Police Blotter: Trumpet thief takes off

Monday, March 5th A report was made that an instrument has yet to be returned to the Music Lab by a student from last fall semester. A bike was reported stolen from the south bike racks next to the Annex bungalows. A male parked in Lot 4 level 1 was reported as repeatedly slamming their car door onto an adjacent vehicle due to an argument between each party, causing damage to the recipient’s door. A report came in that requested officers to locate a distraught …

Police Blotter: Student’s backpack catches fire

Monday, March 26 A female student reported her wallet was stolen while she was showering in the women’s locker room of the GM building. An officer took a report. A student’s father living in South Korea requested a check on his daughter who hadn’t contacted him in three days. The daughter was advised by officers to contact her father. A suspicious white male in his 30s wearing a blue shirt, white pants and walking a bicycle was reported for possible lewd conduct. The man was …

Police Blotter: Student reported for graphic drawings depicting gun violence

Monday, March 12 Two subjects were seen walking on the football field with flashlights. The subjects were looking for a lost item and were asked to leave. A vendor in the quad reported his poster was taken from the area. The vendor was not desirous of a report; information was taken. A student reported his vehicle was struck while parked in Lot 5. Tuesday, March 13th A diabetic subject refusing assistance in controlling her low blood sugar in the R building was reported. The subject …

#Enough: National walkout brings forward school activism

Students participated in a nation-wide walkout at Pasadena City College (PCC) on Wednesday morning demanding that Congress take action against gun violence with underlying themes of bringing the PCC community more connected. This PCC event was prompted as part of a larger national event event to pressure legislators to find a solution to school shootings. It was organized by the same group that organized the Women’s March in January. The event was in response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in …

PCC prepares for national school walkout in support of Parkland shooting victims

Tomorrow morning, PCC will be participating in the national school walkout which is both a memorial in honor of the victims of the Parkland shooting and a protest against current gun laws. According to EMPOWER, the youth branch of the Women’s March group who created the event, more than 2,500 organizations across the nation and some internationally plan to participate. Students are encouraged to leave their classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes, in recognition of the 17 deaths at Stoneman Douglas High School. After …

Police Blotter: Possible parking lot sexual assault undergoing investigation

Monday, February 26 A verbal altercation took place between a staff member and a student in CC-105. An officer was dispatched and made contact with the persons in question. The situation was resolved. There were reports of a woman walking in the middle of Colorado Blvd. An officer arrived at the scene and could not find the subject. A staff member requested police assistance in resolving a matter when a student was getting argumentative with a professor. The situation was resolved. A report came in …

Police Blotter: Surveillance footage shows male suspect punching female

Monday, February 12 Library staff requested assistance with two people, male and female, possibly having an argument north of the library on the lawn area. The man left the area while the woman remained and slept on the lawn. The woman was spoken to and she made known that she wasn’t a student on campus, and was asked to leave. Staff requested assistance with a woman who felt faint on the bookstore’s second floor. The paramedics were contacted because the woman has a history of …

Police Blotter: Suicidal student transported to hospital

Monday, February 5th Campus police responded to and escorted off campus a transient collecting recyclables from the trash bins in the Quad. A potentially suicidal student was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital after campus psychological services assisted the student who felt distraught and paranoid. Tuesday, February 6th A transient was reported panhandling east of Lancer’s Pass. The transient was escorted off campus by Campus Police. Staff reported that a man in his 30s was drinking beer in the men’s restrooms on the 2nd floor of the …

After mass shootings, students ‘insecure’ about campus safety

In a culture obsessed with violence, from video games to movies, the sound of gunshots are dishearteningly familiar to both children and adults. The normalization of gun violence and mass shootings perpetuate this cultural marker that is very specific to the United States. Every time one of these tragedies happen, the last one as recently as this week in a small Northern California town, an echo of thoughts and prayers cloud the conversation, making gun reform virtually impossible to even conceptually be discussed.

Police Blotter: Student asked to buy steroids and give out Lancerpoint ID

Monday, November 27 A staff member on campus reported a suspicious black male was pushing an office chair from south of the U building, but they were unable to locate the person upon arrival. A male who was inside of the mirror pools was approached by a campus cadet officer and told to leave campus. An officer took a report from a student whose car was involved in a hit and run in Lot 5 level 5. An officer removed a disruptive student in R-317. …