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‘Back to school’ holding a new meaning

COVID-19 pushed most Los Angeles Community College District courses to strictly online.  Now, with some classes set to return in the fall, professors and students...

The Asian American and Pacific Islander college community speak up

Hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased since March 2020, creating waves of protests across the country. Pierce College librarian...

BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Echoes of the Asian American community

With the rise in hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, there is no shortage of words to describe what...

Laptop scholarships available for students

The Academic Senate announced on March 8 that students will have the opportunity to apply for laptop scholarships to access their online classes. Students who...

Equal Pay Act approved

The Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees approved a resolution addressing the Equal Pay Act prohibiting an employer from paying any...

BRIEF: Pierce College President and LA city councilman attend vaccination site opening

Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield paid a visit to Pierce College to commemorate the opening of the new COVID-19 vaccination and testing site...

Pierce student wins scholarship

Months before graduating high school, Kyle Becerra was ready to give up on education.  But after completing two years worth of high school in one...

Fall goes online

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has decided to keep courses in their online format through the fall 2020 semester, but some professors...

Top students honored

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation selected six students from Los Angeles Pierce College to be semifinalists for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship 2020 based...

Latest news

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...
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