In his second semester at PCC, President-Superintendent Rajen Vurdien continues to shape the college in his vision.
Gatsby fashion draws nostalgic crowd
While Baz Luhrmann’s film interpretation of “The Great Gatsby” received lukewarm reviews by critics, the film was praised for the authenticity of its 1920s costumes, even winning the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for designer Catherine Martin.
The cutting edge cookie cutter
Over this past weekend, the Cookie Cutter dance show made it’s way down from the Bay Area to Southern California.
Flux n’ Slag welds its way to gold and state
Tommy Nguyen, a structural welding major, wasn’t excited or nervous for the SkillsUSA California conference that took place at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC) last weekend.
Start the New Year with fresher foods
Freshly farmed produce is making its way to the farmers’ market and then to Pasadena dinner tables.
National student debt is a travesty
Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Unfortunately the U.S. government has not been able to realize a fact that Franklin already understood in the 1700s. Investing in students’ future by lowering interest rates is the first step necessary to making good education affordable for all, but it is not enough.
Decriminalizing sex work will make the world a better place
After years of speculation and debate, the decriminalization of sex work may soon become a reality for over 40 million sex workers around the world.
The Oscars: Giving minorities the cold shoulder for 87 years
Director Spike Lee along with actors Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will Smith have decided to boycott the Oscars this year due to the absence of people of color being recognized for their talent on screen.
This semester’s club week is full of opportunities and giveaways
Club Week has already begun! Tuesday marked the beginning of the three-day event which will continue running until Thursday. The Associated Students board encourages students to seek out, sign-up, and join in on a wide variety of campus clubs.
Swim team plans big splash for spring season
The PCC swim team has high hopes and ambitious goals for 2016. The team, who placed 5th in state championships last year, looks to raise their rankings and beat individual school records. Terry Stoddard begins his 17th season as head coach with one overall goal: team success. “ We’re looking for improvement in our conference and to try to repeat our conference dual meet season,” he said. “We were fifth in state last year, as well as eighth, seventh and fifth in previous years so …