Thursday, November 15, 2018

Attendance doesn’t equal learning

Mandatory class attendance in college has been debated for years. Students and professors are found on both sides of the argument. According to the...

The lesser known path

Guided Pathways is a plan to redesign the way Pierce students finish college, find transfer success and navigate the job market with useful certificates....

Stay safe, cooperate

Death struck Las Vegas Sunday evening as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock took to the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and rained...

We built this curriculum on rock ‘n’ roll

Pierce’s Music Department suffers no shortage of classes dedicated to the creation and capture of music. From courses dedicated to string ensembles and commercial...

Keep it secure, just in case

As the number of school shootings increase, the question on many people’s mind is, “What if?” “What if my school goes on lock down?...

Thirsty for water filtration on campus

I pay $30 a month at the gym, yet we pay $46 a unit at school aside from our ASO, health and parking fees....

Two-year transfer trouble

Community College students have an expectation to graduate with an Associates Degree and transfer after two years, However, this expectation most commonly flies far...

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....

Curriculum in need of a makeover

The beauty industry is continuously growing in popularity. Careers in cosmetology are high in demand and are considered to be everlasting. Pierce should open a...

A game of cat and mouse

Since Pierce College underwent construction on the back road near the faculty offices, the campus has had a rat problem that is affecting the...