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Six degrees of social justice

The sound of police sirens approaching from a distance may comfort some, but to others it’s a noise associated with anxiety of potential brutality. This...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Finding your voice after it’s gone

There’s a lot of Amy Solano in the Nina character from “In the Heights,” the role she played this month at Pierce College. Like...

‘In the Heights’ does it right

Now considered a revolutionary writer, Lin Manuel Miranda, before his groundbreaking and critically acclaimed “Hamilton,” took the Broadway stage with “In the Heights.” Though the...

Shaheen Vaaz discusses theater and directing ‘In the Heights’

Anthony Sanchez from KPCRadio.com features Theatre Instructor Shaheen Vaaz, who is directing Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical "In the Heights" this theater season. "In the Heights" will...

Hard acts to follow

The top man of 'Top Girls' wins alternate award When we are young and impressionable, we don't usually know exactly what we want to do...

‘Top Girls’ go for top prize

In 2001, the President of the United States was George W. Bush and the first film of the Harry Potter series was released. It was...

Top Girls is close to top notch

*Correction: After the opening scene the play does not jump to present day. It jumps to 1982 London  *Correction: The sets minimalistic aspects are not...

Top Girls Preview

  In society today, women often feel as if they are forced to choose between a career and motherhood. Top Girls may resonate with audiences facing...

Girls take to the stage

Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls comes to Pierce College under the direction of Shaheen Vaaz. This all female cast production highlights the life altering decisions women...

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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