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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

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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