Octavia’s Bookshelf PCC pop-up celebrates diverse voices

Share: Nikki High beamed with excitement and pride as curious PCC students gathered around her popup table in the north patio of the CA building on Tuesday, March 19 to learn more about her local bookstore Octavia’s Bookshelf. Octavia’s Bookshelf is an independent bookstore in Pasadena founded by High to promote the joy and passion of literacy by sharing stories from BIPOC authors. It is named after award-winning author of New York Times Best-Seller “Parable of the Sower” Octavia Butler, who was a PCC alumna. …

Live, laugh, literature: PCC’s favorite reads

Share: Regardless of whether you love or hate reading, everyone has at least one book that played a crucial part in shaping them into the person they are today. Books transport us to other worlds, get us out of our heads, and allow us to sit and relax for a while and just enjoy a good story. That said, here are some absolute must-reads according to some of the students and faculty of Pasadena City College. “Crime and Punishment” by Fyodor Dostoevsky A favorite of …

Young people aren’t lazy, but that won’t stop older generations from saying it

Share: Although older generations claim to have fought hard to give their children and grandchildren better lives, they seem strangely apathetic about these children struggling to afford food, shelter, healthcare, and other basic necessities. People from younger generations have been taking to social media to describe their issues with being able to afford basic necessities. Older people are calling young people lazy and claiming that “nobody wants to work anymore” as opposed to giving them the support they so desperately need. If you know anything …

Winter Police Blotter Wrapped: Martial arts practice leads to false fight call

Share: December: Dec. 11 7:30 a.m.: A report was taken that a set of district keys were either lost or stolen. Dec. 12 3:03p.m.: A cadet reported someone selling food near the Jameson Amphitheater. This was referred to the Office of Student Life. Dec. 13 9:02 a.m.: A report taken for a staff member who believed her laptop was taken from CA-305. The item was then located by the staff member, and it turned out that the staff member simply misplaced it. 4:24 p.m.: Pasadena …