Monday, December 11, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Seeking leadership from the ASO

    The student leadership at Pierce College has an opportunity to make real change in the lives of the students but instead has settled for...