News Briefs – week of Nov. 19

Family, friends protest fatal shooting of Pierce student

[Nov. 15]

Family and friends of 22-year-old Pierce College student Josue Fuentes gathered in Van Nuys on Saturday, Nov. 15, to protest his fatal shooting, according to KTLA.

Fuentes was shot and killed near Victory Boulevard and Haskell Avenue on Nov. 10, around 3:15 p.m., after police responded to a call about a man with a knife who was cutting himself, according to the LA Daily News.

People at the gathering held signs that read “your job is to protect not to kill,” and “you think you have the authority to kill a minority,” according to KTLA pictures.


Entrepreneurship training

[Nov. 21]

The college will host a free workshop to teach students about business and entrepreneurship on Friday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in BUS 3208.

Topics include how to develop a business plan, operate and manage a business and freelancing.


Class drop date 

[Nov. 23]

The last day to drop a class for a W instead of an F  is Sunday, Nov. 23. Classes dropped after Nov. 23 earn an F.

Read the W and F opinions for more.