In the busy streets on Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue, lies an underground bar that successfully recreates an atmosphere of the dark ages during the medieval times. Rathskeller, a German word for a town hall basement bar, is the name of the tavern located under the German beer hall, Der Wolfskopf. Rathskeller has become a great location for many locals to enjoy some rare German brews and uniquely crafted specialty cocktails.
The beginning of October was a tragedy for many of us. The day after the horrible mass shooting in Las Vegas, we lost one of the most famous American rock artist, Thomas Earl Petty, better known as Tom Petty. Petty was an artist that has moved many people in the world, from those who knew his music well, to those who simply heard of his music.
In mid November, “Justice League” finally premiered on the big screen and I was able to catch an early set that morning. With some of DC’s top heroes, this film has brought an interesting team of old and new heroes in a collaboration to save the world.
In the beginning of October on Sunday morning, hundreds of people marched in Los Angeles to protest slut shaming, victim blaming and gender inequality at the third annual Amber Rose Slutwalk.
Pasadena has always presented fun and memorable events to it’s local residents but this weekend it brought another that was quite delicious. The Tasty Food Market was the event that I was more than happy to check out. This food-based swap meet had a wide selection of food including Indian, sushi, Greek, Mexican, good old smoothies and ribs. There was a lot to choose from but everything I tried was not disappointing.
Last Monday night, the Pasadena City Council decided to go forward with new amendments in the City’s Zoning Code which will prohibit any commercial or distribution of marijuana within the city. The new changes in the zoning code prohibits any medical or commercial dispensaries, any form of commercial production and lab work for cannabis in the city of Pasadena. An amendment was also passed to only allow medical marijuana to be delivered to the city of Pasadena.
Sitting in the middle of the grass near the mirror pools at PCC, Ka’inoamakua Otsuka Mandaloniz, a Lancer student, was enjoying his evening listening to music with his big blue headphones. Someone that was minding his own business, was willing to talk about his life.
We as a society have been through the abolition of slavery, the Industrial Revolution, the Women’s Rights, Civil Rights, LGBT movements and two massive World Wars that have changed the narrative of our world. Yet, as a country where we pride ourselves on our equality, democracy and human rights, we still have a major social issue with systemic racism and the media has had a big hand in perpetuating that.
The fall semester is here and the school is replenished with students, faculty and organizations willing to grab your attention. As many returning students are well aware of, there are also various organizations on campus asking about everything from God to the environment, and soliciting new members and donations.