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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...

Formal cancellations and project proposals

After votes were tallied, all the action items were passed during the the Pierce College Council meeting on Sept. 27. These action items include...

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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...

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...
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