The wheels of the train rumble as they slide on the track into the Highland Park metro station. Just over the fence next to the tracks, white tents line Marmion Way, as a hoard of second hand jackets and shirts dangle from their racks and the smokey warm scent of roasted peanuts and barbacoa permeate the air. The late afternoon sun lends a deep golden light to the Highland Park farmer’s market.
Injury plagued season forces water polo to forfeit
After a tough couple of months riddled with losses and injuries, the Lancer water polo team was forced to forfeit the remainder of their season after two players suffered concussions, including their goalie Natalie Wassall.
PCC’s free tuition promise now more promising
PCC has recently joined the LA County Promises That Count Initiative, which will unite other LA County community colleges with Promise programs, in order to learn from one another and strengthen their benefits for students. Last year, the campus was introduced to the PCC Promise, which allows for recent graduates from high schools in PCC’s district to have their first year of college be free. However, the program mostly focused on the economics of the situation, rather than taking into account the other circumstances that …
Softball crushes Rio Hondo for second consecutive win
After snapping their losing streak last week, softball took another win on Thursday, in a landslide 11-0 victory at Rio Hondo College (RCC) bringing their overall record to 7-6.
PCC student’s boutique ‘Lavish’ blooms on Colorado
The bumbling electric feel of buses, cars and people of Old Town Pasadena can only be matched by the establishments that occupy the area. One gets their fair share of cafes with people sharing coffees and teas, of the specialty sorts. The alleyways are home to tucked away treasures of desserts or vintage finds, and the parks and charming little music venues are other worlds to get lost on their own. But just off Colorado and Oak Knoll, two somewhat large windows and glass doors …
Women’s Basketball comes out 1-1 at Bakersfield tournament
The Lancers women’s basketball team took home a win for their season opener on Friday against Bakersfield College (76-49), but lost a close match Saturday to Antelope Valley College (52-46).
Courier delivers at SoCal journalism conference
On October 14th, Courier writers, editors, and photographers participated in journalism workshops and competed in on-the-spot competitions, as they took home awards in both on the spot and mail-in contests in various categories at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) SoCal Regionals at Cal State Fullerton.
Dear unjust judicial system: Enough is enough
No one likes it when someone keeps giving them worn out, B.S. excuses that are either lies or alter the actual truth of the matter. But it seems like when it comes to the life of Philando Castile and so many other Black men and women before him, the excuses from the judicial system are endless.
Maher can’t keep his foot out of his mouth
In the boiling political climate that we have now, both the right and the left and anyone else on the spectrum seem to gravitate towards newscasters who present recent occurrences in a more relaxed and straightforward manner. Bill Maher, however, is no longer and was never one to look up to, especially for the left.
Demeaning dress codes are out of style
Dress code policies continue to police what women can and cannot wear in the name of so-called “decency.”