Interest in Black Friday sales wanes as holidays draw near

Considering the consumerist society we live in, what’s there to look forward to as November rolls in each year? If I can tell you one thing, it’s not Thanksgiving.  As soon as the clock strikes 12 a.m. on the night of Thanksgiving, Black Friday makes its yearly debut. This Americanized holiday awaits as the family-gathered dinners finish up, and those eager to score good deals go as far as to even push aside Thanksgiving dinner and wait in lines in hopes of getting their hands …

Why aren’t PCC students dressing up this Halloween?

Halloween is the time where you can dress up as any character and live a double life for the night. Whether you hand make it for months or buy it at the store last minute, sometimes putting on a costume can create such a fun memory during the holiday. A group of friends will be attending a Halloween house party together to enjoy some adult  activities with one another since they are too grown up to be trick or treating. Filo Mend, Sophomore at PCC, …

How to prepare an ooey gooey 5 cheese mac

As we settle into the holiday season, after what has felt like 10 years wrapped into 1, it’s mind-boggling to imagine cooking delicious full-course meals for family members you don’t want to see every second anymore.  Luckily, this Thanksgiving is only going to consist of me eating a buttload of unhealthy, mouth-watering, creamy, and of course, deliciously baked 5 cheese macaroni and cheese. My family came across this beautiful recipe on Pinterest in 2011 and ever since then we’ve been making it every year.   The …

Traveling Student: Tips on traveling safely in pandemic

2020 was a year of unsureness and distress, it had some great outcomes for many people especially those who are young like me! Despite suffocating in a mask and suffering the embarrassment from the eyes purging at you as you either coughed or sneezed in public, the pandemic invited virtual learning as a requirement on PCC’s campus which allowed many students like me to stay home and obtain a degree. But why just stay home when there is a whole world out there and plane …

Activism celebrated on MLK Day

The All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena held an open space for expression to commemorate Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Saturday before a musical procession led to a picnic back on Euclid Street in memory of two activists. The event was primarily intended for youth and marked the start of a few services and events held by the All Saints Church this past weekend.