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Going Gleaning

December 15, 2011

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Bruised apples and pears rest in a pile of leaves at the bottom of a tree; leafy greens turn brown and bear holes were insects have infested them; more people become hungry and sick. Gleaning can prevent this. Gleaning, a form of gathering that has been used for centuries is one of the most effective ways to prevent the...

Vet Tech Program

December 4, 2011

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As she bats the cloud of swirling cat hair around her face, Veterinary Technology Professor Markiva Contris laughs about the “hazards” of the job. “We’re all covered in cat hair. It’s practically part of the uniform!” she says. Markiva has been teaching future vet techs at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom since...

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