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

Pierce Pioneer

“Almost, Maine” Makes it’s Way Into Our Theatre

December 18, 2011

Filed under A&E, Campus, Feature, News

Lights, camera, action and let the fall play production begin. “Almost, Maine” is a collection of vignettes of love stories, nine different quirky love stories to be exact. “Almost, Maine” was written by world famous play writer John Cariani, also known for his appearance as a forensics technician Julian Beck on the...

Talking About The Tutoring Center

December 18, 2011

Filed under Campus, Feature, News

The Tutoring Center has helped student Joshua Desmond improve his grades in the classes he takes each quarter. “The tutors have helped me improve drastically in my studies and test scores,” Desmond said. Sabrina Stevenson, the Tutoring Center manager, and her team try to make the Tutoring Center a welcoming place. "There's...

Our home gets a new dome

December 18, 2011

Filed under Campus, Feature

Pierce Fort Steilacoom will house the only Science Dome in the South Sound starting fall of next year. The new planetarium has the potential of being a useful tool in drawing the community to the campus. The astronomical center will offer educational and entertainment programs to college students, local residents, and K-12...

Student Veterans become movie makers

December 18, 2011

Filed under Campus

Sydney Conrad Staff Writer A film will be shown on campus early November dealing with the aftermath of war in a college setting and how it presents complications and internal struggles for veteran students. Written and directed by Kyle Hausmann-Stoke, the short movie "Now, After" identifies the difficulties of returning to ...

“Brain Rules” Breaks onto Campus

December 18, 2011

Filed under Campus

  Pierce College is looking at beginning a new wave of student interaction. A “Common Book Program” is a book club of sorts, where the entire campus reads and discusses the same book. This program is practiced throughout the country at various two-year and four-year institutions. It can be put in place to evoke...

Parking lot peccadillos

December 18, 2011

Filed under Campus

Ever walk threw campus and notice garbage? The parking lots almost seem like the dirtiest place on campus. When people walk to their car they leave their trash laying on the ground and in the parking lot because its expected people will clean up after them. Trash around campus makes our school look trashy and lower class....

Golf Scholarship Scramble

December 15, 2011

Filed under Campus

Sydney Conrad Staff Writer Pierce College holds an annual golf tournament fundraiser in which faculty, students, and community come together to provide scholarships for those in need. In a grueling economy, funding a college education is a difficult task. According to recent reports, tuition costs have increase...

Physics

December 4, 2011

Filed under Campus

A math whiz from a young age, physics professor Marlene Ignacio knew in high school she had a passion for teaching. But, as her studies in math progressed into highly abstract concepts, she realized her true love was the more hands-on world of physics. "Physics has more applications," she said. "You can see it all around...

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