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Opinion

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...

Pierce should give away free meals to the homeless

With the holidays here, and colleges are vacant due to COVID-19, it is time to consider how Pierce College can aid homeless communities in...

Online job fair

As the holiday season approaches, it’s fair to assume that entry-level jobs will need more workers.  Pierce should consider having an online job fair with...

Con: Re-close states

As the holidays approach, people are starting to plan their family gatherings to celebrate and spend time together.  Many who are concerned for themselves and...

Pro: Re-close states

The United States has hit a devastating milestone in eight months – 250,000 deaths – while a key coronavirus model is estimating nearly 400,000...

Con: Transfer to a four-year university

For students attending a four-year university, transferring to a community college for a few semesters might save some money, but it adds stress and...

Pro: Stay at a community college

The time has come for students to send in their applications to transfer to a university, and many are struggling to make a decision. Given...

Pierce should continue to bridge the technology gap

As COVID-19 impacts students, there still is a divide between those who have access to computers and software and those who don’t. Students need internet...

Free rapid testing site on campus

After nearly a year since the first known case of COVID-19, testing still is not easy for everyone to access for free.  Even though Los...

Column: Excited for the future

After a rollercoaster of emotions, the results of the 2020 election continue to come, but it seems as of right now former Vice President...

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