Lancers beat El Camino, continue path to championship

PCC yet again landed another 2 victories against the El Camino Warriors on Friday in back to back matches, winning the first game 11-0 and the second 11-1. Despite only having 5 players, the Warriors put up a decent fight, but were unable to overthrow the currently undefeated Lancers. The Lancers were able to keep the Warriors from winning all but a single match in the second game. This kept the Lancers in the top spot of the division to compete in the the finals. …

Why Americans who care about social justice should care about Palestine

In August 2014, a young black man named Michael Brown was shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri and the city exploded in grief. Almost immediately after Brown was killed, scores of protesters took to the streets to demand accountability and an end to police murders of black men in the United States. Outfitted in full military gear, the police responded to the growing community protest with clouds of tear gas launched from armored vehicles, assault rifles pointed at unarmed citizens, and mass …

Lucky Baldwin’s: Home field for international fútbol fan club

It may have only been 2:30 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon, but the chants were already ringing out on Colorado Blvd. “Campeones, Campeones, Ole Ole Ole!” A pack of 100+ Barcelona fans dekked out in Blaugrana gear was gathered at Lucky Baldwins Trappiste Pub in Pasadena, cheering on the soccer club that dominated Sevilla 5-0 to win the Spanish League tournament, or the Copa Del Rey. The group of fans meets inside the same bar every week to watch all of Barcelona’s soccer games …

‘On My Block’ kicks authentic representation to the curb

Just like we all find ourselves binging on a variety of our favorite snacks, millennials look to Netflix for binge-worthy shows that distract them from reality for hours of the day. Some millennials take a deep interest in shows that they can relate to, especially a coming-of-age story about a group of young teens. Netflix’s, “On My Block,” isn’t just any average coming-of-age story.

Sushi Stop: a mediocre and unsatisfiable stop for fish

I am a practitioner in sushi appreciation. My diet consists of vegetables and fish, so yeah I take a good sushi roll, pretty damn seriously. So I could hardly contain my excitement when I found Sushi Stop, a sushi restaurant in Old Town Pasadena that serves all plates for the small price of $3.25. Since my wallet is a barren wasteland after I splurge on regular, super high priced sushi, a roll for $3.25 was music to my poor college student ears.

PCC’s free tuition promise now more promising

PCC has recently joined the LA County Promises That Count Initiative, which will unite other LA County community colleges with Promise programs, in order to learn from one another and strengthen their benefits for students. Last year, the campus was introduced to the PCC Promise, which allows for recent graduates from high schools in PCC’s district to have their first year of college be free. However, the program mostly focused on the economics of the situation, rather than taking into account the other circumstances that …