Blotter: stolen laptop, drunk man threatens DJ with brick

Police Blotter from 4/26-5/1 Monday April 25, 2022 A Male subject was reported following a female student into Science Village. Officers contacted the subject, who was a professor and it was a misunderstanding. A transient had been lying down in front of Welcome Center for an extended period of time and a staff attempted to get him to leave but the transient refused to move. He eventually complied. Facilities reported 2 possible transients in the men’s restroom 2nd floor of C Building, one of them …

Supreme Court upset ignites protests for women’s rights

The Supreme Court’s leaked draft obtained by POLITICO, shows their intent of reversing Roe v. Wade leaving women’s reproductive rights in the hands of the political pundits of each individual state. “Reproductive freedom is one of the most fundamental human rights,” Haein Shim, PCC student and Third Wave Intersectional Feminist club president said. “Every single decision should be based on individual women and should never be controlled by the government, religion, or culture, all of which oppress women in various ways. We are not patriarchy’s …

$81,500 awarded to digitize PCC Courier print archives

On April 19, 2022, PCC faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the recognition ceremony to commemorate and announce the inaugural recipient of PCC’s Community Excellence Grant for the next academic year. This initiative comes from the generous $30 million gift from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott in 2021. These awards are granted to develop growth in the academic curriculum, to modernize and adapt to the changing academic state of PCC. These are programs that might help better equip online classes, or a better Data Science Program. Some …

Blotter: Staff member spits on custodian, transient cusses out dean, power outages

Tuesday, April 19 A student was unable to locate their parked car in Lot 5 Level 4 on Tuesday evening. The police took a stolen vehicle report. A student from the Rosemead campus complained of stomach pain and requested an ambulance for treatment & transport to the hospital. LA County Fire Department transported the student to the local hospital. PCC staff reported a subject yelling inside a phone booth of the C building 2nd floor. Police officers contacted the subject and left the campus immediately. …

Blotter: Transient found pointing laser into classrooms

PCC Police Blotter from Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 10 Monday, April 4 NO ACTIVITY TO REPORT Tuesday, April 5 A student vehicle was reported being struck while parked in Lot 5 Level 2. a note was left by the other driver w/ information A cardboard box with trash bags inside was left unattended in the lobby with food inside. The cardboard box of food was reported from a food bank, taken to the Lancer Food Pantry. Cadet reported a male screaming to himself …

Goodbye Rosemead, hello Arcadia: PCC to purchase new satellite campus

  Pasadena City College is negotiating for a new satellite campus in Arcadia to purchase a potential $16,400,000 property to replace PCC’s Rosemead facility and possibly include a Culinary Arts class and a dance studio. PCC has its eyes on the property at 325 N Santa Anita Avenue Building A & B, Arcadia, CA 91006, including 400 Rolyn Place, Arcadia, CA 91006, which will account for three buildings in total and will take up 1.71 acres of land or 38,000 square feet. “If negotiations follow through, …

Luis Cervantes, advisor of Safe Zone Coalition and adjunct counselor, dies at 31

Luis Cervantes, advisor for the Safe Zone Coalition and adjunct counselor for non-credit division students, died on Mar. 14 at only 31 years old. “His smile and style lit up the room,” a statement sent out by the Safe Zone Coalition said. “…Luis was authentic. He was kind, generous, loyal, funny, smart, compassionate, self-aware, resourceful, collaborative and above all, stylish.” Cervantes joined PCC and the Safe Zone Coalition in 2015. He also worked on programs in basic graphic design, family home care, medical front office …

Viewer discretion advised: Anti-Semitic flyer at PCC over spring break

An anti-Semitic flyer was reported in Lot 5 on Friday, March 11 at PCC. During spring break, President Dr. Erika Endrijonas sent out an email informing faculty that campus police were investigating an anti-Semitic flyer left on several cars in Lot 5 of the Colorado campus with little details. A search conducted by Courier staff that same day found nothing on the floor or nearby trash cans. Given the campus was closed for spring break, no one was available for comment. The incident makes the …

Watch: Student threatens classmates, causes CA building lockdown

“He went into that room and said he was going to kill everybody in that room and he called them n*ggers,” PCC staff Kenneth McLin said. “After that it was just like, ‘sieg heil,’ he walks in here and ‘hail Hitler,’ some other stuff, calling the teacher an ‘Asian bitch’ over and over again,” On Feb. 4 at 12:14 p.m. students and staff at PCC received a vague email alerting them that the Center of the Arts building was undergoing a lockdown due to police …