PCC women’s soccer confused by El Camino game plan in 5-1 loss

Despite their game being postponed due to the heat, the PCC Women’s Soccer team continued the ritual of their 12 p.m. practice under the scorching sun. By 4 p.m., their ritual would end under the watchful eyes of the competing El Camino Warriors as the game began. Coming off of 2 wins, they came into Tuesday afternoon confident that they were going to secure a win and continue their streak, according to Forward Andrea Sanchez. “I thought we had this one because we had prepared …

Slammed PCC students struggle to find the fun in reading

Required reading dredges up dark thoughts of stress-induced headaches, avoidable all-nighters, and hard-earned grades for PCC students, but leisure reading is something different entirely. Extracurricular reading is an aspiration, a fantasy in which homework, jobs, and every other thing that fills up Google Calendars doesn’t exist, in which anticipated books don’t have to be things that will be finished when “someday” comes, and yet some students are still trying to make it a reality. One of these students is Bridget Perez, a third-year child development …

‘Tune out all the noise’: PCC students set study habits to music

During an end-of-summer afternoon, the sun reflects off the shiny Center for the Arts building as PCC Freshman Alex Peña sits on the grass in front. While enjoying their lunch, they tell the story about their finicky process of finding peace through Rock and K-Pop music while studying for their Public Health Science degree. “Well, I have ADHD, so if I’m not listening to music, I’m listening to everything else,” says Peña. “So when I listen to music, it just helps me tune out the …

Blotter: collision at Hill and Del Mar, man carrying sword arrested

Monday, August 29 A minor traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Hill Ave and Del Mar Blvd. Both parties were uninjured. A student was reported being unable to move due to back pain in the Gymnasium. Police and paramedics were dispatched to the location. The paramedics transported the student to the hospital. A male student was reported having a seizure on the first floor of the Bookstore by staff. The student said to police that he did not have a seizure, refused medical attention, …