With the implementation of AB 705 underway across California community colleges, the English division on campus is scrambling to find an appropriate model that will cater to the law as well as student success.
AS election tampering forces re-election
Election tampering from the mid-May Associated Student (AS) elections have forced AS leadership to call for a re-election.
Fighting terrorism by any means necessary
Terrorism, no matter the perpetrator or target, needs to be condemned immediately and vehemently on all fronts. No form of of this despicable act should be acceptable. It is then necessary to assess the attack and find motives that may potentially lend themselves to a means to fight terrorism.
Vaping regulations may stifle our autonomy
The United States of America is a country permeating with too much regulation and restrictions that we must adhere to in order to function freely through our daily lives. The U.S. government and its countless alphabet agencies have created a world in which we must carefully step and navigate to not disturb or betray the guidelines set for us. This inevitably becomes an issue when our country’s citizens attempt to live in a manner as they see fit, while meticulously trying to follow the copious …
Higher Education Act: a step in the right direction
College tuition has been on the rise for years, contributing to an already obscene amount of outstanding debt being taken on by students and parents. The St. Louis Federal Reserve reported that as of early February, outstanding student loans are nearing 1.6 trillion dollars, with no signs of slowing down. Congress is currently in the process of a potential reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) in hopes of chipping away at one of the biggest debts citizens of this country face.
HiroNori craft ramen a hopeful hero in Pasadena
HiroNori craft ramen touts itself as a “craft” ramen establishment even though nothing points towards it being so. Don’t mistake my immediate jab at this new establishment as the knockout punch, it’s actually far from it. The food was good and the service fine, yet I failed to pinpoint what made this place different and settled with the idea that it was “craft” in name only.
PCC reduces number of potential faculty hires
Pasadena City College (PCC) has announced a cutback in prospective full-time faculty hires from 57 potential openings to 45. The call for a reduction comes after last semesters declaration to hire 57 new full-time positions to fullfil an obligation in accordance with the school’s Faculty Obligation Number (FON) that is mandated by the state of California.
Shawerma Masters offers an authentic touch
Nestled in a small shopping center on the corner of Washington Boulevard and Allen Avenue sits a new and relatively small Middle Eastern food joint. Shawerma Masters, one of Pasadena’s most recent food additions, is your typical, run-of-the-mill shawarma restaurant. Shawerma Masters is tucked away between a Mexican restaurant and laundromat, contributing to the already tight feeling you get when eating in an establishment with limited seating. The Middle Eastern eatery is fairly small, fielding only seven tables, most of them indoors. However, the restaurant, …
Get over it: Purge the outrage from American discourse
Earlier this month Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Pete Davidson made a rather crass and insensitive joke about then Republican candidate Dan Crenshaw, now the U.S. Representative-elect of Texas’s second congressional district.
PCC possesses prolific transfer rates
Pasadena City College (PCC) is one of the top transfer community colleges in the state of California and they are on the receiving end of the 2018 Champion of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer award.