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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...

Speaking out for homelessness

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez says he’ll never forget the night that he slept on Skid Row with Nathaniel Ayers, a former Juilliard...

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Clothesline Project online

Even students who didn’t know about the Clothesline Project likely saw last October dozens of t-shirts hanging between trees in Rocky Young Park with...

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of...

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...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...
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