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Con: Asynchronous learning

The shift from in-person to online classes has opened doors for different methods of teaching and learning.  Asynchronous learning allows students to complete their work...

Pro: Synchronous learning

Despite the shift to online learning, many students still haven’t attended a virtual class, according to a survey conducted by Common Sense Media. Students who...

BRIEF: Online through spring

Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez announced that the winter session and spring semester will be primarily online. Rodriguez wrote that the district...

Pro: Zoom cameras on

When classes were in person, professors were able to monitor whether or not their students were paying attention. Now, the only way to know...

Con: Zoom cameras off

With classes being administered online via Zoom, a new struggle for professors is whether or not students should be made to turn their video...

Column: Feeling like a caged bird

Lately I feel like a caged bird. I was supposed to move to Long Beach over the summer because I’m transferring to California State University,...

Safer at home

With precautionary measures that are keeping schools and non-essential businesses closed, students look for ways to spend new found free time in their homes....

COVID-19 conference meeting at the Great Hall

Pierce College President Alexis Montivergen held a meeting Monday to address Pierce’s plan during the COVID-19 pandemic, including creating four response teams, delaying registration,...

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Pierce Reinstates Scholarship Awards

The Events and Recognition committee have announced the revival of a student scholarship program at the Academic Senate meeting on Feb.22. The scholarship program, which...

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 College becomes largest testing and vaccine site in the San Fernando Valley

More than a dozen cars lined Victory Boulevard Tuesday morning as residents waited for the opening of a new vaccination site at Pierce College.  Pierce,...

LACCD and LASD renew their contract for six months

Los Angeles Community College Department’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees in a special meeting Saturday,  Dec. 12,  renewed its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...
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