There are few things children will do only when they feel like doing it, no matter how persistently adults insist on it. Reading is one of them.
The PCC Faculty Association welcomed state Senate candidate and former assemblyman Anthony Portantino, opponent of Michael D. Antonovich, last Thursday in the Creveling Lounge to discuss some of the issues of his campaign, the most noteable being a free K-14 public education plan.
Fears can be big or small, they can paralyze people or push them to their limit. They define who we are and how we think about the world around us. Once we acknowledge them, we can confront them, accept them or make fun of them. That’s what the show “Trepidation Nation” at Pasadena City College (PCC) is all about, fears and they way we deal with them. Fifteen theater students at PCC worked on the show made up of fifteen short one-acts each led by …
Californians will abolish the death penalty sooner or later, it doesn’t really matter which argument ultimately convinces them, be it moral, financial or risk of executing innocent people. But the sooner Californians discontinue the death penalty, a primitive system that kills people, the better.
Dancers from the Beijing Dance Academy’s (BDA) are known worldwide to deliver beautiful performances. Usually the audience watches them dance in a theater, where the crafts of lighting, staging, costumes and makeup create a magical atmosphere. But this time students at Pasadena City College (PCC) had the chance to see them dancing in a more intimate setting. They watched them perform on campus on their own dancing floor.
People started gathering outside the Westerbeck Recital Hall last Thursday at Pasadena City College (PCC) at least half an hour before the screening of “When Justice Isn’t Just.” By the time lights were turned off inside the theater, 250 people were sitting in silence.
One can play with words, like a poet who is more focused on the sound and rhythm of the expression rather than its meaning and truthfulness. But in the political arena, we expect presidential candidates to play less with literary tools like artistic license and rhetoric, and to build their policies and campaigns on checked facts.
The transfer center at PCC held a workshop on Sept. 16 to guide students in their journeys to transfer to a four-year university.
“It is just a piece of the puzzle,” said PCC computer graphic design professor Jerry Graves, talking about new street signs he made with his students. The signs reads, “Give with Confidence. Homes for the homeless” and lists the website for the Real Change Movement.