Blotter: Stay away order and escorting off campus

  PCC Police blotter Nov. 30 – Dec. 6   Monday, November 30 A transient refused to leave the CC-bldg elevator. An officer made contact and escorted the transient off campus.   Tuesday, December 01 An officer reported that he escorted a transient off campus from Lot 1.   Wednesday, December 02 Nothing to report.   Thursday, December 03 A verbal stay away order was issued to a transient loitering east of the V-bldg. The transient was then escorted off campus.   Friday, December 04 …

LA city council continues to debate homeless encampment ordinance

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer drafted a new ordinance banning homeless encampments from certain locations during a city council meeting Oct. 26, but many city council members are questioning where those inhabiting the encampments will go once they are ordered to leave. Under the proposed ordinance, law enforcement would be permitted to remove certain homeless encampments after offering alternative shelter to the homeless living there. Those opposed to the ordnance feel that there are not enough housing resources to move people out of the …

Blotter: Broken window and missing cadet cart

  PCC Police Blotter from November 23 to November 29.   Monday, November 23 A cadet reported a suspicious broken window at the Community Education Center. The report was taken. A report was taken of a man “acting suspicious” outside of the C Building. Officers checked the area but could not locate him. A report of a man possibly inside the women’s restroom in the L Building. When people in the area were asked about this man, they said they did not see anyone. Officers …

Latinx panel urges student workers to embrace their backgrounds

Latinx heritage month takes place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. In celebration of the contributions and accomplishments of Latin Americans, and to educate students about Latin American culture, Pasadena City College is hosting panels and talks online. On Sept. 25, Robert G. Freeman Center hosted a panel entitled “Trabajo con Corazón!” over Zoom. The college invited a group of Latinx professionals to share their experiences, and to explain how they advanced in their career. The event was hosted by Isabel Ochoa, the intern advisor …

High tech is the new norm thanks to COVID

Technology is a driving force for human civilization to progress and improve, its development has made life inseparable from it. Today, society is experiencing an integration of daily life and technology. Especially during the pandemic, technologies have helped to reduce the spread of the virus by replacing direct human contact with robots or remote communications. These new adjustments causing more frequent usage of these technologies will have a long-lasting effect across all industries beyond COVID-19 and in human history.

Local poet verses audience on religion and LGBTQ life

Poet and Portland State University professor Azami Aman attended a Zoom meeting on Nov. 18 with the PCC QUEST center. Aman talked about their life by poem and read some of their works to the attendees. Aman said that their poems all came from their personal experiences and from their childhood. They are currently working on a piece about their mom and how she found her biological family and was raised by her grandmother and her twin sister. “They are a family friend of our …

PCC’s dual-threat quarterback anxious to take the field again

On November 16, 2019, PCC’s football team was on the precipice of securing its first winning season in 11 years, with coaches calling it the “finest finish by PCC football”. That night, the team played against Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Within the first quarter, quarterback Edward Norton passed the ball 24 yards to wide receiver Jabari Kindle, scoring the first touchdown of the night. With only five minutes left in the third quarter, the team blocked the opposing team’s punt. PCC finished the last …

A number of transients on campus and a couple breaking into a bungalow

PCC Police Blotter from November 16 to November 22.   Monday, November 16 Nothing to report.   Tuesday, November 17 A transient was reported sleeping outside the E Building. An officer made contact and they were escorted off campus. An employee reported a transient who seemed to be running circles around her near the D Building. Officers arrived and escorted him off campus. The staff member was okay. Facilities employees reported a transient who might have been following a vehicle near the IT Building. Officers …