Saturday, January 19, 2019

Sociology teachers tackles terror ideology

A differnent take on US and Terrorism The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates but the great teacher inspires. And according to many of his students Professor Chuck O'Connell is the type to inspire. This is the fifth semester O'Connell, sociology professor at Pierce college, is teaching his US and Terrorism class.


A class for the muggles

Semesters can be long and boring but students will have the chance to walk through what would seem like a normal classroom door, only...

Photo Slideshow: Farm Walk 2013

The 21st aanual Farm Walk, a day-long event that showcases Pierce College's Agriculture Department, took place Sunday, April 28 from 9:30 am to 4:00...

Outer space dreams lead to NASA

Space inspires a universal curiosity that many may ponder, but few delve deeply into. Through hard work, Katya Yanez was selected to visit NASA’s Armstrong...

Population Pierce: From kinesiology to psychology

  "I woke up at 5 o’clock and my mom would drop me off at a bus stop and I would take three busses there,...

Frenchman teaches Latin love language

Learning languages can be repetitive and tedious, but French instructor Denis Pra incorporates culture and cinema in his teaching style, lessening the monotony.     Pra...

Former Pierce football player shares how the sport changed his life

For kids growing up in the streets of Los Angeles, life can be tough. With gang violence and drugs so prevalent, children often grow...

Persian festival fetes culture

Music, dancing and food were just some of the things that many people enjoyed at the Persian cultural Mehregan 2006 festival in Pierce College's Swisher Park Sunday. "This is a day everyone can see each other and smile," said festival organizer Roberto Soofiani, 55.


Child Development Center Halloween Walk

A little buzzing bee strolled along Pierce College looking not for honey, but for candy on Oct. 31.   Nayely Santos, 1, was one of the...

New project hopes to captivate community and fix local issues

Ideas on how to improve community issues such as homelessness and water conservation were brainstormed by Pierce architecture and engineering students during the “Collaboratory...