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Editorials

Law enforcers, get informed

  The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states that "Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press."   Sadly,...

Why only three lucky departments?

Instead of equally distributing additional sections between departments, this semester, Pierce College ignorantly added 42 sections, which include 1,000 seats, to three departments alone.   More...

Trustees are out of reach

        The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) needs to be more transparent and more easily accessible to the people they govern. The Board of Trustees...

Campus needs more daily parking permit dispensers

Pierce College should have daily parking permit dispensers in all lots, not just on four of the eight it currently has.   Finding parking quickly on...

First day no-shows should be dropped from classes

Professors have to drop students who do not show up the first day of class.   Too many students spend the first two weeks of school...

Where is the internet

    The Wi-Fi service provided for students and staff on campus is terrible.   In some places it works okay but almost never where and when you...

Seeking leadership from the ASO

    The student leadership at Pierce College has an opportunity to make real change in the lives of the students but instead has settled for...

Why so much money?

  Cartoon: Maria Salvador   Class has ended and for some students it means an hour between classes, so why not take that hour to grab some...

A long way up

Illustration: Maria Salvador   The Grand Staircase, leading to the Art Hill, shows little mercy to those who must climb it, and even less to those...

Visit the Health Center

Illustration: Maria Salvador Students aren’t maximizing the resources and services made available to them at the Student Health Center. In fact, there have only been approximately...

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Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

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...

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