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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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Column: Not voting isn’t the flex you think it is

Don’t get me wrong, it is easy to understand the basis behind feeling that you can’t morally support one candidate or the other, but...

Enrollment down but holding steady

Pierce College is second among the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools in terms of headcount and enrollment, compared to where the school...

Play honors voices for equality

Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” spoke volumes in 1969 about the injustices of those who suffer oppression at the hands of systemic racism. More...

Opening the doors of opportunity

Immigration continues to be a controversial topic in the public opinion just as voters around the country cast their ballots during the current presidential...

Clothesline Project online

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...
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