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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

BRIEF: Sports on hold until 2021

The California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors approved the implementation of the Contingency Plan (Plan D) for the return of athletics...

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

The Heroes Among Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWoXFv0TGxI&feature=youtu.be Karla Avalos photographs and films essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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