Coming off of a three-game winning streak against El Camino College-Compton Center, the Lancers weren’t able to keep that same momentum flowing as they lost to Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) on Tuesday, 9-4, to drop the first game of the conference series.
A food and cultural gem from Armenia hidden in North Pasadena
Hear the word ‘dumplings’, and one might immediately be reminded of the Asian delicacy of tender meats and soft vegetables wrapped up in clouds of soft dough. But that’s the east side of Asia.
Robert Morgan: A special talent lands in North Carolina
At first glance, Robert Morgan looks like a normal football player. But when he is talking about his future on and off the field, he believes his fate is in his hands.
Badminton continues to take blowout wins in stride
The PCC badminton team continued to retain their dominance and “championship or bust” mentality with a 20-1 win over El Camino.
Welding students win gold at state
Recently, PCC welding students competed for state at the SkillsUSA competition and won gold in the welding sculpture category while also winning a bronze medal in the welding fabrication team category and silver in SMAW (shield metal arc weld). Back in January, PCC Welding students competed at the regional SkillsUSA competition where they ended up walking away with a gold medal as well.
Eight years strong, Record Store Day sees another day of success
26-year-old Chad Thompson waited patiently in line at Pasadena’s own Canterbury Records, hopeful in grabbing one of the only 15,000 copies in the world of Star Wars: The Force Awakens soundtrack. This special edition vinyl is imprinted with the iconic image of the Millennium Falcon being chased by two Imperial fighters.
Women’s swim team dominates at SCC championships
The Lancers swim team made a huge statement during the three-day South Coast Conference Championship by walking away with 11 event wins in hand and multiple awards recognizing the players and coaches.
Legacy of Courier adviser lives on
Dr. Dorothy Janice Kolts, an English professor and adviser to the Courier newspaper for nearly 20 years, died on April 13 in Altadena. She would have been 91 years old in May.
‘The Rape Show’: raising awareness until no really means no
Being a young woman in college, my personal awareness of the imminent possibility of sexual assault was certainly heightened after witnessing the awe-inspiring intensity that is “The Rape Show.” The reality of it was nearly too much to bear as I quickly walked across the dimly lit campus of PCC to my car, clutching my key in my hand and hoping that any sinister figures lurking in the shadows would stay away. Though its purpose was not to scare its audience, the show did create …
Free textbooks coming soon
The Academic Senate is expected to adopt a resolution in their next meeting that would make PCC eligible for an Open Educational Resource (OER) grant that could replace pricey textbooks with free online resources for students in some course. According to PCC Online, “the OER includes teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others.” With this grant, textbooks would not be mandatory for students, …