With PCC’s fall session partly on campus, coffee is a necessary routine for many students. Local cafes near the campus can offer students a place to study as well as get that extra help with waking up.
Editorial: PCC needs better services, not corporations
Though Pasadena City College (PCC) is an institution that likes to think of itself as a campus that seeks to meet the needs of its students, it continues to fall short of that premise by bringing unneeded corporations such as Starbucks and Follett to campus rather than working to improve upon certain student services.
Political Dissident: White Amerikkka is a terrorist organization
“When the anonymous black person enters the white space, others there immediately try to make sense of him or her—to figure out “who that is,” or to gain a sense of the nature of the person’s business and whether they need to be concerned … Accordingly, the most easily tolerated black person in the white space is often one who is “in his place”—that is, one who is working as a janitor or a service person or one who has been vouched for by white …
Anthro student torn between bones and books
Emily Ovalle sits in the quad eating her strawberry crepe, sipping on her Starbucks caramel macchiato. Ovalle passionately talked about her current lifestyle and family’s background which played a huge part on why she chose to major in anthropology.
Starbucks locations arriving on campus within the year
In the coming year, PCC’s campus caterer I-8 Food Services is set to bring Starbucks to food vendors on campus. I-8 is a catering company that exclusively provides food for all events on campus, as reported by The Courier. In an email, I-8 production manager Tana Lim confirmed the news, though she declined to comment on the specifics of the project. “Yes, we will have Starbucks full service units on this campus, within this Academic year,” Lim said. Executive Vice President of Associated Students (AS), …
Cafe De Leche: Instagram-worthy coffee isn’t worth the price
Do people really care about the taste of coffee at their local hipster coffee shop, or do they want instagrammable aesthetics? Well, Café de Leche located in Altadena is definitely only worthy for your instagram posts. Entering the coffee shop the overpowering smell of their jalapeño cheese bagel consumed my nose, and I’m not quite sure how I liked that. I resumed to observe the small space, appreciating the tranquil blue walls and lounge area; you’ll feel as if you’ve walked into a friend’s living …
Pro/Con: Starbucks pulls the plug on patrons
Starbucks began removing outlets in stores this past March in an effort to reduce transient traffic as well as Wi-Fi squatters, what are your thoughts on this move and is it effective?
Popularity of secret menus with hungry PCC students grows
Special orders rarely upset the fast food and made-to-order power drink restaurants these days and off-the-menu ordering from so-called “secret menus” has become an art form fueled by word-of-mouth and online social networking.
Finals pushes students to caffienate
As finals approach, students start occupying the library and other quiet spaces in order to study. In order to ace finals, what do students grab when looking for something to help someone stay focused and awake?