Six for ’06

Democrats have launched their ‘Six for ’06’ campaign to change America and to benefit college students. The campaign is about the issues they wanted to address such as national security, healthcare and raise the minimum wage. One of the major themes is college access for all.

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Library to get face lift:

During the winter break, contractors will bring the Pierce College Library into the 21st century when they install new carpet and furniture, including approximately 400 matching chairs that were last replaced when Jimmy Carter was president. Currently, when students enter the library, they are relegated to a golden carpet and mismatched wooden and plastic chairs that haven’t been replaced since 1978.

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Hepatitis C

You could be at risk of contracting Hepatitis C, a viral infection that causes serious damage to the lungs, if you have recently pierced any part of your body, shared body jewelry, been sexually active, shared needles while “shooting” drugs or simply gone to your workplace, depending on where you work.

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Sherrif’s Blotter 11-15-06

Locker room hit: Oct. 24, 8:30 p.m: A student struck another student in a locker room. Not a dig site: Oct.19, 1 p.m: Damage was caused to the floor of the anthropology booth. That’s not your cappuccino: Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m: A student repeatedly threatened two other students at the Freudian Sip, and parking lot#4.

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No gridlock here

According to district officials, The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) plans to become the first community college district in the nation to generate all its own electricity. A Oct.17 press release said LACCD, the nation’s largest community college district, announced a precedent-setting plan to produce enough of its own electricity to take its nine campuses “off the power grid.

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