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Meghan McGillicuddy

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District debates outcomes software

The Los Angeles Community College District might have found new software to better track student learning outcomes (SLO), but the software is not without...

Evacs, hires, Smart Classooms in works

In a continued effort to better protect Pierce College students, faculty, and staff, an emergency task force will be in effect. Larry Kraus, associate vice...

Tree fire contained

A fire broke out at about 11 a.m. between Oxnard Street and Wells Lane, less than a mile from Pierce College.   What sparked the fire...

Opinion: The dangers of pesticides on campus

A pesticide is a toxic chemical that is used to protect plants. Pesticides kill bugs, weeds, and other unwanted pests. At Pierce College, those...

International students given guidance and aid through a club’s work

The Chelsea Lately Show, Six Flags Magic Mountain, hiking to the Hollywood Sign, and going to the movies are just a few things that...

Pros and Cons: Pros of seeking an AA degree before transferring

Many students come to community college with the ambition of transferring to a four-year university. After completing the required courses in a community college,...

Pierce College Academic Senate considers improvements to UC transfer system

Pierce ranked among 19 community colleges that sent about half of its students to a University of California, according to the University of California...

Pros and Cons: Cons to taking summer classes

Some students may be uncertain as to whether or not they should take summer classes. There could be some advantages to completing classes during...

Club 411: We B.U.I.L.D. unites student immigrants

Additional Reporting by Nicolas Heredia   Being a new student at Pierce College can be overwhelming. A student has to learn how to navigate the schedule,...

Philharmonic Choir to perform free concert at Pierce

The Philharmonic Choir of Pierce College will be hosting a free concert on Tuesday, May 27 in the Great Hall. “The Associated Student Organization awarded...

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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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