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Laptop delay

As courses transitioned online, COVID-19 exposed the digital divide with students who have access to reliable internet and computer access and students who do...

Zooming in the dark

To protect student privacy rights, professors that conduct online meetings cannot require a camera to be turned on, which has varied opinions among many...

Virtual Visits

A new portal has launched for students to access services provided by the Student Health Center (SHC), such as virtual consultations for mental health...

Temporary return to in-person education

While much of Pierce has now officially transitioned online, some hard to convert classes remained on campus over the summer—with some minor restrictions. Classes at...

BRIEF: Against systemic racism

Academic Senate members discussed a proposal against systemic racism. Resolutions listed in the proposal are intended to create a safe and inclusive learning environment at...

Latest News

Laptop delay

As courses transitioned online, COVID-19 exposed the digital divide with students who have access to reliable internet and computer access and students who do...

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of...

No longer out of place

Despite Sofia Zaragoza’s academic achievements, she second guessed her abilities throughout her educational journey. “I often really felt out of place, and I didn't think...

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...

Opinions

Pro: Zoom cameras on

When classes were in person, professors were able to monitor whether or not their students were paying attention. Now, the only way to know...

Con: Zoom cameras off

With classes being administered online via Zoom, a new struggle for professors is whether or not students should be made to turn their video...

Reopen Pierce

Most years, the September Pierce College campus would be buzzing with lively conversation and students running from class to class. But this is 2020. And the...

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

Column: Letter from the editor

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we act. We at the Roundup continue to strive to provide excellent news coverage to everyone on our digital...
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Sports

Making a stand by taking a knee

In response to months of protests in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM), athletes have used their platform to bring awareness to social inequality...

BRIEF: Sports on hold until 2021

The California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors approved the implementation of the Contingency Plan (Plan D) for the return of athletics...

BRIEF: Charles White to continue as men’s basketball head coach

The Pierce College Athletic Department confirmed that Charles White will continue to serve as  head coach for the men’s basketball program. White took over for...

CCCAA approves plan for athletics

COVID-19 meant that student athletes, some competing in their spring sports and others preparing for the fall, had to dramatically change their lives.  That’s because...

BRIEF: Athletics page update

The Pierce College Athletics website will be getting an online makeover. The department will be launching a new website to offer a polished look that...

Message from Snoop Dogg: Read the syllabus

Usually a syllabus goes unread … until Snoop Dogg tells you to read it. That’s what chemistry professor Benny Ng did. As a result, hundreds of people have looked over his syllabus...

Preview: The Bull Mag spring 2020

A malnourished baby elephant seal named Freddy was brought back to health. A former supermodel from Holland who moved to Los Angeles ended...

Photo Essays

Under Smoky Skies

Surrounding fires have filled the skies with smoke and have caused unhealthy air conditions for large parts of Los Angeles County, including Woodland Hills. The...

Keeping the community going

Every day essential workers go out and risk their health and safety to keep their communities active while others are stuck at home. They provide...

Alone Together

Safer at Home orders have affected daily life and routines, but have also allowed people to spend more time pursuing new hobbies, creating new...

Safer at home

With precautionary measures that are keeping schools and non-essential businesses closed, students look for ways to spend new found free time in their homes....

A taste of Pierce

With everything students have on their plate, Pierce College makes it easier for them to have options available to feed their bodies and minds. Pierce...