Blotter: stolen laptop, drunk man threatens DJ with brick

Police Blotter from 4/26-5/1 Monday April 25, 2022 A Male subject was reported following a female student into Science Village. Officers contacted the subject, who was a professor and it was a misunderstanding. A transient had been lying down in front of Welcome Center for an extended period of time and a staff attempted to get him to leave but the transient refused to move. He eventually complied. Facilities reported 2 possible transients in the men’s restroom 2nd floor of C Building, one of them …

Supreme Court upset ignites protests for women’s rights

The Supreme Court’s leaked draft obtained by POLITICO, shows their intent of reversing Roe v. Wade leaving women’s reproductive rights in the hands of the political pundits of each individual state. “Reproductive freedom is one of the most fundamental human rights,” Haein Shim, PCC student and Third Wave Intersectional Feminist club president said. “Every single decision should be based on individual women and should never be controlled by the government, religion, or culture, all of which oppress women in various ways. We are not patriarchy’s …

$81,500 awarded to digitize PCC Courier print archives

On April 19, 2022, PCC faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the recognition ceremony to commemorate and announce the inaugural recipient of PCC’s Community Excellence Grant for the next academic year. This initiative comes from the generous $30 million gift from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott in 2021. These awards are granted to develop growth in the academic curriculum, to modernize and adapt to the changing academic state of PCC. These are programs that might help better equip online classes, or a better Data Science Program. Some …

Loving the flowers all over campus? Meet the gardener that cares for them

The beauty of spring is in bloom at PCC making the campus a welcoming oasis amid the hustle and bustle of campus life. Student life can be hectic day in and day out as students busy themselves to better themselves. PCC campus landscape, which has been established for years, is home to a myriad of trees, plants, flowers, bushes, shrubs and succulents which provides the campus with beautiful foliage abound. All of this foliage, including the beautiful rose gardens situated throughout the campus, inspire an …

PCC’s annual student art gallery

On Friday, April 15, PCC’s annual Student Art Gallery opened with the theme “A Room Of Unrelated Things.” The exhibition consisted of some of the projects that they worked on throughout the spring semester. Some of the students felt eager and anxious about having their work up in the gallery. Some felt ecstatic to finally present their art. “It was like a really good experience to be a part of this…” Cameron Monardez said. “There was like some anxiety[..] to actually see your work on …

Blotter: Staff member spits on custodian, transient cusses out dean, power outages

Tuesday, April 19 A student was unable to locate their parked car in Lot 5 Level 4 on Tuesday evening. The police took a stolen vehicle report. A student from the Rosemead campus complained of stomach pain and requested an ambulance for treatment & transport to the hospital. LA County Fire Department transported the student to the local hospital. PCC staff reported a subject yelling inside a phone booth of the C building 2nd floor. Police officers contacted the subject and left the campus immediately. …