The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Why Are Black Men Seen as “Unarmed” Before They Are Seen as Human?

June 20, 2020

Following the recent death of George Floyd and the resulting protests around the nation that occurred, there's this Instagram post going around that says, â€...

Persisting Problems in the Police

Persisting Problems in the Police

June 19, 2020

The tragic death of George Floyd incited an eruption of rage across the world and triggered riots, marches, and protests all over the world to combat racism....

One Last Goodbye

One Last Goodbye

Ismail Taylor-Kamara

June 17, 2020

Dear 2020, Dear 2020,  You have made my school year one for the books: my last year of high school basketball, journalism, and classes as a whol...

https://elestoque.org/2020/02/07/opinion/high-school-probably-isnt-going-to-be-the-best-four-years-of-your-life-and-thats-ok/

The Romanticization of High School in Coming-of-Age Stories

June 16, 2020

Have you ever wanted to drive down the highway in the middle of the night with your friends as you all sing “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove? Have you ever cre...

Why “Little Girls” by Oingo Boingo Belongs in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry

June 16, 2020

“Little Girls” by Oingo Boingo (1981) belongs in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. The Independent magazine labels it “the creep...

Derek Chavin, the police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, causing his death.

Good Cop, Bad Cop: The Good Doesn’t Outweigh the Bad

June 3, 2020

No matter how many "good cops" are out there, if a police officer can hold his foot on the neck of an innocent black man for a interminable 8 minutes an...

We Can No Longer Be Silent

We Can No Longer Be Silent

June 3, 2020

White privilege is real. It is simply having the ability to complete your everyday tasks and not be racially profiled or questioned. White privilege mea...

One Wrong Move and That Could Be Me.

May 30, 2020

Watch this video from Tre Moore, a guest student journalist, as he speaks about the dangers that being a black man in America in the age of endless police brutality entails.

If There Were a Netflix Coming of Age Movie About West Orange, I’d Watch It 

If There Were a Netflix Coming of Age Movie About West Orange, I’d Watch It 

May 27, 2020

Every time I open Netflix to watch a new show, I’m always met with the same uninventive coming of age portrayal of white teenagers who wear baggy thrif...

John Krasinski hosts Some Good News (SGN)

Some Good News

May 4, 2020

In such an uncertain and mournful time, it is hard to maintain a positive outlook on life. However, it is vital for our mental health to try to focus on...

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The “Invisible Enemy” of the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 30, 2020

The effects of the Coronavirus have been, without a doubt, frightening. In an attempt to slow the spread of the virus and mitigate its damage, government...

Today marks the 4 year anniversary of Drake’s Views album release

Today marks the 4 year anniversary of Drake's Views album release

Ismail Taylor-Kamara

April 30, 2020

Perhaps one of Drake’s most popular albums, “Views” dropped on 4/29/2016. According to OurGeneration’s Music, the album sold 852k units in its fi...

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