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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...

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...

Faculty concerned amid cuts

The removal of all English 21 classes throughout Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) at the end of Spring semester has left the English...

Survival of the fittest

Sometimes good things can spring from war – whether it be great works of art like Guernica and Jack Kerouac, or admirable men like...

Making a connection is the key to success

English can be a very daunting and stressful language to learn, especially for non-native speakers. A weekly event known as Communication Café offers ESL students...

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...

Leaping off the page with graphic lit

The orange hair appeared messy at first, but with a closer look, each neon spike, varied in length and width, is molded and angled...

Find the English brick road

For those that seek an associate’s degree in English, Pierce College is not the right fit. According to the Pierce website, there are over 80...

Spring into the Botanical Garden

During the past few years, the campus has undergone construction and upgrades to improve the look and feel of Pierce. In the center of...

The fundamentals can teach a thing or two

Faculty want their students to succeed, but sometimes the resources they provide aren’t enough to help everyone. That won’t stop them from implementing new...

Latest news

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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