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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...

My COVID Experience

My COVID Experience

June 26, 2020

COVID-19 has brought discomfort to the world as we continue to physically distance ourselves from each ot...

Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness

April 29, 2020

A Pioneer writer shares his personal experiences with Asperger’s Syndrome. April is Autism Awareness Month, with World Autism Day falling on the 2nd. Autism...

Modern-Day Love Story

Modern-Day Love Story

February 25, 2020

Online dating and the modern day view on dating and romance I met my husband on Tinder. It excite...

Dating Apps for the Season of Love

Dating Apps for the Season of Love

February 14, 2020

Find Love in the World with Swiping Dating is a very special thing to many people. However, finding...

What Does it Mean to be Equal?

What Does it Mean to be Equal?

January 22, 2020

After Affirmative Action was rejected in Washington’s November elections, the state is left to face the future of diversity amongst college...

Keeping “I Have a Dream” Alive

Keeping “I Have a Dream” Alive

January 20, 2020

One of Pierce College’s core themes is centered around equity, diversity and inclusion. All students are given the opportunity to be apart of a community of ...

How to stay motivated in keeping and achieving your New Year's Resolutions

How to stay motivated in keeping and achieving your New Year’s Resolutions

January 17, 2020

Set yourself up for success in 2020 It’s the beginning of a new year, which for many people can feel...

Should College Athletes be paid?

Should College Athletes be paid?

December 23, 2019

The debate of whether or not we should be paying college athletes has come to prominence with the introduction of a new California law regardin...

Who I tried to be and who I am

Who I tried to be and who I am

March 21, 2019

How becoming a single parent helped me follow my dreams In 2014 I started at Pierce College Fort Steilac...

Love made me a good liar

Love made me a good liar

February 27, 2019

In March of 2011, I began dating my partner. The problem that I addressed right away was something I made very clear: “We cannot tell anyone, especially not our parents.” The reason this was brought up was because I did not want any attention at all....

The holidays are over; here is how to survive the “blahs”

The holidays are over; here is how to survive the “blahs”

January 10, 2019

Holidays are a time for family to gather together and enjoy the season. It could be through the act of...

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