Thursday, September 20, 2018

Some way, some how, pay staff

Why are so many full and part-time workers, provisional workers and student workers at Pierce and all around the LACCD not getting paid on a regular basis? Over the past two weeks, The Roundup staff has heard a variety of stories from workers being overpaid, underpaid or not paid at all.


Our cyber insecurities

With relentless technological advancement year after year, there comes a time when a standard set of online protections and cyber security become obsolete. Because...

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...

Pull down those fences

Ever find yourself walking down the Mall and admiring the gorgeous scenery all around? The lush green grass, the majestic bull statue, the pristine fogging...

Waste of bond money

The bond project money is being squandered on frivolous structures around campus.  There is campus beautification and then there is just pointless spending. With the...

Split granite, don’t panic

The ground starts to shake beneath you as you walk through the hallway on campus, and you notice that everyone around you has no...

LACCD should lobby MTA to subsidize students

With the growing cost of community colleges reaching the level of some universities, many students are hurting financially. If community colleges are to maintain...

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...

The lesser known path

Guided Pathways is a plan to redesign the way Pierce students finish college, find transfer success and navigate the job market with useful certificates....

Cash starved students struggle with added expenses

Classes at Pierce College are less expensive than most university courses, which is why a lot of students choose to attend a community college...