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Conflicts in Iran and its Impact on Pierce College Students

Conflicts in Iran and its Impact on Pierce College Students

January 11, 2020

An update on what has happened, what we know so far, and what students on campus need to know regar...

How The Criminal Justice System Improved 10 Years After Lakewood Police Shooting

How The Criminal Justice System Improved 10 Years After Lakewood Police Shooting

January 6, 2020

In a Parkland coffee shop on Nov. 29, 2009, Maurice Clemmons opened fire at four Lakewood police officers. They had been working on their laptops around 8 a.m. when the shooting oc...

Hey MTV, Help Me Find  an Affordable Crib

Hey MTV, Help Me Find an Affordable Crib

December 6, 2019

Lakewood has no limit on how much monthly rent can be increased, giving students the difficult task ...

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...

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

November 18, 2019

It’s that time of the year. The middle of the first quarter, when midterms are almost upon students, along with Halloween, and everyone could use a chance to unw...

Promoting Peace in Times of Trouble

Promoting Peace in Times of Trouble

November 15, 2019

Peace activist attends local elementary school in hopes of educating children about peace, empathy, love and how they can implement it in t...

New changes to the  Campus Safety Office

New changes to the Campus Safety Office

October 4, 2019

The Campus Safety Office went through remodeling over the summer with the hopes of improving student...

Forming new cultural connections

Forming new cultural connections

October 1, 2019

How an extended invitation lead to an exciting addition to the upcoming Kenya study tour For the first time in Pierce College’s history, students will be stu...

Golf-Scramble Scholarship

Golf-Scramble Scholarship

September 26, 2019

Pierce College held their 26th annual Golf Scramble this year at the Home Course in DuPont.The annua...

The remembrance of Ron Schwartz

The remembrance of Ron Schwartz

August 13, 2019

On August 8, English and philosophy professor Ron Schwartz passed away after having l...

New law to make college education more affordable in Washington state

New law to make college education more affordable in Washington state

May 23, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee signs bill that will provide free or reduced college tuition for all ages Free college education is a subject largely debated, especially d...

Measles outbreak reported in Pierce County

Measles outbreak reported in Pierce County

May 23, 2019

In February, a measles outbreak was reported in the King County area, and now it has moved to Pierce County, according to the Tacoma-Pierce Coun...

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