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Enrollment down

Pierce College’s current 10% deficit in enrollment compared to last year would normally raise the loudest alarms across the district. But the numbers are “looking...

Solutions proposed to overcome virtual learning barriers

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley answered students’ questions about the upcoming fall semester in a virtual town hall on Tuesday.  “There is tremendous...

Column: New horizons

As I near the end of the third month in quarantine at home, I find myself noticing a decline in my mental health and...

Students isolated for Ramadan

While COVID-19 limits social interactions, Pierce Muslim students who are fasting during Ramadan are especially at a loss because it’s a holiday that’s usually...

New building proposal stirs controversy

Pierce will be undergoing major changes to its campus within the next decade, one being the new multi-purpose academic workforce education building (MPAWE), which...

Pierce students balance being essential workers

As government officials urge Americans to practice social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19, some Pierce students find themselves risking their own health...

Looking COVID-19 in the eye

A man alone on his deathbed looked over at his wife and son. He wanted to be able to hold them close, but he was...

Pro: Staying open to help those in need

As COVID-19 spreads, only essential businesses such as restaurants remain open and limiting their business to take out and delivery.  As businesses close, people question...

Protecting families one mask at a time

As government officials advise the need to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Hannah Eisen has taken it into her own hands...

Concerns about New UC and CSU Requirements amid COVID-19

As COVID-19 brings physical interactions to a halt, the Pierce College Academic Senate met on a Zoom conference call with faculty raising concerns about...

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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...

Brahma Pantry switches gears

Despite the school’s closure, Pierce’s Brahma Pantry still strives to provide services to students who may need help during the pandemic.  The Brahma Pantry is...

Pro: Prop 18

More than 27% of young Californians voted in 2018, an 8% increase from 2014, according to an NBC report of California civic engagement data. That...

Con: Prop 18

For the last 50 years, the minimum voting age requirement in America has been 18 thanks to the 26th Amendment of the United States...
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