Sunday, February 17, 2019

Con: Full time job

College students are no stranger to stress, especially to those of us who are full time students at Pierce. So why add on to...

Lost in a cloud of smoke

Smoking has been proven to cause serious health issues. Whether one decides to partake in the activity is an individual decision, but public smoking...

Con: AA before transfer

Completing the minimum and achieving more. When attending community college, transferring should always be the main goal, and the less time spent doing so...

Pro: AA before transfer

There are many cases in which college students are eager to transfer to a four-year university. Most are filled with the notion that an...

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...

Con: Gap Year

Taking on a gap year seems like a feasible way for high school students to prepare for college, but there are potential risks of losing...

Pro: Gap Year

From the moment a student enters high school, college is a dominant topic teachers discusses for the next four years. Students are expected to...

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....

Con: General Education classes

There’s no question that the cost of living is rising. It’s not just the quinoa eating, kombucha drinking, Tesla riding parts of the United...

Pro: General Education classes

Many college students are not aware of the significance that comes with taking general education courses. The transformation from a high school to college...