Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Room 1300

Story by Russell Gill Photo Illustration Erin Stone Pierce students bond as they struggle to pass symbolic logic   Photo Illustration: Erin Stone   Failure was not an option.  They were horrified. Many visibly trembled, others began to cry. Panic stricken they received the results of their first quiz.  Graduation this semester was at stake.  Jordan Dorn, calmly looked at the frightened faces of his friends...

Life on the Line

Story by Monica Velasquez Photos by Jose Romero An inside look at 9-1-1 dispatchers   Officer Oscar Morales, Officer Jill Gates and Deputy David Lewey answer phones at the Lost Hills/ Malibu Sheriff's Station Photo: Jose Romero   There is a glow in the distance. Witnesses frantically watch, knowing that all they can do is call for help. The crowd is drawn to it like...

Keeping the Spark Alive

Story by Maria T. Khan Photos by Pooya Salehyar Support center helps little girl thrive after father dies Photo by: Pooya Salehyar   Gabriella “Gabby” Paoletti loves playing with her Barbie dolls. “You get to dress them up with different personalities and they’re not living,” says Gabby. Barbie dolls don’t die. The same can’t be said for humans. Two weeks before Gabby started the third grade,...

Nature’s Heroes Photo Essay

  Photos by Pooya Salehyar

A Man of Many Trades

Story by Lorrie Reyes Photos by Joe Kukuczka and Lorrie Reyes With an extensive and diverse resume, Steven Ho, 39, is making moves on and off the set    Steven Ho holds a set of Sickles in his private training gym April 7, 2012. Photo: Joe Kukuczka   Most kids growing up watch their favorite cartoon characters fight and triumph over evil on Saturday mornings...

Charity in Chains

Story by Samantha Williams Photos by Joe Kukuczka Rockstar Mike Inez continues to give back to the community   Alice in Chains bassist Mike Inez poses with one of his bass guitars in one of their practice studios in Arleta, Calif. April 4, 2012. Photo: Joe Kukuczka   Rock stars are adored across the globe for their fame, riches and ability to entertain. Alice in...

We Are Heroes

Story by Lorrie Reyes Photos by Jose Romero Traveling from around the world, these girls teamed up in Los Angeles to create the dance crew "We Are Heroes"   MTV's Americas best dance crew winners " We are heroes" pose for photos in the digital dark room studio at Pierce College Woodland Hills Calif. Thursday April 19, 2012. Photo: Jose Romero Having the word...

Definition of Success

Story by Kat Mabry Photos by Lorrie Reyes & Jose Romero L.A. actor finds his passion teaching self-defense Photo: Jose Romero   Update May 31, 2012: David Tadman did not practice martial arts with Bruce Lee as stated in "Definition of Success". David Tadman is a Bruce Lee historian.   With small hands resting just below perfectly tied ranking belts, on black gi pants, they stand in...

Where are the heroes when the spotlight is gone?

Posted by: Kat Mabry   It’s likely that the majority of the student body spent their weekend with friends, talking about how their dates did or did not go, papers they were procrastinating on, professors they disliked or classes they dropped. Chances are pretty good that students did not give much thought to the one-year anniversary of what some are calling...

The wants of a thief and the need of a samaritan

Posted by: Lorrie Reyes   Possessions and belongings are so often disregarded. Especially in today’s day and age with the help of technology, companies are constantly turning things over. We tend to get stuck in a chronic state of ‘want‘ and mix that feeling with a state of “need.” It’s so easy to take things for granted. I did this just last week....