Swing and no miss: PCC baseball breaks scoring record

Share: In a great display of offensive prowess, the Pasadena City College baseball team has put its name in the records of school history with an extraordinary performance on the diamond. Their game against Chaffey saw the Lancers amass a staggering 24 runs, marking the highest run total in 23 years for the team under the direction of Coach Pat McGee.  The game showcased an offensive onslaught rarely seen in baseball. PCC’s relentless batting yielded 21 hits and an impressive 39 baserunners, capitalizing on 15 …

‘Jazzadena’ ensemble showcases noteworthy musical prowess

Share: In the dimly lit ambiance of the Piazza Dining Hall, a magical Wednesday evening unfolded as the Jazz Supper Club Show took center stage. The spotlight shined brightly on the hard work and dedication of the college’s jazz program, showcasing the extraordinary talents of the Vocal Jazz Combo and the sensational ensemble, Jazzadena, accompanied by the brilliant band.  Under the expert guidance and direction of Professor Mary Durst, the students of the jazz programs practiced their craft for 16 weeks, devoting hours to perfecting …

Twin is 1 of 1: Faith fuels fire on the court for basketball standout

Share: In the world of sports, stories of resilience, determination, and faith often shine the brightest. Antuanae Garrett, affectionately known as ‘Twin’, a rising star in the women’s basketball program has a  journey that transcends the boundaries off the court.  Originally from Saint Louis, Missouri, Garrett’s path to success has been marked by challenges, triumphs, and a steadfast commitment to her passions everywhere she goes. Garrett’s introduction to basketball began far from PCC. She first played two years of collegiate basketball in Iowa where she …

Successful summer: A guide to local hobbies you can put on your resume

Share: As the days get longer and the temperature rises, summer offers the perfect opportunity to explore new hobbies or rediscover old passions. Whether you’re looking to unwind, get active or learn something new. There are plenty of activities and hobbies that are perfect to fill the time of a PCC student that can also be very beneficial. Content Creation If you love to find ways to channel your artistic side, digital content creation is more accessible than ever. Along the lines of photography and …

Get your summer art’d by visiting LA’s myriad museums

Share: Los Angeles, home to Hollywood stars and sunny beaches that also has plenty to offer for art lovers! Whether you’re a student looking to dive deep into the art world or just looking to explore on a weekend you have off, the museums and temporary installations of LA are waiting for you.Here are some to visit:  Permanent Museums:  The Getty Center:  The Getty Center is a great resource for students in Los Angeles, it has a diverse collection of artworks, stunning architecture and a …

Even with birthrates down, students aren’t eager to get busy yet

Share: American birth rates have plummeted to their lowest point in the last forty years, as the year 2023 was reported to have the smallest number of babies born since 1979. What could be the cause for this notable and arguably concerning downfall? Ten different people can be asked to explain why birth rates have decreased and it’s likely ten different answers could be said. Is it the costly amount of family essentials like housing and education, or could it simply be a disinterest in …

How culture pushes and empowers AAPI students

Share: As May comes to an end, we reflect on a month of celebration and recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage. At PCC, this month offers an opportunity for students to reflect on and appreciate the diverse array of cultural elements that make up AAPI heritage from enticing cuisine to the nature and family dynamics of our classmates.  When the AAPI members of the student body were asked what their favorite part of their own culture was, cuisine was the quickest answer that …

Lady Lancers clutch up in comeback playoff win

Share: Coach Peron gets the home game he wanted as the Pasadena City College women’s basketball team ranked #14 takes an impressive comeback win against #19 ranked LA Valley in their first playoff win.    The Lancers had a bit of a tough start, trailing by nine points at one stage in the second quarter, but managed to recover, closing the gap to 34-33 by halftime.   “Defense adjustments in the next half for sure,” coach Peron said regarding the changes that needed to be made …