The right to “no consequences” doesn’t exist

The first amendment to the constitution states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Freedom of speech is often a cudgel used to prevent others from criticism of one’s statements; however, no one seems to actually know what it means. Simply put, freedom of speech does not …

DanceArt troupe brings modern dance to audience

The carpet, carefully covered with black tarps, was the stage. The two rows of chairs, filled with curious library goers, was the audience. Every so often a powerful leap or spin brought the dancers so close that a rush of air could be felt as they moved passed. When the music ended, the five-member troop breathed heavily in exhaustion, but just for a moment—the audience always ended the performance with resounding applause.

Water Polo finishes with a bang

The women’s water polo team lost to Cerritos on Friday before defeating East LA to finish off the season in 5th place in the South Coast Conference Championship tournament. The Pasadena team proved themselves as worthy competition as they bested their 8th place finish from last season. If the Lancers defeated the Falcons, they would have played Mt. SAC and could have had a chance to get even with the Mounties after losing to them 17-4 a week ago but they came up short in …