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A Letter from the Editor

Welcome back to campus. It has been a long time since we last published a print edition of The Pioneer back in March. Even though a lot has changed since then, one thing will always remain the same, our passion for providing our readers with accurate and up to date…

Letter from the Editor: Ashley Bowden

It’s surreal that the day has finally come where I am writing my final piece for the Pioneer. My time working on this publication has been the highlight of my collegiate career, and I’m both heartened and saddened to bid it farewell. To all the dedicated staff members with their…

Co-Editor-In-Chief Says Farewell

Dear readers, It’s hard to believe that this is my final issue of the Pioneer. It has been an honor to report on and deliver campus news to the LIU Post community for the last three and a half years. If I’m being honest, it’s going to be hard to…

We Support Student Press Freedom

By the Editorial Board The battle for free speech in schools, both public and private, has been a long and arduous one. There are student reporters across the country, from high schools, public colleges and private universities, who have to fight in order to have their voices heard. In the…

Letter from the Editors

In the Nov. 14 issue of The Pioneer, we published a political opinion column, “Trick’s Take,” that gives one student’s perspective on the issue of diversity. While the column reflected the opinions of the writer, and the Pioneer takes great pride in providing a forum for all students to express…

Letter from the Editor: My Awkward Encounter

Dear Readers, I found myself in an awkward position last week after meeting with the dean of students, at his request, regarding a section of the anonymous “Common Sense” pamphlet about an alleged conflict of interest involving board of trustees member and director of the fashion merchandising program, Cherie Serota.…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, As my last issue as your Editor-In-Chief, I must say it has been my greatest pleasure to serve the campus community. The Pioneer has taught me a great deal about journalism, my future career and life itself. Who knew all those long nights putting together the newspaper would…

Pioneer Wins Two SPJ Awards

Dear Readers, The Pioneer received notice over spring break that we will be winning two awards in this year’s Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards, which honors the best in student journalism. Pioneer staff members Maxime Devillaz and Harry Pearse will accept their awards at the SPJ…