Pierce Pioneer

Technology Editorial

October 1, 2013

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Daniel Konicek Staff Writer A common horror trope is the destruction of humanity and the corruption of self. Zombies, vampires, werewolves, mutants and other creatures prey on this fear; that is why they continue haunt to us. In this time of technology and social media, the fear of a generation of having a anti-social jerks twisted by the evils of Facebook and Twitter rises. W...

Have You Been Saying Yes?

September 24, 2013

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Austin Lewis Staff Writer In today’s age it has become so easy to communicate with others through texting, email, and social media sites that it’s more difficult to have interpersonal relationships. This has lead to more people becoming introverts and wanting to stay inside logged on to their social media’s instead of actua...

art as an outlet

May 30, 2013

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Art is an important aspect of everyday life. Dreams and imagination are sculpted through; drawing, painting, making music, and many more creative and expressive ways to create art. Many people find art to be a tool to vent and to produce yourself on or in beautiful and interesting makes of art. These types of meditative features...

join some clubs

May 30, 2013

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The average student attends Pierce for two years. It takes a couple months for a student to adjust to their classes, homework, extracurricular activities, and make some friends. The time spent trying to connect at school can be shortened if they join one of Pierce’s clubs. When someone joins a club, others with similar interests...

pioneer staff leaving

May 30, 2013

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As this year comes to the end, many Pioneer staff members are leaving Pierce College or transferring. It’s been a long and interesting year working with these people. The office has been filled with many laughs and many frustrations, but they will all be greatly missed as fellow co-workers. We’d like to thank all the...

parking problems

May 6, 2013

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Even if the school parking lot is never technically full, parking is still a disaster for students in a rush. In this week's Hallways Hassle, three of the six people interviewed listed parking as their least favorite aspect of Pierce College. If there are no plans to expand the parking lots, it falls upon the students to...

humans and guns

May 6, 2013

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Guns; we are all affected by them. They affect us both indirectly and directly. We see how the media portrays them to the American public. Everyone has their opinions on guns. Guns are to keep people safe, or guns are the reason people are dying. There is a common argument people make that says, “Guns don’t kill people,...

cafeteria perks

May 6, 2013

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The start of spring quarter brought blossoms, some heavy rain, and a more organized cafeteria. For those students that frequent the food area, there are more options as well as symbols to designate different meals for people with certain preferences. These symbols show whether an item is vegetarian or vegan, gluten free, and...

beware the internet

April 17, 2013

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Marty Lobdell Staff Writer The recent kerfuffle over footballer Manti Te'o and his supposed dead girlfriend, motivated this piece. The internet and its social media sites can bring people together but they can also cause difficulties. In 2010, a purported documentary titled “Catfish” followed a young man's online rom...

voting as a student

April 17, 2013

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Students should be active and aware within their school in the same way that citizens are encouraged to be active and aware in their communities. One of the civic duties of citizens is the responsibility to vote; to have one’s opinion heard and to make a social and political impact. Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is one...

speaking of speakers

April 17, 2013

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Having an Artists and Speakers Series budget will benefit the student body greatly. Many top universities get speakers to come to their schools and speak about their lives or social issues they specialize in. The speaker our student government acquired, Annie Leonard, will teach about the making of stuff and how it impacts the...

to choose or not to choose

April 17, 2013

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A Letter to the Editor, I stumbled upon your article the other day and was intrigued by the title. However, as I continued to read, I was quickly enraged by the unprofessionalism. I understand that for many this is a touchy subject, and I try to respect and be open to others' opinions. What I cannot logically respect however,...

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