Over Baking? Try ‘Overcooked’

Get the tomatoes! Hurry up and chop it! Turn the fire off, the patty is going to get burnt! The ingredients are uncut, the plates are dirty and the food is burnt. If only there was someone to help out with the cooking in the kitchen. Well, there will be help in the virtual kitchen in “Overcooked!” which is a cooking simulator that can be played in solo or co-op mode. Up to four players can join in on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or …

U building demolition approved for summer 2020

After eight years of waiting, PCC’s U Building, or the Sarafian Building, has finally started its initial stage of getting reconstructed. The project was approved two weeks ago by the Department of the State Architect (DSA), which is responsible for overlooking projects regarding educational buildings in California. To receive this approval was a long process because the project was not taken up to the City of Pasadena, but with the DSA office in Sacramento. “The U Building was built in 1971 and was closed in …

Reopening may not be as bad as we thought

The United States has over a million cases of COVID-19, according to the CDC, but the states should help small-business owners and reopen now. The money that was meant to help these small companies was claimed by several bigger companies, such as Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc., a real estate company that owns over 100 hotels across the United States. Only 15 of the 245 public companies that applied for at least $905 million returned $116 million to the Paycheck Protection Program so far. According to …

Skip partying and play ‘After Hours’ over The Weeknd

It has been four years since his last album. Finally, The Weeknd released a fresh batch of songs. Although The Weeknd switched up his style in the album, his fans genuinely enjoy “After Hours,” both in the melodic and the lyrical aspect. “Let’s be real, none of us are ready for this masterpiece,” said user JayTooSavy on YouTube. Earlier in his career, The Weeknd made albums that describe his pain, drugs, lust and the nightlife. In his new album, “After Hours,” he’s showing his realization …

Mariachi model wears her Mexican culture with pride

The show is starting, the audience applauds. The stage is waiting for her. Shy and young KaitLynn Markley steps on the stage, starts playing the violin and completes Mariachi Monumental de America. A broadcast journalism major at PCC, Markley found her inspiration through her love for public speaking. Her love for public speaking, in turn, came from her culture and life experiences.

Olivia Loo: International Student Center’s go-to

As she roamed around the halls of USC, a young Olivia Loo felt out of place. It was nothing like Panama. She could speak English, but she could not relate to anyone nor to the culture. She was cold, miserable and lonely. Then, she decided that no one should have to go through what she went through. Director of PCC’s International Student Center (ISC) Olivia Loo works an administrative job that consists of providing documentation, forms and reports to the Dean of Counseling & Student …

Chinese government attempts to suppress coronavirus and its coverage

Imagine being in your 80s, enjoying your retirement with a grand-class cruise ship. You get off with a souvenir, the notorious COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This souvenir, like many others, was made in China. The Chinese government was warned about this new disease, and all they did was cover the disease up until it got spread to other countries. Coronavirus cases have multiplied in great numbers in both Japan and South Korea now, with South Korea being second only to China for cases …