Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Doing the Lord’s work worldwide

The average community college student studies to ready themselves for the work force or university. However, Joanna Louis O’Connor takes the lessons taught to...

Pop Pierce – Patrick Ramirez

Patrick Ramirez plays his guitar on the mall. “I was really poor growing up. I asked my dad if he could buy me a guitar...

She’s running in her own race

Running is usually considered a solitary sport, however Lisette Avila uses the activity as an outlet to socialize and make connections with people who...

Ankur’s Away

Penny pinching may sound negative, but for one potential assemblyman it got him to where he is today. While growing up in the San Fernando...

Off the bench and stepping onto the stage

Trading his football gear for a microphone and captive audience, Rayquan Blizzard is on his way to becoming a stand-up comedian. Blizzard, a sophomore at...

The ‘Rocky’ road through Pierce

Before Darroch “Rocky” Young was president, Pierce College was at its lowest enrollment. He was able to raise Pierce's registration by over 7,000 students,...

Pop Pierce – Jamie Beavers

Instructor of Life Sciences Jamie Beavers is growing sweet pea plants, Gregor Mendel's model organism, in her Biology 110. “We lost some of them...

Honor, duty, courage and higher education

  Going from “boots to books” can be difficult for some transitioning back to everyday life and taking orders from professors instead of sergeants. But...

Take chances, dance more dances

  Nine students pay close attention to dance instructor Jenny Ghiglia as she demonstrates the carefully constructed choreography that they will soon practice. The students are...

From Pierce to Behind the Scenes

Bloody cuts, deep wrinkles and ghoulish pallor; it’s just the sign of another day at work for this Pierce alumna. Summer Sharaga, 23, is forging...