Tales of a PetSmart Employee

“Do you have a phone number with us?” I ask, my hands poised over the number pad on the register. “Yeah I might. Wait,…

Playing at a Different Level: The Success of the Sierra Football Program at Moving its Players to the Next Level

For most young athletes, the dreams and aspirations for their athletic journey end with performing their craft at the professional level. This journey can…

Sierra Alumni Story: LittleDove Rey

My name is LittleDove Rey and I am currently a first-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, a program run…
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Seeing Beauty in the World

When I used to think of things like the Dust Bowl, Dr. Pepper, or rock hounding, I did not feel any sense of significance…

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Tribute to April Moore

The following is a sestina for grandmother April Pamela Moore (December 21, 1947-September 5, 2015), written by Sierra College student Brooklyn Shinabargar (Nisenan/Washoe) in English 20 with professor Barbara Nelson-Burns. Moore was a Sierra College alumni and granddaughter, Shinabargar is…

Voice of Immigrants

America has been seen as the number one country for immigrants looking for a new home. With the first immigrant wave occurring in 1815 consisting primarily of Irish and Germans, America has been a land of immigrants since its founding.…

Career and Transfer Connections: Changing with the Times

Many students on campus are already aware of the various resources available at their disposal, such as the library or financial aid. However, one area that less people know about is Career and Transfer Connections. Since Sierra College is a…
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California and Gig Companies Disagree

A battle between the state of California and multinational gig companies happened this fall. Companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash wanted drivers who worked with them to stay independent contractors, while the State wanted the companies to treat the drivers…
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College Ball During COVID-19

My friend, Gino Hutchinson plays college baseball and when I asked him about this upcoming season he said, “It’s not going to be the…
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Covering Sports During a Pandemic

March thirteenth, 2020, is the day sports changed forever. Games and tournaments were canceled. Seasons were put on hold. The future of youth, college,…
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Sierra Football: Winning and Staying Healthy One Day at a Time

Ever since March, community colleges, our country, and the world have been different. The COVID-19 Pandemic has taken its toll on everybody and it…
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Traveling & Tourism Post Coronavirus: What Now?

Starting in early March, 2020, many countries went into lock-down due to the Coronavirus. Schools closed, people started to work from home, you could…