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Farm after Shapiro

Leland Shapiro, former chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources department, has said major changes by the college to the management of the farm...

The pupil becomes the teacher

The Pierce College farm has been around since the gates of the school opened. And for the last 38 years, Leland Shapiro has kept...

Chair of the agriculture and natural resources department, Leland Shapiro, retires after 39 years

Leland Shapiro, chair of the agriculture and natural resources department and longtime instructor, finished his final class at Pierce College on Tuesday before beginning...

Baby sheep stolen from Pierce farm

Increased security at the Pierce College farm has been requested after a report of a stolen sheep was filed with the campus Sheriff’s Department...

Senate reviews horticulture hires and repairs

New modifications to a horticulture viability review were approved last Monday by the Pierce College Academic Senate. The modifications aim to add faculty and possibly...

Pierce College Pre-Veterinary Club philanthropy

The Pierce College Pre-Veterinary Club chose 300 children from the Spirit Lake Tribe of North Dakota and Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux tribe of South Dakota...

College district leased, sold roughly 55 acres of Pierce farmland since 1980s

For nearly three decades, parts of Pierce's farmland have been declared surplus and sold or leased for millions of dollars with a fraction of...

Boots and Saddles club helps organize Farm Walk

In one of the lesser-frequented areas at Pierce College, even before the first students set foot on campus for their Thursday morning classes, a...

Fundraiser brings over $5,000 for equestrian science program

The second annual Ranch Sorting and Team Penning event over the weekend, organized by the equestrian science program, brought out western riding events Nov....

Farm Walk breaks records in profit

This year's Farm Walk hosted more than 10,000 people, far more than the number of attendees at past Farm Walks.   This rise in attendance is...

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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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