A fail. A zero. Suspension. Possible expulsion. An Academic Dishonesty Report on file. These are the possible disciplinary actions for cheating. The decision to cheat or not to cheat remains fully in the student’s own hands. The consequences can be severe and may end up costing a lot in the long run.
Month: March 2008
Nestled in the confines of the Pierce College Village, the electronics program is yet another display of academic achievement found on campus. Emboldened by a recent departure from the decades-old bungalows, the program’s professors strive to provide students with the opportunity to succeed in the constantly changing field of electronics.
It’s not easy being ‘green’
For Pierce College to merit the label “green,” it should require every aspect of this school to be eco-conscious – this, we have not yet fully achieved. The Clinton Climate Initiative honored the Los Angeles Community College District’s Green Building Program, which is the highest environmental accolade in the state, but how much of the school’s efforts are going to waste? Every environmentally-efficient act the school and district takes seems to be countered by an almost equally harmful one.
March 3 10 p.m. In Room 1205, a student complained about an employee harassing her while she picked up cans from inside the classroom. March 4 A student collapsed in Parking Lot 6 while walking to class, and was transported to the hospital by LAFD.
Don’t fear the Meat
The mistreatment of cows by the Hallmark Meat Packing Co. in Chino may have had the public worried – but there is nothing wrong with Pierce College’s meat supply, according to college officials. A video released by the Humane Society of the United States earlier this year raised many concerns regarding school meat supply.
Money added to a ‘grim’ budget
The college will add $2.4 million to its budget by the end of the year as a result of overall growth, according to an announcement by Pierce College President Robert Garber at Monday’s Academic Senate meeting. However, Garber said the budget is “looking grim,” explaining that recent cuts made by the state in K-12 education spending will ultimately affect the community colleges as well.
Just keep on truckin’
In this day and age, how possible is it to get a great-paying job without an education? Education and work experience come hand-in-hand. It’s rare to find that someone is just going to school, or just working. It’s definitely not easy juggling work and school, but it is possible.
‘ENCORE’ discusses organs
The topic of discussion for the ENCORE/Oasis lecture series for the week of March 6 was on a very controversial subject: “Should We Be Allowed to Sell Our Organs: Ethical Ramifications.” The lecture program hosts a meeting every week in the Campus Center to discuss issues that pertain to everyday life.
A day for women’s month
2000 and is currently overseeing an internship that will start this summer 2000 and is currently overseeing an internship that will start this summer to provide training in social justice for college sophomores and juniors. Board Trustee Angela Reddock related to Generations X and Y as an avid participant in many L.
Hateful murder revives peace action
Lawrence King’s death has inspired many reactions – from feelings of utter sadness, to plain indifference, to total dismay. However, the prevailing reaction is hope for a change, which Assemblyman Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park) is trying to bring to life by passing a bill that teaches tolerance and acceptance of other people’s sexuality.