Monday, September 26, 2022

A letter from the editor

Seven years ago, I was a student at New York University. I decided to take a semester off to work, only to be in a major car accident that sent me to physical therapy to learn to walk again instead of back to class for the fall. After two more years, I finally decided to move back to California, since I could afford to go back to school in the more accessible California community college system.

‘Ironman’ a strong contender

Amazing is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of the new Iron Man movie. The action, the acting and the story were all great. From the moment the movie started with the capture of Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) by terrorists, I was hooked.

Esha, dressed in white

Esha Momeni could not understand why the women of the One Million Signatures Campaign were not closer. So, she asked questions - a lot of questions. She got to know you before you realized what happened. It was a curiosity that gave the graduate student many friends at Cal State Northridge, but in Tehran, Iran on Oct.

The Long Way Dao-wn the Road

(Left to Right) Long Dao, mens tennis head coach, talks to Christian Ponce and Daniel Vinterfeld in the tennis courts at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif on Feb. 27, 2019. Photo by Chris Torres. Beside the rusty metal fences surrounding the outdoor tennis courts stood a hooded figure dressed in a bright...

Alumnus returns to the gridiron

"It was down the street. I wanted to keep playing football," said former NFL and Pierce College quarterback Erik Kramer, recalling how he came to play for Pierce, where he led the Brahmas to a 10-0 season. "I also already had a relationship with (former coach) Jim Fenwick, and my mom went to Pierce, so it was a natural choice.

Awakening-Fall 2011

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Heroism 2012

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REVIEW: Mambo International Kitchen

Hong Kong Rice Bowl at Mambo International Kitchen in Northridge, Calif. on March 17, 2019. The bowl consists on deep fried pork spare ribs served with a side of garlic rice. Photo by Chris Torres.Korean tacos at Mambo International Kitchen in Northridge, Calif. on March 17, 2019.The Banana Nutella Eggroll with Vanilla ice cream at Mambo International...

The wide world of (Pierce) sports

From far above the football field, you can see runners huffing and puffing along the Pierce College cross country trail. However, they are not Pierce students; they are from nearby high schools. Pierce has great cross country courses on which runners have set impressive records even though Pierce's cross country team no longer exists.

‘Darkness’ a consistent addition

The Playstation Portable of this popular RPG proves consistent with the series, with a few new perks.