Viewer discretion advised: Anti-Semitic flyer at PCC over spring break

An anti-Semitic flyer was reported in Lot 5 on Friday, March 11 at PCC. During spring break, President Dr. Erika Endrijonas sent out an email informing faculty that campus police were investigating an anti-Semitic flyer left on several cars in Lot 5 of the Colorado campus with little details. A search conducted by Courier staff that same day found nothing on the floor or nearby trash cans. Given the campus was closed for spring break, no one was available for comment. The incident makes the …

Ukraine: US should not deploy troops

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, terrifying its citizens, alerting world leaders and the entire world. Vladimir Pudin, Russia’s president, has been escalating his invasion of Ukraine in recent weeks. The Washington Post reports the US, along with other nations, has imposed sanctions against Russia and has risen to Ukraine’s aid, not with US troops, but by equipping Ukraine with supplies to help them fight against Russia. The United States’ role in the Ukrainian conflict should be limited to delivering humanitarian help, ammunition, and …

Board of Trustees voted to approve new men’s head basketball coach

PCC Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve Ryan Frazer as the new head basketball coach Wednesday, March 16 in the Crevling Lounge. “I picked PCC because of the opportunity I saw there,” Frazer said. “The location is ideal in terms of recruitment and students being able to drive to campus. I know the history of the program and know it is one of very few schools to be a multiple time state champion. The challenge of starting over doesn’t really scare me, it actually …

‘Euphoria’ fans left to wonder what the heck happened in season 2

As “Euphoria’s” season two came to a close, fans were left wondering what happened to the original plot. Main characters faded into supporting roles and huge plot twists were completely dropped from the storyline all together. With “Euphoria” averaging about 16.3 million viewers each episode, the holes in the plot had no chance of going unnoticed.   What Happened to Laurie? In Episode 3, Rue is on a search for affordable drugs to satisfy her addiction. After her “genius” business plan was turned down by …

Watch: Student threatens classmates, causes CA building lockdown

“He went into that room and said he was going to kill everybody in that room and he called them n*ggers,” PCC staff Kenneth McLin said. “After that it was just like, ‘sieg heil,’ he walks in here and ‘hail Hitler,’ some other stuff, calling the teacher an ‘Asian bitch’ over and over again,” On Feb. 4 at 12:14 p.m. students and staff at PCC received a vague email alerting them that the Center of the Arts building was undergoing a lockdown due to police …

Rio Hondo’s deep roster overwhelms Lancers

Freshman guard Naomi Turner waited for her teammate, Lupe Vazquez, to come off of a down screen near the 3-point baseline. As Vazquez lethargically trotted from one side of the court to the other side, Turner decided to make something happen before the shot clock expired. On her initial step, Turner fell to the floor and the ball bounced to the other side of the court. The well-rested Rio Hondo players made the uncontested fast-break sequence look like the George Mikan drill. It was a …

TikTok sound snippets are snuffing out songs

Mac Miller’s “Swimming” , Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange”, Childish Gambino’s “Because The Internet” and Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” are in the highest regard of art, with purpose and meaning the albums become more than just songs played in a collective. With the rise of TikTok and Spotify, albums are nitpicked, with only the best songs or even the best verses having the potential to become viral TikTok snippets. Nic D(@iamnicd) is a new TikTok artist that is known for his podcast “The FRDi Show” as well …

PCC students come clean about their dirty laundry

As society attempts to return to in-person outings, PCC students are asked to venture out into a dirty world. While pajamas and sweats are okay to wear at school, it may be taboo at a student’s job, place of worship, and other public settings. Keeping up with a more extensive wardrobe can be expensive to maintain, require more planning, and challenge student’s time management skills. Until garment technology advances and we can buy self cleaning clothes, the struggle to sustain our closet goes on. What …

Milk sign must go: Racist relics have no place in Pasadena

Some things aren’t worth saving, particularly relics of racism. Historical preservationists have worked long and hard to keep a bit of history alive in Los Angeles, which is commendable. Yet what is the purpose of saving something that is linked to individuals who aren’t worth remembering? An old Adohr Milk sign was discovered in Pasadena on the new residence of Johnny Ray Zone’s restaurant “Howlin Rays.” When Zone took possession of the property, preservationists caught wind of the sign, which had been covered for years …