While intended to help smokers fight addiction, e-cigarettes have an undeniable appeal to youth and first time smokers. It does not solve the problem of cigarette addiction. E-cigarettes are dangerous due to their appeal, how addictive they themselves can be, and the content within them. For these reasons, the use of electronic cigarette products should be banned.
Sharptooth’s “Clever Girl” gnaws and claws at listener’s ears
Sharptooth’s freshman album “Clever Girl” is a fantastic piece of aggressive feminist art that is not afraid to be direct and mean. This American co-ed hardcore quintet seeks to provide new sound in the hardcore scene through the femme lense. With front woman Lauren Kashan and half of the band identifying themselves as part of the LGBTQ+ community, this troop breaths and bleeds liberal minded ideals. This album calls for progress and will make sure its voice is heard.
Why are we still allowing church abuse cover-ups?
In May of 2018, the National Catholic Reporter detailed that since 2003, 19 Catholic dioceses or religious orders have filed for bankruptcy. The growing debt is a result of large payments to victims of sexual abuse within the church. Rather than hoping a lump sum will suffice, it’s time the Catholic church stepped up and fully admitted their faults take steps to prevent abuse in the future.
Trump lies about hurricane, Ross enables it
When Hurricane Dorian was projected to hit the Southern Gulf states, President Donald Trump tweeted that “In addition to Florida… Alabama, will most likely be hit (much) harder than anticipated.”
JPEGMAFIA combines horrorcore with hypnotizing melodies
“All My Heroes Are Cornballs” starts off familiar to listeners of JPEGMAFIA (or Peggy, for short) — abrasive, unrelenting, and ruthless aggression. However, as the lead-off track “Jesus Forgive Me, I Am A Thot” quickly transitions into a beautiful melodic synth tune, Peggy shows he won’t ride off the back of his critically acclaimed album “Veteran,” but instead tries something completely new. And it worked.
Courier Convos: Latinx Heritage Month
https://soundcloud.com/pcccourier/latinx-heritage-month New semester, new podcast. Join Anthony Martinez as he discusses the usage of Latinx in the community, fitting in and campus events celebrating the month with Carlos “Tito” Altamirano, president of the Association for Latino Employees, and Dr. Michaela Mares-Tamayo, director of student equity.
Blotter through Sept. 1: Hit-and-run problems cause parking peril
From the police blotter through Sept. 1:
Men’s soccer: Condors swoop in to snatch streak
The Lancers had no idea what to expect from the Norco Mustangs last Tuesday, nevertheless they prepared to the best of their ability, and managed to win 2-1, but then lost 0-2 against the Oxnard Condors the following Friday.
Football: Saddleback uses subs to snap streak
On Saturday, Saddleback College, ranked top 85% in the Nation, was able to put an end to a winning streak that started last season for the Lancers, by beating them with a score of 53-28.
Asian Pacific Islander mixer unites and delights
A campus event at the Center for the Arts north side patio was done to celebrate and show appreciation Asian Pacific Islander student and faculty. The event was full of food, drinks and music. People from different ethnic backgrounds came out to celebrate as well. Celebrating each other’s cultures on campus brings much more meaning to the students here at PCC, like a sign of unity.