The PACE program at Pierce has a new director: Art Gillis, a business instructor and former accountant and tax specialist. The Program for Accelerated College Education (PACE) offers an eight-week program geared toward working adults who want to earn an A.
Stalking. That word has been in the news a lot lately with the revelation that the perpetrator of the Virginia Tech massacre had previously been accused of stalking two female students. Everyone on campus should pay attention. A U.S. Department of Justice study, “The Sexual Victimization of College Women,” published in 2000, found 13.
Heather Herrera is small by soccer standards at a diminutive 5’2″, but she’s a fearless and relentless tackler whose opponents often end up on their behinds after an encounter with her for control of the ball. And to add insult to injury, Herrera scored the only goal that mattered early in the game against the Corsairs at the Soccer Pit on Friday.
$4.3 million. That’s a lot of money to flush away. Our education system is forever in need of improvement and $4.3 million could pave the road to a better education for community college students at the nine L.A. Community College District campuses. Instead, this money is being spent on a runoff election between the top two vote-getters for Seat Five on the LACCD board of trustees: current board president Georgia Mercer, and her opponent from the reform group, “Alliance for Education,” Roy Burns.
Students still undecided about a career path or having difficulty choosing a major can take a seminar offered by the Pierce counseling office Nov. 16, 1-2:30 p.m. in Bungalow 398. The workshop will showcase personality and career-interest tests designed to help students make informed decisions regarding their choice of major and future careers.
Maybe I just like to party. Maybe I spend too much time going out when I should be studying. I’m probably one of those crazed young adults who comes home late at night and then gives my teacher an excuse about why I don’t have my homework. Or maybe not.
Last week, when the demolition work began on the bungalows, few at Pierce seemed to bat an eye. But, the front page photo that this newspaper ran showing asbestos warning signs and quoting a crew supervisor as saying that the asbestos was going to the dump, reportedly caused an uproar among College officials.
Been to your local coffee house lately? Some students make a living off caffeine addicts. Working for a major coffee company is interesting business, but it does have its drawbacks. The subject of our ire is also the object of our desire — customers.
In the beginning of time, the sky goddess Nut gave birth to life. She stretched herself over the sun, moon, stars and people of the Pharoah. Infamous for their wisdom of geometry, mathematics and astronomy-all being a basis for the 5,000-year-old Great Pyramid of Giza-one of ancient Egypt’s greatest feats was a lunar-based calendrical system.