Vroman’s, Pasadena’s legendary bookstore, celebrates its 126th anniversary this year and times couldn’t be more challenging. After withstanding the Great Depression, two world wars, and over a century of ups and downs, the business is faced with new challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boomer Obama wants to cancel “cancel culture”
Former President Barack Obama targeted his younger audience’s activism at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, where his boomer views show the older generation’s lack of understanding of today’s modern day protest.
Trump’s propaganda overshadows Baghdadi raid
On October 27, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of terrorist organization ISIS, was killed in a raid conducted by Delta Force in Syria, bringing about the end of the world’s most wanted terrorist in recent years. However, while the raid was deemed an operational success, the actions of President Trump during the raid shows that this is not his “Obama got Bin Laden” moment.
As long as Americans remain ignorant and allow for subjective judgements to sway political discourse, then public officials and professional politicians may never be held accountable for their illegal actions and wrongdoings.
No one told Megyn Kelly that Santa’s not real
The first time I saw a clip of “The Kelly File,” I watched as a diverse panel of four white people prepared to discuss Santa Claus’ race. That’s when Megyn Kelly said the words that had me questioning everything I knew to be true. “Jesus was a white man too … he was a historical figure that’s a verifiable fact, as is Santa.” You know, Santa. That historical figure known for breaking into people’s houses in the middle of the night and leaving them presents. …
Column: Trump presidency is a call to action
I went home and cried last night. I sat on my floor and cried on my roommate’s shoulder for what I believe is going to be the loss of civil rights, basic human rights and the actual loss of lives for so many in our country.
Obama flips the bird to big oil
News of President Obama’s expected reversal of his previous decision to allow drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast angered coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia, according to the New York Times, but the change comes at a time when addressing climate couldn’t be more important.
Scalia has left the building and a vacant seat
The recent death of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has left a vacancy in our nation’s highest court, leaving President Barack Obama with the task of filling the position with a solid, qualified, and forward-thinking nominee, facing likely opposition at every turn.
PCC student makes Ivy League, commended by Obama
When he walked across campus at Pasadena City College for the first time, Ryan Liu never imagined that only two years later he would attend an Ivy League college and receive a personal letter from the President of the United States.
U.S. should join the rest of the West
In 2008, Democrats nominated the then-Senator Barack Obama as their presidential candidate for the election on the campaign promise of universal healthcare. He would later go on to be elected president, carrying the message that the time for Medicare for all was now.