The Pioneer

The Pioneer

The Department of Homeland Security instills paranoia within the immigrant community

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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 DHS began to gather immigrants’ social media information. What Homeland Security claimed to have been ...

Phoneless Friday: A day disconnected

Christina Bleakley,

May 4, 2016

A whole day without your cell phone. It’s a scary thought, right? Can you imagine: no Instagram, no Twitter, no emails, no texting and you have to make actual phone calls. Sounds like a living hell to any millennial. But I did it. I chose a Friday, but preparations started the night before. I had ...

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 to rate and review employers, exes, coworkers and anyone else they know, similarly to how one wo...

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Tiffany Jones,

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 of the last party or kickback you went to. How many new people did you talk to? How many pictures did you take and edit on your phon...

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