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Zooming in the dark

To protect student privacy rights, professors that conduct online meetings cannot require a camera to be turned on, which has varied opinions among many...

Virtual Visits

A new portal has launched for students to access services provided by the Student Health Center (SHC), such as virtual consultations for mental health...

Temporary return to in-person education

While much of Pierce has now officially transitioned online, some hard to convert classes remained on campus over the summer—with some minor restrictions. Classes at...

BRIEF: Against systemic racism

Academic Senate members discussed a proposal against systemic racism. Resolutions listed in the proposal are intended to create a safe and inclusive learning environment at...

BRIEF: Online through spring

Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez announced that the winter session and spring semester will be primarily online. Rodriguez wrote that the district...

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...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

Unfinished business

Students can expect fewer classes to be on the fall semester catalog. Some classes have not been able to transition online, so they will...

Latest articles

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...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...

Zooming in the dark

To protect student privacy rights, professors that conduct online meetings cannot require a camera to be turned on, which has varied opinions among many...

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