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A Final Farewell

A Final Farewell

March 18, 2020

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom gives their final send-off to former president Denise Yochum For what felt like a storm for the first time sinc...

Closures and Available Services Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Closures and Available Services Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

March 17, 2020

On Mar. 12, Washington State governor Jay Inslee announced the closures of all private and public K-12 schools from Mar. 17 to Apr. 24. This would later extend to ...

Washington State death tolls continue to rise amidst Coronavirus panic

Washington State death tolls continue to rise amidst Coronavirus panic

March 13, 2020

On Mar. 8, between 102 - 136 Coronavirus cases have been made in King County, with death tolls being between 16 - 19 and rising. Of the 136 cases reported, 86 of those affe...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

February 6, 2020

As of Jan. 31, Choi Halladay, vice president of Administrative Services at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, released an email in regards to a new travel warning announc...

Coronavirus – What You Need to Know

Coronavirus – What You Need to Know

January 27, 2020

A new virus has emerged in Wuhan, China and is spreading rapidly. The Coronavirus, a disease most often found in animals such as birds, has been traced to a public sea...

Uber and Lyft prices skyrocket after mass shooting in Seattle

Uber and Lyft prices skyrocket after mass shooting in Seattle

January 24, 2020

With a suspect at large and multiple roads closed with no pending date, those hoping to travel to Seattle this weekend may need to reconsider A mass sho...

Remembering Denise Yochum

Remembering Denise Yochum

January 16, 2020

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom mourns the death of Denise Yochum, after a long battle with cancer. On Jan. 13, chancellor Michele Johnson annou...

Parking Lot Litter

Parking Lot Litter

January 15, 2020

Pierce is a beautiful, tree-lined campus, adjacent to the large, expansive Fort Steilacoom Park, with gr...

Tips for bad weather

Tips for bad weather

January 10, 2020

Your hands are numb from the freezing cold. You can barely feel your face as the harsh wind cuts ac...

Affirmative Action Rejected

Affirmative Action Rejected

November 21, 2019

Affirmative Action to be denied in Washington State’s November 2019 Elections, reinstating Initiative 200. During the Washington State elections on Novemb...

Professor Alan Kemp Retiring in 2020

Professor Alan Kemp Retiring in 2020

November 5, 2019

The sociology professor reflects back on his three decades at Pierce. After thirty years of teaching, sociology professor Ala...