The Pioneer

Head: The Price of Convenience Subhead: Are Smart Phones Really Making Our Lives Better?

Casey Scheld

July 26, 2010


Filed under Opinion

The Internet has changed the way we live our lives, and having that same Internet in the palm of our hand via a smart phone has taken that life-changing experience even further. However, these devices come at a cost, one that may make buyers thinking twice before taking the plunge. There is no denying...

Is it Ethical to Market Fast Food To Children?

Mark Luluan

July 26, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Children in our society are exposed to increasing amounts of advertising through television. As the demands of supporting a family increase, more and more American children now spend more time glued to the tube than with their parents. Recently McDonald’s has come under fire for its advertising practices....

Graduation & Life

June 10, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Class of 2010, I'd like to bring something to your attention: death. I know, I know; some of you are probably confused about it while others are well aware of its consequences. We all know it is part of life and I have even heard some say that we are simply “terminally ill.” However, one truth r...

Celebrity Tattoo Craze “Stupid”

May 21, 2010


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By Kimbra McCaul Staff Writer You may not be a pirate or a Polynesian tribesman, but with today’s changing times and more open mind-set, the chance that you or some non-pirate you know has a tattoo is more likely than ever before. Tattoos have been around for at least 5,000 years, with the first tat...

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