PCC students join national walk-out to protest the Israel-Hamas war

Share: Recent escalation in violence in the Middle East spilled over to U.S. campuses, including PCC, as students and faculty address the long and brutal conflict between Israel and Hamas. On Wednesday PCC’s Anti-War Club put up a demonstration, part of a national walk-out calling for Israel to cease fire, repel the occupation, and stop U.S. funding of the jewish state. “We’re calling for an immediate ceasefire,” Colin Montoya, a PCC anti-war club member said.“Of course, this won’t solve the conflict but at least for …

Demon Doja and Lil Lucifer: Is satanic promo worth the fall?

Share: Upside down crosses, devilish tattoos, and demon talk- is it all an act for clicks and streams or is it authentic and genuine? Does it even really matter? These are the questions some singers and rappers in the music industry have been getting asked from fans for years.   Mainstream artists like Doja Cat, Lil Uzi Vert, and Playboi Carti took a mysterious turn towards a “satanic” appeal that are displayed in their music, performances, fashion, and social media, leaving their audience trying to figure …

PCC students support Newsom’s new gun laws to improve safety

Share: On Sept. 26 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed off on SB 2 and SB 368 that both push for additional restraints on gun control and assert gun safety by raising tax on guns and ammunition, limitations on where individuals can carry a gun, microstamping hand cartridges, preventing potentially harmful individuals from any possession of a gun, and more.  As gun control has remained a disputed conversation, the state’s new gun regulations were followed by more controversy on whether Newsom’s decision to sign off …

LMU writer’s Joan Didion tribute draws big crowd at Vroman’s

Share: A showing of around fifty individuals gathered at Vroman’s Bookstore to listen to writer and professor, Evelyn McDonnell, read from different passages from her latest book release, ‘The World According to Joan Didion’, highlighting distinct events throughout Didion’s life.  Evelyn McDonnell is Loyola Marymount’s Director of Journalism and a versatile writer, similar to Didion’s versatility, in which both of their careers consist/ed of journalism, various essays, screenwriting, and noveling. McDonnell channeled her gift and passion for writing into a novel honoring the iconic journalist, …

Fans ‘disgusted’ after Urías’ arrest on domestic violence charge

Share: Dodgers jerseys and merch-filled classrooms can be spotted all throughout PCC as many students and staff declare themselves as fans, but will that change after Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias’ arrest on domestic violence? The Dodgers have remained a contributing factor and staple to the Los Angeles culture, especially the Hispanic community for many years. Dodgers star pitcher Julio Urias has been a representation for Mexican Angelenos since he signed with them in 2012, and made his first appearance in 2016. He would embrace his …

Pasadena Humane Society unleashes furry friends at adoption event

Share: Tail-wagging, energy-fueled pups, dressed in bandanas and tutus were given the opportunity to experience a new environment and showcase their personalities to potential adopters at the pop-up event pet adoption hosted by the Pasadena Humane Society and the Integrity College of Health.  Some of the dogs were a bit hostile as they interacted with new faces, but other dogs were full of excitement to meet new people.  These organized events are created as a way to allow shelter dogs a chance to get out …

Women’s soccer takes charge, scores back-to-back goals in second half

Share: After a slow start to the game, consisting of several fouls and close-call goals, the Lancers took advantage of the time left in the second half by scoring 2 goals within the span of 6 minutes against Orange Coast College. The Lancers kicked off the first half of their home game, keeping the ball on the Pirates side of the field and maintaining loud communication, until the Pirates managed to steal the ball and pushed up forcing the Lancers to drop back.  The Lancers …

PCC’s Dual Admission guarantees first-year students a spot at a UC or CSU

Share: As of the new school year, Pasadena City College now offers first-year college students that were ineligible to attend a 4-year right after high school, an opportunity to earn the credits needed at PCC, under a 3-year Dual Admission program, then transfer out.  Dual Admission is a transfer admission guarantee for students that missed A-G requirements throughout high school which they can then acquire at PCC, A-G requirements consist of 15 year-long courses a high school student must pass with a C or higher …

BLOTTER: Vehicle collisions abound and pot use at PCC

Share: Monday, August 28, 2023 9:29 a.m.: An injured student on crutches was reported falling in Lot 8 and requested transportation to the health center, to which disposition and medical assistants acted quickly.  10:50 a.m.: Minor traffic collision between a motorist and an unaccompanied car, assisted by a campus officer, was reported in Lot 5 Level 3, resulting in a note being left on the car.  11:07 a.m.: Hit and run reported in Lot 5 Level 3, a report has been recorded. 6:27 p.m.: Two …

Queerhcata invites PCC students to express themselves through dance

Share: Latinx music blared from a PCC conference room as students gathered together and practiced the steps of bachata, carefree of any gender norms that interfered with the expression of dance. On Mar. 12, PCC’s Puente club hosted an event with Queerchata that offered a safe space for students to embrace their culture and sexual identity. The one-time event was held at the Creveling Lounge with Latinx music and food provided, welcoming all students interested. Discovering a community or organization within a college institution that …