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An ending … and a beginning

For 30 years, Rodney Allen served Pierce College in achieving the school’s mission statement of enhancing a student-centered learning environment. Pierce is now returning the...

Athlete of the week: COVID-19 edition

While many sporting events have been put on pause due to COVID-19 precautions, AJ Werner has proven his resolve of as a  true athlete...

Mickey Harrison and the Fantastic World of Graphic Fiction

As a child, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper comic strip and cereal were a morning staple in English professor Mickey Harrison’s home.  Harrison's Graphic Fiction...

Pierce student catering for Netflix

Hard work, dedication and love are not the only things that get Pierce College student Angela Rodriguez through her 16-hour days working for her...

Success in 60 second Tik Toks

When she was 13, Monique Jones hand-painted a rainbow on her face, took selfies and posted them on social media–proud of the finished product. The...

Stepping into a new role

When David Gomez attended his first Communication Association Club meeting last year as a chemistry major, he felt a strong sense of interconnectedness that...

A calling to help her community

Three years ago, a Birmingham Charter High School senior was an intern in the office of Congressman Brad Sherman, working the phones, listening patiently...

Nurse blends her happy place and working space

Home for Beth Benne has been a place to get a job and enjoy her “happy place” on the porch sitting with her husband. Now,...

New member of Diversity Committee gets social

People often think of librarians as quiet people with their heads buried in books, but there’s one librarian who’s as savvy in the social...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of...

Latest articles

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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