Earlier this month, Assemblyman Mike Gatto of Los Angeles introduced legislation, AB 1508, which would ban the use of “affluenza” as a defense in a legal trial in the state of California.
Tyler Crockom: Knees of Steel
While the pain is gone and her mobility is back, the scar on her right knee reminds Crockom of the long road she’s traveled to get back on the basketball court.
Dance class, a place to embody your homework
“Many people do not perceive dance as an important form of art, or self expression, but dance is one of the few ways I really got to know myself,” said Taylor Goben, a dance major at PCC.
PCC’s 6′ 7″ center hails from Nigeria
For Faruk Oyalade, basketball was not his first love. With an background in soccer in Nigeria, and having earned a brown belt in Karate, Oyalade chose to apply those learned skills and practiced agility in the new sport of choice, which was further fueled by a rapid growth spurt. In a three-year span, he shot up five inches to his current 6 foot 7 inch height. “I’ve been playing basketball since I was 15,” says Oyalade. “I was 6′ 2″. I was playing soccer in …
Women’s basketball defeats Cerritos
With their full court pressure defense, the Lancers’ recorded 14 steals and forced the Falcons to turn the ball over 29 times.
Men’s basketball falls to Cerritos
The Lancers (17-6, 5-2) were hampered by foul trouble the entire game, forcing head coach Michael Swanegan to go to the bench early in the first half.
Softball mercied 9-0 in five innings against Antelope Valley College
The women’s softball season home opener against Antelope Valley College proved to be a rough start to the 2014 season for the Lancers, who lost 9-0 in five innings against the Marauders.
Comic Books Still a Viable Entertainment Medium
Since the format was invented in the early 1930s, comic books have been an important medium in American entertainment and demand for comics remains high. According to Diamond Comics Distributors, the nation’s largest comic book distributor in North America, the company distributed over $517 million worth of comics, magazines and trade paperbacks last year, up 9 percent from the previous year. It isn’t just comic books themselves that are drawing people’s attention. Movies adapted from comic books generate millions of dollars at the box office …
Associated Students funds lobbyists for education
Lobbyists for the federal education program Trio received nearly $10,000 in funding after the Associated Students Board unanimously voted to double last year’s funding at its meeting last Wednesday.
Increased enrollment may promise more state funding
The college is expecting more than $3 million in additional state funding this year due to increased enrollment, according to college officials.