PCC is a school filled with unique students, many of whom come from varying backgrounds, adding to the rich diversity of the campus’ student body. However, many ethnicities are underrepresented on PCC’s campus, as well as on campuses of universities all over California.
Editorial: Advisers inspire JACC wins
This past weekend the Courier staff attended the Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Conference in Burbank where we not only attended panels and workshops but also competed in State Publication contests and On-the-Spot contests. We did extremely well individually and as a whole, winning a total of 19 awards including the Pacesetter Award, which is given to the top four student publications in the state.
PCC Courier brings home nearly 20 journalism awards
Staff writers and photographers for the PCC Courier, a student-run media organization, took home 19 awards this past weekend at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) 2016 state conference. Students had the opportunity to compete, network and attend workshops. PCC was joined by 45 other community colleges in the three-day event that took place at the Marriot conference center in Burbank. Amongst the 19 awards, the PCC Courier staff also received the coveted Pacesetter award for all-round newsroom excellence. This was the first time …
Badminton completes back-to-back blowout wins
The Lancers badminton team remains unbeaten following a blowout 21-0 win at El Camino College-Compton Center on Friday.
Softball splits conference games battling for third place
Pasadena softball started out last week losing to Mt. San Antonio College, 7-3, on Tuesday but came back strong, shutting out El Camino College, 6-0, in a battle for third place at Robinson Park on Thursday afternoon. Mt. SAC added to their 9-game winning streak after taking an early lead, scoring three runs in the first inning and remaining in control for the remainder of the game. Head coach Monica Tantlinger hoped that the tournament Pasadena played in the previous weekend would have better prepared …
Kaiser’s football playing dream cannot be stopped
With shoulder-length, stallion-like blonde hair and a robust build, it is unimaginable to believe PCC offensive lineman Ben Kaiser was once battling cancer while still clinging onto his dream of playing football.
Pasadena softball goes two for two at ‘Bash at the Beach’ tournament
The Lancers softball team slid back into the Bash at the Beach tournament after a two-game loss against top-ranked Fullerton (No. 6) and Saddleback (No. 9) on Saturday and responded with wins against Orange Coast College (OCC) and Golden West on Sunday.
Blotter: Woman reported having two seizures hours apart
Monday, March 14: A female student was transferred to the Student Health Services after reports of her being passed out, a laptop was stolen from the library, and a man was reported running up and down the stairwell of the R building, possibly under the influence. He was combative during arrest and was transported to Pasadena Police Department.
Badminton extends conference winning streak to 16 games
The Lancers badminton team continue their perfect season by defeating East LA College Friday, 15-6, improving to a 4-0 overall record.
$1.4 million settlement reached for winter cancellation
After eight months of negotiating the loss of wages for faculty that were affected by the removal of winter intercession in 2012, the Board of Trustees, Pasadena City College Faculty Association (PCCFA) and administration finally reached a settlement at last week’s board meeting which will cost the district a total of $1.4 million.