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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....

School disconnects with students over email

The Los Angeles Community College District requires all official class communication to be done through their student email account, an account that is run...

Three attempts limit starting summer 2012

California state legislators passed a policy that will deny Pierce students enrollment in a course after attempting to take it three times starting summer...

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Mickey Harrison and the Fantastic World of Graphic Fiction

As a child, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper comic strip and cereal were a morning staple in English professor Mickey Harrison’s home.  Harrison's Graphic Fiction...

Pierce professor wins 2021 Hayward Award

As a teenager, he was the basketball coach at Valley Plaza Park. The parents of the children who played in the park were not...

Pierce College offers express counseling

The Pierce College Counseling Center has established a virtual platform making it more convenient for students to get help. Express Counseling is the latest addition...

Behold the Brahma Pantry, COVID-19 edition

D'arcy Corwin sets up several containers of food on the side of the Los Angeles Pierce College roundabout on Brahma Drive on a Thursday...

Small businesses staying afloat

What does a children's dance studio, a comic book store and a smoke shop have in common?  They have all been forced to adopt different...
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