Associated Students promoted Mental Health Awareness week at Pasadena City College from Tuesday through Thursday, with activities including informative self-care workshops, peer talks and suicide prevention training. This October, a former student committed suicide on campus. The death sparked a healthy conversation on mental health and has prompted the college to publicize the mental health services offered for students. “It is important to bring awareness to mental health with the recent suicide,” said Associated Students Vice President of Public Relations Natalie Lau. “We think it’s …
Smoke-free campus? 6,000 butts prove otherwise
PCC Health and Wellness and student volunteers joined in the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout by participating in a campus cigarette butt clean-up. In January 2014, PCC implemented a smoke-free policy. This banned all forms of smoking on campus grounds. However, in only two hours, volunteers collected a staggering 6,000 cigarettes, illustrating that student smoking is still an issue. Student Ivy Liang heard about the volunteer event through Scholars Club. “I participated because I felt it was meaningful,” said Liang. “I am surprised …
Police Blotter: Student makes criminal threats in the library
Monday, November 20 Campus police responded to a domestic incident in the library. A report was taken but there was no arrest. Police responded to a student making criminal threats in the library. A report was taken but no one was arrested. Staff reported possible vandalism near the conference center in the quad. Tuesday, November 21 Staff reported a female student possibly intoxicated in L-104. Campus police conducted a safety check in the Rosemead Center. Police went out to the CA building for patrol. Officers …
PRO/CON: The sides of Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner passed away at 91 and left behind a legacy of either sexism or activism. Who was the true Hefner?
DNA on Stockley’s barrel still not enough to be locked up
St. Louis Judge Timothy Wilson’s not guilty ruling for former police officer Jason Stockley is truly appalling; the verdict should not come as a surprise to people, considering the history of police officers across the country being found not guilty of killing citizens, even when there is video evidence that there was little or no threat to the officers.
Women’s soccer team remain undefeated
The Lancers women’s soccer team went into in Glendale college stadium on Tuesday night with an undefeated record, and still remain undefeated at 5-0.
I beg your pardon, Trump
President Donald Trump sent the wrong message to the country when he pardoned the disgrace to the name Sheriff Joe Arpaio.