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DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

June 15, 2016

“I look down at it and know without question: I love this world.  But there’s something miss...

Combating disease with art

Combating disease with art

June 8, 2016

One year ago, Charles Burt was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  Though he knows that the dis...

The government needs to stop taxing women’s bodies

The government needs to stop taxing women’s bodies

June 8, 2016

In a recent viral video, Buzzfeed had women calculate the average cost of their period each month. T...

Don’t hate the bun

Don’t hate the bun

June 8, 2016

Whether it is the hipster revolution, simple laziness or maybe even both, man buns have started to bec...

Lord Trump, the master fearmonger

Lord Trump, the master fearmonger

May 17, 2016

In what has become a disturbing trend, New York police arrested more than two dozen at a rally protesti...

S & A Allocations Distributions Have Been Decided

S & A Allocations Distributions Have Been Decided

May 17, 2016

I recently sat down with Alyssa Garrido, the Student Government President, to get some background informati...

Chancellor stands firm on closed meeting

Chancellor stands firm on closed meeting

May 17, 2016

The latest comment from the chancellor on a threatened lawsuit over public access apparently is: No co...

The displacement of placement tests

The displacement of placement tests

April 27, 2016

The Compass is being phased out. And now that the college is looking into other options, it brings to m...

Veterinary Technology Hosts Pet Adoption

Veterinary Technology Hosts Pet Adoption

April 27, 2016

Come see these lovable future pets and more at Vet Tech’s annual pet adoption next week!  For ...

Navigating Education without a Compass

Navigating Education without a Compass

April 27, 2016

The American College Testing (ACT) program has published the following announcement on their website, ACT...

A Mother’s Reflection on an Ill-fated Phone Call

A Mother’s Reflection on an Ill-fated Phone Call

March 9, 2016

Fear, concern and worry are just a few of the feelings that overwhelm parents when they hear the words, ...

The Textbook Challenge: Two Sides of a Debate

The Textbook Challenge: Two Sides of a Debate

March 9, 2016

In what is hopefully the first in a series of student led panels, Pierce’s Open Education Project ...

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