Thursday, September 20, 2018

Increased food fees cause budget bane

Pierce College’s lack of options for lunch and recently-raised prices has put students in a tough predicament that will dissuade them from purchasing meals...

Allow gun safety course

Guns are dangerous in the hands of people who do not possess the knowledge of how to properly use or store them and there...

Of many cultures and many tongues

Pierce College is, and has always been, a cauldron where people of different ethnicities, heritages and circumstances meld into a solitary community. We are...

First day no-shows should be dropped from classes

Professors have to drop students who do not show up the first day of class.   Too many students spend the first two weeks of school...

Make America vote again

Issues like student loan rates, educational standards and admissions policies are on this years November ballot. And who better to vote than those impacted...

Lockers should be free

Pierce is a commuter college; this means that thousands of students come to and from our campus while carrying their personal belongings.   Many of these...

Education helps everyone

The Roundup newspaper encourages our readership to vote “Yes” on Proposition 55 on this year’s election ballot. Proposition 55 is essentially an extension of Proposition...

Promote public education: Vote ‘YES’ on Proposition 30

It’s a real shame that getting an education in California is so hard these days.   So who is to blame for this crisis? At this...

Surveillence cameras necessary

    The jewel of the Los Angeles Community College District is becoming more and more tarnished with every week due to mounting budget concerns.   But as...

Less preaching more teaching

When a professor’s  personal beliefs outside the coursework influence the curriculum, it is damaging to the students. Teachers who use their lecture time to...