A collegiate baseball season is a long, tough grind that only a few can tough out. Playing 40 games while balancing school work and your social life is not an easy accomplishment. Even after all the hard work and dedication a player puts himself through, it can ultimately end up in disappointment. That is what unfortunately happened to Pasadena City College’s baseball team for the third straight year.
A Pasadena police car parked on campus might have instilled some fear into students on Tuesday afternoon. People might have thought a threat was ongoing, as others worried that drug dogs were roaming the school. While some minor tension grew for some, quite the opposite was happening during “Law Day” at Pasadena City College.
Major League Baseball has had its fair share of controversies over the years revolving around the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. While some have unknowingly taken them due to ignorant doctor prescriptions, they are all handed down a strict suspension of at least 80 games. However, two issues have taken the forefront in the news about their disproportionate rules: domestic abuse and the use of marijuana.
Pasadena City College’s baseball team is finding themselves in a terrible position, at the worst possible time: their first place lead has slipped from the team and has left them in a three-way tie near the tail-end of the season.
PCC’s badminton team — who objectively has been the most successful athletic team this school has seen in recent years, winning back-to back state championships and going undefeated during that span — lost their first game since 2016 on Friday.
Music blasted from speakers set up by a DJ throughout PCC’s quad Thursday afternoon. Tables were lined up from end to end decorated with vibrant posters and flyers promoting themselves to the students who wandered through, eager to see what the next table had to offer.
Pasadena City College’s (PCC) new Superintendent/President Dr. Erika Endrijonas announced a new Educational Master Plan (EMP) last month that would use in-house resources rather than hiring outside help to guide the school’s future endeavors.
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court reversed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, which banned gambling in states other than Nevada.
The Associated Students put together a “De-Stress Fest” on Tuesday and Wednesday night in the Wi-Fi lounge.
After missing the playoffs by one game last year, water polo looked like a force to be reckoned with in 2018; that dream has disappeared quickly however as they were defeated in their first three conference games this season.