Quarantine won’t stop us from celebrating Mother’s Day

From thanking mom for always being there for you during your downfall, cheering you on during a game and telling you that she loves you no matter what, PCC students and staff still take the time to celebrate Mother’s Day during quarantine. For student Yessenia Hernandez, Mother’s Day was spent lounging around. The only exciting part of the day was surprising her mother with a gift. “My mother has always baked growing up and had her own little business going on here around the neighborhood,” …

Blotter: Hit-and-run at Rosemead campus

Monday, April 13 An officer located a hit and run vehicle from the Rosemead campus. The driver was determined to possibly be under the influence. The Temple City Sheriffs responded to the scene. A fire alarm was activated in the Science Village. An officer reset the fire alarm and checked the area; and no there was a sign of fire. The Pasadena Police requested assistance in locating a male who was accused of battering a female at Pollo Loco. The subject was located and detained …

Why PCC shouldn’t extend remote classes

With the already added weight of COVID-19 against people getting their daily routine done, students are one of the groups in society mostly affected by the pandemic by having classes online only. Unfortunately, it would most likely be a terrible decision. Online classes do not work for every major offered at PCC, with a notable example being STEM courses, along with art majors, and any other course offered that deals with hands-on learning. Continuing with the courses till the fall semester would also impact the …

Have a laugh with comedy while in quarantine

Bored at home during the quarantine and wanting a good laugh, well scroll on by to the Comedy Quarantine page on Instagram for a live show featuring various comedians and while you are watching, help and support local comedians by tipping. Comedy Quarantine, an Instagram live show that features many different comedians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The comedy show is aired every weekday at 7 p.m. pacific standard time with its host for the night Teresa Lee. Comedy Quarantine helps support comedians whose performances were …

PCC services support non-residents during COVID-19

With students being impacted at the moment due to COVID-19, now more than ever are they relying on PCC’s services and programs with the new transition of going remote. Some students are struggling with online classes or finding a place to stay. The International Students Center (ISC) is a campus resource that is helping students during the COVID-19 crisis. The center works with non-resident students, whether they are international or out-of-state U.S. citizens. The ISC has a program called The Student Exchange and Visitor Program …

Blotter: Bee hive stings Colorado

Monday, February 17 A facilities staff reported a male transient near the east side of the D building. Officer reported the individual left the area and off-campus towards Colorado Blvd. Tuesday, February 18 The Pasadena Fire Department reported a female called for medical assistance from the payphone in Lot 8. Paramedics checked and cleared the individual. Facilities staff reported a female transient walked into the D building when he temporarily unlocked the exterior door to clean inside and is now sitting in the lobby Staff …

Chicana advocates for those affected by incarceration

As a young child who has been affected by the incarceration system, PCC student Jasmin Lopez found her passion of helping those in similar situations through school involvement. Being in many different programs and clubs that reach out to people affected by prison impaction gave her the opportunity to learn how to support and give back to her community. Lopez grew up in a single parent household. Having her father incarcerated for her entire life and a brother who was wrongly convicted has shaped her …