Beauty and journalism: The makeup for a dream career

When it comes to fusing her two biggest interests—beauty and journalism—student Isabella Lujan has set her sights high and is on the right track to land her dream job: a “The Devil Wears Prada” reality as a beauty editor What once began as an ordinary hobby of playing around with colors, following the steps of beauty bloggers and adding cosmetic tools to her collection, makeup became the creative outlet to Lujan’s life from a young age. This unintentionally revealed a long term vision for herself. …

Just call it quits for the spring semester

Transition to remote learning, study abroad failures, counseling fiascos, virtual commencement ceremonies, and transferring inquiries is all unfair. The current COVID-19 pandemic is now becoming an added stress factor to the lives of the many students who worked closely to achieve their spring semester courses, and academic goals, in the once known face-to-face settings. Now more than ever, PCC students remain confused, and rightfully so, as to what their future will look like. As California officially declared a stay-at-home order, what does that mean for …

Blotter: Four reported hit-and-runs

Monday, March 2: Facilities reported a suspicious male walking near the Child Development Center. The suspect was seen observing the center as he walked around the area. An officer conducted an area check for the subject, though the subject was unable to be located. An officer observed a suspicious vehicle with one subject inside parked in Lot 10 and made contact. The subject was asked to leave the area. A transient was reported bathing inside of the men’s restroom at the Community Education Center. An …

What Black History Month means to PCC

Red, black and forest green. These colors represent the Pan-African flag, as well as the colors embodied by Ujima Pathways, Blackademia students and faculty and the history of the Black community. PCC’s Ujima Blackademia program sponsored the month-long celebration of Black History Month (BHM) through a series of events on campus for all students to participate in, with a message to relay across all students, staff and outside of PCC: every month can be Black History Month through the power of comradery, as pointed out …

Artist Laurie Shapiro debuts her transformative artwork

Immersed by the whimsical display of painted canvases, sequined fabrics, laced ceiling decor, and self reflective screen prints, artist Laurie Shapiro exhibited Alchemy Tunnel: An Immersive Installation, on Oct. 5, 2019. The event was held at Radiant Space, a multimedia gallery in the heart of Los Angeles, sharing her raw, larger than life artwork to those from all walks of life.