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 …

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 …

Chris Rock’s bad joke gives Will Smith a bad attitude

Comedian Chris Rock was one of the announcers for this year’s Oscars awards ceremony, it was expected that he would make a few jokes, though one of his jokes fell flat when he made fun of Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, which incited Will Smith to impulsively slap Rock. Which shouldn’t come from a public figure that is supposed to be a role model to many. “Jada, I love you, GI Jane 2 can’t wait to see ya”, Chris Rock joked. Jada has a condition …

Art Heart Fashion Week springs back after quarantine

Fashion week is back, with models and designers excited to showcase their work on the runway. Earlier this week LA Fashion Week, presented by Art Heart Fashion, began its 18th season fashion week at The Majestic Downtown with its iconic high ceilings and chandelier venue. Many people had high hopes for one of LA’s longest-running fashion weeks, and they were exceeded. Fashion shows are the final product of a collection, with months or years of work presented in one hour.Many of these events had been …

Ukraine: US should not deploy troops

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, terrifying its citizens, alerting world leaders and the entire world. Vladimir Pudin, Russia’s president, has been escalating his invasion of Ukraine in recent weeks. The Washington Post reports the US, along with other nations, has imposed sanctions against Russia and has risen to Ukraine’s aid, not with US troops, but by equipping Ukraine with supplies to help them fight against Russia. The United States’ role in the Ukrainian conflict should be limited to delivering humanitarian help, ammunition, and …

Return to campus causes student backlash at universities

Students at several UC campuses returned to in-person instruction on Monday, Jan. 31, which created some tension with some students. Although UC schools put into place mask mandates and testing standards to ensure student safety, students organized protests and staged walkouts. Students made sure to voice their disagreement with their school’s decision to return to campus, claiming it is too early to be back in person. Sound Familiar? Though walkouts were not organized, the return to PCC campus caused some tension amongst the students, and …

Blotter: Rape reported on campus and CA Building locked down

Monday, January 31 An Unknown caller reported to Pasadena Police Dept. that transients were in the Welcome Center at the CC Building. When Units checked the Welcome Center, there were no transients present. A PCC Staff member requested a welfare check on a student after receiving an email from a student that admitted to depression and suicidal thoughts. An officer then contacted the student, who stated that they were fine. A PCC staff reported a transient huddled in the window area north of the D …

PCC postpones most early spring sports season due to omicron

Pasadena City College announced that most sports matches for the spring semester would be postponed or cancelled until further notice because of the rising cases due to omicron, a variant of COVID-19. According to the PCC Athletics twitter page, the PCC men’s and women’s basketball teams are scheduled to play their first league game Wednesday, January 19 versus Mt. San Antonio College. All other sports matches have yet to be determined. Fans are allowed to attend the game, but the game is located in Walnut …