Climate change has been an issue to the world for decades, scientists have warned the necessity of change in “stewardship of Earth”, or a vast misery for humans will be unavoidable. Many countries and organizations had devoted themselves to saving the planet, including the U.S. government and President Joe Biden.
Republicans want to kill women’s reproductive rights
The reproductive rights of women across America are being threatened as Republican lawmakers continue to pass legislation restricting abortion, creating such strong limits on abortion access that some states have nearly reached a total ban on the procedure.
Removal of winter intersession triggers transfer trouble
PCC students are heading to neighboring community colleges in order to complete credits they would have taken during the now eliminated winter intersession. The decision to get rid of winter intersession was made to help students in the summer and is now causing trouble for students looking to transfer.
Pasadena and PCC push vaccination distribution
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing, the city of Pasadena and PCC are working to build on this trend and encourage vaccine distribution in their communities.
Supreme Court case leaves student free speech in flux
“[Levy’s] message may seem trivial, but, for young people, the ability to voice their emotions to friends without fear of school censorship may be the most important freedom of all,” said National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) David D. Cole in his opening defense to the Supreme Court.
Reopening theme parks is a necessary step towards normalcy
Since COVID cases are slowly starting to decrease and more people are getting vaccinated, theme parks in California are opening up. With theme parks reopening, California residents, specifically families, have more opportunities to spend time together in a public setting. This gives families a new routine and that is different from what they have been doing since the start of the pandemic. Theme parks during the pandemic will have fewer crowds unlike before and will be required to keep social distance on rides. Fewer crowds …
PCC athletes react to Olympics ban on political expression
Albert Einstein said, “those who ignore history are doomed to wear it.” There was conflict when the Olympics expelled Tommie Smith and Juan Carlos from the 1968 Mexico Olympics for raising their fists as a homage to the “Black power” movement. 53 years later, the Olympics is sparking discord by prohibiting another Black political movement, and PCC student-athletes have reasonable, but very different opinions on the subject.
Unchecked social media power needs to get blocked
Imagine a world where a few companies have the power to control the discourse of almost 4 billion people. These companies decide independently who gets to work with the most essential tools of the 21st century.
Associated Students elect executive board for upcoming school year
Associated Students at PCC held their 2021 student election to select the next executive board for the academic year 2021-2022. The virtual elections were held from May 12 through May 13. Although this year’s participation outcome was comprehensively lower due to the pandemic, the elections were held satisfactory with officials being elected with more than 58 percent result. All PCC students had the opportunity to vote online through lancer life. The voting platform provided students with the candidate’s statement while voting, in addition to a …
Drug citation, theft and an attempted break in
PCC Police blotter May 3, 2021 to May 9, 2021 Monday, May 3 Skateboarders were in the Galloway Plaza and had exited the premises when police arrived. Tuesday, May 4 A man was cited for possession of methamphetamines after police approached him for throwing trash out of his vehicle on Lot #7. Two transients were seen by facilities partaking in suspicious activity between storage bins at Lot 10, as well as one transient who had set up a tarp to sleep under next to the …