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Pierce welcomes NWCCI students

Caleb Hensin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

Filed under FrontPage

Nineteen foreign students will attend Pierce this year through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI), an exchange program where participants live in the U.S. for one year with the potential for earning certificates in their respective fields of study. The NWCCI program is supported by Pierce, Edmonds, Whatc...

Oregon College Shooting

Brittanie Pervier, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

Filed under FrontPage, News

A mass shooting took place at Umpqua Community College in Oregon this Thursday.  According to the Washington Post there have been 10 fatalities and at least seven injured.  The shooter was killed after an exchange of fire with the police and the victims identities have not yet been released to the public. In a statement to th...

Colleagues remember Shylowe Statzer

Colleagues remember Shylowe Statzer

September 25, 2015

Shylowe Stazer, who was the administrative assistant for the Natural Sciences and Health and Technology...

Washington turns from Evergreen to amber

Washington turns from Evergreen to amber

September 23, 2015

 Washington State maps have been bleeding red and orange all summer. According to the Seattle Times mo...

Potential Washington State shut down will not cause Pierce to shut down.

Dominic Wilkerson, Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Carousel, FrontPage, News

Many have heard of the Federal government shutting down due to lack of agreeing on the budget. This time it is our Washington State government that is pending a partial shut down if they do not reach an agreement by June 30th. This will be affecting up to 26,000 workers across the state. Even places like Joint Base Lewis Mc...

Big brother is always watching you

Big brother is always watching you

May 12, 2015

  Surveillance cameras provide an added level of security around campus. The footage from the cameras ...

Hosting a proper backyard bash in the details

Hosting a proper backyard bash in the details

May 12, 2015

    In the U.S. it is almost like a national pastime to have a barbecue. Who does not...

Camera choice is vital to capturing great photos

Camera choice is vital to capturing great photos

May 12, 2015

Many cell phones come with decent cameras with high megapixels, like the Samsung S6 or the iPhone 5s....

‘Maggie’ offers a fresh take for a zombie genre

‘Maggie’ offers a fresh take for a zombie genre

May 12, 2015

A new virus has broken out and infected most of the population, turning them into cannibalistic zombies....

The Samsung Galaxy S6 moves into iPhone territory

The Samsung Galaxy S6 moves into iPhone territory

May 6, 2015

The newest Galaxy phone was released earlier this month in the form of the S6 and S6 Edge. When it was...

Avengers return, surprising no one

Avengers return, surprising no one

May 1, 2015

“Age of Ultron” is not an action film, despite the copious amount of action contained within it. Regardless of what the trailers might show and what Marvel might say, Joss Whedon's sequel to his enormously popular first “Avengers” film is, in actuality, a comedy.

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