Gay club brings insight

One of the recent additions to the Pierce College student clubs is the Gay-Straight Alliance club, also referred to as the “Rainbow Army.” The club meets every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room Math 1412, and food and drinks are provided. “Do you: Think stereotypes are wrong? Hate discrimination? Want to be in a comfortable environment? Want to meet new people? Think it’s time for a change? Want to make a difference? Come check us out!” reads the club flyer.

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Plan in place in case of campus attack

“In everybody’s life there is an ‘it’ and there is your life before ‘it’ and your life after ‘it’.” -Tony Stark Iron Man: The Amazing Spider-Man: Issue 532 What drives a man to create his own ‘it’? What gives the man the power to do something so heinous that he is willing to change the lives of thousands of people with his decision?

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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