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Senior Profile: Hayley Cohen

By Dylan Valic, Features Editor Hayley Cohen is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Throughout her college journey Cohen has met new people, tried new things and has flourished her love for business. Cohen got an associate’s degree in merchandise marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design &…

Senior Profile: Luis Viloria

By Alexandra Ferragamo, Staff Writer As the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close, so do many graduating seniors college careers. One student who made sure he had a memorable experience was broadcasting major Luis Viloria. As a Bethpage native, LIU was the only other local school besides Nassau that…

Senior Profile: Ashley Bowden

By Jillian Mehta, Arts and Entertainment Asst. Editor The Pioneer gained a lot more than a copyeditor when Chicago-native Ashley Bowden joined in 2016. Since then she has become co-editor-in-chief leading the Pioneer staff and writing more than 50 stories in the process. In fall of 2016, Bowden moved to…

Senior Profile: Shannon Miller

By Emma Robinson, Staff Writer Senior Shannon Miller decided she wanted to go back to college after having the same administrative job for a construction company for 16 years. She earned an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities with an emphasis on writing at Suffolk Community College. She…

Senior Profile: Ida Ynner Lagerqvist

By Elise Person, Staff Writer Sweden native, Ida Ynner Lagerqvist, came to Post as an accredited and talented soccer player, but left as a well-rounded, passionate journalist who hopes to one day leave her footprint in the world of journalism. Upon graduating from high school, Ynner Lagerqvist was faced with…

Senior Profile: Alexandra Ferragamo

By Andrew Scarpaci, Assistant Sports Editor Alexandra Ferragamo is a fifth-year senior, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting. As graduation nears during these difficult times due to the pandemic, she reflected on her college years. “My experience was surely memorable. I had my ups, my downs and everything in…

Matty Goldstein

By Dylan Valic Matthew (Matty) Goldstein is a criminal justice major, the former vice president of the Be-The Change Club, and the 2018 homecoming king. Some of Goldstein’s favorite memories at Post include attending sports games and events on campus, being involved in the Be The Change Club, and having…

Myles Goldman

By Ida Ynner Lagerqvist Myles Goldman is a fifth-year senior jour-nalism major who has covered sports for the Pioneer for two years. As graduation gets closer, he looks back at his time in college with mixed emotions. It has occasionally consisted of disappointments and failure, but in the very end…

Matthew Sollenne

By Ashley Bowden Matthew Sollenne, senior accounting major, has fond memories to look back on after he graduates in May. Having spent four years on the Pioneer football team as a offensive lineman, Sollenne considers the highlights of his college career to be the time spent bonding with his teammates.…

Morgan Kashinsky

By Samantha Cavanagh Morgan Kashinsky is eager to see what her future holds after graduation. Kashinsky is a criminal justice major with a deep love for politics, and she has part of the student government since last spring. She is also the senior class president. “My heart is in it…