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Students Start Handmade Businesses

By Alyssa Spagna, Staff Writer In these trying times of the pandemic, with the rise in unemployment, students are doing anything they can to earn a bit of extra money. The pandemic and lockdowns have led several creative students to start their own online businesses. Students are making many different…

Remembering Alex Trebek

By Samantha Uebel, Staff Writer Alex Trebek, famous tv show quiz host of “Jeopardy!” passed away at the age of 80.  Trebek passed away in his Los Angeles home on Nov. 8, surrounded by family after battling pancreatic cancer since March 2019. The one year survival rate for pancreatic cancer…

PTC presents Sondheim Cabaret

By Sophie Quinones, Staff Writer Beginning Dec. 2, Post Theatre Company (PTC) is set to stream “One More Thing Not To Think About.” This show will consist of songs from musicals written by the famous composer Stephen Sondheim. The show is being directed by Benita de Wit, a New York…

Remembering Sean Connery

By Sam Uebel, Staff Writer The Scottish actor Sean Connery has died at age 90 in his sleep. His career spanned for seven decades and he was best known for his portrayal of James Bond.  Connery became a top box-office star in both Britain and the United States in 1965…

Post Mortem Halloween Exhibit

By Mariah Mutso, Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the art department hosted its fourth annual Halloween Art Show. This year, the show was titled “Postmortem: Astral Bodies.” The reception was held on Zoom from 12:30-2 p.m. Professor Laura Sweeney, a Post Alumni, hosted and organized the reception. The slideshow…

The Social Dilemma

By Dante Della Porta, Staff Writer  This pumpkin-spiced time of the year is when many recall, and rewatch some of the most classic horror movies in cinema history. This year, an unexpected newcomer has revealed itself, from the shadows and jump scared millions of people across the globe. The movie…

Nassau Hall Hosts Costume Contest

By Zach Taber, Staff Writer On Thursday, Oct. 29, Nassau Hall hosted a virtual costume contest for its residents. Contestants were competing to win gift card prizes and enjoy the spirit of Halloween. The event was hosted by resident assistant (RA) Francesco Diflora, who has been working hard to keep…

Live Theatre In The Time Of Covid

By Shelley Dean, Staff Writer Editors Note – Zach Taber is a writer for The Pioneer The great white way is at a standstill, with no new shows going up, and no long running shows being able to continue their legacy, Broadway is dark. During this difficult time, many theatre…

Roe Rehearsals

By Dean Joannou, Staff Writer Despite a semester full of uncertainty due to the pandemic and social distancing guidelines, the cast and crew of “Roe” have used the mantra “the show must go on” during their rehearsal and filming sessions. The crew adapted what was intended to be a live…