Fans waited two years to finally watch the softball team lose

The women’s softball team and crowd’s spirit seemed optimistic at the commencement of the first of two games played in front of an audience since March 3, 2020. Approximately 25 of PCC’s fans packed into the tiny silver bleachers on the team’s side. The Lancers lost both legs against the Palomar City College Comets at Robinson Park Saturday, January 29, 2022. Palomar beat the PCC, 9-1 and 15-5. The result did not discourage head coach Monica Tantlinger from believing in the Lancers in her eighth …

Life hacks: A student’s guide to in-person learning

Students resumed in-person sessions on Monday, Jan. 24, at Pasadena City College, and for many students dealing with the anxieties of day one in the middle of a pandemic can lead to several questions, but who should they ask? Parking PCC has several student parking lots that, at the moment, are free of charge temporarily, not forever. Students would not know this since the parking lot daily permit machines are still accepting money, and the PCC website gives instructions on how to pay for parking. …

Man stuck in elevator and suspicious individuals on campus

PCC Police blotter January 3, 2022 to January 9, 2022 Monday, January 3 Pasadena Fire Department rescued a male occupant stuck in the northwest elevator on the 5th floor of Lot 5. Tuesday, January 4 No Activity Wednesday, January 5 A Male suspect was reported looking into vehicles in Lot 4. Campus police searched the area, but the officer involved failed in their attempt to locate the suspect. PCC Faculty called police due to an unknown male accused of striking the lobby door of the …

‘Encanto’ captures the magic of family dynamics

Most classic Disney movies are rooted in the idea of a damsel in distress. A princess unhappy with her current situation seeking a knight in shining armor to save her from misery. Disney seemingly stepped away from that format to provide their audience with a film that can be entertaining, culturally educational, and heartwarming in a time when hope and magic are needed. Like the 2016 film “Moana” which strays from the conventional lead female character but instead portrays a modernist independent-no-prince-princess, “Encanto’s” protagonist Mirabel …