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Opinion

Going green by growing food

Green thumbs don’t have to be for plants; they can be for communities too. During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have been struggling financially...

Lending a virtual hand

A new crisis emerged amid a surge of deaths, economic devastation and social disconnect caused by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Pierce College should seriously consider...

Jointing cannabis and classrooms

Community colleges are missing out on the opportunity to offer cannabis specialized classes in their curriculum. With the legalization of production, distribution, sale and consumption...

In solidarity with the AAPI community

Much like last year with the murder of George Floyd in broad daylight, now we find ourselves in a moment of racial reckoning as...

Don’t mandate the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines became available  for medical professionals and elderly citizens early December and eligibility now has expanded for everyone 16 and older.  Many who have...

Con: Outdoor Dining

After one year of trying to be safe and obeying stay-at-home orders, COVID-19 cases are still spiking. Outdoor dining provides options for customers to enjoy...

Pro: Outdoor Dining

It’s been more than one year since COVID-19 shut down the country and nearly the entire world.  The pandemic has been stressful, exhausting and rough...

Reflecting on quarantine

Running back to the car because you left your polka-patterned face mask on your sun-tanned dashboard has become the new norm, in addition to...

Proctorio, the flawed program

Since the move to online schooling, teachers have made huge adjustments to how they organize and operate their courses. Classes are executed through Canvas,...

Proctorio, Stay Right Where You Are

Being on camera may make some people nervous, but in the test setting, others argue it may be necessary. With the COVID-19 restrictions forcing classes...

Latest articles

BRIEF: Interim President named

Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez announced in an email that Aracely (Ara) Aguiar will serve as the Interim President for Pierce...

Opening the farm

For many Pierce College students, the campus farm is just another entrance and exit onto campus. However, that can change if the school makes...

Building a community through exchanging textbooks

Two things that many students almost always need at the start of every new semester are textbooks and money. A way for Pierce College to...

Resume the competitions

With the school five months into the third semester following COVID-19 protocol, it’s time for Pierce College to allow student athletes to resume competition.  In...

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