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Enrollment down

Pierce College’s current 10% deficit in enrollment compared to last year would normally raise the loudest alarms across the district. But the numbers are “looking...

New building proposal stirs controversy

Pierce will be undergoing major changes to its campus within the next decade, one being the new multi-purpose academic workforce education building (MPAWE), which...

Remedial classes dropped

Success rates and drop rates may seem like opposites, but a new law may challenge that notion. With Assembly Bill 705, increased drop rates may...

Money makes the meeting go round

For the first time in more than three decades, Pierce College has ended the year in a deficit. When funds dwindle, the college has...

English/ math slashed

*UPDATE: Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez responded to the Senate document in an email Tuesday. Rodriguez said the District will consider their solutions. You can read...

Math professor’s fortune is pure vinyl

Becoming a math professor at a college doesn't always start with a degree, sometimes it's a journey that's kicked off with an ironic disinterest...

New Hires on the Way

As this semester ends, Pierce College will be hiring 11 new staff members to take up different positions around the school.

No place for placement tests at Pierce

Students who have been at Pierce for more than a year remember the era of math and English placement tests. Now, Assembly Bill 705...

Formal cancellations and project proposals

After votes were tallied, all the action items were passed during the the Pierce College Council meeting on Sept. 27. These action items include...

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Laptop delay

As courses transitioned online, COVID-19 exposed the digital divide with students who have access to reliable internet and computer access and students who do...

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...
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