Jack grew up in the Valley. He celebrated birthdays with his large extended family and friends in backyard events. He sang in the choir at his high school. He graduated with honors. When he was 18, he asked if he could get his driver's license, the last rite to becoming an adult, as his parents had promised him he could when they had denied the request two years prior.
Imagine being late for class in the morning: you've misplaced your notebook, your coffee is cold, you stayed up all night typing a paper and your keys have pulled a disappearing act. Now imagine your child following you around the house that same morning as you frantically try to pack a diaper bag, comb sticky hair, find a favorite lost toy and retie tiny shoes for what seems like the hundredth time.
In recognition of Pierce College's 60th anniversary, THE BULL has dipped into the past for a look at classic campus moments through the decades. To complement the archive photographs, we have recreated updated scenes of a lively campus. The activities on the college grounds reflect Pierce as a place of thriving, growing social and educational center.
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