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Decline in financial aid applications

With a year into the pandemic, the higher education sector continues to see a trend in the decline of applications for financial aid, disproportionately...

CARES fund is on the way

In an effort to bring financial relief, Los Angeles Pierce College launched the CARES Emergency fund for students who have been impacted by COVID-19. As...

Pro: Re-close states

The United States has hit a devastating milestone in eight months – 250,000 deaths – while a key coronavirus model is estimating nearly 400,000...

Allies against racism

After weeks of discussions, amendments and delays, the Academic Senate decisively approved the Resolution Against Systemic Racism with only one opposing vote. During the public...

Column: Biden’s path to victory

In what was considered a consequential but also contentious presidential election, former President-elect Joe Biden’s candidacy shines at the American people like a light...

Opening the doors of opportunity

Immigration continues to be a controversial topic in the public opinion just as voters around the country cast their ballots during the current presidential...

PRIDE takes the spotlight

For the first time, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has addressed the needs and rights for LGBTQIA+ community.  The Board of Trustees unanimously...

Late-start classes are coming

Pierce College announced that more than 75 late-start and online classes, most scheduled to begin Oct. 26, according to the school website.  According to Pierce...

Promoting student engagement in the political process

First time voters can get overwhelmed by propositions on the ballot, but the Bipartisan Policy Center is working on educating students about them for...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

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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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