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Lisa Valdez

Art Exhibit: Homeless in LA

Throughout the nine community college campuses in the Los Angeles district, classrooms are full of students who are seeking an education, but one in...

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...

Heritage just beyond the book shelves

The average librarian might help students find certain books, but one Pierce librarian wants to help students find the the doors to their past. Lisa...

Family matters

Digging into your lineage is like opening doors, each revealing someone who could have been a track star, a military hero or a victim...

Imagination sheds light on incarceration

For a country revered as being the land of the free, the United States are home to a broken prison system that, according to...

Unlocking Justice Summit

  From being charged with murder to being a motivation to college students, Aaron Harvey shared the story of his wrongful conviction at Pierce College’s...

One Book One Campus one discussion

Pierce College continues its annual One Book One Campus program and it’s relating Summit coming Oct. 29, highlighting “The Race to Incarcerate” by Marc...

Light on immigration

An old Irish passport, a photo collage of Holocaust victims, and a trunk filled with family mementos. What might look like a list of items...

Serving those who served us

Transitioning from the culture of military life to civilian life can be tough for some veterans. On Nov. 9, the Veterans Resource Center opened its...

The art they shared

They carried clothing, watches, books or photographs of their loved ones. They carried anxiety, fear, and hope for a better life. Some couldn’t carry...

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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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