Episode 11: Missing Textbook Waiver

Share: After PCC took away the $200 textbook waiver previously offered to all students, hosts David and Sol, alongside editor-in-chief Samuel, discuss what it was like writing The Courier’s editorial. Additionally, they go over the semester’s best stories Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2fRWzaU2YIhl6F0INkCRxL?si=01543c63d6724acf   Video version: Follow:

PCC remembers former Courier editor and photographer Michael Watkins

Share: With heavy hearts, the Courier is sad to learn about the passing of former PCC student Michael Watkins that occurred last weekend. Michael was a friend, son, and mentor, and was a shining contribution to the legacy of PCC and the Courier.  Being the phenomenal photographer he was, Michael moved from staff writer to photo editor for the Courier quickly in 2018 and produced quality work to a standard that would be remembered for years to come.  “He found photojournalism at PCC in 2015 …

Episode Nine: Transferring

Share: Joined again by Machu, hosts David and Sol discuss what it’s like preparing for college applications. Is it worth getting a Bachelor’s nowadays, or is it more beneficial to immediately get a job? Topics include applying during high school, balancing multiple jobs, and moving out.   Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4MInYctwvYVlyf5NqIgrB5?si=ec6d6699fc2f4da8   YouTube: Follow:

Episode Eight: Validation

Share: After taking a brief hiatus, hosts David and Sol talk about the struggles of seeking validation. Who do we seek validation from, and why? Topics include showing responsibility to your boss, not socializing at a community college, and wanting validation from strangers.   YouTube:   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/32Cg5Pr1bcRye51jt133Er?si=0e674d552a7f4476       Follow:

The foodie’s game day guide to Pasadena’s sports bars

Share: Fall is in full swing, and so is football season! For some of us, this means rich tradition and undying love for your team. For the rest of us, football season simply means endless wings and nachos. Whether you’re a diehard or a foodie, we’ve rounded up a few of Pasadena’s favorite local sports joints worth checking out to amp up your next game day.  Kings Row Gastropub Kings Row is a modern Thursday night football hub where it’s easy to find a seat, …

Episode 7: Mid-Semester Burnout

Share: With 8 weeks to go out of 16, are PCC students feeling burnout from their classes? Hosts David and Sol are joined by new staff writer Jagger to discuss their struggles balancing classes with other responsibilities. Topics include not showing up to class, never ending TikTok feeds, and what can be done to prevent procrastination. Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5tF9r0fvwCvTEukUsK04J7?si=63adb82f55b344b0   YouTube version:   Follow:

Episode Six: Happy Halloween! Horror movies, folklore, ouija boards, and more

Share: It’s almost October 31st! Carve pumpkins with hosts David and Sol, and our editor-in-chief, Sam! Tune in for a quick de-stress and pumpkin carving as they chat about all things Halloween including exorcisms, horror movies, the spirit world, and eerie folklores. This week there is only a video edition of the podcast, due to its interactive nature! (Carving Pumpkins) Follow:

Episode Five: Israel-Hamas War

Share: Following news of the attack on Israel, hosts David and Sol go over first reactions to the surprise attack carried out by Hamas. What led to the unexpected escalation in the Israel-Palestine conflict and how will this affect the rest of the world? Audio Version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4G78S8WiJ2stgP6Z36tL98?si=c3496ca1b50c4997 YouTube:   Follow:

Horoscopes can add some pizzazz to your October

Share: As we welcome in the harvest season with pumpkin spice, horror movies, and halloween-themed shenanigans, a change in season also signals a shift in the universe around you. This week, we welcome Friday the 13th, along with a new moon and solar eclipse entering Libra on Oct 14— the first since 2004, so don’t miss it! Whether that means celebrating the fruits of your astrological sign, or staying cautious of what’s to come, let’s take a look at your horoscope readings for the month …