Best places to eat around PCC

As a student, you’re probably running late and food is low on your priority list. Being hungry on campus can be distracting to say the least. Student’s with low funds and short on time have a few options to satisfy their hunger. Most of the time, the body craves the nutrients provided by a well balanced meal, but for someone short on time and on a small budget this can be an almost impossible feat to accomplish. Here are a few recommendations for food that …

Blotter: Transient found pointing laser into classrooms

PCC Police Blotter from Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 10 Monday, April 4 NO ACTIVITY TO REPORT Tuesday, April 5 A student vehicle was reported being struck while parked in Lot 5 Level 2. a note was left by the other driver w/ information A cardboard box with trash bags inside was left unattended in the lobby with food inside. The cardboard box of food was reported from a food bank, taken to the Lancer Food Pantry. Cadet reported a male screaming to himself …

New artist interview: khamal

A visionary that’s ready to change the monotonous sonic landscape of the hyper-experimental-electronic-pop genre, “khamal.” is an upcoming artist looking to build a new world of music and sound design. A Los Angeles native “khamal.” grew up exploring the musical palettes of artists who blurred the lines of genre such as Marvin Gaye, Kanye West, Andre 3000, and Prince just to name a few. Developing a strong talent for writing, his development into music making started with poetry composition winning several awards for his …

Academic Senate condemns Endrijonas with ‘vote of no confidence’

The Academic Senate voted 17-12 to declare their dissatisfaction with Superintendent Erika Endrijonas in a “vote of no confidence” at their most recently held meeting on Mon, April 11. The superintendent-president has been criticized for her decisions and the controversial choices she is presumed to have made since the start of the global Covid-19 pandemic. One of her most opposed decisions was the resume of in-person learning on campus earlier this semester. During the worst surge of the Omicron variant, PCC administration mandated that everyone …

Recovering addicts: Students balance TikTok and productivity

In less than five years, the social networking app TikTok has turned into the most used platform in the digital world. In the first half of 2018 alone, the same year it ditched its previous name, Musical.ly, TikTok was downloaded more than 104 million times on Apple’s app store–surpassing Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. According to data released by the Chinese-owned company, its one billion users worldwide, 100 million of which live in the United States, spend an average of an hour and 25 minutes on …

‘Moon Knight’ brings dissociative identity disorder onto the big screen

The Marvel Cinematic Universe series has created multiple shows in the last year on their new streaming platform Disney Plus. These shows that have garnered high viewership and astounding reviews, and now with their newest show “Moon Knight.” This has been the latest anticipated series from Marvel since Loki, Wanda and Vision, And Falcon and Winter Soldier. The show covers mental illness and human identity. The first episode of “Moon Knight” introduces us to Steven Grant, a museum worker with one pet goldfish and the …

Disney’s ‘Turning Red’ turns animation into gold

Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red is an exciting and fun animation movie telling the familiar story of a young girl coming into puberty. On this journey Mei lee is trying to balance her traditional family life of honoring her ancestors, parents and chores as well as her teenage social life with her friends all to the musical sounds of 4*Town. This dilemma leaves Mei Lee in a constant tug of war between the expectations of her mother, the desires of her friends, and who exactly …

What does a basketball player look like? Like this.

Coming out of her hotel room, dressed in red and gray basketball shorts and a matching mesh top with STARS logo written across the front, an older couple approached the future PCC women’s basketball player. Guadalupe Vazquez Herrera went to a Chicago amateur basketball tournament prior to her senior year, hoping to make an impression on some of the coaches and scouts. The last thing she thought she’d confront is a moment of keenness and introspection. The interaction was brief and awkward, but it also …

We need to talk about Jared Leto

The curtain that shielded the predatory men in Hollywood has been inching its way open, yet Hollywood has been radio silent when it comes to Jared Leto, unless you’re Dylan Sprouse and James Gunn. This sunday Leto presented Olivia Rodrigo with her grammy, which then incited a twitter frenzy of fans hoping to protect Rodrigo from the alleged predator. This leads the question, Leto’s sexual misconduct has been circulating for years, why has Leto never formally addressed it or rather, why has no one approached …