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Clothesline Project online

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Even students who didn’t know about the Clothesline Project likely saw last October dozens of t-shirts hanging between trees in Rocky Young Park with messages sharing the experiences of sexual and domestic abuse survivors. The...

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

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The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of the pandemic. Pierce have two home games against Compton on...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted in a tie-dye design and installed on a parking lot...

Artistic response to racial violence

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Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s trial, playwrights of color wrote six pieces to channel their...

Coffee, conversations and computers

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Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the President. Montevirgen said he continued these events during the pandemic with...
Brahma Pantry

Brahma Pantry switches gears

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Despite the school’s closure, Pierce’s Brahma Pantry still strives to provide services to students who may need help during the pandemic.  The Brahma Pantry is a program that provides services designed to help students succeed...

Pro: Prop 18

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More than 27% of young Californians voted in 2018, an 8% increase from 2014, according to an NBC report of California civic engagement data. That number could increase even more if Proposition 18 passes. The proposition...

Con: Prop 18

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For the last 50 years, the minimum voting age requirement in America has been 18 thanks to the 26th Amendment of the United States Constitution. Lawmakers in California are now asking with Proposition 18 to...

New sexual health resources available

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Many Pierce students worried about their sexual health may gain more peace of mind through a new program that addresses several needs virtually. Family Pact is state funded and allows access to sexual health services...

Race and policing reevaluated

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During a recent media teleconference, California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley suggested those in attendance make a careful examination of the Los Angeles Community College District Framework for Racial Equity and Social Justice...