Sunday, July 22, 2018

For the love of film and friends

A shared passion attracts a diverse collection of creative minds into one room. Writers, directors, actors and fans come together to enjoy and create...

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...

Abiding by ‘chemistry-TRY’

Oftentimes, the issue with effectively learning new material is the lack of confidence students have in the subject. Benny Ng, an instructor of chemistry...

Present and accounted for

Poised over a table of accounting students in the tutoring center, Talar Hanounek’s bright eye contact and brighter smile suggests a focused woman. But...

The crown jewel, India

The Miss India America Pageant hadn’t crowned a biracial winner for 25 years until Pierce student India LaRoda won the title this August at...

Alice helps create a wonderland

There wasn't an established queer community on campus until Alice Payne and others formed the Queer Brahma Collective, a club that provides a safe...

Very special specialists

Ngan Mork and Raffi Kahwajian are a specialist dream team when it comes to helping students find opportunities, grants and internships for their fields...

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...

Giving back through education

Pierce College’s new faculty member first planned on being a teacher, but she soon realized that to do what she loved, she had to...

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...