After an attack from the Israeli army, Alexia Underwood returns from a six week program in Lebenon’s American University.
“I’m a Barbie girl, in the Barbie world,” sang Richard McMillan, history professor, remembering an incident when a student’s cell phone started ringing in the middle of the class. “I always try to make a laugh out of it,” said McMillan. “The moment passes and then we can go on.
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.
“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?
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.