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Raiders win first round in tournament

Raiders win first round in tournament

Marji Harris, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

Fashion with a Focus:

Fashion with a Focus:

Su Young Park, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

Representation Matters

Representation Matters

Justin Ngo, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Conversation partner program offers students insight other cultures

SuYoung Park

Hopp, left, program assistant at the international education office, and Victor Kirmann, international honor student ambassador.

SuYoung Park, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017

“It’s easy to judge a culture from far away... but once you are in it, once you have a friend then it’s whole different story,” Hopp said.

Express yourself

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Jason Sloan outside of the library with examples of zines made by students and the community.

Ashley Johnson, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2017

The club meets quarterly noon-1 p.m. on Wednesdays in front of the library.

Chance meeting brings couple together at Pierce

Marji Harris/Staff Photo Illustration

Patricia and Dennis Balls recreate the moment they met.

Marji Harris, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Dennis and Patricia Balls stopped in recently at Pierce for a visit to see who is still at the college and what might have changed since Patrici...

Campus drill shakes out procedures

Marji Harris/Staff Photo

Luann Wolden, Business Information Technology Professor, serves as one of the volunteers.

Justin Ngo, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

On Oct. 19 Pierce College participated with the state of Washington in the annual “Great Washington Shake Out” drill.   The mandatory colle...

Recent Campus Stories

Li’s goal: Make more friends

Li’s goal: Make more friends

October 19, 2017

Remembering Franklin Pierce

Remembering Franklin Pierce

October 18, 2017

Survivor: ‘Be an advocate for your own body’

Survivor: ‘Be an advocate for your own body’

October 18, 2017

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Issue 3 – Nov. 20, 2017

November 20, 2017

Issue 3

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Raiders win first round in tournament

Pierce College Raiders (left to right) #14 Ryleigh Burdick and #6 Kenzie Seltz after NWAC Tournament at Pierce College Health Education Center Monday, November 20, 2017.

Marji Harris, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

From the start of the game the Raiders showed they meant business. #2 Julia Heronema, an outside hitter, dominated the court with repeat power hits. Two minutes in to the game and the score stood at 12-2.

National Anthem Crisis

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Nathan DiCarlo (left) and Doug Carson (right) were interviewed about the NFL protests.

Justin Ngo, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017

National Anthem Crisis Updated October 16, 2017 at 5 p.m. The protests began wi...

Woman’s Softball

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017

2017 was an interesting season to say the least for the Pierce College Raiders...

Recent Sports Stories

On to the Post-Season

On to the Post-Season

June 15, 2017

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4 DIY holiday presents to fit your student budget

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Hannah Nguyen, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

Student budgets can be small, but these four gifts will make the stingiest Scrooge smile. An inexpensive, lovely and me...

10 unique, fun Christmas gift ideas at reasonable prices

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SuYoung Park, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

Want a way to relax and chill with family? Here are 10 fun and unique Christmas ideas available online that will fit any budget gifts ideas...

The Origin of St. Nicholas and Santa Claus

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Craig T. Hiblar, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

...how did the tradition of Santa Claus get started in the United States? How did Santa Claus become a cultural icon at Christmas time?

Challenge your sense of direction at South Sound corn maze

Challenge your sense of direction at South Sound corn maze

October 19, 2017

34 years later, ‘Blade Runner’ still develops a cult following

34 years later, ‘Blade Runner’ still develops a cult following

October 13, 2017

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Indonesians mark New Year with fireworks, family gathering

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Fireworks add sparkle to the night sky.

Beatrix Cendana, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

The fireworks represent the need to make a change and release the past, a tradition that has deep meaning among modern Indonesia.

Hanukkah, Jewish Festival of Lights still celebrated

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Ashley Johnson, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

Amazingly, the oil lasted for eight days, and so the holiday Hanukkah is meant to celebrate those eight days of oil. A candle is lit for every night of Hanukkah...

Christmas traditions are not the same the world over

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Marji Harris, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

But Christmas traditions are not always about Santa, reindeer, or even about a Jewish baby born in a Bethlehem barn.

Happy Kwanzaa! … When is it? And what is Kwanzaa?

Happy Kwanzaa! … When is it? And what is Kwanzaa?

November 13, 2017

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Health & Wellness

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The student news site of Pierce College in Lakewood, Washington.
The student news site of Pierce College in Lakewood, Washington.