Saturday, September 22, 2018

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...

Former rapper has ‘No Limit’ to her potential

If you were a celebrity, would you ever consider returning to school? Rapper, mother, student—she’s done it all and is coming back for more. After...

Revelation in communication

The path through life is rarely direct. But, for one faculty member, its twist and turns has led to a comfortable and gratifying position...

Kathrina shares her ‘Voice’

In the Philippines, a little girl participated in singing competitions. When she moved to the United States in 2002 at 9, she continued to compete...

Students united, Let’s talk people

Students begin by introducing themselves, sharing their name, major, and preferred pronouns. Blatigenous is a club that focuses on the socioeconomic issues and outcomes...

Building from the beginning

She always had a stacks of books at home.   Growing up with a mother who was a children's librarian, Alma Cortes had a lot...

Forty and all its glory

During four decades at Pierce College change has been dramatic. Associate Vice President Larry Kraus has seen much of it unfold from the decline...

Friend to the four-legged

They are often confused for doctors, but the people in the blue scrubs are veterinary technicians, and it's a whole different job. Unlike some of...

Drawn to her passion

  Some people are born with a special talent that makes them unique to family and friends, whether it’s cooking, making music, or having a...

Rayn-or stirs up the pool

The transition from high school to college is a time for new beginnings, which allows a person to expand their horizons. Hollen Raynor is one...