MLB players challenge Lancers baseball to ‘put in the work’

PCC junior college baseball players push themselves to the highest level in their sport, hoping and praying for the opportunity to play professionally. Daniel Robertson, former MLB baseball player, had sleepless nights before he became a MLB starter. At Oregon State, Robertson took a risk to make it as a walk-on. This obstacle never phased him, as he pushed to keep going. He told this story to the PCC baseball players in a zoom call. He wanted to motivate them. With hard work, anything was …

Vaccine vs virus: Which is riskier?

The United States has been grappling with COVID-19 since March, and after 7 months, there seems to be no end in sight. Except for the tantalizing option of a vaccine. By the end of the year, healthcare experts are expecting to have at least one vaccine ready to go, and for a country that struggled to get people to wear masks, America might have a little trouble getting its citizens vaccinated. But if COVID is ever going to end then people absolutely need to get …

‘The Devil All the Time’ shows the devil in everyone

A crooked cop, serial-killer lovers, and church corruption are all balled up into Netflix’s thriller movie “The Devil All the Time”. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Donald Ray Pollock and interlocks parallel narratives across multiple years. The complexity of the characters and numerous deaths reel’s one in and has us rooting for the good guy who, at the same time, isn’t really the good guy.

Can Children experience emotional and psychological effects by missing school?

It has been more than six months since the COVID-19 pandemic has kept the entire world in a shutdown and reopening frenzy, specifically schools. CNN posted where states in America chose to reopen their schools. Having schools closed is keeping children of all ages away from in-person social interactions with their friends. However, with the uncertainty of COVID-19, it’s probably safer to teach children from home.

Local businesses struggle to survive through coronavirus lockdown

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the nation many businesses felt the effects of quarantine. Customers staying at home created panic for business owners as they tried to keep their stores open and make a profit during a global pandemic without the proper support or guidance from the government on how they should be approaching this pandemic. Many businesses were unsure how to operate safely so they chose to close their doors to customers all together. 

Local Armenian-Americans call for recognition of disputed territory

The conflict in the Artsakh region continues despite a Russia-negotiated cease-fire, and the local Armenian community is organizing to raise awareness of the dangerous escalation. On Sept. 27, the territorial dispute over the region of Artsakh, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, ignited again when it was attacked by the military forces of Azerbaijan. Within the borders of Azerbaijan and adjacent to Armenia, Artsakh is an area of Indigenous Armenians that declared independence from Azerbaijan in December 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union.  Azerbaijan has …