Wednesday, January 23, 2019

More support for DACA

President Donald Trump announced his decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), creating anxiety and uncertainty for the mass of student recipients....

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...

Is a walk in the park best?

Graduation is around the corner once again. It is a passage into a new chapter in students lives. When someone graduates, it is a step...

Soldiers need new G.I. Bill

TOPIC | Post-9/11 Veterans Assistance Act OUR VIEW | The government needs to reform the current G.I. Bill to meet 21st century needs.

Trustees are out of reach

        The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) needs to be more transparent and more easily accessible to the people they govern. The Board of Trustees...

The budget of our futures

As students, our failure to act in unity has cost us greatly in terms of community college funding. California community colleges may lose up to $525 million, according to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 2008-09 state budget. Community college enrollment is rising, especially at Pierce College, yet the amount of money we receive from the state is plummeting.

Lights out across Pierce College

One of the worst times to be at Pierce College is during the night. When the sun sets and the few sources of light...

Menstruation Frustration

Menstruation is an unavoidable natural bodily function for half of the populous; however, feminine hygiene products are not typically provided to the student body...

No rush for clubs

For students new to Pierce, stepping onto campus for the first time can be daunting. Whether they come straight from high school or are...

Faculty stats buck gender trends

While national surveys demonstate a continued discrepancy in the male to female gender ratio among college faculty, Pierce College is changing that trend. Thank you to an administration that has hired for the educational value of their instructors rather than for the traditional gender and ethnic stereotypes.