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Midterm Election Candidates Head to Head

By Beth Fitzgerald After speaking with many students on Campus, it is brought to our attention, that many people are not very politically up to date. When asking students about the primaries, we are received with blank stares and  unknowing responses. Here’s where we come in. Each issue, up until…

Keep It Movin’ Nutritional Guide

By: Kathleen Crowley Features Editor Thanks to all of you for jumping on board the Pioneer’s nutritional guide. From last weeks introductory article, I hope you all became familiar with the basics of nutrition and how to leap straight into a healthy regime –dieting and exercising being the two main…

Newman Club’s ‘International Friendship Night’ Welcomes New Members

By: Alea Rahim Online Editor Last week at the campus Chapel, the Newman club hosted their annual event, “International Friendship Night.” The president of the organization, Becky Wetzel, confidently led the occasion. The night involved several ice-breaker activities that brought the Newman club members closer to the participating international students.…

Is Gluten Free the Way to Be?

By: Elizabeth Fitzgerald News Editor Whether or not you know what “gluten” is, after learning about it the bigger question is “Why on earth would somebody go gluten free?” Gluten is the tough, viscid, nitrogenous substance remaining when the flour of wheat or other grain is washed to remove the…

Chuseok Away From Home

By: Alea Rahim Online Editor This year, Koreans around the world will be celebrating one of the nation’s most important holidays this month. Dubbed as Korea’s “Thanksgiving”, Chuseok- also known as Hangawi- falls on the lunar calendar on the 22nd of this week. Chuseok is a 3-day holiday that celebrates…

The Balancing Act

By: Kathleen Joyce Staff Writer Most college students face the challenges of balancing school with work and, not to mention, the occasional nights of going out with friends. Some of your fellow students juggle full-time jobs and internships as well. You wonder how these guys sleep sometimes. After talking to…

New Student Government President Jared Ciborowski takes on C.W. Post campus

By: Hope Coen Staff Writer Last Saturday morning Jared Ciborowski, the new president of Student Government, took time from his busy schedule to tell readers about his big plans for the 2010-2011 school year. Jared, a junior majoring in early childhood education, was said to be “everyone’s best friend” when…