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More help on the way

Tuition isn’t the only thing that college students have to pay for.  Currently, California students who need financial assistance are able to go to community...

Affordable resources increased

The OER initiative is gaining momentum, as the amount of sections providing open educational resources has almost doubled since this past Spring. This fall there...

Pierce increases reach

Pierce College hopes to expand its Outreach Program courses with the help of an assembly bill. While Pierce has been offering the Outreach program for...

Textbooks arrive late

The delay of textbook shipments at the student store have caused students to have a late start in learning. Outside competition and late textbook...

Lower prices, more sales

At the beginning of each new semester, outside textbook sellers visit the Pierce College campus and target students with reduced textbook prices. These companies...

OER implemented in courses

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,...

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,...

OER courses remain unaddressed

The status of Online Educational Resources (OER) courses that a new professor must take over remains ambiguous in regards to the material used, causing...

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...

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....

Latest news

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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