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Student Zoom time

While in quarantine, people are looking for ways to bring a sense of normalcy to their lives. Students are no different. To recreate the feeling of...

Bringing back the community in community college

With campuses being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been left in the dark about how their education is being affected.  When offices...

Positive for financial disease

Two more months and the spring semester will be over. For students of Pierce College, these months are painful days of facing unprecedented challenges brought...

Continuing to thrive online

Each student at Pierce decided to attend this community college because of a similar goal: to succeed. Whether success means earning a certificate or degree...

Prepare to pay more – if you’re a woman

Almost any woman can relate to spending money on beauty and health products, as well as for toys and games. But those expenses are unfairly...

‘I didn’t know’ won’t cut it

More than half of California State Universities (CSU’s) have implemented ‘Not Anymore’ as a requirement for student admission. Not Anymore is a student made online...

Voter turnout in California’s 2016 Presidential Primary was 35%. Does anyone care?

It’s frustrating seeing people complain online and in person about the current state of the government when they’re not doing anything themselves. Some might question,...

Highlighting star students

Every semester, Pierce should highlight a star student on the Victory boulevard sign based on academic merit and accomplishments. The sign is visible to students...

Mobile payment for campus purchases

Other than debit cards, students are using mobile payment applications on their smartphones, such as PayPal and Venmo, to pay for online purchases and...

Grief Counselors on campus

Nobody should ever have to grieve alone. The passing of student Cesar Perez and his brother Louis took an emotional toll on his family, his...

Latest articles

BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Senate reassess school code of ethics

Enrollment, engagement and ethics were the main topics at the April 26 Academic Senate meeting via Zoom.  Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Donna-Mae Villanueva...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...

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