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Attendance doesn’t equal learning

Mandatory class attendance in college has been debated for years. Students and professors are found on both sides of the argument. According to the...

Con: Absentee slips

Every year around the end of the semester there are always students who knock on a professor's door during office hours with an excuse...

Pro: Absentee slips

It’s a scene all too familiar in any given Pierce classroom when a semester begins. You show up 10 minutes early to grab that...

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...

Pro: Math as a GE

We use mathematics in our everyday lives more than we think we do. That is why math should be a mandatory part of students’...

Con: Math as a GE

On entering college, students should be allowed the freedom to focus on their strengths. Opting-out of math, with the knowledge that it will not...

General education an option

After 12 years of education on a broad range of topics, students are usually able to determine their academic strengths and weaknesses. Ideally, students...

Lower the units for full-time status

To obtain 12 units to be considered a full-time student is arguably the most frustrating part about registering for classes. The units required to be...

Latest news

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...

Pierce music student dies

Pierce College student Alvin Supattarakorn would try to get his hands on most instruments within reach. He even kept a mini keyboard in his...

Sports in the air

UPDATE: Pierce College and the other LACCD schools won't participate in early spring competition. Read the full release here. With new restrictions issued by local...

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...
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