Editorial: PCC protects predators and endangers students

Pasadena City College (PCC) is not perfect. Yet, rather than acknowledging the flaws within its system and community, PCC glamorizes itself by impressing the public with its diverse student body and faculty and news of being one of Aspen’s Top 10 college winners. In contrast to the impeccable image PCC intends to portray, this academic year alone, there has been a failed presidential search, outrage among minority groups on campus, and recent investigative reporting by the Courier uncovering Tychicus Yu, vice president and corporate chef of …

Courier Chat: Sexual Harassment Allegations on Campus

This week on the podcast, Sam talks to Editor-in-Chief, Amber Lipsey about the sex offender on campus, Ty Yu, the vice president and corporate chef of I-8 food services and his alleged offenses on campus. If you have a story and want to reach out to us, email us at the email below Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: podcast.courier@gmail.com If you feel you or a loved …

Former student accuses campus food exec, a sex offender, of inappropriate conduct

  Update 6/6/2018: In response to the comment from the California DOJ and Pasadena Police Department regarding requirements for Yu working on campus, Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing Alex Boekelheide told the Courier through email that the college is not aware of any such requirement regarding employees of independent companies that hold contracts with the college. Boekelheide also said that while the Alhambra Police Department stated that Yu registered the campus as his place of employment in their system, the college has no record …

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), …