President Erika Endrijonas announced Tuesday that PCC would receive an unrestricted $30 million donation made on behalf of philanthropist and multi millionaire Mackenzie Scott.
For PCC community, Chauvin’s verdict is a building block for racial justice
As the guilty verdict rang out three times through the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis, the 11 month pursuit of justice for police brutality victim George Floyd reached a degree of closure. However, Black Lives Matter advocates urge the public to see the verdict as an elemental step towards true justice rather than a final one.
Remembering Carol Brown, PCC’s voice of the voiceless
Dr. Carol Brown, described as a warrior, an advocate and a voice for the voiceless, has died at the age of 67 after more than a decade of service in the PCC community.
PCC staff member Dr. Carol Brown stabbed to death in her home
PCC staff member Dr. Carol Brown lost her life in an alleged double homicide that took place at her home in Altadena yesterday afternoon while in a Zoom conference call with a co-worker.
Ballot Watch: How did California vote on propositions?
Last Updated: Wednesday Nov. 11, 5:00 p.m. Amid a heated and drawn out presidential race, California saw results on some of its contentious 2020 ballot propositions. Here is how Californian’s voted on state initiatives. Prop. 14: Passed California voters passed Proposition 71 in 2004 creating the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and allotting the institution $3 billion for stem cell research. As those funds are diminishing, Prop. 14 seeks to regenerate money for the institute and expand its research to other causes such as Alzheimer’s …
Fall sports sidelined until the new year
While athletic leagues across the country have found ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and pick up where they left off in March, PCC sports teams won’t see action until Jan. of 2021 per an agenda set in place by the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA).
Balancing performative and necessary social media activism
In times of injustice, our civil liberties serve as our only true tools of defense. With our freedom to assemble we take to the streets to protest, with our freedom of speech we hollar “No justice, no peace,” with our freedom of the press we report on the good, the bad, and the ugly without remorse.
Spooky sweets: Pumpkin spice with a side of spider
As a child, my town’s local Fall Festival defined the autumn months. The bake sale table, always filled with candied apples, decadent cakes, and tins of homemade cookies was typically my favorite attraction.
Share the road: Local coalition fights for street safety for all
While racing down the interstate or jogging through the streets of Pasadena, road users may catch glimpses of roadside memorials, fading into hindsight just as quickly as they came into view.