As we settle into the holiday season, after what has felt like 10 years wrapped into 1, it’s mind-boggling to imagine cooking delicious full-course meals for family members you don’t want to see every second anymore. Luckily, this Thanksgiving is only going to consist of me eating a buttload of unhealthy, mouth-watering, creamy, and of course, deliciously baked 5 cheese macaroni and cheese. My family came across this beautiful recipe on Pinterest in 2011 and ever since then we’ve been making it every year. The …
Space travel should be grounded for now
Space travel during a worldwide pandemic sounds like something that would be warned about in a sci-fi movie. With many worries and doubts, perhaps we should press pause on space exploration for now.
How to master online holiday shopping during COVID
To avoid the tightly bunched crowds and accommodate for a socially distanced Black Friday this year, retail stores have stressed online deals more than ever this month, and there are a few things people should be aware of while shopping in stores or online for the remainder of this holiday season.
Thanksgiving bummer: COVID takes family dinners off the table?
With Thanksgiving weekend upon us, the California Department of Public Health announced a new set of regulations and necessary precautions for people to follow, as Covid-19 cases have doubled in California in the last two weeks. The state put into effect a limited stay at home order and a monthlong curfew that started Saturday. Los Angeles and all other counties in the purple tier will have to close all gatherings and nonessential businesses from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This order will end Dec. 21, but …
Virtual Thanksgiving has international students gobbling globally
The PCC Thanksgiving celebration annually serves as an opportunity for students to come together and share cultures and traditions. Organizers had to redefine the event this year due to COVID-19, creating new traditions along the way.
Student leaders demand diversity, equity and inclusion at PCC
At their most recent meeting Nov. 10, student trustee David Ramirez and other students made an impassioned presentation to the Pasadena City College board of trustees asking them to take leadership in addressing the issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion on PCC’s campus. Having an open dialogue on campus and making that part of the culture for all student groups was one of the main points Ramirez made in the presentation. He pointed to diversity groups, such as the Armenian association, who sent out emails …
Vehicle collision, skater-gate and fire alarms in science village
PCC Police Blotter for November 9 to November 15 Monday, November 9 A transient was reported in Lot 1 possibly in need of medical attention, the officer on duty made contact with the transient and advised that she was okay and just sleeping. Tuesday, November 10 Dispatch noticed a vehicle parked in Lot 1 with the driver inside possibly asleep, the officer made contact with the subject and advised them to leave campus. Transient escorted off campus from the north side of …
Chappelle tells white people to ‘come get these n**** lessons’
Once again, Dave Chappelle proved to be poignant, cynical, straight-forward, and most importantly, downright hilarious in between smoking a cigarette, live on-stage while hosting “Saturday Night Live.” If white America thought life was going to get any easier now that Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election, Chappelle politely reminds them of the misery and despair that was conveniently forgotten prior to the Trump campaign.
One last lap: Cross-country runner says this might be it
Meline Minasian was a former junior Olympian and one of three PCC cross-country runners chosen for state last year. A track and field star, swimmer, bicyclist and just an overall athlete, Minasian’s hard work ethic and can-do attitude make up someone whose talent could take her to the professional level. But with COVID-19 impacting her second season, Minasian says she may never compete again, and that’s OK with her.