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LAUSD expands food distribution

Pierce College students and their families with food insecurity can benefit from an expanded program by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  Grab & Go...

Students isolated for Ramadan

While COVID-19 limits social interactions, Pierce Muslim students who are fasting during Ramadan are especially at a loss because it’s a holiday that’s usually...

Request for deadline extensions

The shift to online classes in response to the pandemic was unexpected and a drastic change for those attending a college or university. For those...

Pierce students balance being essential workers

As government officials urge Americans to practice social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19, some Pierce students find themselves risking their own health...

Column: Bored in the house

There’s an old adage that goes “I’m bored in the house and I’m in the house bored,” which many college students, such as myself,...

Students forced to move back home mid-semester

College students dream of a smooth transition from university into the workforce, filled with exciting opportunities and a new beginning. This, however, is not...

BRIEF: Stimulus in check

The CARES act has authorized the U.S. Department of Education to provide stimulus funding for universities and colleges, including Pierce College, to help navigate...

“Zoombombers”

As face-to-face classes transition to online instruction, disruptions are more common.  In the recent weeks of remote learning, Zoom lectures have been interrupted by people...

Resources available for students online

Despite school closing abruptly due to COVID-19 and going solely online, some resources at Pierce are still available to students. The Transfer Center and Center...

Pro: College students having pets

Almost every college student deals with stressful situations at one point or another, but it’s usually better to go through these situations with a...

Latest news

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...
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