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Emergency Meeting of the LACCD Board

The LACCD Board unanimously decided to suspend all classes Monday, March 16, through Sunday, March 29, as well as moving up spring break, which...

Should Pierce introduce a Culinary Arts program?

Pro: Pick up the spatula by, Gina Wong As humans, we need food to survive, and cooking our own meals is one way for college...

Should students get more voting power?

PRO: Give students a louder voice by Jackson Hayano There is an old saying that every voice matters. And while this may be true, the unfortunate...

One parking pass, access for all

Students who attend multiple Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) campuses should not have to pay for...

District responds to DACA decision

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being rescinded. The Trump administration has given Congress a...

Nobody puts free speech in a corner

Pierce student Kevin Shaw filed a lawsuit on March 28 against the college, stating that not only is the Free Speech Zone too small,...

Healthcare occupation courses lose funds

The $19 million grant awarded to the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District ends March 31 with uncertainty about whether the...

Pierce Sheriff’s uphold city sanctuary promise

Racial and religious diversity at Pierce has long been celebrated, but the upcoming revised immigration ban, the increase in deportation and the proposed border...

Concerns of students is top priority with new scholarships and mental health awareness

The Grad Guru app’s relaunch with a new scholarship component was announced by Transfer Center Director Sunday Salter during Monday’s Academic Senate meeting. Grad Guru...

Union negotiates staff contracts, pushes salary increase

The American Federation of Teachers 1521A, which represents staff at Pierce College, organized a walk during the Wednesday board of trustees meeting at L.A....

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Laptop delay

As courses transitioned online, COVID-19 exposed the digital divide with students who have access to reliable internet and computer access and students who do...

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...
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