Foothill Restaurant lies off the beaten path near the PCC Rosemead campus. And even that may be too nice of a location for it. With absurd prices yielding a terrible experience, Foothill Restaurant did not deserve the $46 I paid them. While the eclectic style of restaurant design is fairly popular, Foothill completely missed the mark. From the moment you walk in the door, it looks almost like they purchased whatever was left at a discount furniture after a sale. Several high tables line the …
Courier Chat: ‘American Taliban’ and more with Colin Rice
In this episode of Courier Chat, host Alexander Trimis has a conversation about the release of “The American Taliban” and other topics concerning the Middle East.
PCC’s symphony orchestra: Music is ‘like the air we breathe’
The night started out quiet. Well, relatively quiet. As quiet as a trumpet and piccolo practicing in a literal echo chamber could be. The fluttering runs of the piccolo combined with the triumphant impacts of the trumpet created a disorienting atmosphere. Even a music aficionado would have had trouble picking out individual works. But then the trumpet rang out with a classic piece of musical literature — the kind that any passerby would recognize: the “William Tell Overture.” The trumpet part — built off of …
Obamafest: The uplifting trainwreck
The event — thrown by the city of Los Angeles to rename Rodeo Boulevard to President Barack Obama Boulevard — started at noon. Or at least it was supposed to. By 12:30 p.m., the only people inside the event were people who were working at booths and food trucks.
Psych professor accuses HR head of gender discrimination
Dr. Koontz has requested that we do not include the name of her FA representative. A psychology professor at PCC has accused the Vice President of Human Resources of gender-based harassment that amounts to discrimination under Title IX, according to a letter delivered to the board of trustees.
Trump to blame for New Zealand attack
Note: Although the alleged shooter has been identified, he will not be named or pictured in this article. The New York Times published an article regarding this issue. You can read it here. On Friday, March 15, a gunman entered the Al Noor mosque — and later the Linwood Islamic Center — in Christchurch, New Zealand and opened fire on innocent worshipers inside the two locations. The shooter killed at least 50 individuals, and injured at least 49 others.
Freshman victories help add to Lancers’ swim winning streak
With the help of a couple of star freshman swimmers, the Lancers earned three wins and a loss in their first meet of the season held at Pasadena City College (PCC) on Friday.
Courier Chat: Betsy Devos and A.S. Elections
In this episode of Courier Chat, host Alexander Trimis has a conversation with PCC Courier staff writer Colin Rice about Betsy Devos. Then, stay tuned for the Associated Students election results for Spring 2019.
PCC lacks vital services for disabled students
Pasadena City College’s (PCC) Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S) provides programs and accommodations intended to create an accessible learning environment for students with disabilities, but they have left at least one student to fend for himself.
Title X change and lawsuits’ impact on PCC
Lawsuits filed by the State of California and Planned Parenthood regarding the Trump administration’s change to Title X could significantly impact Pasadena City College (PCC) students’ ability to receive family planning services.