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Hemp for the homeless

Hemp was once a thriving piece of manufacturing and construction, but for 80 years cultivation was illegal due to its close connection to marijuana....

The history and future of the farm land

Pierce College is moving forward with plans to use the property on De Soto Avenue and Victory Boulevard for educational purposes serving the Agricultural...

Petting Pierce’s problems away

  Placing a care farm in the empty, unused space on the farm near the Equestrian Center can benefit both the students on campus and...

Farm after Shapiro

Leland Shapiro, former chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources department, has said major changes by the college to the management of the farm...

Horticulture instructor will help grow program

Despite the recent closing of the Pierce College farm, new agriculture instructor Savanah St. Clair aspires to further grow and develop the agricultural program. St....

Chair of the agriculture and natural resources department, Leland Shapiro, retires after 39 years

Leland Shapiro, chair of the agriculture and natural resources department and longtime instructor, finished his final class at Pierce College on Tuesday before beginning...

Community requests district conduct feasibility study of farm easement

CORRECTION JUNE 12: This article incorrectly states that the proposed easement would transfer ownership of the land to a third party. It should say...

Top 10 things to do this summer for college students

Summertime is a wonderful time of year when college students are set free from the ball and chain of school work and set out...

Bonds allocated for new agriculture facilities halted

Additional reporting by: Carrlyn Bathe The LACCD Board of Trustees placed a district-wide moratorium on bonds designated for the building of new agriculture facilities until...

Agriculture class weathers drought with water conservation project

Students in the Plant Sciences 827 class are preparing to test and implement new technologies that will help conserve water for their many projects...

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BRIEF: Sports on hold until 2021

The California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors approved the implementation of the Contingency Plan (Plan D) for the return of athletics...

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

The Heroes Among Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWoXFv0TGxI&feature=youtu.be Karla Avalos photographs and films essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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