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The Trials and Tribulations of Choosing a Major

By: Andrea Deignan Staff Writer Remember when you were a little kid and you said “I want to be a fireman” or “I’m going to be a superhero.” Well, we all grew up. We even made it to college, and now it is time to choose what we are destined…

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…

Beat the Freshman 15…20…25?!

Nutrition By: Kathleen Crowley Features Editor Welcome back to reality. Summer vacation is now over and it is time to fall back into a healthy regime. Together as a school, let’s start on the right foot this semester by making better decisions as to how we treat our bodies –both…

Too Little Too Late

Men’s Football By: Matthew Saur Staff Writer The weather was perfect for football at Hickox field this past Saturday. With a cloudless blue sky overhead, the Pioneers were set take on the Mercyhurst Lakers, however the outcome wasn’t as pretty. The Pioneers again scored first when quarterback Erik Anderwkavich tossed…

At Home on the Road

Women’s Soccer By: Heather Norris Staff Writer The C.W. Post Women’s Soccer team walked away from this past weekend with a victory and a tie, improving their record to 3-1-2 overall and 1-0 in the East Coast Conference. Thursday evening’s away game against Philadelphia University ended in a two-all tie.…

Nann Breaks Record with Hat-Trick

Women’s Field Hockey By: Heather Norris Staff Writer Last Thursday, C.W. Post forward Amanda Nann put on a show for the home crowd as she broke the program record for career goals with a hat-trick against the Owls of Southern Connecticut State University. The senior’s 53 career goals beat the…

Sammy Figliolia

Student Spotlight By: Brian Starkman Sports Editor Name: Sammy Figliolia Sport: Volleyball Position: Outside Hitter Years played at Post: Four Major: Radiology Technology What did you first think about Post? “I liked everyone’s spirit on the team and how they were always energetic.” How do you feel about Post now?…