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BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...

BRIEF: Interim President named

Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez announced in an email that Aracely (Ara) Aguiar will serve as the Interim President for Pierce...

Latest News

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...

Opinions

Opening the farm

For many Pierce College students, the campus farm is just another entrance and exit onto campus. However, that can change if the school makes...

Building a community through exchanging textbooks

Two things that many students almost always need at the start of every new semester are textbooks and money. A way for Pierce College to...

Resume the competitions

With the school five months into the third semester following COVID-19 protocol, it’s time for Pierce College to allow student athletes to resume competition.  In...

Pierce college should start an Esports program

Esports programs are becoming a staple in college athletics across the country, and Pierce College should create one that can stand out from others.  Some...

Pierce college should increase outreach to support students

Last year, CSUN launched “YOU,” an online well-being platform that assists students in reaching both academic and personal success.  Once the COVID-19 pandemic hit and...
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Sports

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

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...

An ending … and a beginning

For 30 years, Rodney Allen served Pierce College in achieving the school’s mission statement of enhancing a student-centered learning environment. Pierce is now returning the favor.  “I’ve been a part of that...

Film club discusses Anomalisa

Traveling to Cincinnati to promote his new book at a convention in a hotel, customer service expert Michael Stone struggles to find...

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...