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Con: Transfer to a four-year university

For students attending a four-year university, transferring to a community college for a few semesters might save some money, but it adds stress and...

Pro: Stay at a community college

The time has come for students to send in their applications to transfer to a university, and many are struggling to make a decision. Given...

No classes on Election Day

Pierce College promises to “increase opportunities for student access, readiness, retention, and success” as stated in their mission statement goals. But Pierce will fail...

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...

Zooming in the dark

To protect student privacy rights, professors that conduct online meetings cannot require a camera to be turned on, which has varied opinions among many...

Enrollment down

Pierce College’s current 10% deficit in enrollment compared to last year would normally raise the loudest alarms across the district. But the numbers are “looking...

Pro: Take a semester off

While school is stressful enough, students should consider taking the semester off until they’re ready to go back. With college campuses being closed due to...

Request for deadline extensions

The shift to online classes in response to the pandemic was unexpected and a drastic change for those attending a college or university. For those...

Fall semester plans detailed

Fall semester classes will be offered online and the cost will remain $46 per unit, said Vice President of Academic Affairs Sheri Berger in...

School is fine done online

Online classes are a beneficial resource for students who are unable to physically attend a class. Obviously, whether or not an online class is...

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Abandoned field in need of a team

The athletic facilities at Pierce College have been unused for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   President Alexis Montevirgen previously said he...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

Community growth for a bargain

Pierce College holds the Topanga Vintage Market for independent vendors to sell goods to the community the fourth Sunday of every month. The market...

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...

Academic Senate turmoil

The Academic Senate appointed Tuesday a new representative after a heated discussion about potentially offensive and discriminatory comments one of the candidates said were...
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