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BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

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UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however they made some recommendations to have bigger signage and to...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

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  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round as the 489th overall pick by the Minnesota Twins in...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

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The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District who received the COVID-19 vaccine up to $150.  According to an...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

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Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to CBS Los Angeles, health officials want to transition to small...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

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After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant Loralyn Frederick said that she’s excited to be back on...

An ending … and a beginning

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For 30 years, Rodney Allen served Pierce College in achieving the school’s mission statement of enhancing a student-centered learning environment. Pierce is now returning the favor.  “I’ve been a part of that for 30 years, trying...

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 College starting July 1. Aguiar is currently the Vice President of...

Opening the farm

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For many Pierce College students, the campus farm is just another entrance and exit onto campus. However, that can change if the school makes their farm section of the campus open to the public.  This...

Building a community through exchanging textbooks

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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 help students with both of these problems would be by...

Resume the competitions

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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 April, the County of Los Angeles Public Health updated the...