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Pierce students balance being essential workers

As government officials urge Americans to practice social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19, some Pierce students find themselves risking their own health...

Virus puts an end to the season

While some classes and departments have faced hurdles moving their curriculum fully online, the Pierce College Athletics Department faced the challenge of moving a...

BRIEF: District lifts grade restrictions

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will lift the restriction on the number of courses/units students can take for Pass/No Pass for this...

Campus update 3/27

The four Pierce College COVID-19 task forces gave updates for the work and progress they’ve made in an online Zoom meeting today at noon.  Mental...

BRIEF: Update from LACCD chancellor

All classes in the Los Angeles Community College District are suspended Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29.  In-person services at colleges are suspended from...

Con: Don’t take classes

Do you know that feeling of relief after finals are over? Now imagine having a couple days off and then having to do it...

Online professors need “consistent student interaction” for accreditation

Even though they're behind a computer screen, professors teaching online classes have to be just as interactive with their students as in-person. Accreditation Coordinator Yvonne...

Making the cut

*Correction* The article incorrectly states Mary Anne Gavarra-Oh said they don't cancel the same class within two years, it should say two semesters. Canceling a class...

Embrace for impact: make room for crashers

The first few weeks of the semester can be challenging for new and returning students, from navigating their way around campus to dealing with...

Pierce goes paperless, electronic waitlist replaces add slips

In addition to the updated SIS system, Pierce will no longer issue paper slips to students wanting to add classes at the beginning of...

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Mickey Harrison and the Fantastic World of Graphic Fiction

As a child, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper comic strip and cereal were a morning staple in English professor Mickey Harrison’s home.  Harrison's Graphic Fiction...

Pierce professor wins 2021 Hayward Award

As a teenager, he was the basketball coach at Valley Plaza Park. The parents of the children who played in the park were not...

Pierce College offers express counseling

The Pierce College Counseling Center has established a virtual platform making it more convenient for students to get help. Express Counseling is the latest addition...

Behold the Brahma Pantry, COVID-19 edition

D'arcy Corwin sets up several containers of food on the side of the Los Angeles Pierce College roundabout on Brahma Drive on a Thursday...

Small businesses staying afloat

What does a children's dance studio, a comic book store and a smoke shop have in common?  They have all been forced to adopt different...
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