Lancers basketball looks to bounce back with tournament win

PCC’s basketball team will host the 5th annual Skip Robinson basketball tournament this week from Thu to Sat at 7 p.m. in Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. The Lancers (1-3) will play three back to back games against Barstow, Glendale and LA Pierce, respectively, giving the head coach Ryan Frazer a chance to live up to the tournament’s namesake and to celebrate the former athletic director Skip Robinson. This is Frazer’s “first semester, first year, first everything” as PCC’s 16th head coach in the school basketball team’s 99-year …

Musk’s reckless Twitter reign a major turnoff for PCC students

Despite being online, PCC freshman Hayden Cole explains their lack of interest in Twitter and how their relationship to the platform is becoming strained due to one changed factor—its ownership. “Personally I don’t use Twitter especially with everything going on,” Cole said. “It definitely doesn’t encourage me to use the platform. It just looks like a platform that doesn’t suit my interests.” The “everything” Cole is referring to is the increasingly dark days of Twitter and its anticipated self-immolation by users and outsiders alike since …

PCC voters hit the polls for the first time

Election day in the U.S. midterms is coming up fast and as such a brand new wave of voters are present and ready for their voices to be heard, some for the first time. Voting is an integral piece of our nation’s legislative process, which is completely reliant on people’s willingness to get out to the polls and make choices they think will benefit them. Whether it’s by visiting polling stations or voting by mail, the people’s voice is what decides how our elected leaders …

Early voting open at PCC’s Creveling lounge daily for Pasadena residents

  The Creveling Lounge at Pasadena City College has been open for in-person voting and ballot drop-off since Saturday, October 29, 2022 up until election day on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Their hours of operation every day are 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, except on Nov. 8 when the hours change to 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The Pasadena community has come out due to proximity, access, and the sanitary conditions that PCC provides. You can park in Lot 1 or Lot 3 which are …

Eaton Canyon land returned to Tongva natives

Dr. Sharon Alexander donated her private home on a 45,000-square-foot lot in the city of Altadena back to the Tongva people, which were native to the land, as of March 2022 when the deed was transferred over. 3,500 years ago, the people of the Tongva tribe called this region their home, according to their conservancy’s website. The history of the San Gabriel Valley, including the land Pasadena City College resides on, does not begin with its current inhabitants. Alexander’s grandparents, who met as part of …

School spirits: Get cultured in PCC’s new wine tasting class

  HOSP 005 is the fundamentals of enology, sensory evaluation and beverage appreciation where students get to taste and critique alcoholic wines, beers, and spirits. Hosted by certified sommelier, professor Mark Keene, Ph.D, whose worked for the Disneyland Resort including Club 33, California Adventure’s The Vineyard Room, and many more. Class is held Mondays and Wednesday at 10:30 AM in room V-213, and still open for new students.