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Cultivating the Community

Green thumbs don’t have to be for plants; they can be for communities too. During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have been struggling financially...

Column: Message from your Pierce President

What a way to close out a first year as a College President! Little did I imagine when I joined Pierce College last summer that...

Budget wounds: Health Center wants to increase student health fee

In 1998, gas was $1.06 a gallon and the student health fee was $11. Gas today is around $4 a gallon, but the student...

More help on the way

Tuition isn’t the only thing that college students have to pay for.  Currently, California students who need financial assistance are able to go to community...

Look for deals, “trash” for sale

While “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is a common phrase, it holds truth for any college student looking for a cheap alternative...

The unifying power of reading

In a class of 30 students, an average of six are classified as homeless. One Book, One Campus aims to emphasize this statistic with their...

Impact through involvement

When people talk about a successful person, they talk about someone with millions in their bank account, someone who's authored a plethora of bestsellers,...

BRIEF: New president emphasizes community involvement and student success.

New Pierce President Alexis Montevirgen spent his first month learning as much as he can about the community, the institution, and the student body...

Petting Pierce’s problems away

  Placing a care farm in the empty, unused space on the farm near the Equestrian Center can benefit both the students on campus and...

Plant the seed, feed the need

If there was a way for Pierce students to improve their mood, develop the community and enhance their individual health, shouldn’t the school jump...

Latest news

Enrollment drops for second consecutive year

Statewide, community colleges are experiencing dips in enrollment because of COVID-19.  Pierce College is no different.  Pierce faces a decline of 17% in enrollment since spring...

BRIEF: Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen resigns

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen has announced Thursday his resignation.  Montevirgen said in an email that he plans to step down from his position by...

Abandoned field in need of a team

The athletic facilities at Pierce College have been unused for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   President Alexis Montevirgen previously said he...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

Community growth for a bargain

Pierce College holds the Topanga Vintage Market for independent vendors to sell goods to the community the fourth Sunday of every month. The market...
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