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The Asian American and Pacific Islander college community speak up

Hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased since March 2020, creating waves of protests across the country. Pierce College librarian...

Senate reassess school code of ethics

Enrollment, engagement and ethics were the main topics at the April 26 Academic Senate meeting via Zoom.  Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Donna-Mae Villanueva...

Students miss out on college aid

More than a  year into the pandemic, the higher education sector continues to see a trend in the decline of applications for financial aid,...

Pierce College President announces resignation

Pierce College President Alexis S. Montevirgen announced April 15 his resignation which surprised many of the faculty and administration. He plans to remain in...

Enrollment drops for second consecutive year

Statewide, community colleges are experiencing dips in enrollment because of COVID-19.  Pierce College is no different.  Pierce faces a decline of 17% in enrollment since spring...

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The Asian American and Pacific Islander college community speak up

Hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased since March 2020, creating waves of protests across the country. Pierce College librarian...

BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Senate reassess school code of ethics

Enrollment, engagement and ethics were the main topics at the April 26 Academic Senate meeting via Zoom.  Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Donna-Mae Villanueva...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...

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Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...

Community growth for a bargain

Pierce College holds the Topanga Vintage Market for independent vendors to sell goods to the community the fourth Sunday of every month. The market...

Echoes of the Asian American community

With the rise in hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, there is no shortage of words to describe what...

A single mom’s tough year

The Brahma Pantry should be Pierce College's main focus during the pandemic. Being a student and a working, single mother of two children makes keeping...

The Transfer Dilemma

While the majority of students enter community college with a plan to transfer after two years, this is the case for less than 10%...
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BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Take me out to the ball game, please

An overgrown baseball field fades in the spring sun at the same time as a petition to #letthekidsplay grows in signatures.  Third baseman Dirk Ryan...

Abandoned field in need of a team

The athletic facilities at Pierce College have been unused for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   President Alexis Montevirgen previously said he...

Student athletes impacted by pandemic

Pierce College student athletes will remember last March as the first time the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their athletic career.  Spring sports competitions were postponed indefinitely...

Mickey Harrison and the Fantastic World of Graphic Fiction

As a child, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper comic strip and cereal were a morning staple in English professor Mickey Harrison’s home.  Harrison's Graphic Fiction is the first class of its...

Staying active during the pandemic

Balancing work and a workout may not seem like an easy challenge for some people, but it’s not a problem for some...

Photo Essays

Jackie Lacey gone

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles organized weekly protests to show support and stand with the families of those killed by police. One rally cry from...

BRIEF: March for Victory

The streets of the Mid-Wilshire section in Beverly Hills were filled on Oct. 11, 2020 with thousands of demonstrators rallying for the “March for...

Polling place opens on campus

There are now more options to vote on campus. In addition to the ballot box on Winnetka Avenue and Victory Boulevard, the Faculty and...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...