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‘Come and see me in my online office’

With Open Educational Resources (OER) becoming the new norm, community college students are getting accustomed to turning in work and learning online. Many students...

Grading in the modern age

Five years ago, emailing assignments to a professor during class was not entirely out of the ordinary. Printing was a necessary action for an...

Hard copy for an easier semester

As incoming students anticipate in the new semester, they have to wonder what the course entails. Luckily, professors provide a syllabus in...

High textbook costs, OER solution

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

State law pushes free textbook initiative

A state law will go into effect in January 2018 that will give students the opportunity to choose classes based on open educational resources...

UC transfer application extended

Students next year may receive some financial relief from a new online content program, that would eliminate the need to buy expensive textbooks, was...

Faculty advocating for cheaper textbooks

The high cost of college textbooks continue to be a financial burden for many students wanting to pursue their education. Pierce College staff members...

Books that Won’t Break the Bank

Picture a world in which the price of hardcover college textbooks was in the tens instead of the hundreds. Now imagine if the textbooks...

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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...

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...
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