Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Opening a recycling center on campus

Opening a recycling center at Pierce will not only put money in our pockets, but encourage students to make environmentally conscious decisions in daily...

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...

Speech should not be limited on campus

Colleges, universities and other establishments of higher education are meant to be places where the exchange of ideas are to be freely exercised without...

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...

Hydration stations help education

Walking through triple-digit temperatures, the sun beaming down on your skin, the dry air chapping your lips as the beads of sweat drip. No,...

Don’t cut employee benefits

Benefits are meant to be an advantage, a convenience and a reliable fallback. Without them, we are strained and uncomfortable. Employees deserve benefits. They...

Women’s History Month hits home

A group of men founded Pierce College in 1947, and when first opened, the entire student population was male. Currently, 56 percent of 20,000 students attending this school are female. Fifty-nine percent of all community college students in the U.S. are women, according to the American Association of Community Colleges.

Boys of Winter


Put public meetings in the Great Hall

Many of the policies, regulations and recommendations that govern our campus are taken to vote in the College Services Building’s Conference Room.   Wait. The what?...