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‘Come and see me in my online office’

With Open Educational Resources (OER) becoming the new norm, community college students are getting accustomed to turning in work and learning online. Many students...

Grading in the modern age

Five years ago, emailing assignments to a professor during class was not entirely out of the ordinary. Printing was a necessary action for an...

Hard copy for an easier semester

As incoming students anticipate in the new semester, they have to wonder what the course entails. Luckily, professors provide a syllabus in...

High textbook costs, OER solution

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

State law pushes free textbook initiative

A state law will go into effect in January 2018 that will give students the opportunity to choose classes based on open educational resources...

UC transfer application extended

Students next year may receive some financial relief from a new online content program, that would eliminate the need to buy expensive textbooks, was...

Faculty advocating for cheaper textbooks

The high cost of college textbooks continue to be a financial burden for many students wanting to pursue their education. Pierce College staff members...

Books that Won’t Break the Bank

Picture a world in which the price of hardcover college textbooks was in the tens instead of the hundreds. Now imagine if the textbooks...

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BRIEF: Sports on hold until 2021

The California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors approved the implementation of the Contingency Plan (Plan D) for the return of athletics...

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

The Heroes Among Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWoXFv0TGxI&feature=youtu.be Karla Avalos photographs and films essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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