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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...

Latest news

LACCD and LASD renew their contract for six months

Los Angeles Community College Department’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees in a special meeting Saturday,  Dec. 12,  renewed its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...

Pierce music student dies

Pierce College student Alvin Supattarakorn would try to get his hands on most instruments within reach. He even kept a mini keyboard in his...

Sports in the air

UPDATE: Pierce College and the other LACCD schools won't participate in early spring competition. Read the full release here. With new restrictions issued by local...

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...
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