PCC’s dual-threat quarterback anxious to take the field again

On November 16, 2019, PCC’s football team was on the precipice of securing its first winning season in 11 years, with coaches calling it the “finest finish by PCC football”. That night, the team played against Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Within the first quarter, quarterback Edward Norton passed the ball 24 yards to wide receiver Jabari Kindle, scoring the first touchdown of the night. With only five minutes left in the third quarter, the team blocked the opposing team’s punt. PCC finished the last …

Thanksgiving bummer: COVID takes family dinners off the table?

With Thanksgiving weekend upon us, the California Department of Public Health announced a new set of regulations and necessary precautions for people to follow, as Covid-19 cases have doubled in California in the last two weeks. The state put into effect a limited stay at home order and a monthlong curfew that started Saturday. Los Angeles and all other counties in the purple tier will have to close all gatherings and nonessential businesses from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This order will end Dec. 21, but …

Quarantine won’t stop us from celebrating Mother’s Day

From thanking mom for always being there for you during your downfall, cheering you on during a game and telling you that she loves you no matter what, PCC students and staff still take the time to celebrate Mother’s Day during quarantine. For student Yessenia Hernandez, Mother’s Day was spent lounging around. The only exciting part of the day was surprising her mother with a gift. “My mother has always baked growing up and had her own little business going on here around the neighborhood,” …

DIY haircut leads to tragic ‘do

With barbershops and hair salons closed, many of us have been forced to let our hair grow out. My hair was beginning to get very long so I decided to give myself a trim. My trim turned to be a little more than just a trim. I botched my haircut so bad I ended up shaving my entire head. I have never attempted to cut my own hair, or anyone’s for that matter. It was definitely a new endeavor for me. Barbers make it seem …

Spring break is canceled: ‘It’s time to grow up’

The stay-at-home order is the right move to make. Teenagers are out on their spring break getting wasted, while others are on ventilators fighting for their lives. There are selfish individuals in this society, tests are limited, and our president fired the pandemic response team back in 2018. If Disneyland gets closed down, that’s a good reason if any to stay home. It is a common misconception that people 65 and up are at a higher risk of getting the virus, yet according to the …