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Letter to the Editor

**The following is a letter from Mary M. Lai that was addressed to Staff Writer Chloé Margulis Dear Chloé, I just finished reading the review of “5o Shades of Grey” in The Pioneer. I looked up to see who had written it. I thought it was written by a professional film critic…

Editors’ Note

Dear Readers, Due to the onset of Snowstorm Juno, The Pioneer has opted out of publishing a print version for our first issue. Instead, we’ve published an abbreviated, online-only issue this week to keep the campus community informed despite the blizzard. Look out for our special double print issue on…

Letter to the Editors

The following letter regards “Ten Facts about Post, Part VI,” which was published in the Oct. 15 issue of The Pioneer: Dear Ms. Martelotti, I’m sure no one told you, so it’s not anything to be embarrassed about, but we DO have adult education at Post. In fact, we have…

Letter to the Editors

Dear Editor, We commend the Long Island University Post Equestrian team for working to bring awareness to the important issue of horse slaughter (“Equestrian Team Gives Back,” Sept. 30). Horses are our companions and partners in work and sport, and the team’s efforts exemplify the special bond we have with…

Letter to the Editors

To Whom It May Concern, In reference to the Sept. 17th edition of The Pioneer, which featured front page News Brief, it was a pleasure to see that Adrianna Alvarez was recognized for her first place award and featured article along with her subsequent honor at the Media Awards Dinner.…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Dorianna, I began as an employee at LIU Post last September and work in University Advancement (i.e. fundraising) for the College of Management. I just read your last letter in The Pioneer and wanted to thank you for your service, creativity, professionalism, and plain old good journalism. For me, presenting great…

Dorianna Valerio’s Response to Heather Drastal

Dear Professor Drastal, We have received the letter that you sent to Pete Barell, the Pioneer’s Arts & Entertainment editor. We are thrilled that you are reading the Pioneer and took the time to contact us. Our writers, photographers, editors, copyeditors, layout editors, and other staff put so much work…

Peter Barell’s Response to Heather Drastal

Hey all, I am very sorry for the disappointment. While our writers are entitled to their own opinion, we constantly provide feedback to be more specific and constructive. Unfortunately we were not able to have a particularly theater savvy writer attend the event. But he was the only one who was available, and…

Letter to The Pioneer

Hi Pete, I just read Michael’s article about the First year Showcase in The Pioneer, and frankly, I was surprised. While I appreciate you sending a writer to attend, may I ask if he is an arts writer? Does he have any background in or experience with theatre at all?…