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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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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...
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