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Tinder: Hangout or hookup?

Sarah Williams-Cain,
Contributor
January 4, 2018

Popular dating app under fire for perpetuating “hookup culture” amongst millennials Millennials are having less sex. Less sex than we have seen in any other generation. However, in an unparalleled...

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.

The Department of Homeland Security instills paranoia within the immigrant community

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer
November 1, 2017

In September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a document on the Federal Register website detailing their plan to expand the system of records on file for immigrants. On Oct. 18, the...

Readers beware of fake news

Readers beware of fake news

Ira Lazo,
Contributor
December 8, 2016

It’s getting more difficult to distinguish between real and fake news content online. Like others, I am guilty of re-posting an article based on the title alone, and I have fallen for articles...

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

Pablo Garnica,
Contributor
August 3, 2016

Facebook’s July diversity report showed that the company lacks any real progress toward achieving diversity among its employees.   According to Facebook’s figures, Black employees totaled 2 percent...

Facebook’s Oculus sharpens mobile focus with new VR content

Facebook’s Oculus sharpens mobile focus with new VR content

Queenie Wong,
East Bay Times
May 12, 2016

Facebook-owned Oculus sees a future where people can experience anything anywhere with virtual reality and expects the smartphone to play a big role. In an effort to attract more people to use the $99...

New people-rating application: Hurtful or harmless?

New people-rating application: Hurtful or harmless?

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 7, 2016

When I first heard about “Peeple,” the app notoriously dubbed “Yelp for humans,” the app hadn’t even been launched yet, and the talk wasn’t positive. Let’s face it, an app that allows users...

Protesters say no stops for Google

Protesters say no stops for Google

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor
May 7, 2015

International Worker’s Day is traditionally a day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of workers throughout the world. Throughout the years this day has turned into a day of revolution....

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Tiffany Jones,
Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2015

Take a walk through campus, and you’ll see people talking on their phone, texting, tweeting, eyes glued to their phone instead of having a conversation with the person they are walking with. Think...

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