Friday, February 22, 2019

E-cigarettes have no place on campus

Students who smoke have been shunned at Pierce, yet a whole new wave of smoke has risen over the campus: water vapor. Cigarette smokers have...

Save lives, teach basic life support

It should be necessary for all faculty, staff and students to be trained in Basic Life Support and emergency procedures, such as lockdowns, due...

Pierce needs an app

We do not live in the same world as we did last year. Technology is constantly evolving and people have been expecting things to...

Catching Zzz’s to keep your A’s

The library and the Associated Student Organization building are a few of the only places on campus where students can sit, study and relax,...

First day no-shows should be dropped from classes

Professors have to drop students who do not show up the first day of class.   Too many students spend the first two weeks of school...

Why so much money?

  Cartoon: Maria Salvador   Class has ended and for some students it means an hour between classes, so why not take that hour to grab some...

Who you gonna call?

An institution of higher learning requires the flow of information from all levels of the administration and faculty so that students’ basic questions can...

Promote public education: Vote ‘YES’ on Proposition 30

It’s a real shame that getting an education in California is so hard these days.   So who is to blame for this crisis? At this...

CBD is okay with me

The benefits of CBD for many patients is so significant that it would be worth it for Pierce College to allow the medicine on...

Fees on the rise

Do not be alarmed by a possible enrollment-fee increase of at least $6 per unit sometime next year for California community colleges.

As of press time, there is no official news release about the fees returning $26 per unit-a price last paid in the summer of 2007-but there has been a speculation it will rise to $30 as soon as July 1 of next year.