Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Participation shouldn’t be graded

Class participation shouldn't be mandatory for a student's grade. Not only is it too ambiguous to grade, but it also punishes and creates a...

Editorial: Internships

Internships are filled with opportunities. They help students apply knowledge that has been learned in the classroom, gain experience in their desired work field,...

Food desert Fridays need fixing

The easy parking and quiet campus on Fridays are great, but the lack of on-campus food options makes finding lunch difficult. The three food trucks...

LACCD should lobby MTA to subsidize students

With the growing cost of community colleges reaching the level of some universities, many students are hurting financially. If community colleges are to maintain...

A call to end catcalling

In the 2016-17 school year, Pierce College had 20,618 enrolled students. 11,260 of those students were women. According to a Penn Schoen and Berland...

Where’s your school spirit?

Times are tough, and during these tough times there is one place where we can all come together, school. However, the truth of the...

What about next time?

We sure do depend on electricity around here.   Monday’s power outage– caused by a blown transformer way down on Ventura Boulevard– struck the campus between...

Lost in a cloud of smoke

Smoking has been proven to cause serious health issues. Whether one decides to partake in the activity is an individual decision, but public smoking...

Split granite, don’t panic

The ground starts to shake beneath you as you walk through the hallway on campus, and you notice that everyone around you has no...