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School money for homework

The Pierce College Council (PCC) on Oct. 21 explored ways to pay for new expenses brought by teaching from home. Math Department Chair Eddie Tchertchian...

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...

Enrollment down

Pierce College’s current 10% deficit in enrollment compared to last year would normally raise the loudest alarms across the district. But the numbers are “looking...

New building proposal stirs controversy

Pierce will be undergoing major changes to its campus within the next decade, one being the new multi-purpose academic workforce education building (MPAWE), which...

Remedial classes dropped

Success rates and drop rates may seem like opposites, but a new law may challenge that notion. With Assembly Bill 705, increased drop rates may...

Money makes the meeting go round

For the first time in more than three decades, Pierce College has ended the year in a deficit. When funds dwindle, the college has...

English/ math slashed

*UPDATE: Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez responded to the Senate document in an email Tuesday. Rodriguez said the District will consider their solutions. You can read...

Math professor’s fortune is pure vinyl

Becoming a math professor at a college doesn't always start with a degree, sometimes it's a journey that's kicked off with an ironic disinterest...

New Hires on the Way

As this semester ends, Pierce College will be hiring 11 new staff members to take up different positions around the school.

No place for placement tests at Pierce

Students who have been at Pierce for more than a year remember the era of math and English placement tests. Now, Assembly Bill 705...

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The Asian American and Pacific Islander college community speak up

Hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased since March 2020, creating waves of protests across the country. Pierce College librarian...

BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Senate reassess school code of ethics

Enrollment, engagement and ethics were the main topics at the April 26 Academic Senate meeting via Zoom.  Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Donna-Mae Villanueva...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...
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