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Shelitia Pratt, Pierce College student and friend of George Floyd’s cousin, shares her thoughts and experience regarding racial injustices and the global pandemic.

Shelitia Pratt, Pierce College student and friend of George Floyd’s cousin, shares her thoughts and experience regarding racial injustices and the global pandemic.

July 6, 2020

I was born in Centreville, Illinois, and raised in Lovejoy, Illinois before I moved to St. Louis, Mi...

PNAJE 2018 winners in college journalism  contest

PNAJE 2018 winners in college journalism  contest

June 2, 2018

Editorial The Pioneer staff earned three, second-place awards this year along with numerous individu...

Remember all mothers

Remember all mothers

May 8, 2018

Editorial May is full of reasons to celebrate. Gardens come to bloom, bringing life and color to a d...

Net neutrality needs to stay

Net neutrality needs to stay

April 6, 2018

  “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free...

It is not the girl’s fault

It is not the girl’s fault

April 2, 2018

Girls are taught from a young age that what they wear, how they walk, where they go, and what they do...

yellow flower

Surprises of color bring joy

December 12, 2017

In the world outside that is full of green and gray, seeing color gives hope that there is a brighter future ahead.

4 lit candles

Light a candle at Christmas

November 13, 2017

A lit candle is more than a source of light in a dark room. All civilizations and religions have used it as a focal point for something.

American flag, shoe, and ruins

Communities come together to heal

October 18, 2017

...a story of grit and hope that is so deeply woven into the American identity that it is almost taken for granted.

Hey, Can we talk?

Hey, Can we talk?

June 16, 2017

Communication is a wonderful thing. In today’s world, technology takes microseconds to send inform...

Spike in use of dangerous synthetic drug Spice

Spike in use of dangerous synthetic drug Spice

June 15, 2017

A potentially dangerous drug called Spice has become common among users of marijuana as a cheap and ...

Homegrown News Goes Viral

Homegrown News Goes Viral

May 17, 2017

Set into the floor of the main entrance of the University of Washington is a mosaic of a compass. Th...

The Smoke Pit

The Smoke Pit

May 17, 2017

         The smoke pit, the vile eyesore of a health-conscious Wa...

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