The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Photographer helps bridge gap between sneaker culture

Photographer helps bridge gap between sneaker culture
August 1, 2018

Is talent a suitable replacement for a traditional form of education? Rolo Tanedo Jr. believed so when photography went from his hobby in 2005 to a part-time career in 2008. When he was a nursing student...

Trees at the core of Hayward photography exhibit

Trees at the core of Hayward photography exhibit
April 2, 2018

Artist Glenn Hemanes likes going to Navarro Beach for the bonfire leftovers which he calls “rescue wood.” He turns what some may see as leftover debris into pieces of artwork that he can sell. He specializes...

Relating to Cuba

Relating to Cuba
September 21, 2017

We all need water to survive, we need dirt to plant seeds and with the mixture of the two it creates an element that we need in order to grow. They call this little community in Cuba the mud but not for...

Fitness culture in Cuba

Fitness culture in Cuba
September 20, 2017

As Cuba’s communist government increasingly opens up to the world and embraces a more free market economy, it will be interesting to see how the island and its fitness culture changes. Only time will...

Local residents make neighborhood feel friendly

Local residents make neighborhood feel friendly
August 30, 2017

When you are holding a camera while taking a stroll through Havana’s streets, people are either going to ask you to take a picture or charge you 1 to 2 CUCs for a photo. To some extent, I...

Juana Davila

Juana Davila
August 27, 2017

Paradise in a dark alley Old Havana is beautiful during the night; it’s like a never ending fiesta. Parents are out with their children, young couples are taking a stroll while street musicians work...

Cristian Sanchez

Cristian Sanchez
August 23, 2017

Breathless in a foreign land Just to get something out of the way let me start off by saying that I’m not an emotional person. At least not overtly emotional or sentimental. Sure, I’m passionate...

Adam Murphy

Adam Murphy
August 23, 2017

"No fotos por favor" Today was my third full day in Cuba, but my first as a photojournalist. Unlike other students on my trip to Cuba, I am not proficient in taking pictures on a professional camera....

Welcome to my country, no photos please

Welcome to my country, no photos please
August 2, 2017

Today was my third full day in Cuba, but my first as a photojournalist. Unlike other students on my trip to Cuba, I am not proficient in taking pictures on a professional camera. To make up for this,...

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