After a year of isolation, depression, distancing, and studying from home, it is finally time for schools to reopen. As COVID-19 distanced society, schools all over the states were forced to close. Since the pandemic started in March 2020, AP News reported that 6.1 million California students from K-12 have studied remotely. As the number of confirmed cases continues to decrease, it’s planned for schools to reopen in mid-March and early April.
Being stuck at home has been unpleasant for many people to say the least. However, being able to quarantine in one’s own home with the promise of privacy and safety is something that incarcerated Americans can only dream about. With no masks, no safety precautions, and no care for one’s well being, prisoners have dealt with the worst of the pandemic, and it doesn’t seem like it’ll be getting better.
On February 19, California State Assemblymember Bill Quirk introduced a bill that could put a halt to cannabis drug testing. In an era where weed is more popular than ever, employers need to evolve with the times and put an end to this outdated policy.
If Hollywood films have taught us anything, it’s that student-athletes have it good. Channeling Spike Lee’s “He Got Game”, it seems that participating in a sport almost always gains you the stereotypical college experience: notoriety, success and of course, invites to all the best parties. Except, none of these movies took place in the middle of a pandemic that claimed the lives of over half a million Americans in less than a year. And so, 20-year-old Kinesiology major Madison Blohm, sighs. “Covid has just been…mean …
An empty lot sits where the home of the Pasadena City College Flea market used to be, missing its community of around 400 vendors. As the closure surpasses a year, many vendors are left to carry on their businesses through online platforms.
The club’s of PCC put on the Spring Virtual Club Rush throughout March, displaying resilience amid the global pandemic.
The newly released Disney animated film, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, is a family movie with complex themes. The film delivers three aspects to the audience: the glimpse of Southeast Asia, promotion of feminism, and addressing the current racism issues. The film consisted of beautiful animation, a charming sense of humor, and exciting actions. “Raya and the Last Dragon” is a huge success for Disney’s original story, it will leave the audience with a smile on their face, warmth in their heart, and hope for …
Because of the ongoing pandemic, PCC’s evaluation by the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), which occurred on Monday, March 8th through Thursday, March 11th looked very different from 2015, when the institution was last visited.
Due to the cancellation of PCC’s Spring Sports season by the South Coast Conference CEO’s, student-athletes have dropped their classes as well as the athletic program, leaving enrollment numbers to waiver. “An unfortunate consequence of the COVID-19 crisis directly affecting athletes is that a number of student-athletes have left our sports teams,” said Robert Lewis, PCC sports information specialist. According to Lewis, it is estimated that around 40 percent of the athletes enrolled in PCC have exited the athletic programs as well as dropped their …
The presidents of the South Coast Conference (SCC) college unanimously made the decision to opt-out of the Spring 2 season on Friday for a second consecutive year, due to the fluctuating COVID-19 cases and concerns of other COVID variants.