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History bleeds on canvas

If the message didn't come across any clearer, I might as well be blind. Art is an amazing thing. It can capture millions of words on a single paper, canvas or poster. "The Armenian Genocide: Power of the Poster" exhibit at the Pierce College Art Gallery was, in fact, very powerful.

Banquet for teachers today

The red carpet rolls out today for Pierce College teachers attending the Teachers Appreciation Banquet, which will take place in the Student Community Center from noon to 2 p.m. The banquet is being put on by Alpha Gamma Sigma (AGS), an honor society branching from a statewide organization of community college societies that promotes academic excellence, leadership and service for the student body of Pierce.

Budget mystery causes hiring freeze

With the state withholding information about the budget for the nine community colleges of the Los Angeles Community College District, Pierce College has to hold off on hiring any new teachers. The number of positions is limited based on retirement numbers dropping, according to Pierce College President Robert Garber.

Tennis team falls just short of the top as they tie with Glendale 3-3

The Pierce College tennis team fought hard as they competed in a tennis match against Glendale Community College. The match ended in a tie, with three sets out of six won on Friday. "We need to win this match so we can be top two in the conference," said Vinnie Amore, eigth in singles.

Tennis team trumps Glendale

The Pierce College tennis team fought hard and triumphed as they competed in a tennis match against Glendale College, with three sets out of six won on Friday. This season they are playing in the Western State Conference, in which they won a match against Hancock College on Feb.

A road lined with laughs

In every father's life there comes a time when he must let his little girl leave the nest and live her own life in the world. In the newly released movie "College Road Trip," starring Raven-Symoné and Martin Lawrence, a father-daughter relationship gets put to the ultimate test while the daughter chooses her perfect college.

Road Trip full of laughs

In every father's life there comes a time when he must let his little girl leave the nest and live her own life in the world. In the newly released movie "College Road Trip," starring Raven-Symoné and Martin Lawrence, a father-daughter relationship gets put to the ultimate test while choosing the perfect college.

Textbooks inflate emotions on campus

Many Pierce College students rush to the campus bookstore to find used books for affordable prices, only to find that the books they are searching for are much more expensive than they may have anticipated. Despite grants and financial aid being available, some students do not have that luxury.

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