April 10, 2008 8:50 a.m. Suspects stole two welders and attachments from Welding Lab Room, on the Art Hill in Room #3806. The welders were worth more than $400 and the reward for information is currently set at $200. prepared by Aaron Sheldon
While recent research reveals that roughly half of all high school seniors in the 50 largest cities in the U.S. don’t graduate, Pierce College continues to try to persuade students who may have left their education early to return to school. A study released April 1 by America’s Promise Alliance found that in the 2003-04 school year, the graduation rate in Los Angeles was at 43.
Rallies organized by the Students for California’s Future against suggested cuts in education funding took place across the state Monday. According to the SFCF, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed budget plan for the 2008-09 fiscal year would cut $483 million from community college general funds, as well as hundreds of millions from University of California and California State University programs.
An educational tour of Egypt will be available both to students of Dr. Lynda Toth’s Humanities 6 course in the fall, and to anybody else interested. The 10-day trip is scheduled for December, according to Toth, professor of humanities and speech. “I’ve set the travel date far in advance to give students time to apply for various scholarships and other funding sources to help pay for the trip,” she added.