Hiring headaches

Little to no progress has been made by PCC in filling the 35 new full-time faculty positions—a number that was agreed upon back in November—as the software being used to collect and evaluate applications, Cornerstone, has been automatically rejecting applicants due to a number of severe glitches. Continue reading Read more

Baseball loses three to conference foes

After rallying from two runs down to tie the game, the Lancers gave up 11 runs in the last two innings to lose their third straight game to the El Camino College Warriors, 14-4, on Saturday afternoon. In their games … Continue reading Read more

Interior Design: It’s what’s on the inside that counts

Interior designing, to many, seems like choosing a particular chair or tile pattern. Read more

Commencement speaker chosen

After last year’s controversial and prolonged commencement speaker search, the Board of Trustees quickly and unanimously voted Wednesday to approve Chad Crittenden, a cancer survivor, triathlete and amputee, as this year’s speaker. Read more

Board of Trustees adopts academic calendar without winter for 2015-2016

The Board of Trustees approved the adoption of a 2015/2016 academic calendar without a winter intersession on Wednesday night, rubber-stamping the recommendation of interim superintendent Bob Miller. Read more

Live, Learn and Work Overseas

Since 1961, the Peace Corps has promised the adventure of a lifetime while making an impact on a third world country of your choice. Tiffany Tai knows the benefits of being a Peace Corps volunteer first hand and says there … Continue reading Read more

Peron doesn’t just produce a standout winning record

Peron’s coaching record of 451-137 speaks for itself—he coached the first women’s sporting team at PCC to a California Community College’s Association state title in 2008-09 and his team has appeared in the state championships seven consecutive times from 2004-10 and appeared in the state championship game three times (2004, 2005 and 2009). Continue reading Read more

Saving the history of the city, one photo at a time.

PCC is in its third year of a program that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to digitally preserve historic materials. Digitalization Skills for Libraries and Cultural Institutions is an occupational skills certificate program that comprises four courses … Continue reading Read more
Pasadena Public Library Hosts Annual Author Fair

Pasadena Public Library Hosts Annual Author Fair

The Pasadena Public Library hosted their its Annual Author Fair on February 21st where many independent, freelance writers from around the Pasadena area gathered to speak to fans and to give readings of their books. Read more