Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Busy campus calls for a place of solitude

It’s no secret that we live in a much faster paced world than the days of our grandparents. Early mornings, late nights, and multiple...

Ignoring prerequisites poses academic obstacles

Students who are unprepared for advanced courses may in fact be handicapping their grade point average if they can’t cut it. Is it better...

Catching Zzz’s to keep your A’s

The library and the Associated Student Organization building are a few of the only places on campus where students can sit, study and relax,...

Administrative turnovers create a possible stability problem

When Darroch "Rocky" Young announced his impending retirement last week, it stunned many people in the L.A. Community College District who had looked to Rocky to end the revolving door of high-level administrators that have constantly kept the district, and this campus, in flux.

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...

Shaking down safety protocols and procedures

Protocols for emergency situations are important for college campuses, and having a campus in a geologically active state like California means being prepared for...

The budget of our futures

As students, our failure to act in unity has cost us greatly in terms of community college funding. California community colleges may lose up to $525 million, according to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 2008-09 state budget. Community college enrollment is rising, especially at Pierce College, yet the amount of money we receive from the state is plummeting.

Broadcast emergencies, spread the urgency

Everyone likes to think they’re special, that they’re the exception to the rule. Most believe they’d survive a zombie apocalypse. But what if nobody...

Antiquated add slips are an annoyance

People in the modern world communicate electronically. However, Pierce College students still add classes during the semester the old fashioned way - they turn...

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...

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