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Six degrees of social justice

The sound of police sirens approaching from a distance may comfort some, but to others it’s a noise associated with anxiety of potential brutality. This...

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...

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...

Choir sings for freedom

The Los Angeles Pierce College (LAPC) Choir harmonized virtually while singing the South African folk song “Freedom is Coming” in acapella on YouTube. The video...

Preview: Academy Awards winner to guest speak about work in ‘BlackkKlansman’

David Rabinowitz held his first golden Oscar on the Academy Awards stage, along with director Spike Lee and other screenwriters, after winning Best Adapted...

BRIEF: Financial options for DACA recipients

Students who are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are ineligible to receive a stimulus check from the $2.2 trillion CARES Act. Since non-essential...

Former PACE Director dies

Arthur Gillis, former director of the Program for Accelerated College Education (PACE) at Pierce and an advocate for adult learners pursuing higher education, died...

Con: Hamburgers with a side of COVID-19

Whether a person has been practicing social distancing or self-quarantining, the next incoming weeks is the time to sacrifice personal wants for the greater...

BRIEF: Task forces prepare for online instruction

The four task forces that are continuing Pierce operations, following the campus closure in response to COVID-19, met over Zoom today at noon. “We are...

LACCD Chancellor orders ‘Safer at Home’

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez directed all LACCD faculty and students to follow the “Safer at Home” health...

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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...

BRIEF: Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen resigns

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen has announced Thursday his resignation.  Montevirgen said in an email that he plans to step down from his position by...

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...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

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...
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