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Campus Wi-fi turned off for security updates

Campus Wi-fi turned off for security updates

Pierce College open access Wi-Fi has been turned off for security upgrades, according to a post on the Pierce College Facebook page. The issue is expected to be resolved this month. According to Pierce College librarian Clayton Gediman, the computers in the library are available for students Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]

Literature takeover: memoir echos lesson

Malala Yousafzai’s advocacy for girls’ education resulted in her getting shot in the head when she was 15. Four years later, she continues to speak up for human rights and her impact has made its way across the world to Pierce in the form of her memoir. “I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai is this […]

The crime of copying

The crime of copying

Students are prohibited from taking pictures or making copies of textbooks that have not been purchased, according to a Pierce College Student Store policy. However, students can take pictures and make copies of textbooks in the library with some limitations. According to Assistant Bookstore Manager Candy Van, students who attempt to take a photo of […]

Library launches new pilot program to ease the hassle of waiting

The library created a new reservation program that is intended for students to have a study room without the need of being on a waiting list or room keys. Pierce students can now make reservations online through the library website’s program called the New Group Study Room Pilot Program. Its selling point is student will […]

Pro: Borrowing books from library a cost saving alternative

The one part of college I always disliked was buying my textbooks for the semester. For my pre-law classes, the prices were brutal and I had few opportunities to find a used version of the titles I needed. It didn’t take long for me to realize the insanity of buying new books from the campus […]

Wi-Fi problems at Pierce persist

Wi-Fi and network infrastructure problems have persisted this fall semester at Pierce College, but senior staff have not said exactly how the issues will be fixed. Complaints by both students and staff about the campus’ network reliability are not new, and have been the focus of past Pierce College Council and Academic Senate meetings. However, […]

Pierce College Council passes Library / Learning Center’s opening in winter intersession

The Pierce College Council passed its vote to keep the Library / Learning Center open during the college’s winter intersession, at its final regular-meeting of the year on Dec. 11. President Kathleen Burke still needs to approve the PCC’s recommendation before the Library / Learning Center can be open during the winter intersession. “You guys […]

News briefs – week of Dec. 10

Library / Learning Crossroads open weekend before finals  [Dec. 13 – 14]  The Library / Learning Crossroads will be open Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to Associate Professor of Library Science Paula Paggi. – by Seth Perlstein Student Success Conference [Feb. 6] The Student Success Committee will […]

Library to be open for finals and winter

Pierce College’s winter intersession was approved in October, but whether or not the Library / Learning Center will be open during has yet to be decided until at least Dec. 11. The Budget Committee approved the library’s proposed operational budget on Dec. 2. However, the Pierce College Council (PCC) must approve it on Dec. 11 […]

Library computer virus infects storage devices

Library computer virus infects storage devices

A virus that destroyed and replaced files on USB storage devices with “inappropriate” pictures and videos was discovered on computers in Pierce College’s Library / Learning Center‘s computer lab on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Despite the discovery of the virus,  the computer lab remained opened until Friday, Nov. 7. The Library / Learning Center sent emails […]

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