Tuesday, September 18, 2018

New play proves to be eye-catching

Because it was opening on a Friday night, Halloween weekend and after a long day of work, I was afraid it would be hard to try to grant the cast and crew of Pierce College's latest theater production, "The Elephant Man" my fullest attention and objectivity.

Support rape prevention, response

"In 2000, the Sexual Victimization of College Women survey estimated that a college with 10,000 students could expect more than 350 rapes per year to occur on that campus." This alarming statistic did not come from our research, but rather from the Pierce College Web site, where it informs students about sexual violence and their options should an attack occur.

Modern portrayal of queen loses audience

Most history books portray French monarch Marie Antoinette in a negitive light, emphasing her most famous words, "Let them eat cake," to her starving subjects. Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Oscar nominated director Sofia Coppola, however, takes Antoinette's struggles and delves deep into the very core of who Coppola refers to as "France's most misunderstood monarch.

Yes, I’ve been here for seven years

I came across a quote emblazoned on the front of a T-shirt recently that read: "College. The best 7 years of my life." To add insult to injury was the drawing of an overly gleeful middle-aged man accompanying the impertinent line. But if you're like me, this quote, however relatable and sometimes embarrassing, is completely true.

College: the best 7 years of my life

I came across a quote emblazoned on the front of a T-shirt recently that read: "College. The best 7 years of my life." To add insult to injury was the drawing of an overly gleeful middle-aged man accompanying the impertinent line. But if you're like me, this quote, however relatable and sometimes embarrassing, is completely true.


Concert inspired by angels inspires

As the silence filled the auditorium, the vivid musical notes of the "City of Angels" gradually rose under the direction of Pierce Music Professor, Director Stephen P. Piazza. The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds hosted this event at the beginning of this month at the Performance Arts Building.


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.


I just want to sleep, maybe some day

College life is hard. It's amazing how noticeably different life is when you are not in high school anymore. Part-time and full-time jobs, responsibilities of college life and so much more seem to barge in. At times it becomes almost impossible to cope.


‘Jackass Number Two’ more asses for the masses

Johnny Knoxville does it again with the R-rated newest installment of the Jackass empire, "Jackass Number Two." Here is a little history lesson for those unfamiliar with Knoxville and his crew: "Jackass" was an MTV show that was the go anywhere, do anything series.


Come and Get it!! It’s time to Eat!!!

This is based on the Harvest Festival going on right now. I was only able to do a review on this food court because the other areas refused to let me have a sample for the review. I had a bit of trouble but I would gladly appreciate any comment to imrove my article and also for future reference. thank you.