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 …

“Judas and The Black Messiah” does not betray viewers

Racism, violence, betrayal, and guilt are all in this thrilling rated R movie of Fred Hampton. “Judas and The Black Panther” realistically portrays how easily people show their true colors by betraying someone. Throughout the movie, the violence and gunfights between the police officers and the Black Panthers are very evident. Even when the Black Panthers or any black citizens were minding their business, they would get racial slurs or get hurt badly by police officers. “Judas and The Black Messiah” first shows O’Neal, played …

Local poet verses audience on religion and LGBTQ life

Poet and Portland State University professor Azami Aman attended a Zoom meeting on Nov. 18 with the PCC QUEST center. Aman talked about their life by poem and read some of their works to the attendees. Aman said that their poems all came from their personal experiences and from their childhood. They are currently working on a piece about their mom and how she found her biological family and was raised by her grandmother and her twin sister. “They are a family friend of our …

How-To: Easy yoga to do at home

There are many ways to workout at home during this pandemic, one of which is yoga. Yoga can be done at home with a mat and some calming music. Yoga is relaxing and it can help you feel at ease after a long day of work. You can do it by yourself, with a family member or a friend, whether it’s in person or virtually. Yoga is a good way of letting go and relieving stress. There are a few yoga stretches that can be …