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Pro: Stay at a community college

The time has come for students to send in their applications to transfer to a university, and many are struggling to make a decision. Given...

Pierce should continue to bridge the technology gap

As COVID-19 impacts students, there still is a divide between those who have access to computers and software and those who don’t. Students need internet...

Pro: Mandatory vaccines

Imagine speaking to a close relative of yours and suddenly noticing they are unable to breathe. They are sent to the emergency room and...

Con: Mandatory vaccines

There has been a rush to get a COVID-19 vaccination so that people are able to return to their normal lives, but many are...

Brahma Pantry switches gears

Despite the school’s closure, Pierce’s Brahma Pantry still strives to provide services to students who may need help during the pandemic.  The Brahma Pantry is...

Open Educational Resources are helpful

College is expensive and educational materials required by classes add to that amount.  Open Educational Resources (OER) should be widely implemented and advertised by institutions...

Students can’t copyright, why can teachers?

Teachers are important members in society who educate and inspire the leaders of tomorrow. So it can be disappointing for students to go into a...

Con: Asynchronous learning

The shift from in-person to online classes has opened doors for different methods of teaching and learning.  Asynchronous learning allows students to complete their work...

Promoting student engagement in the political process

First time voters can get overwhelmed by propositions on the ballot, but the Bipartisan Policy Center is working on educating students about them for...

Con: Zoom cameras off

With classes being administered online via Zoom, a new struggle for professors is whether or not students should be made to turn their video...

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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