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American Sign Language Club back on its feet

After its resurrection from the Pierce College club graveyard, the American Sign Language Club steadied its feet this fall semester after about a year of holding an inactive status. This is an alternative for students interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL) which  taught in both the fall and the spring semester. However ASL 1, […]

Musician moves on to local symphony orchestra

Musician moves on to local symphony orchestra

From a high school marching band to the Pierce College Orchestra, one talented student exceeds in his musical ability to become a part of the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra. Linguistics major and music minor Christian Muñoz, 23, was appointed first chair concert master for the 2009 Pierce student orchestra by the college’s orchestra instructor […]

Brahmas’ victory secures Pacific Conference division title

Brahmas’ victory secures Pacific Conference division title

Pierce College Football players celebrate the win against Glendale Community College.[/caption]The Pierce College football team constructed an impressive turnaround victory from its previous Santa Monica game when the Brahmas defeated the Glendale College Vaqueros on Saturday night at John Shepard Stadium. In a 41-16 victory, the Brahmas were declared the American Pacific Conference Champions as they […]

Facial reconstruction lecture sheds light

More than 100 students filled the Behavior Science lecture hall as one of Pierce College’s anthropology professors led a discussion on facial reconstruction on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Anthropology professor Brian Pierson revealed to the fans of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Bones” and other popular shows the truth behind media and its relation to forensic sciences. […]

Chemistry club isn’t just about covalent bonds

When one hears the word “chemistry,” two possible things come to mind: atoms, elements and ions, or Walter White brewing a batch of blue methamphetamine. Although the Pierce College Chemistry Club doesn’t involve the concoction of illegal hallucinogens, it does provide the students with an opportunity to become hands-on with the subject. Club president Eric […]

HIV testing available on campus this week

Pierce College’s Health Center provided the campus with a week of free confidential HIV testing to raise recognition for the fall semester’s HIV Awareness weeks, Nov. 12-21. Since Nov. 12, the Health Center’s two-week campaign has utilized public speakers in classrooms and  offering a rapid testing facility in Parking Lot 1. “It is important to […]

Review: Outstanding talent showcased during choir performance

Audience members of all ages sat in the Canoga Park Madrid Theatre to watch the multiple outstanding musical pieces that the Pierce College Philharmonic Choir and the San Fernando Valley Master Chorale performed on Saturday, Nov. 2. The fundraiser performance began with “A Tribute to Kathryn Grayson,” a compilation of the 1940s MGM singer and actress’ […]

Job fair provides insight to career options

Employers, students, and community members were scattered across the Pierce College Mall on Tuesday, Oct. 29 for The Career Service’s Fall semester Job Fair. After numerous emails were sent to the district-wide email, over 300 students checked in to meet and greet with the 25 employers the Career Service’s team invited to campus, said Sarah […]

ASO marches into the Pierce College Council meeting

A unanimous decision was made by Pierce College Council (PCC) to  grant the Associated Students Organization (ASO) a new space on the first floor of the Library/Learning Crossroads by late November. On Oct. 24, about two dozen Pierce students gathered to go to the PCC meeting, displaying a organized effort to address the need for […]

Vintage Market comes to Pierce

Pierce College hosted the Topanga Vintage Market Sunday, Oct. 27, offering live music, food trucks, art pieces, and antiques as 180 vendors set up their shops in Lot 7. For 18 consecutive months, cofounders Lori Rotblatt and Patrice Curedale originally hosted the market at Westfield Promenade off Burbank and Topanga Canyon boulevards. After the mall […]

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