Nestled between flowered trees, white blooms trailing like delicate lace, and the quiet lily-padded ponds of Descanso Gardens unfolded the first of many performances, straight out of a child’s book: “The Autobiography of the Big Bad Wolf.”
Snyder contaminates office of governor in Flint
The declaration of independence, which lays out a thoroughly detailed list of inalienable rights endowed upon all people also includes a short-list: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. If any of these three are to be violated, obstructed or denied the people have the right to alter or abolish their government. Such is the case in Flint, Michigan.
I-TAP hits roadblock between Metro and PCC
As of the 2016-2017 school year, PCC students will no longer be able to purchase I-TAP cards in order to receive discounted fare on Metro transit services.
Record turnout expected for Associated Students election
Thanks to new online voting software, the office of student life is hoping for a larger than usual turnout during this years Associated Students (AS) executive board elections.
Bond refinance to save taxpayers millions
In a move estimated to save taxpayers over $7 million, the Board of Trustees adopted a resolution last Wednesday to refinance some of the school’s 2002 Measure P bonds in order to take advantage of lower interest rates.
Pasadena’s toughest softball competitor looks to continue success on the mound
Alyssa Madrid was an unexpected addition to the softball team but as head coach Monica Tantlinger put it, she “has put the team on her shoulders.”
Obama flips the bird to big oil
News of President Obama’s expected reversal of his previous decision to allow drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast angered coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia, according to the New York Times, but the change comes at a time when addressing climate couldn’t be more important.
MEChA fights to bring Chicano studies program to PCC
After a meeting with Superintendent-President Dr. Rajen Vurdien at the beginning of this month, the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán club (MEChA) is making its way to becoming the creators of PCC’s first ever Chicano Studies program.
Award winning journalist to speak at spring graduation
The college has announced that the commencement speaker for PCC’s Spring 2016 graduation ceremony will be award-winning journalist Paula Williams Madison.
Veteran of the month: Joseph Amador
Joseph Amador, a history major, served four years in the Navy as an Aviation Ordnanceman also known as “mag rats.” His job description involved building bombs and rockets, while also maintaining torpedoes, aerial mines and missiles. Spending most of his time on the USS Abraham Lincoln CVN 72 below the water line in the ship, he was unable to see the light of day for long periods of time.