The Pioneer

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Presidential elections heat up

Presidential elections heat up

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Politics

The presidential primaries are nearing a close, and while Donald Trump has all but secured the Republican nomination, the Democratic elect is yet to be determined. At the moment, it seems Hillary Clinton has a firm grasp on the nomination, but not if Bernie Sanders has anything to say about it. Sande...

Presidential race down to three

Presidential race down to three

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2016


Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

With just three candidates left in the presidential race, things are starting to heat up. After Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropped out of Republican contention for president last week, the country is left with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders as potential successors for President of th...

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

David Lightman,
McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

May 4, 2016


Filed under Metro, Politics

Once unthinkable, Donald Trump now is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president. That became a certainty Tuesday as he crushed rival Ted Cruz in Indiana, drove the Texas senator out of the race, and set the course to clinch the needed delegates in the next few weeks. The nomination o...

Bernie Sanders will not stop the ‘Bern’

Bernie Sanders will not stop the ‘Bern’

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


Filed under Op-ed, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Despite urges from Hillary Clinton for Bernie Sanders to concede the Democratic Party Presidential nomination over the weekend, the 74-year-old pledged to his supporters he would not take that path. Why would he? Sanders has won several states like Washington, Idaho and Alaska in March and even if Clinton sweeps the remaining prima...

Islamophobia is not the answer

Islamophobia is not the answer

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump continues to assert his position to ban all Muslims from entering the country. His stance has aroused the violent vigor of many Americans, which has forced our Muslim citizens to live in a constant state of fear. “I’m not really worried about Donald...

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Metro, Politics

Republican presidential nominee frontrunner Donald Trump will make an appearance in the Bay Area as a speaker at the California Republican Party Convention on Friday. According to officials, Trump will kick off the convention with a keynote speech at the lunch banquet. Republican candidates Ohio Gov. John Kasich ...

Donald Trump en Burlingame esta semana

Donald Trump en Burlingame esta semana

Kali Persall,
Redactor Jefe

April 27, 2016


Filed under Spanish

El candidato a presidente republicano principal, Donald Trump, hará una aparición en el área de la bahía a finales de esta semana como orador en la Convención del Partido Republicano de California el viernes. El evento se llevará a cabo en la regencia Hyatt del aeropuerto de San Francisco en ...

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A new Equal Pay Day study released this April has found that women across the United States are paid an average of 79 percent of what their male counterparts earn annually, doing the exact same work. The analysis was conducted by the National Partnership for Women and Families, a nonprofit organizati...

Stop pitting women against each other on social media

Stop pitting women against each other on social media

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the current digital age we live in, social media reigns over most of our lives. We convince our online following that we are the protagonists of a perfect life, and we subtly but voluntarily compete with each other through the way we portray ourselves on our personal online accounts. But for some, especi...

Trump dominates the GOP in a racist America

Trump dominates the GOP in a racist America

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Op-ed, Opinion, Showcase

Good morning America. It was sunshine and warm weather in Hawaii and Mississippi when Donald Trump won three more states, and their delegates along with them, during the presidential primaries. However, in California, Vermont and Oregon, the weather remains cold, rainy and drab: the liberal states ap...

Jeb’s out and Trump triumphs

Jeb’s out and Trump triumphs

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Conributor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Peyton Manning said he’d vote for him, but the endorsement of the Super Bowl champion quarterback wasn’t enough and now Jeb Bush’s out of the race. With Bush finally out, all eyes are on three of the remaining candidates to take up the mantle of the Republican establishment and dump popular candidate Dona...

The misdirection of Ted Cruz

The misdirection of Ted Cruz

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When compared to the reckless, boisterous, foul-mouthed Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, 45, is calm and sensible. He does not throw temper-tantrums and is likeable, which, unfortunately, causes people to believe in his false truths. Cruz has all of the makings of a supposed fi...

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