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Incoming merger causes potential stress for students

**Update: The Cengage and McGraw-Hill merger will increase cost savings for students, according to Arielle Patrick, the Senior Vice president and Transaction Director of Financial...

Finding culture through anthropology

With relics and fabrics from countries all across the world draped in her spacious office, professor Hayes brings a sophisticated style to instructing a...

Affordable resources increased

The OER initiative is gaining momentum, as the amount of sections providing open educational resources has almost doubled since this past Spring. This fall there...

Zero cost textbooks available

One program that can help improve student success has been gaining traction, but some faculty don’t know it exists. Open Educational Resources (OER) strives...

Print wirelessly using personal devices

Printing required students to reserve a desktop at the Library / Learning Crossroads, but now it's as simple as using your iPhone. For the students...

Something old, something new

The Library / Learning Crossroads provides students with resources, such as access to computers, books, and a quiet environment. This semester, it will open...

Library has 105 tablets available to students

An economic divide might keep students from accessing technology to complete schoolwork, but a new program helps get rid of those barriers.   The Library...

OER implemented in courses

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

High textbook costs, OER solution

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

Marching in another’s shoes

Mario Macias is not undocumented, but he could've been. His father was able to make him a citizen as a child, but that does...

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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...

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...
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