Recovering addicts: Students balance TikTok and productivity

In less than five years, the social networking app TikTok has turned into the most used platform in the digital world. In the first half of 2018 alone, the same year it ditched its previous name, Musical.ly, TikTok was downloaded more than 104 million times on Apple’s app store–surpassing Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. According to data released by the Chinese-owned company, its one billion users worldwide, 100 million of which live in the United States, spend an average of an hour and 25 minutes on …

Blotter: Transients found showering in locker rooms

PCC Campus Police Blotter from Monday, March 21 to Sunday, March 27 Monday, March 21 Calls made of male yelling on the Northside of Colorado Boulevard to which the subject was asked to leave. After calls were made again, the subject was no longer found. Two transients were reported attempting to use the shuttle to Rosemead campus. Transients were advised that the shuttle was for student use only. Four students at the Shatford Library were reported refusing to put on masks by library staff. Students …

‘DAWN FM’: The rise of the Weeknd’s mature sound

2021 marked a decade of Abel Tesfaye, known more by his stage name The Weeknd, telling the world of his tumultuous lifestyle. Over the span of three mixtapes and four albums, he has successfully branded himself the master of recounting the late night escapades that lead to morning regret. The true king of passing off heartache as jadeness. In 2022, however, Tesfaye returns with an album that breaks free from this self made mold. Dawn FM, a 16-track album that plays like a radio station …