Would Johnny Depp sue me for this headline?

The verdict for the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial is as ridiculous as the public jokes made at Heard’s expense, which have proven to be an unfortunate and grotesque display of social insensitivity. Essentially the jury ruled that Heard lied about her abuse allegations but Depp’s camp also lied about her lying. Sound confusing and asinine? That’s because it is. The mismanagement of this trial began the moment it was filed in Virginia. Heard’s op-ed was published by the Washington Post and Depp’s …

Supreme Court upset ignites protests for women’s rights

The Supreme Court’s leaked draft obtained by POLITICO, shows their intent of reversing Roe v. Wade leaving women’s reproductive rights in the hands of the political pundits of each individual state. “Reproductive freedom is one of the most fundamental human rights,” Haein Shim, PCC student and Third Wave Intersectional Feminist club president said. “Every single decision should be based on individual women and should never be controlled by the government, religion, or culture, all of which oppress women in various ways. We are not patriarchy’s …

We need to talk about Jared Leto

The curtain that shielded the predatory men in Hollywood has been inching its way open, yet Hollywood has been radio silent when it comes to Jared Leto, unless you’re Dylan Sprouse and James Gunn. This sunday Leto presented Olivia Rodrigo with her grammy, which then incited a twitter frenzy of fans hoping to protect Rodrigo from the alleged predator. This leads the question, Leto’s sexual misconduct has been circulating for years, why has Leto never formally addressed it or rather, why has no one approached …

Milk sign must go: Racist relics have no place in Pasadena

Some things aren’t worth saving, particularly relics of racism. Historical preservationists have worked long and hard to keep a bit of history alive in Los Angeles, which is commendable. Yet what is the purpose of saving something that is linked to individuals who aren’t worth remembering? An old Adohr Milk sign was discovered in Pasadena on the new residence of Johnny Ray Zone’s restaurant “Howlin Rays.” When Zone took possession of the property, preservationists caught wind of the sign, which had been covered for years …

TV review: Nobody cares about how she met his father

Hulu attempts a lighthearted comedy spinoff with “How I Met Your Father” and falls into an oblivion of laugh tracks and bad jokes. Hillary Duff leads the cast in the series as a single woman in New York named Sophie who is searching for love on her Tinder app, hardly an innovative spin on a stereotypical plot. Ultimately the show fails to bring anything new to our streaming screens and falls short in replicating the success of its predecessor “How I Met Your Mother”(2005). We’ve …

Viewers grow attached to humanized androids in ‘Raised by Wolves’

Aaron Guzikowski’s “Raised by Wolves” places the human experience into a new world with adaptive androids that in most cases are more redeemable than the humans they serve. The show follows a family composed of a male and female android that are raising a pod of human children, in which the female android had grown from embryos. Guzikowski’s artistic choice on the droid’s sophisticated technology enables them to mimic the traits of humans to an uncanny degree, which often leaves the audience to question whether …

PCC temporarily postpones in person classes amid omicron surge

Due to LA counties positive Covid cases being at an all time high, PCC has decided to adhere to the suggestion made by the California Community college chancellor’s office’s suggestion to delay in person classes for the first two weeks of the Spring 2022 semester, with plans to resume face-to-face instruction starting on Jan. 24. “The decision to have our face-to-face classes move to synchronous online will be revisited each week,” Superintendent-President Dr. Erika Endrijonas said. “We are monitoring infection rates and local and statewide …

‘Head Over Heels’ gives Pasadena Playhouse a lively return to theater

Pasadena Playhouse rolled out the red carpet last Sunday for the Premier of the vibrant Head Over Heels, an Elizabethen play adapted with the music of The Go-Go’s. The play was originally written in the 16th century by Sir Philip Sidney and adapted into a musical with the pop magic music of the Go Go’s in 2018. It managed to successfully take new wave and bring it into a new age, with all sorts of gleeful nostalgia. Fluid gender identity and sexuality that normally don’t …

Attempted kidnapping reported outside R building classroom

A student was nearly kidnapped outside their classroom in the R Building by a disheveled white male, according to police. The man grabbed the victim by the wrist as she passed by him on her way to class. The student was able to get herself free from the man as he tried to pull her away, police said. The student was followed by the man into her classroom. After entering he became alarmed when he saw the other students and fled. The attempted kidnapping occurred …

Editor’s choice: Our top 3 fall book recs at Vroman’s

As the days become shorter and the weather begins to cool, sometimes there is nothing better than snuggling up under a blanket and reading a good book. Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena’s local gem as well as Southern California’s oldest and largest independent bookstore, is your one stop shop for all your bookworm needs. Vromons is located on Colorado Boulevard next to the Laemmle theater and situated conveniently behind Jones Coffee. No matter what your taste may be you can count on Vromans to have your back …