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Progress in IT

In the past, there have been many disputes that the school struggles with technology, but what most people don’t know is that it is slowly progressing. According to Associate Vice President, Larry Kraus the IT department has a number of challenges but are constantly working to fulfill the needs of faculty and students. Some challenges […]

Pierce College falters on Great California Shakeout

While 123 colleges and universities in Southern California participated in the Great California ShakeOut last Thursday, the drill was not properly executed at Pierce College. The Great California ShakeOut is an annual emergency evacuation system meant to reinforce the safe procedural behaviors that should be adhered to during an earthquake. The drill was set to […]

Extra, extra: Old news is no news.

Extra, extra: Old news is no news.

The marquee in front of the Great Hall has been providing information on events from the fall 2015 semester. Currently on display are reminders for an October Club Rush and the Student Trustee elections, both from more than a year ago. This particular electronic sign is operated by the Associated Students Organization to promote on-campus […]

School looks for new web designer

The Information Technology department currently does not have a web designer for the Pierce College website. Carlos Guzman is the web architect, but is not assigned to maintain the site’s presentation. According to Vice President of Administrative Services Rolf Schleicher, they have been looking for a web designer for some time now to fulfill requirements […]

Falafelicious fires up the grill

Falafelicious fires up the grill

 The smell of freshly baked pizza in a fully air-conditioned cafeteria brought many students to the opening of the new food court on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Falafelicious Catering is the new vendor of the food court, which provides a huge selection of food, from fresh pizza to salads. Falafelicious Catering owner Ofir Bass, thought the […]

Lunch time got a little more Falafelicious

Students and faculty’s requests for new food options on campus will be answered at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the food court is reopened with Falafelicious Catering as its vendor.   The Falafelicious Catering food truck was one of the three food trucks at Pierce this past year. It’s menu will not change […]

Open house/ Beyond Farmwalk: a brief explanation

For more than two decades Pierce College has hosted the annual Farmwalk but this year the event will go beyond what has ever been offered. Open House/Beyond Farmwalk will be held on April 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is a free event. Not only will the popular and historic Farmwalk occur, the […]

Farm after Shapiro

Leland Shapiro, former chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources department, has said major changes by the college to the management of the farm prompted his retirement from Pierce College in September.   He retired this semester after 39 years at the college, one year earlier than he’d planned. He said after the college transferred […]

Emergency response team members discuss protocols

Emergency response team members discuss protocols

The Emergency Evacuation Coordinators met inside the cafeteria of the Library / Learning Crossroads building at Pierce College on Thursday, Nov. 5 to discuss safety procedures in the event of an emergency on campus. Proper communication methods and evacuation protocols for earthquake and active shooter scenarios were discussed during the meeting. “There is a master […]

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