Contrary to how Haiti is often perceived, the new film “Madan Sara” introduces a brighter perspective of Haiti shown through the stories of the women whose businesses feed the people of Haiti and provide education for their families, inspiring a new generation of Haitians.
Former NFL star Michael Vick shows his grit in a sit down with PCC students
Michael Vick, former professional NFL quarterback, shared his experiences with resiliency in a sit down on Zoom, to encourage students at Pasadena City College to stay determined through the COVID-19 epidemic.
Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ fails to save the day
In 2017, in an attempt to catch up to the Marvel powerhouse, DC Studios released “Justice League.” Zack Snyder, the original director of the film, had to leave the project due to the tragic death of his daughter Autumn. Joss Whedon took over as director, and many changes to the film were made as a result. Following the film’s poor reception, fans demanded the release of Snyder’s version of the movie. To the joy of many comic book fans, Warner Bros. Pictures decided to release …
Pasadena’s JPL sends rover to fetch evidence of life on Mars
A booming sound erupts through Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force space station. With a massive cloud of smoke and a blazing fire roaring behind it, the Atlas V-541 catapulted towards space, carrying the rover family’s newest member, Perseverance. The rover has everything it needs to answer the age-old question, is there life on Mars? “It’s like punching a hole in the sky,” said NASA Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen.
Gender neutral toys won’t influence anyone’s dreams
California bill AB-1084 could potentially end gender labels for department stores starting as early as Jan. 1, 2024. The tactic of removing boy and girl labels is something that seems unnecessary. We need to just let kids be kids and leave things how they are. There is no issue as far as having these labels. Kids understand what they like and don’t like and I don’t see how changing these labels would change anything different. Hopefully this is a bill that ultimately does not get …
PCC basketball legend is one-step away from traveling to the Hall of Fame
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced a total of 14 candidates for the 2021 election on March 9. Among those selected, PCC alumnus and former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Michael Cooper, better known as “Coop”, was among them. “It’s such a great honor. You know, when you play this game, you play the game for the love of it, for the camaraderie of a team sport, and to win championships. So to be singled out and looked at as an individual, you know, I’m …
New candidates seek office in Academic Senate
PCC’s Academic Senate is holding an election for the upcoming 2021-2022 year with nominees running for positions such as Senate President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
Anti-Asian racism hits close to home for PCC faculty?
On the floor of Market Street, San Francisco, she lightly touches her eyes, where the pain is coming from. When she tries to open her eyes, to see what happened, all she sees is darkness. Her body is shivering with anger, Cantonese phrases mumbling from her mouth. Though she can’t see, she is still a fighter. She stands up, and with her unwounded eye, she rushes to the man in front of her. Bam! She punches him back in the face.
PCC staff member Dr. Carol Brown stabbed to death in her home
PCC staff member Dr. Carol Brown lost her life in an alleged double homicide that took place at her home in Altadena yesterday afternoon while in a Zoom conference call with a co-worker.
No joke: Pasadena blows off safety to reopen on April 1st?
In the midst of the worst healthcare crisis in over a century, Pasadena is facing a critical decision with potentially grave consequences. Political motives and financial pressure are triggering a possibly ill-advised reopening of schools.