56.4 F
Los Angeles
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Janitors are becoming scarce

The janitorial staff is not cleaning Pierce College as well as they should, according to members of the Pierce College Council (PCC).

Several PCC members feel that the campus is not as clean as it should be. Some students at Pierce also agree that the cleanliness of the campus is not up to par.

The campus is under staffed with only 25 janitors on staff.  For a campus with 420 acres of land there should be a staff of 80 to 100 janitors, according to Director of Facilities Paul Nieman at Thursday’s PCC meeting.

“This campus is really dirty and whenever I walk through the North Gym it smells like dirty socks,” said Clariza Centenera, Pierce College student.
Some PCC members said that they feel that the janitorial staff can’t clean up the campus alone.
The students should help clean up after themselves while being on campus, according to Assistant Professor James McKeever.
McKeever spoke directly about students leaving the restrooms with toilet paper on the floor and leaving bottles behind in class during the PCC meeting.


Latest article

Column: Not voting isn’t the flex you think it is

Don’t get me wrong, it is easy to understand the basis behind feeling that you can’t morally support one candidate or the other, but...

Enrollment down but holding steady

Pierce College is second among the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools in terms of headcount and enrollment, compared to where the school...

Play honors voices for equality

Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” spoke volumes in 1969 about the injustices of those who suffer oppression at the hands of systemic racism. More...

Opening the doors of opportunity

Immigration continues to be a controversial topic in the public opinion just as voters around the country cast their ballots during the current presidential...

Clothesline Project online

Even students who didn’t know about the Clothesline Project likely saw last October dozens of t-shirts hanging between trees in Rocky Young Park with...
- Advertisement -

Related Articles