Monday, April 22, 2019 A student and a staff member engaged in a verbal altercation at the Community Education Center. Officer made contact and advised the student to leave. Staff reported students trespassing on the track. Officer escorted them off campus. Officers made contact with student regarding their behavior. Suspicious individual was reported attempting to steal a bicycle. When confronted by officers, individual said the bicycle was theirs. A disruptive student refused to leave a classroom. Officers made contact before student left. Report was made …
PCC PR leverages universality of bathroom to market summer session
In this year’s advertising campaign for summer session, PCC’s PR team deployed potty humor in the place everyone is a captive audience: the PCC bathrooms.
Monday, May 20, 2019 Report of a student who suffered a leg injury inside GM-220. The student was transported to the Health Center for further treatment. Library staff reported a subject is being loud and disruptive in the library. Officers responded to the area and escorted the subject off campus. Officer calls of a subject in Lot 4 going in and out of consciousness. Paramedics responded and assisted the subject, he was suffering from low blood sugar. Subject was later treated and released. Student reports …
Monday, May 13, 2019 There were reports of two transients and later, one disruptive, non-student attempting to access the GM building. All parties were escorted off campus. Library staff reported a subject watching inappropriate content on a library computer. Subject was escorted off campus. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 A male subject was escorted off campus after facilities staff reported him wandering through the Science Village. A staff member reported a subject using vulgar language toward her at the Mirror Pools. The report was taken but …
The DNC and their Fox News dilemma
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has excluded Fox News Channel from televising any of its candidate debates during the upcoming presidential cycle. Its 2020 presidential candidates are rejecting invitations from the network to hold town halls, forfeiting the chance to persuade voters watching who tune in
Sidewalk Cafe: Espresso with a touch of kitsch
The local coffee shop is a place many hold near and dear to their hearts. If one looks past the local Starbucks, local cafes give us that warm, fuzzy feeling. Nestled in a walking district, or on the corner next to a college campus; over-plush lounge chairs, soft lighting and friendly acquaintances beckon us to sit and relax. The coffee shop gives us two things: caffeine and hygge. Simply put, they are irresistible. Brief aside: hygge is a Danish concept that is a quality of …
Release to natural habitat
Every once in a while, something happens in our criminal justice system that makes me shudder. Slated to be released (three years early) from his supermax federal prison sentence, John Walker Lindh – known to most as “American Taliban,” and to his fellow terrorists as Abu Sulayman al Irlandi, which means father of a man of peace of Ireland – will finally regain his freedom. Despite having been charged with ten felony counts, including murder but mostly in relation to weapons and terrorism, he received …
Track jumps over hurdles into next season
Pasadena City College’s [PCC] track and field had a difficult season this spring semester as they faced multiple injuries throughout their meets, including Jared Whitt one of team’s promising athlete.
Veterans center honors fallen service members
This year, Memorial Day was commemorated at PCC on Thursday May 23, at the school’s Memorial Wall. The sound of a bagpipe accompanied the event, as five speakers honored the memories of those who lost their lives in war.
Killer portrayal with a poorly executed story
“Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” attempts to tell the story of Ted Bundy through the eyes of his former longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kendall — and it does in not so great fashion, with more describing than showing. Throughout its entire 108-minute runtime, the biopic falls short on delivering anything resembling the title of the movie besides an “extremely wicked” performance by Zac Efron.