Blotter: Power problems plague parking lot
From the Campus Police blotter for the period ended Dec. 1, 2019:
PCC parking permits prepare to go mobile by spring
Following the discontinuation of the parking kiosk’s outdated network at PCC, which has stopped card payments, Campus Police is reviewing proposals to replace the machines with upgraded mobile features before the spring 2020 semester begins. The temporary stoppage has been in effect since Dec. 2 after AT&T and Verizon removed their 2G and 3G service, according to a bulletin released via email to students in November. Currently, two proposals are under review by Campus Police and the purchasing department to update the college with the …
Victoria’s Secret must diversify or die
It looks like this year we won’t be graced with models strutting down the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (VSFS) runway clad in some of the most impractical and ridiculous “lingerie” pieces. On Nov. 21, the retailer’s parent company L Brands announced that the 2019 VSFS would be canceled. This marks the first year without an hour-long special since 1995. L Brands’ decision was influenced by the desire to “evolve the marketing of Victoria’s Secret” in light of a “decline in performance,” as stated in L …
PCC running star shines at state championship
It has only been her first semester and freshman Olivia Ruiz has already proven to be an incredible runner for Pasadena City College. The San Marino High School graduate placed 33 out of 167 runners during the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship on Nov. 23 at Fresno’s Woodward Park.
PCC approves unprecedented $30 million reserve
A plan to formalize an 18% budget reserve, a 260% increase over the state’s recommended minimum, puts specific usage limitations on approximately $31.6 million of PCC’s general fund after the Board of Trustees (BOT) approved a new board policy (BP) at their Nov. 13 meeting.
Blotter: Several students head to the Health Center
From the PCC Campus Police blotter for the period ending Nov. 24, 2019:
New psycho comes for show’s twisted lovers
Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden revive their roles, James and Alyssa, as the modern day Bonnie and Clyde in “The End of the F***ing World” season two. The gripping British series returned to Netflix without falling short of its dark romance, nostalgic soundtrack and relatable inner-dialogue. “It was a fitting end. A doomed love story. A perfect tragedy. And then I didn’t die,” said James. James recaps all the feels of season one finale, which left off on a dramatic cliffhanger as the screen faded …
AOA’s rise from the ashes
It’s been seven years since AOA debuted. AOA, which stands for “Ace of Angels,” was one of the most popular girl groups in their heyday. The release of their hit single “Miniskirt” in 2014 boosted the group’s popularity to the top. The face of the group, Seolhyun, became known as the “Queen of CF,” an unofficial title given to female idols who have appeared in a substantial amount of television and public advertising. Recognized for their bold, mature-sexy concepts, AOA remained as one of the …
Salt & Straw serves up unique scoops in Pasadena
A fragrant mix of vanilla and freshly made waffle cones lingered outside another one of Pasadena’s new eateries on Colorado Boulevard. Though it was a cold and rainy evening, it didn’t stop locals from treating themselves to an enticing cold dessert that included out of the ordinary ingredients like turkey skin and sweet potato casserole.