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Play honors voices for equality

Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” spoke volumes in 1969 about the injustices of those who suffer oppression at the hands of systemic racism. More...

Sign up to study

Homes have become childcare centers, offices and learning places in the span of six months.  While going through these changes, many students aren’t able to...

Open Educational Resources are helpful

College is expensive and educational materials required by classes add to that amount.  Open Educational Resources (OER) should be widely implemented and advertised by institutions...

Students can’t copyright, why can teachers?

Teachers are important members in society who educate and inspire the leaders of tomorrow. So it can be disappointing for students to go into a...

Con: Closed note tests

As classes move online, many students hope teachers can be understanding by allowing open notes and book tests. But, will this help students learn the...

Pro: Open note tests

As students adapt to online learning, professors should be working to help them be successful by allowing open note exams. Students have been deterred from...

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...

Controversial statues still on campus

Since the widespread protests that erupted from the killing of George Floyd, statues across the country were torn down as a rise against racism. Now,...

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...

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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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