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Academic Senate turmoil

The Academic Senate appointed Tuesday a new representative after a heated discussion about potentially offensive and discriminatory comments one of the candidates said were...

Pierce Reinstates Scholarship Awards

The Events and Recognition committee have announced the revival of a student scholarship program at the Academic Senate meeting on Feb.22. The scholarship program, which...

The camera debate continues

Students may be required to turn on their cameras during online courses for certain classes in the spring semester. The Pierce Curriculum Committee is exploring...

Allies against racism

After weeks of discussions, amendments and delays, the Academic Senate decisively approved the Resolution Against Systemic Racism with only one opposing vote. During the public...

Conversation regarding ethnicity continues

Story by: Zoe Ramirez and Nick Garside Members of the Academic Senate discussed systematic racism and the usage of the term Latinx on Oct. 26. Speech...

BRIEF: Academic Senate

Academic Senate members continued discussing its proposed Anti-systemic Racism Resolution on Sept. 28.  The senate voted at the request of the Administration of Justice Department...

BRIEF: Against systemic racism

Academic Senate members discussed a proposal against systemic racism. Resolutions listed in the proposal are intended to create a safe and inclusive learning environment at...

ESL assessments and graduation discussed at Academic Senate

The Academic Senate met through a Zoom meeting on May 4 to discuss struggles with English as a second language (ESL) assessments and upcoming...

ASO boosts morale through social media

With campus closed to the public due to the Safer at Home order, the Associated Students Organization (ASO) and Pierce students are physically disconnected. To...

UC and CSU still accepting applications

Application deadlines for six University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses have been extended past the Nov. 30 deadline, according to...

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Enrollment drops for second consecutive year

Statewide, community colleges are experiencing dips in enrollment because of COVID-19.  Pierce College is no different.  Pierce faces a decline of 17% in enrollment since spring...

BRIEF: Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen resigns

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen has announced Thursday his resignation.  Montevirgen said in an email that he plans to step down from his position by...

Abandoned field in need of a team

The athletic facilities at Pierce College have been unused for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   President Alexis Montevirgen previously said he...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

Community growth for a bargain

Pierce College holds the Topanga Vintage Market for independent vendors to sell goods to the community the fourth Sunday of every month. The market...
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