Friday, February 22, 2019

Blowing Smoke


Of many cultures and many tongues

Pierce College is, and has always been, a cauldron where people of different ethnicities, heritages and circumstances meld into a solitary community. We are...

New law neglects old problem

A two-tier system that allows California community college officials to charge more than $200 per unit for additional high-demand classes will do little to affect...

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...

Student representatives often absent from campus governance meetings

Wherever decisions affecting the students are discussed and voted on are held, the voice of the students must be present. But the voice of 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....

Save lives, teach basic life support

It should be necessary for all faculty, staff and students to be trained in Basic Life Support and emergency procedures, such as lockdowns, due...

Homeless, but not hopeless

There’s an invisible struggle taking place on college campuses across the nation. Many of us who have had the privilege of a place to...