Justin Chapman, alumni of Pasadena City College and University of California, Berkeley, has many accomplishments under his belt. At age 19, he began writing for the Pasadena Weekly, and from there, went on to publish newsbreaking stories for over 20 leading publications, including LA Weekly, Berkeley Political Review, and Patch. At 19 years old, he was also the youngest elected member to serve on the Altadena Town Council, beating out 57-year-old Vice Chairman of the council by earning 63% of the vote. Now with the …
Fifty Shades of Grey: The Epitome of a Feminist Movie
Whether you like it or hate it, you have to admit that America’s popular culture and sexual fantasy have been recently revolving around “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The three-part book series published by Random House has sold 100 million copies internationally, as of 2012. The book has become so popular, in fact, that is has recently been turned into a major motion picture directed by Sam-Taylor Johnson and set to debut this Valentine’s Day. The movie’s trailer has over 50 million views on YouTube, and …
Students Audition to Serve “Two Masters”
Anita Adcock, a professor for the Visual, Media, and Performing Arts Division of Pasadena City College, is undertaking one of her greatest projects in her fourteen years of teaching: directing a live production of Carlo Goldoni’s “Servant of Two Masters,” which is set to debut in late April.
America’s Got Talent Finalist Performs at the Pasadena Hilton
Taylor Matthews, the finalist of the talent competition America’s Got Talent, made his last hotel party tour appearance at the Hilton Pasadena on the night of January 24th. Opening for the singer/songwriter was Kyle Reynolds, an artist whom Matthews has been touring and collaborating with recently. The concert featured singles of off Matthews’ new and older albums, such as “Do What You Want To” and “Head Over Feeling.”
The Homeless Count
Day in and day out, thousands of homeless men, women, and children, from a variety of backgrounds, drift through the streets of Los Angeles County, panhandling for money to buy their next meal and searching for somewhere safe to spend the night. Busy onlookers pass them on their way to and from work or school, yet few stop to offer them help, no matter how little that may be. To the rest of the world, these people are misunderstood and labeled with denigrating and undeserved …
Pasadena City College Hosts Seminar for Future College Students
Pasadena City College’s Asian Pacific Islander Advisory Committee hosted the “Paving a Successful Pathway: From High School to College, Career and Beyond” seminar for prospective college students in the Craveling Lounge on Saturday.