The last two weeks of the semester are a nightmare for any student. Students have different ways of coping with stress, but PCC strives to help by providing psychological services where students can learn how to deal with their stress or talk about what they are struggling with.
Student-built underwater vehicles remotely sink and float
Skill, calculation, wit, and teamwork were all put to the test on Wednesday, Nov. 19 as animated geology students showcased the remotely operated vehicles they built in a fishing contest for toy crabs at the campus pool. On this particular lab day, professor Elizabeth A. Nagy-Shadman had her students build their own ROVs out of polyvinyl chloride pipes, which are long pipes people normally get at a hardware store to replace their broken water pipe at home. She also provided the students motors and propellers …
Lancers fall short despite last-minute comeback
The Lancers played their first non-tournament game at Glendale Community College on Nov. 23 before heading into their post Thanksgiving games, and although they had a great start in the first five minutes, the Lancers fell short due to Glendale’s homecourt advantage, unable to keep up with the their intensity through the course of the game. The Lancers had an early 10-2 lead in the first five minute of the game, but once the Vaqueros started to find their rhythm the Lancers were unable to …
Students prepare for World Poetry Day
Although the winter breeze has begun to dominate November, the weather felt a bit warmer as students cozied up on International Poetry Celebration day by presenting poetry from all over the world. The annual event is currently scheduled and arranged by French professor Dr. Michele Pedrini. The event started at 10 in the morning and lasted until 2:30 p.m. in the Circadian. Five poems were read by students who are studying that specific languages in a span of 30 minutes with shorts break in between. …
Black Friday’s hidden gems at Gamestop
In America, Black Friday is as close to an honorary national holiday as a day can be, next to the Super Bowl, and obviously Gamestop isn’t a stranger its traditions with their own particular way of handling the crowds and special set of doorbuster deals gamers and collectors are willing to shiver for. Gamestop is one of those places where only a particular group of people would go camp on black Friday eve, due to the fact that it mainly sells video games. Unlike other …
TLT Food: A mouthful of flavors
If you ever crave an assortment of finger food and don’t want to drive the distance for something yummy and filling, TLT Food in Pasadena is a great place to check out during the lunch breaks.
Police Blotter: Student fainted in classroom
Monday, Apr. 18: A student requested an escort to their vehicle after twisting their ankle in the stadium, and was taken to their vehicle by Officer Arechiga. Tuesday, Apr. 19: Students reported that four male students were harassing female students in the quad. Officer Robins made contact with the students and advised them to leave the female students alone. An area check was conducted in lot 4 for a man who was approaching and harassing females, however the man was gone on Officer Arechiga’s arrival. Wednesday, Apr. …
Badminton looks to race to championship match with a win streak
PCC badminton extended their winning streak to nine games in the South Coast Conference with another blowout win over El Camino-Compton.
Men’s basketball ready for new recruits next season
The Lancers men’s basketball team ended the season with a blowout loss against Mount San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) and are looking forward to a new class of recruits next year.
International student strives to be the best athlete
Aaron Yu is an international student that played division one high school ball back in Taiwan, and came to Pasadena to chase his dream of being a pro baller driven by his father’s passion to compete on the court.