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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...

Sunshine is free, monetize me

We’ve all been there; walking across the parking lot under the blistering sun. Your car, after baking in that heat for hours, might as...

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Column: Not voting isn’t the flex you think it is

Don’t get me wrong, it is easy to understand the basis behind feeling that you can’t morally support one candidate or the other, but...

Enrollment down but holding steady

Pierce College is second among the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools in terms of headcount and enrollment, compared to where the school...

Play honors voices for equality

Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” spoke volumes in 1969 about the injustices of those who suffer oppression at the hands of systemic racism. More...

Opening the doors of opportunity

Immigration continues to be a controversial topic in the public opinion just as voters around the country cast their ballots during the current presidential...

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...
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