Thursday, January 17, 2019

Ending radio silence

Many colleges have student-run, noncommercial educational radio broadcast stations. They can be valuable assets to colleges for various reasons, such as giving information on...

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.

The business of transaction

The Business Office stopped taking in-person card transactions in fall of 2017. Since then, cash has been the primary method of payment accepted in...

Knowing is half the ballot

With such an important midterm election coming up, one would think that a place that is supposed to encourage knowledge and consciousness, would be...

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...

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.

Surviving the printer wars

Pierce College allows students to print at two separate locations, one in the CopyTech and the other is in the Library / Learning Crossroads,...

Sports information overload

In sports, everyone has their role. Players play, coaches coach, and, at the college level, the athletic director oversees it all. They all have full...

Wireless infidelity

Pierce College has a Wi-Fi problem. Go almost anywhere on campus and the Wi-Fi connection is inconsistent to say the least. The separation between...

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...