The debate about transgender rights is more heated than ever now that society is beginning to open its arms to diversity. While transgender people are protected by the law, they are not treated with the equality that they deserve as human beings. Early this month, a high school in Illinois was ordered by federal authorities to allow a transgender student access to the girls’ locker room. Prior to this ruling, the student, who was assigned male at birth, was required to change and shower in …
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Editorial: Transgender students: too close for comfort?
While the average person can logically determine that the case made by a transgender girl and her family against a high school in Illinois for not being allowed to use the girl’s locker room has nothing to do with prejudice, it did not change how ostracized the unidentified student felt.
Fall Choral Recital received a thundering ovation
The room was filled with the sound of beautiful voices as the PCC Concert Choir opened with Joseph Haydn’s “Gloria” at the Fall Choral Recital on Friday in the Westerbeck Recital Hall.
Pasadena crowd goes nuts for Pistachio band
When you take influences from The Grateful Dead, Jaco Pastorius, and Funkadelic, combine them with soulful harmonies, Central Asian guitar style, Latin jazz, and put them on a Pasadena stage, things are bound to get nutty.
Women’s volleyball defeated in last South Coast Conference game
UPDATE: The Lancers earned the number 17 seed in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. They took part in a play-in round match on Saturday Nov. 21st but were defeated by long-standing rival and 16th seed Mt. San Antonio, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-19.
Lady Lancers take third place at Vaquero Shootout
The Lancers women’s basketball team took home the third place trophy in Glendale’s tournament over the weekend after a double-digit win on Thursday against Fullerton, a painful loss on Friday against Ventura, and a blowout win on Saturday against College of the Desert.
Playhouse lighting designer enters limelight of his own design
Gossamer drapes tinged with blue, lavender and gold framed the bandstand center stage. The 2014 Ovation Awards circular sequined logo splashed on the screen above, while stage dressers, technicians and set crew performed that unique dance that is a show tech rehearsal.
Veterans honored at wall ceremony
A large crowd of veterans, family, friends, and students gathered around PCC’s memorial wall for a ceremony commemorating past and present veterans for their service on the Tuesday before Veterans Day. The ceremony began with a salute from the members of PCC Fencing Club. Then it was followed by a few introductions recognizing key VIPs who were present during the ceremony. Among those recognized were Board of Trustees members Ross Selvidge and Linda Wah, new executive director of the Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing …