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Promote public education: Vote ‘YES’ on Proposition 30

It’s a real shame that getting an education in California is so hard these days.   So who is to blame for this crisis? At this...

Funds released by the ASO

  The executive board of the Associated Students Organization (ASO) voted on financial requests from various campus agencies Thursday.   $1,370 was approved for different campus activities...

Budget main topic at PCC meeting

Budget concerns and supply shortfalls dominated the Pierce College Council (PCC) meeting today in the conference room of the College Services Building in Woodland...

New ASO treasurer for fiscal change

The coming fall semester brings new changes to Pierce, as well as to Kanny Morgan, who’ll be stepping in as the new Associated Students...

LACCD meets at Valley College

New measures were passed by the Board of Trustees to increase budget transparency and accountability at an Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board...

ASO surplus not going anywhere

The Pierce College Associated Student Organization (ASO) has over $500,000 in their reserves. This is more than triple their budget for this fiscal year, which...

Money added to a ‘grim’ budget

The college will add $2.4 million to its budget by the end of the year as a result of overall growth, according to an announcement by Pierce College President Robert Garber at Monday's Academic Senate meeting. However, Garber said the budget is "looking grim," explaining that recent cuts made by the state in K-12 education spending will ultimately affect the community colleges as well.

The budget of our futures

As students, our failure to act in unity has cost us greatly in terms of community college funding. California community colleges may lose up to $525 million, according to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 2008-09 state budget. Community college enrollment is rising, especially at Pierce College, yet the amount of money we receive from the state is plummeting.

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An ending … and a beginning

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...

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...

Opening the farm

For many Pierce College students, the campus farm is just another entrance and exit onto campus. However, that can change if the school makes...

Building a community through exchanging textbooks

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...

Resume the competitions

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...
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