Empowering Native Voices attempts to bring awareness to PCC’s native community

The Cross Culture Center is hosting Empowering Native Voices, an event to honor the native and indigenous community at PCC, on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. by the Quad. “As the Cross Culture Center coordinator, what I wanted to do is reach out to our native students and really start getting them involved here at PCC,” Jordan Orozco said. “We are on native and indigenous land, and so I wanted to connect our local tribe members to our students that identify as native and …

Lancers buck the Broncos in final game of tournament

Pasadena City College men’s basketball defeated LA Pierce 74-51 in the final game of the 5th annual Skip Robinson Classic tournament on Saturday. This is the Lancers’ third win in as many days, bringing their season record to 4 wins and 3 losses. In front of a modest crowd, the Lancers established an early lead with 14 uncontested points in the first few minutes and managed to maintain a 20 point lead over the visiting LA Pierce Broncos for the majority of the game. Attempting …

Award winning voice actor Kevin Conroy leaves behind lasting legacy for Caped Crusader

Following an astonishing career as the Caped Crusader for over 30 years, covering everything from animated shows to video games, famous Batman actor, Kevin Conroy, passed away on November 10th, 2022. While his career as the Dark Knight is studded with several different outings, his humble beginnings came in the form of 1992’s “Batman: The Animated Series,”. Conroy, a Juilliard graduate, had a background in stage acting, and small voice parts in commercials here and there. He was originally skeptical of taking part in this …

BLOTTER: Microwave fire and lot 5 has service interruptions

Monday, Nov 7, 2022: Officers reported on a vehicle hit and run at Lot 5, level 4. Medical call on Lot 8 transported subject to hospital. Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022: Police escorted someone off campus who was sleeping in the clock tower elevator while using a candle. Female was transported to hospital from a pain in hands after officers found her in the women’s locker room. Science Village and Lot 5 had a power outage but it was restored hours later. Student reported their phone …

Lancers basketball looks to bounce back with tournament win

PCC’s basketball team will host the 5th annual Skip Robinson basketball tournament this week from Thu to Sat at 7 p.m. in Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. The Lancers (1-3) will play three back to back games against Barstow, Glendale and LA Pierce, respectively, giving the head coach Ryan Frazer a chance to live up to the tournament’s namesake and to celebrate the former athletic director Skip Robinson. This is Frazer’s “first semester, first year, first everything” as PCC’s 16th head coach in the school basketball team’s 99-year …

Musk’s reckless Twitter reign a major turnoff for PCC students

Despite being online, PCC freshman Hayden Cole explains their lack of interest in Twitter and how their relationship to the platform is becoming strained due to one changed factor—its ownership. “Personally I don’t use Twitter especially with everything going on,” Cole said. “It definitely doesn’t encourage me to use the platform. It just looks like a platform that doesn’t suit my interests.” The “everything” Cole is referring to is the increasingly dark days of Twitter and its anticipated self-immolation by users and outsiders alike since …

Foraging experts create space for women in the fungi field

Bat Vardeh, the founder of the group ‘Foraging and Mushroom Hunting Women of Socal’ got her start as a foraging expert in childhood, collecting mulberries and figs nearby–spreading the fruitful news to the rest of the kids in the neighborhood. “For me, it started when I was really, really young. When I was elementary age, my favorite fruits were figs and mulberries–and you cannot always find them at the store. So, naturally, for some reason, I knew what a fig tree and what a mulberry …

Op/Ed: PCC must sustain the climate and end the dry-spell of inaction

Is a single college really going to make a difference in changing their ways to become more climatically conscious? How about a college that waited until 2022, to do anything? That’s what PCC did, only recently adopting plans to change, but because the costs of their ambitions are so large, it faces significant bureaucratic roadblocks even though Measure PCC passed and the money is now available. Passing the measure and mapping out sustainability efforts is a step in the right direction, but it is still …

Megan Thee Stallion incites ‘hot girl shit’ at private concert

Looking through my emails on a random Thursday afternoon, the title of one screams out to me by saying “You have been selected to the Amazon Music Live event Ft. Megan Thee Stallion!”. The disbelief that ran through my body that I was chosen to see Megan Thee Stallion perform her new album Traumazine the following Thursday made me jump out of my seat with glee! A building in Melrose was held as the venue that seemed to be a small space to have an …

Black hole mergers, gravitational waves and computer simulations with Dr. Maria Okounkova

A PCC professor, Dr. Maria Okounkova, explains her research on gravitational waves! What is Astronomy? What are gravitational waves and how do we detect them? How do simulations aid science? Where is the edge of our understanding in physics? Curious? Check out these links: Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Simulating Extreme Spacetimes Masha’s Git Hub Astronomy Club James Webb Photos Music by JD Alibrando: Intro to Green