Hear the word ‘dumplings’, and one might immediately be reminded of the Asian delicacy of tender meats and soft vegetables wrapped up in clouds of soft dough. But that’s the east side of Asia.
Eight years strong, Record Store Day sees another day of success
26-year-old Chad Thompson waited patiently in line at Pasadena’s own Canterbury Records, hopeful in grabbing one of the only 15,000 copies in the world of Star Wars: The Force Awakens soundtrack. This special edition vinyl is imprinted with the iconic image of the Millennium Falcon being chased by two Imperial fighters.
Associated Student board extends scholarship deadline due to concerning language
After questionable language found in the applications forced a deadline extension, Pasadena City College (PCC) students will have until April 14 to submit applications for a chance to receive scholarships from the Associated Student (AS) executive board.
Rising costs and gentrification threaten Northern Pasadena communities
The double-edged sword of gentrification has become a fact of life for long-time residents and community college students of Pasadena over the past few years. While San Francisco, New York City and Downtown Los Angeles might get the lion’s share of media attention for the cost of renting an apartment to astronomical levels, the generally quiet town of Pasadena has come close to entering California’s top 20 list of most expensive places to rent in recent years.
Lancers baseball slips back into a losing streak
The Lancers baseball team are on another three-game losing streak after a solitary win broke up their previous seven games without a win.
PCC Courier brings home nearly 20 journalism awards
Staff writers and photographers for the PCC Courier, a student-run media organization, took home 19 awards this past weekend at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) 2016 state conference. Students had the opportunity to compete, network and attend workshops. PCC was joined by 45 other community colleges in the three-day event that took place at the Marriot conference center in Burbank. Amongst the 19 awards, the PCC Courier staff also received the coveted Pacesetter award for all-round newsroom excellence. This was the first time …
Snyder contaminates office of governor in Flint
The declaration of independence, which lays out a thoroughly detailed list of inalienable rights endowed upon all people also includes a short-list: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. If any of these three are to be violated, obstructed or denied the people have the right to alter or abolish their government. Such is the case in Flint, Michigan.
Seeing a better future for visually impaired students
Students have been putting up with antiquated and inaccurate braille signs throughout the older buildings on campus for years and now campus clubs and the administration are finally coming together to build a stronger, more accessible campus for current and incoming disabled students.
Nation’s first community college veterans clinic coming to PCC
After many years and collaborations between the campus Veterans Resource Center (VRC), Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS), and congresswoman Judy Chu, Pasadena City College (PCC) will be bringing the first veterans primary care clinic to the campus.
U.S. should join the rest of the West
In 2008, Democrats nominated the then-Senator Barack Obama as their presidential candidate for the election on the campaign promise of universal healthcare. He would later go on to be elected president, carrying the message that the time for Medicare for all was now.