Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Where’s the community at Pierce?

Pierce College needs to establish friendly community to unite its students and staff. That might have helped make the 2006 homecoming more successful than it was. "Getting more students to support our college athlete department is something worthwhile," Robert Garber, Pierce College president, commented on 2006 homecoming.

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.

Cash starved students struggle with added expenses

Classes at Pierce College are less expensive than most university courses, which is why a lot of students choose to attend a community college...

Bike Lane

Pierce College should install a bike lane on the Mall to accommodate students who prefer this method of commute. More than 19,500 people bike...

Gender neutral restrooms on campus is progress

Pierce and its people are a melting pot. We provides an education to students from countries around the world as well as students with...

Policies need to change when crimes go underreported

Many Pierce students may face fears while in the classroom such as social anxiety, performance anxiety and uncertain employment, campus safety should be their...

Thanks for the upgrade,

It's been a long time coming, but the decrepit and time-worn marquees that for so many years have stood at the three entrances of our campus are getting a much-needed makeover. Gone are the signs of old, with their faded and cracked white backgrounds and announcements with missing letters because the characters wouldn't stick.

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.


Gym

The fitness center on the Pierce College campus is host to all sorts of people with at least one thing in common, they're here...