Nicholas Martinez

Freelance Journalist and Photographer

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Aspiring Journalist.

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The Roundup News
03/20/2019
A crash course in crushing expectations - The Roundup News

Julia Melero was doing paperwork at her uncle's auto shop where she saw broken cars coming in, and thought that she rather be in the garage working on cars instead. Only to be told no. "I would always see cars coming in and out," Melero said.

The Roundup News
04/24/2019
Forever Young in the park - The Roundup News

The famed Rocky from Philadelphia is a fictional boxer who was honored with a statue. The Rocky of Pierce, Darroch "Rocky" Young, is a real life leader, who was honored last week with a plaque recognizing his accomplishments. It sits in the school's park that has been named after him.

The Roundup News
03/20/2019
Looking at Pierce from all angles - The Roundup News

UPDATE: The Story has been updated to reflect the full quote from Interim President Larry Buckley Pierce College will be installing new security cameras on campus to ensure their students are safe during and after campus hours. Vice President of Administrative Services Rolf Schleicher said that for the most part Pierce College is safe but ...

The Roundup News
04/24/2019
ASO senator hopes to help others as new treasurer - The Roundup News

When thinking about being treasurer a business mindset is what usually comes to mind, not psychology. Brandon Le however, brings a new twist by incorporating it to pursue a role as the next ASO treasurer. "It's kind of weird for a psychology major to become a treasurer, but there is psychology in all sorts of ...

The Roundup News
02/27/2019
Baseball drops conference opener - The Roundup News

Reported by Blake Williams and Nicholas Martinez Baseball faced Mission College on Feb. 26 and started the game strong, but a shaky ninth inning led the team to their fifth straight loss. Head coach Bill Picketts said that situational hitting and team defense was the main reason for the loss.

The Roundup News
03/13/2019
Receiving all-state recognition - The Roundup News

Soccer players can be more than a physical force in the field as they compete to win. They are also determined to become winners of their own future when they don't wear the jersey, shin guards and cleats.

The Roundup News
02/27/2019
Making friendly connections 3,335 miles away - The Roundup News

Usually the American college experience takes place on campus, but one student found his pathway while overseas. Harut Tatulyan, a philosophy student, tutor and club president found his direction after taking a trip to Japan under the Mayor's Young Ambassadors Program (MAYA). "The trip definitely gave me insight as to what I want to do ...

The Roundup News
05/01/2019
All locked up - The Roundup News

Students spend several hours at school carrying books and bags, so having lockers available for them could be a good option to alleviate the weight off their shoulders. Currently, the bookstore has 64 empty lockers that have not been used for several years, which total to about $100,000.

The Roundup News
05/01/2019
Codes gone missing - The Roundup News

Shoplifting occurs just about everywhere, and Pierce is no exception to this crime. Holly Hagan, a textbook buyer, has witnessed several thefts at the bookstore this semester indicating 10 books with missing codes so far. "It's been going on for years where people steal from us," Hagan said.

The Roundup News
05/15/2019
Dynamic duo in print and off - The Roundup News

Most siblings share a special bond, but for Paul and Trevor Hankins they have super powers, or at least their alter-egos do. The Hankins brothers co-created their comic book, "Powers Squared," which tells the story of twin brothers, much like themselves, who have been granted super powers.