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Remedial classes dropped

Success rates and drop rates may seem like opposites, but a new law may challenge that notion. With Assembly Bill 705, increased drop rates may...

From lecturing to schooling the web

With his most popular video being a 6-hour-long video solving 100 integrals  has over 1.4 million views on Youtube.  Steve Chow takes teaching math to...

No place for placement tests at Pierce

Students who have been at Pierce for more than a year remember the era of math and English placement tests. Now, Assembly Bill 705...

The fundamentals can teach a thing or two

Faculty want their students to succeed, but sometimes the resources they provide aren’t enough to help everyone. That won’t stop them from implementing new...

Pro: Math requirement

People should have a general understanding of every subject, even if it’s not what they plan on pursuing as a career. Some students think...

Con: Math requirement

College students usually struggle to balance schoolwork, a job and a social life. Some of the classes we take throughout college will help us...

Con: Undecided major

Although college is a perfect time for students to explore their interests by taking various general education classes, going into college with an undeclared...

Pro: Undecided major

Students who start college off with an undecided major can explore a variety of opportunities without the pressure of making an informed decision. Your first...

New plans for Media Arts building

Pierce College Council (PCC) members voted Thursday to revise original plans to build a new media arts building due to new construction prioritization guidelines...

Con: Math as a GE

Unless a student chooses a STEM career, requiring an  Engineering, Math or  Science major , the  question becomes, "what are the odds the average...

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