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ABC Casts the First Black Bachelor

ABC Casts the First Black Bachelor

June 18, 2020

ABC’s The Bachelor announced on Friday that Matt James will be the reality show’s first-ever black lead contestant to star in the show’s upcomin...

Why America's Next Top Model is Gaining Attention in 2020

Why America’s Next Top Model is Gaining Attention in 2020

June 3, 2020

Though its first episode aired 17 years ago, “America’s Next Top Model” has recently faced backlash for its problematic commentary on race, body image,...

Racist Tik Tok's

Racist Tik Tok’s

May 21, 2020

Whether you like it or not, TikTok is a phenomenon. Many would argue that after Vine and musical.ly shut down, the fans flooded TikTok to fill the empt...

Joe Suriano, former cross country coach at West Orange High School, meets with his team the day before a conference meet in 2000

The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Mr. Joe Suriano

May 5, 2020

Take a look at this exclusive Pioneer article from January of 2016, when a young Anna Favetta, now a sophomore at the University of Delaware, interviewed Mr. Joe Suriano just weeks before his retirement.

Joe Suriano in 1971 coaching at WOHS.

Joe Suriano’s Lasting Legacy

April 30, 2020

If he could be described in one word, you couldn’t only describe Mr. Suriano as a 16 time winner of Coach of the Year or a three time winner of Teacher of the Year, because he was so much more than that. 

ZOOMing Our Way Through Quarantine

ZOOMing Our Way Through Quarantine

Natalie Nevins, Features editor

April 7, 2020

In a time where human contact and interaction is practically illegal, society must resort to other forms of communication, where people can still maintain...

Anya Dillard: The Civil Activist of Tomorrow

Anya Dillard: The Civil Activist of Tomorrow

Ismail Taylor-Kamara, sports editor-in-chief

February 12, 2020

In honor of Black history month, I found it imperative to shine a light on a someone who doesn't receive the credit she deserves. West Orange native, A...

How to Actually Achieve Your 2020 Goals

How to Actually Achieve Your 2020 Goals

February 7, 2020

A month after the new year has started, It’s that time of year again: millions of Americans develop aspirations to lose weight, save money, spend less...

Capitalism is Destroying America. Socialism is the Only Alternative.

Capitalism is Destroying America. Socialism is the Only Alternative.

February 5, 2020

“Call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God’s children.” Martin Luther King...

Australia has not Reacted Properly to Climate Change, and Everyone Knows It

Australia has not Reacted Properly to Climate Change, and Everyone Knows It

February 5, 2020

Climate change is an ongoing problem across the entire globe. Recently, Australia has seen the worst of it, with bushfires killing half a billion animals....

It’s a Protest Against Our Protest: Black Lives Matter VS All Lives Matter 

It’s a Protest Against Our Protest: Black Lives Matter VS All Lives Matter 

February 4, 2020

  It all started with a simple run to the store, a boy in a hoodie hoping to grab a few snacks and maybe catch a glimpse at the stars before g...

A Star in the Making: Mikaili Ector

January 24, 2020

What do you get with a family full of musicians and a passion for doing what they love? An immensely talented junior and musical producer named Mikaili ...

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