Pierce Pioneer

Toxins in Pierce College’s Backyard

Toxins in Pierce College’s Backyard

March 24, 2020

Waughop Lake and the toxic algae residing within Down the hill from Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is Waughop Lake, a small body of water on the e...

Issue 4

Issue 4

February 21, 2020


Parking Lot Litter

Parking Lot Litter

January 15, 2020

Pierce is a beautiful, tree-lined campus, adjacent to the large, expansive Fort Steilacoom Park, with gr...

Pierce went political on Civics Week

Pierce went political on Civics Week

May 30, 2019

On May 10, 2019, Student Life hosted the Civics Week closing ceremony. The event was created to raise political awareness for Pierce College st...

Les Ulrich: Staff spotlight

May 14, 2013

Mariah Foley Staff Writer “Students can only be successful in an environment where they can feel like it worthwhile to tolerate the discomfort associated with learning. Learning can be very uncomfortable. They have to trust that what they’re doing is in their best interest.” Les Ulrich is a professor at Pierce College ...

retaliation in the workplace

May 2, 2013

Charliene McWeeny Staff Writer Everyone can probably still remember the people who took lunch money, threatened, and locked others in the lockers in high school. Many think that walk out those 2 main door graduation day will be the end of the torment and bullying, but what some don’t realize is that it doesn’t just stop th...

Eco author to speak on ‘Stuff’

April 16, 2013

Valerie Ettenhofer Staff Writer Fort Steilacoom will be hosting Annie Leonard, the author of consumerism cautionary tale “The Story of Stuff” next month. Leonard's book and its companion video question the effects that massive materialism has on the economy, environment, and culture of the United States. Student ...

We are all connected through the working environment

November 2, 2012

Commentary Holly Buchanan  The majority of us need a job to make a living. What we don’t need however are people who take advantage of our helping hand in our working environment. It seems to happen everyday. It’s as if people forget that we all share the same weight of the world one way or another and it doesn...