PCC’s annual student art gallery

On Friday, April 15, PCC’s annual Student Art Gallery opened with the theme “A Room Of Unrelated Things.” The exhibition consisted of some of the projects that they worked on throughout the spring semester. Some of the students felt eager and anxious about having their work up in the gallery. Some felt ecstatic to finally present their art. “It was like a really good experience to be a part of this…” Cameron Monardez said. “There was like some anxiety[..] to actually see your work on …

Best places to eat around PCC

As a student, you’re probably running late and food is low on your priority list. Being hungry on campus can be distracting to say the least. Student’s with low funds and short on time have a few options to satisfy their hunger. Most of the time, the body craves the nutrients provided by a well balanced meal, but for someone short on time and on a small budget this can be an almost impossible feat to accomplish. Here are a few recommendations for food that …

New artist interview: khamal

A visionary that’s ready to change the monotonous sonic landscape of the hyper-experimental-electronic-pop genre, “khamal.” is an upcoming artist looking to build a new world of music and sound design. A Los Angeles native “khamal.” grew up exploring the musical palettes of artists who blurred the lines of genre such as Marvin Gaye, Kanye West, Andre 3000, and Prince just to name a few. Developing a strong talent for writing, his development into music making started with poetry composition winning several awards for his …

‘Moon Knight’ brings dissociative identity disorder onto the big screen

The Marvel Cinematic Universe series has created multiple shows in the last year on their new streaming platform Disney Plus. These shows that have garnered high viewership and astounding reviews, and now with their newest show “Moon Knight.” This has been the latest anticipated series from Marvel since Loki, Wanda and Vision, And Falcon and Winter Soldier. The show covers mental illness and human identity. The first episode of “Moon Knight” introduces us to Steven Grant, a museum worker with one pet goldfish and the …

Disney’s ‘Turning Red’ turns animation into gold

Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red is an exciting and fun animation movie telling the familiar story of a young girl coming into puberty. On this journey Mei lee is trying to balance her traditional family life of honoring her ancestors, parents and chores as well as her teenage social life with her friends all to the musical sounds of 4*Town. This dilemma leaves Mei Lee in a constant tug of war between the expectations of her mother, the desires of her friends, and who exactly …

Rap duo Paris Texas wants fame in anonymity

In every era, music artists explore new styles of sound that break the normative standards. Over time, these styles have been given a name such as Punk Rock, Hip-Hip, Alternative R&B and Bedroom Pop. With every genre, one artist molds that very style for everyone else around them. In her 2018 single “Pretty Girl,” Clairo is a great example of a pioneer who developed the genre of Bedroom Pop. The track’s music videos, through its one take bedroom videos, with lyrics on the screen and …

The Wallows hiatus brings adventure in their new sophomore album

After a three year hiatus, Rock Band Wallows released their debut album “Nothing Happen” in 2019. The alternative trio is back with their sophomore album “Tell Me That It’s Over”. Wallows followed up the highly anticipated album with brand new singles and different experimental sounds. With 10 songs, the new album gives Wallows the spirit to dive deeper into a different sound that they started from their first album. Without the two albums biting off each other. The band made a huge improvement from its …

Former vampire unexpectedly makes a good Batman

Robert Pattinson’s portrayal of The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves gives viewers a look into the very human struggle and the motivation of the “caped crusader” and less of the Bruce Wayne perspective. In the beginning we Pattinson gives a monologue explaining what he’s up against and what his actions have done in hopes of creating fear in the hearts of the criminal element in the city. Pattinson’s Batman voice is amazing, deep, with a raspy strength that is expected when portraying the character. The …

Art Heart Fashion Week springs back after quarantine

Fashion week is back, with models and designers excited to showcase their work on the runway. Earlier this week LA Fashion Week, presented by Art Heart Fashion, began its 18th season fashion week at The Majestic Downtown with its iconic high ceilings and chandelier venue. Many people had high hopes for one of LA’s longest-running fashion weeks, and they were exceeded. Fashion shows are the final product of a collection, with months or years of work presented in one hour.Many of these events had been …

‘Euphoria’ fans left to wonder what the heck happened in season 2

As “Euphoria’s” season two came to a close, fans were left wondering what happened to the original plot. Main characters faded into supporting roles and huge plot twists were completely dropped from the storyline all together. With “Euphoria” averaging about 16.3 million viewers each episode, the holes in the plot had no chance of going unnoticed.   What Happened to Laurie? In Episode 3, Rue is on a search for affordable drugs to satisfy her addiction. After her “genius” business plan was turned down by …