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Thursday, July 29, 2021


Foster kids get a day of fun ‘n’ play

A petting zoo, Tai the elephant, rock climbing, carnival rides and even a pee-wee circus training tent filled the normally quiet Shepard Stadium Sunday with foster children and their mentors taking advantage of the overcast day to bond over a little bit of fun as part of the annual Day of the Child event.

Group aids rape victims, stumbles without space

One in five college women have been raped, according to the Sexual Victimization of College Women Survey. Legislation was passed this year to attempt to protect California college age women. Sacramento passed the "Mandatory Orientation: Sexual Violence Prevention Act" this year, requiring California colleges to "implement written protocols to ensure that students, faculty, and staff who are victims of sexual assault… receive treatment and information.

Spooky house scares socks off

The moon was full, the crowds were large, the night stood still and then a sharp cutting shriek pierced through the ear. Welcome to the Pierce College Halloween Harvest Festival. It has been a great success that really lives up to its name. Large crowds of adults, teens and children gather to go to the festival on the corner of De Soto Avenue and Victory Boulevard .

Child-friendly pumpkin gets green light

The Pierce College Harvest Festival has a newly-added animated character, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, who delivers a top notch show with a moral endearing to young children. The friendly, adorable square pumpkin whose motto is, "Sometimes being different makes all the difference in the world," can be seen at the festival daily every 30 minutes until 6 p.

Fundraiser for child abuse victims coming Sunday

Sue Meier, an adjunct Pierce College psychology professor, is among a number of faculty members who walk the walk. Meier is coordinating this year's Strike Against Child Abuse fundraiser Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at Canoga Park Bowl, locatede at 20122 Vanowen St.

Homecoming Invites Everyone

Everybody is invited to activities of Pierce College annual homecoming on campus football field started at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The admission for students is $3 and $5 for others. The homecoming will continue through the football game, which is against Ventura College started at 7:00 p.

Making a change

Pierce College hasn't always been the thriving, successful and economically established school that it is today. Only six years ago, Pierce's campus had some issues. That is, until the campus' current Vice President of College Development, Dr. Tom Oliver came to its rescue in 2000 and helped turned the school's future around.

Clubs Lead Students Know Their School Better

Hundreds of Pierce College students were attracted to campus walkway for Club Rush, which was organized and supported by Associated Students Organization (ASO) from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. Oct. 11 and 12. "It was very successful," said Artur Shmukler, the president of ASO Club Council.

A Harvest Celebration

A Harvest Celebration Wednesday was the annual Pierce and Valley College Hillel Sukkot celebration at Pierce College. But this year the Pierce/Valley Hillel joined forces with the Chayalim club for the festivities. Sukkot is a joyous harvest celebration to give thanks for the earths bounty and is celebrated over a one week period.

Come and Get it!! It’s time to Eat!!!

This is based on the Harvest Festival going on right now. I was only able to do a review on this food court because the other areas refused to let me have a sample for the review. I had a bit of trouble but I would gladly appreciate any comment to imrove my article and also for future reference. thank you.

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