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School suffers student budget woes

Reported by: Alejandra Aguilera and Samantha Neff Pierce is projected to have a $3.5 million deficit for the year. As a result, the Emergency Budget Task...

One step at a time

Last semester, students voted and approved a measure to increase the student health fee, which hasn’t gone up since 1998. However, the Los Angeles Community...

Not making cents

Center for Academic Success Director Crystal Kiekel expressed relief after the CAS budget was restored into their account Monday morning, following Kiekel bringing the...

OER implemented in courses

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

Low budget, lower funds

The ASO is enforcing mandatory training for clubs to fundraise, while also taking a conservative approach when approving financial requests. Clubs are encouraged to provide...

Limited financial aid office hours this week

The Financial Aid Office will have limited hours until Oct. 6 to catch up on the high volume of student file reviews, resolve pending...

You can go fund yourself

The ASO is encouraging older clubs to fundraise for themselves because money will be directed toward newer events and organizations, according to treasurer Mher...

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...

Better Grade, Better Aid

Trying to qualify for financial aid is one of the most crucial things when continuing on to secondary education, which is why financial aid...

Farm Walk keeps the Pierce farm running

The Pierce College Agriculture Department will host Farm Walk, an annual event at Pierce that raises money for the Pierce farm while educating and...

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Pierce Reinstates Scholarship Awards

The Events and Recognition committee have announced the revival of a student scholarship program at the Academic Senate meeting on Feb.22. The scholarship program, which...

BRIEF: Pierce College President and LA city councilman attend vaccination site opening

Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield paid a visit to Pierce College to commemorate the opening of the new COVID-19 vaccination and testing site...

Pierce College becomes largest testing and vaccine site in the San Fernando Valley

More than a dozen cars lined Victory Boulevard Tuesday morning as residents waited for the opening of a new vaccination site at Pierce College.  Pierce,...

LACCD and LASD renew their contract for six months

Los Angeles Community College Department’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees in a special meeting Saturday,  Dec. 12,  renewed its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...
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