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 students walk out for change
As PCC student Jorge Perez stood up with ten of his classmates in his Anthropology class to walk out to the mirror pools Wednesday morning, one thought was playing on repeat in his mind: “It’s time to send a message.”
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 …
Students protest winter’s cancellation
Walkout turns into loud protest over Board of Trustee’s decision regarding winter intersession.