Review: And that’s the way the cookie ‘Crumbl’s’

From “bringing families and friends together over a box of the best cookies in the world” (as stated on their pink boxes) to expanding over 175 locations in 31 states in only 4 years. Attention all cookieholics, Crumbl is by far the most delicious, melt in your mouth, ooey gooey cookies you’ll ever have. The closest location to PCC is only a 41 minute drive according to Apple Maps, and it’s located in La Habra. The first location ever built is located in Logan, Utah …

‘Cruella’: A fashionable force of villainy

Emma Stone and Emma Thompson vamp the screen in a female empowering tale of one of Disney’s most famous villains, Cruella De Vil. Directed by Craig Gillespie “Cruella” was released May 28th in theaters as well as Disney+ with premiere access. Immediately we get a glimpse of a young Cruella, whose name is actually Estella, the alternate personality known as Cruella is established as a side of Estella who just wants to rebel against conformity in style as well as attitude, which doesn’t bode well …

Los Angeles reveals plans to ‘re-fund’ the police after 2020 budget cuts

It was the slaying of George Floyd in 2020 that turned “defund the police” into the rally cry of the summer last year, with protesters fiercely fighting for revisions to police budgets across the country, the very boldest even calling for indefinite abolition. Just a few weeks later in Los Angeles, mayor Eric Garcetti would vow to slash $150 million from the annual police budget, appearing to hear and acknowledge the woes of the public—or so we thought. While some activists viewed Garcetti’s efforts as …

Mask on, Mask off into summer 2021

A survey regarding Covid 19 showed that the true end of the pandemic will be when 70% of Americans of all ages have been vaccinated, according to the 723 epidemiologists that participated in the survey. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 10 expanded the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine’s emergency use authorization to include adolescents ages 12-15, and on May 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended that the vaccine be used for this population,” said Kaia Hubbard with the U.S News …

Lancers ready to kick things into action with new season

It has been a long time since we have seen college athletes back on the fields, the courts, the track, the pool etc. Due to COVID 19, sports have been on a long hold over the past year and athletes and their fans have been waiting to get back into action. As life gets back to normal and these athletes return to doing what they do best, all is looking good for the Lancers. It’s time to get back to the long practices, the overwhelming …

Don’t let Texas whitewash its racist past

Texas is flooded with bills from Republican lawmakers seeking to prevent teachers from teaching an honest and accurate account of the state’s racist past in its schools. One of the proposed bills, House Bill 3979, would prevent teachers from discussing current events with students. Restricting discussions about current events prevents students from understanding how history is relative to current and future events. The bills attempt to downplay its racist past by limiting discussion about how racism has shaped our society, especially politically. The bill also …

The end is near for COVID restrictions at PCC

As California’s COVID cases continue to drop, the anticipation to reopen is finally in sight, even for PCC. PCC is making moves to begin to attain normalcy by reopening the Shatford Library as a study space. Yet the library services will still be unavailable as stated on their website. “Gatherings, including class sessions, labs, meetings, performances, competitions, and other activities, will have capacity restrictions as directed by local public health agencies,” stated the PCC COVID task force. Dr. Erika Endrijonas, the superintendent president stated that …