Monday, November 19, 2018

It’s not easy being ‘green’

For Pierce College to merit the label "green," it should require every aspect of this school to be eco-conscious - this, we have not yet fully achieved. The Clinton Climate Initiative honored the Los Angeles Community College District's Green Building Program, which is the highest environmental accolade in the state, but how much of the school's efforts are going to waste? Every environmentally-efficient act the school and district takes seems to be countered by an almost equally harmful one.

Colleges could benefit from diversified cafeterias

The student body of Pierce College has been grateful for the open cafeteria and the services provided by the vendor. While Love Birds Café...

Split granite, don’t panic

The ground starts to shake beneath you as you walk through the hallway on campus, and you notice that everyone around you has no...

Metro Line 164 has it all

Many students already use public transportation to get to and from school. But if you drive, you might not realize how useful the bus can...

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...

Growing toward a degree, career

Community colleges are a great way for anyone undecided on a career to discover themselves and their educational goals, but a growing trend in...

MTA Fare Increase impedes struggling students

For many community college students, maintaining a job to pay bills while going to school to get an education can be a difficult task. More...

Plan B

I am a Pierce Student, but did not get any of my classes this fall, now what? It is no surprise that many students were not...

Opening a recycling center on campus

Opening a recycling center at Pierce will not only put money in our pockets, but encourage students to make environmentally conscious decisions in daily...

A call to end catcalling

In the 2016-17 school year, Pierce College had 20,618 enrolled students. 11,260 of those students were women. According to a Penn Schoen and Berland...