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Posts published in December 2010

Men’s Basketball Bounces Back

By David Otero After losing two of their first three games of the season, the Pioneers men’s basketball team has rebounded and is now even with a 3-3 record. During the home opener on November 30th, the Pioneers won a close encounter with Bloomfield College 89-84. Jonathan Kohler, a guard…

Double-Dribble; Women’s Basketball Splits Road Trip

By Anthony Beers After fending off Mercy College’s second-half surge Wednesday December 1st, the C.W. Post women’s basketball team caved against Dowling in the same situation this past Saturday. The two-game split levels the team record to 3-3 and 1-1 in the East Coast Conference. Senior guard Janea Aiken led…

Other Ways to Stay Active

By Heather Norris For many students, Intramural sports are a great way to get out of their dorm room and get active during these cold winter months.  Every week the Pratt Recreation center hosts a different intramural event and students of every range of athletic ability are encouraged to participate.…

Around the Horn

By Brian Starkman MLB The New York Yankees reached deals with both Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera. Jeter signed a three-year contract worth $51 million with an $8 million player option for a fourth year. Rivera signed a two-year deal worth $30 million. The Yankees now look to bring in…

‘Tis the season to get chubby…

By Kathleen Crowley Congratulations to those who followed along with the Pioneer’s nutritional guide to a healthier and happier lifestyle –you did it! After three long months, we’ve together learned how to eat, live and think healthier. However, with the long winter break ahead of us, it is now your…

Community Report: Hicksville Businesses Flourish

By: Anthony Corona Since the beginning of the year, the uproar for the newly instituted common hour has been a strongly disliked topic amongst students. But, for the new Red Mango that opened up in Wheatley Plaza, business is good. “I see a ton of Post students in here during…

LIU Website Needs More Work Than Expected

Byline: Andrea Deignan Last Thursday there was a discussion in Professor Ryden’s Writing for Business class involving the school website. The contention  among the students was that the website, which just went though a major revision this past year, is still lacking. “On other schools websites, it is so easy…

The Lifeblood of Journalism is Information

Over the past few months, college and university administrators on our very own campus seem to have forgotten that freedom is a right, not a privilege, according to the United States Constitution.  Freedom is not a gift or something disclosed occasionally.  But, unfortunately, our right to free speech and freedom…

C.W. Women’s Soccer falls to #1 Saint Rose

The C.W. Post Women’s Soccer team fell to the number-one ranked College of Saint Rose in the Division II NCAA East Region Championship on Friday, November 19th, 2010.

Lady Pioneers Don’t Give Up

It may have only been the fourth game into the season, but having lost their last two games the Lady Pioneers needed to find a way to pull off a big victory against Chestnut Hill.