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The Roundup is the student-run news outlet at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Parking lot flicks

With the resurgence of popularity for drive-in movie theaters in 2020, it’s hard not to feel a sense of deja vu.  The affinity people have...

Going green by growing food

Green thumbs don’t have to be for plants; they can be for communities too. During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have been struggling financially...

Lending a virtual hand

A new crisis emerged amid a surge of deaths, economic devastation and social disconnect caused by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Pierce College should seriously consider...

Jointing cannabis and classrooms

Community colleges are missing out on the opportunity to offer cannabis specialized classes in their curriculum. With the legalization of production, distribution, sale and consumption...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...

BRIEF: Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen resigns

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen has announced Thursday his resignation.  Montevirgen said in an email that he plans to step down from his position by...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

Community growth for a bargain

Pierce College holds the Topanga Vintage Market for independent vendors to sell goods to the community the fourth Sunday of every month. The market...

The Transfer Dilemma

While the majority of students enter community college with a plan to transfer after two years, this is the case for less than 10%...

Latest news

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...
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