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The Roundup is the student-run news outlet at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Pro/Con: Placement Tests

Pro: Put students on the right path By: Samantha Neff Almost everyone who enters college has different knowledge and skill levels. Although college students are able to...

Pro/Con: Should people be required to work in retail?

Pro: by Peter Villafane The backbone of the most profitable companies in the world is not their CEO or their investors. It is their customer service...

Pierce student dies in car accident

Reported by: Peter Villafane and Alejandra Aguilera Correction Pierce President Alexis Montevirgen said Cesar Perez was a member of MEChA de Pierce. He was not a...

School suffers student budget woes

Reported by: Alejandra Aguilera and Samantha Neff Pierce is projected to have a $3.5 million deficit for the year. As a result, the Emergency Budget Task...

Leveling up at school

College is hard, and students need outlets that relieve stress and build school pride.  An esports team could benefit the campus community by attracting new...

Should there be a week-long Thanksgiving break?

Pro: Time to feast By: Samantha Neff Thanksgiving falls around the time of year where college students are stressed about their finals and the end of...

Opinion: Twitter vs Instagram

For: Twitter - Be Heard By: Marc Blais Social media has consumed society. It has allowed for people and businesses to grow and promote new platforms,...

Pet the puppies

School can get pretty stressful, so what better way to de-stress than to run around playing with cute animals like puppies and kittens? Numerous universities...

Opinion: iPhones vs Androids

For: iPhones By: Navodya Dharmasiriwardena One man’s vision of a “computer for the rest of us” has brought technology to where it is today. Cell phones have...

Remember the graduates with a Pierce yearbook

As each semester ends, students are getting closer to finishing their time at Pierce to move on to bigger things.  Whether it’s transferring to a...

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Promoting student engagement in the political process

First time voters can get overwhelmed by propositions on the ballot, but the Bipartisan Policy Center is working on educating students about them for...

Controversial statues still on campus

Since the widespread protests that erupted from the killing of George Floyd, statues across the country were torn down as a rise against racism. Now,...

New member of Diversity Committee gets social

People often think of librarians as quiet people with their heads buried in books, but there’s one librarian who’s as savvy in the social...

Laptop delay

As courses transitioned online, COVID-19 exposed the digital divide with students who have access to reliable internet and computer access and students who do...

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...
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