As hate crimes towards the Asian American and Pacific Islander community have risen across America, PCC held a panel with guest speakers from the AAPI community to honor their history in America as well as provide a deeper understanding of racism and hate crimes. Held in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the event titled “Asian American Resistance: 150 Years and Counting” highlighted the struggles and perseverance of the AAPI community, specifically recounting the prejudiced past of Los Angeles.
PCC creates safe space for formerly incarcerated students
Emmanuel Gomez was already a Lancer when he got arrested and thought being a student might save him from a conviction and harsh sentence. It didn’t; the district attorney still took his case and ran with it, all the way to a guilty verdict from a jury. What did save him was his community.
Amid unrest, Black leaders demand action at PCC
After the unjust killing of George Floyd by fired police officer Derek Chauvin and ensuing protests, PCC’s Black coordinators called on leadership to address the pain students and staff are experiencing, in an email to staff on May 30, with plans to support the campus community during this time.
PCC’s Queer Alliance zooms into the Spring semester
Had the semester remained in person, PCC’s Queer Alliance (QA) club would be hosting weekly meetings every Thursday afternoon. The new reality of remote learning and social distancing led QA to come together virtually on April 25, where members talked about their favorite latest Netflix shows, share their thoughts on remote learning and keep up with each other while in quarantine. QA is PCC’s club for LGBTQ+ students and faculty on campus. Since PCC’s campus is closed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, QA members …
Shop sustainably at Pasadena Farmers’ Market
It’s 9 a.m. and temperatures have already reached the high 80s. The Pasadena High School parking lot is overflowing with cars and on the upper end of the lot, bustling crowds and over 60 local vendors fill the largest farmers’ market in the San Gabriel Valley: the Pasadena Farmers’ Market.
Keep the volume up for Bennington
Chester Bennington was the voice of a generation lost between 9/11 and the Recession — with power ballads of pain and personal growth through adversity, he showed that survival through trauma was possible.
Local Bands: Start your future at No Future Cafe
If you were to come to the 1500 block of east Walnut street on a first Friday every month, you’d be entertained by local bands and artists at this spot called No Future Cafe.
Honoring Pasadena’s Latino Community
From being a Tongva Indian tribal ground to Rancho San Pascual, Pasadena has been home to people from a variety of backgrounds. To honor its large Latino community, the city of Pasadena’s annual Latino Heritage Parade and Grand Fiesta returned for the 17th year on Saturday.