The Courier Presents: Our favorite entertainment of 2023

Albums of the Year: Album: “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd?” Artist: Lana Del Rey Why: I’m a huge Lana Del Rey fan. Her new album is some of her best work since her album “Norman Fucking Rockwell” in 2019. “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd?” is filled with songs about grief, family, heartbreak, and self-discovery. It’s one of her most personal albums as she dwells on who she is and why. All year, I’ve had so …

The Courier celebrates Thanksgiving the only way we know how… in writing!

The napkins are folded. The candles are lit. The staff of the Courier have brought their favorite dishes to the table. Cheers.  Let’s start with reporter Machu Suh’s tomatillo soup. “It’s a dish my family always makes when it gets colder,” he said. “It brings me home with its fragrance.” While I definitely have aspirations to learn to harvest and process acorns, I recently impulse-bought a bag of acorn flour at a Korean grocery store, and so I’m going to make these acorn shortbread cookies. …

Editorial: PCC isn’t doing enough to alleviate textbook costs

After sifting through tons of useless information and ads for the school, staff writer Laura Dux finally found her way to the textbook credit page, still with a functioning PIN. Taking it to the bookstore website in hopes of using it, she is greeted with an error: there’s no place to use it. Welcome to our shared frustration with PCC’s lack of communication. The Bookstore credit became something of a staple for new PCC recruits in the post-COVID era. It offered a sense of financial …

The Courier presents: Our 2023 predictions

Fashion: From different patterns to brand new aesthetics, the future of fashion as predicted by the Courier Prediction: Pattern Pandemonium Description: For a while gen Z has been delving into experimental fashion fusions. Much of the trends have been upcycled from prior generations and reworked into their own versions of what’s already been done. What will set this generation apart from the rest is the complete disregard for pairing patterns with like patterns. Outfits will scream for attention, not for the skin that’s being exposed but …

The Courier presents: Our favorite entertainment of 2022

Albums of the Year: Album: Only Built For Infinity Links Artist: Quavo, Takeoff Why: I am a huge Migos fan, but I really love the way Takeoff raps and his whole vibe. I love the way Takeoff is always rapping about taking care of his family, it really resonates with me. May he rest in eternal peace, his death was a huge loss to Hip Hop as a community. Michael Leyva Album: MOTOMAMI Artist: Rosalia Why: Rosalia began as a flamenco artist. Her album from …

Courier Chat: Feminism with ‘Femme Up’

On this podcast, Sam and Grace talk to PCC students and podcasters Seanna and Sheyla about their new podcast, ‘Femme Up’ and about all things feminism. Listen to ‘Femme Up’: femmeup.podbean.com Follow ‘Femme Up’ on facebook, twitter and instagram: @femmeuppodcast Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: podcast.courier@gmail.com

PCC names Erika Endrijonas as new president

The Board of Trustees (BOT) has concluded their presidential search, naming Erika Endrijonas, president of Los Angeles college, the new Superintendent President of Pasadena City College (PCC). A couple weeks ago, the BOT named three finalists in their presidential search, with each candidate holding forums last week. “I am thrilled to join PCC at a time of such impressive growth at the institution,” Endrijonas said in a press release. “My entire career has been focused on finding new ways to ensure students succeed in their …