Lakers, Lancers, Legends

By David OConnor May 1, 2015 0

Michael Cooper, former member of the infamous Los Angeles Lakers “Showtime” team, at one point it seemed unlikely that he would make it to the NBA after he failed a junior college English class. Faced…

Print to digital

By Mick Donovan May 1, 2015 1

Print is dying. Digital is the future. At least that seems to be a common topic of discussion these days among journalists. Media has come a very long way since the first printed word, and…

A photo story

By Keely Damara May 1, 2015 0

The journalism department at Pasadena City College didn’t always include photojournalism classes. Initially, the Courier newspaper students relied on art photography students to provide images for their stories. When Mikki Bolliger was hired as a…

Riots, thefts and murder

By Alex Chhuon April 30, 2015 0

8 - Escaping the Riot Alfredo Santana, a PCC student who immigrated to America from Mexico, thought he wouldn’t make it home that night. Driving to drop off magazines at a 7-11 in Inglewood during…

An adviser’s legacy

By Kristen Luna April 30, 2015 1

She arrived on campus at Pasadena City College during the early morning and had no clue where she was going. No schedule and absolutely no information on hand that could alleviate her anxiousness. To gain…

The digital editor’s daily beat

By Mick Donovan April 30, 2015 0

Reporters will get through any barrier as long as it means getting the story. However, it’s the editor-in-chief who is always one step ahead of the game in order to keep the attention of multi-tasking…

Cataloging civil rights

By Anthony Martinez April 30, 2015 0

Over the course of a century, the Pasadena High School Chronicle, now the Pasadena City College Courier, has seen multiple social paradigm shifts. As the decades passed, the social attitudes of the general public, and…

Pasadena’s own four sport legend

By Daron Grandberry April 29, 2015 0

Before becoming a pioneer for equality throughout professional sports by breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was a successful four-sport athlete at what was then called Pasadena Junior College. Known for his…