Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Education can lead to graduation

Why is it so hard for students to leave Pierce College? At a recent meeting of the Pierce Academic Senate, President Robert Garber said that roughly 70 percent of those students who enter Pierce with intentions of transferring to a four-year university are unable to realize that goal.

New law neglects old problem

A two-tier system that allows California community college officials to charge more than $200 per unit for additional high-demand classes will do little to affect...

Hydration stations help education

Walking through triple-digit temperatures, the sun beaming down on your skin, the dry air chapping your lips as the beads of sweat drip. No,...

Drought foreshadows dystopian future

NASA estimated that California has less than a year’s worth of water left due to our current drought. Experts say that if we conserve...

Where is the internet

    The Wi-Fi service provided for students and staff on campus is terrible.   In some places it works okay but almost never where and when you...

Less preaching more teaching

When a professor’s  personal beliefs outside the coursework influence the curriculum, it is damaging to the students. Teachers who use their lecture time to...

Editorial: Late Start Classes

Online at the Pierce College website, as the main page goes through its slideshow depicting some things available at Pierce, there is a quick...

Why only three lucky departments?

Instead of equally distributing additional sections between departments, this semester, Pierce College ignorantly added 42 sections, which include 1,000 seats, to three departments alone.   More...

Better promotion for successful events

A successful event requires proper promotion, both on and off campus. The Farmwalk would have been better attended if it was better advertised. This...