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Incident Report, May 17 – 25

5/21—Grand Theft An unknown suspect cut a lock and stole a mountain bike from the North Mall bike rack between 8 a.m. and…

#Piercewire, May 27

#Piercewire, May 27

Graduates to walk at ceremony June 9 Graduating students will gather June 9 for Pierce College’s 67th annual Commencement Ceremony in Rocky Young…

Berkeley accepts growing number of Pierce students

An increased number of Pierce transfer students will attend the University of California, Berkeley, beginning in fall 2015. Sunday Salter, transfer center director,…

Investigations find Pierce College in violation of board rule, district counted multiple votes

An internal investigation by Pierce College found the school’s Student Trustee election was in violation of a board rule governing voting hours, while…

Students compete for cash prize in Speech 101 competition

About 70 of the 100 students enrolled in Speech 101 competed at the third annual Pierce College Intramural Public Speaking Tournament on Friday,…

Instructors will be required to take daily attendance starting in summer

Instructors will be required to record attendance and submit reports for the entire length of the term beginning in the upcoming summer session,…

#Piercewire, May 20

#Piercewire, May 20

Campus closed Monday for Memorial Day The Pierce College campus will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Classes will…

Arts and Entertainment View all

A 2×4 is a wooden board typically used to support a structure, but in this week’s Thursday Concert Series, it was used to perform musical pieces composed by…

Pierce College will host the Philosopher’s Cabaret to showcase various art by Pierce students in the Great Hall on May 25 at 5 p.m.   The event is…

The back of the library was filled to capacity with creativity and beauty as Pierce College hosted the opening night of the 38th annual Photo Salon on Thursday,…

It wouldn’t have been a shock if Romeo and Juliet popped out from behind the stage at the Pierce College Performing Arts Building, as the Arioso Duo played…

Each year, the Diversity Committee welcomes guest speakers to Pierce College to address shortcomings in their professional fields. This week, that event was combined for the first time…

Multimedia View all

2015 ASO Election

Video by Christopher Escobar…

Features View all

Vice president connects athletics with student success

Vice president connects athletics with student success

The most important role of a community college, or any college, is preparing students for success in their careers and post-college lives. This requires a coordinated effort by…

Technology at its best

There are two types of computer specialists. There are those who have a lifelong love of the logic and mathematics of their digital workhorses, and then there are…

English becomes a lifestyle

English becomes a lifestyle

As a Filipino adoptee, Maria Bates didn’t speak a word of English when she started school in the United States. Today, it is her job to teach the…

Photo Slideshow View all

PHOTO ESSAY: Tuning it up

PHOTO ESSAY: Tuning it up

A line of cars wait to be worked on by students as the garage of the Automotive Technology Building comes alive with the sounds of…

Reviews View all

Food Review: Hook Burger

Food Review: Hook Burger

The dimmed lighting and bar-like atmosphere of Hook Burger allows for the burger experience of a…

Food Review: Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizza

Food Review: Futaba Japanese Restaurant

Food Review: Mendocino Farms

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Netiquette is important

Netiquette is important

During the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Houston Rockets social media manager was fired…

Busy campus calls for a place of solitude

Opinion View all

Pro: Charities focusing on America

If more Americans charities focused on  international charities it would significantly impact the development of impoverished…

Con: Charities focusing on America

Con: Math as a GE

Pro: Math as a GE

Con: Math as a GE


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