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.

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 …