The Pioneer

The Pioneer

The 2019 State of the Union

The 2019 State of the Union

March 1, 2019

The State of the Union is traditionally an opportunity for the President to discuss his or her legislative goals for the next year and provide an outlin...

2018 Midterm Elections Outcome

2018 Midterm Elections Outcome

November 26, 2018

The 2018 Midterm Elections was one of the most important elections, with the outcome proving how divided this country is.  This election shows how split...

Codey’s Stance on High School Start Time

Codey’s Stance on High School Start Time

November 20, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ --- State Senator Richard Codey has made his stance clear on high school start times. In an Op-Ed he wrote to NJ.com, Richard Codey believes that high...

Meet The BOE Candidates: Cheryl Merklinger

Meet The BOE Candidates: Cheryl Merklinger

Tyra Hughes, Copy Editor

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, Nj --- From the moment Cheryl Merklinger was a young student at Gregory, Roosevelt, Mt St Dominic Academy and then Rutgers University, he...

Meet the BOE Candidates: Terry Trigg-Scales

Meet the BOE Candidates: Terry Trigg-Scales

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, Nj --- Terry Trigg Scales, WOBOE candidate, is a retired teacher, assistant principal and BOE superintendent. Ms. Trigg Scales retired at 34 ...

Meet the BOE Candidates: Jeremias Salinas

Meet the BOE Candidates: Jeremias Salinas

Tyra Hughes, Copy Editor

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ- Jeremias Salinas, a Woodbridge Middle School world language teacher with 15 years of experience, is hopeful of bringing the West Orange com...

The Battle of the Bobs

The Battle of the Bobs

November 2, 2018

On November 6th 2018, Bob Menendez (D) and Bob Hugin (R) will face off in a hotly contested Senate race. Robert Menendez has been a New Jersey senato...

Where Are You Dropping Your Pin, Citizen 18-Year Old?

Where Are You Dropping Your Pin, Citizen 18-Year Old?

Tynia Thomassie, Greg Saul and Michael Figueiredo

November 1, 2018

“May you live in interesting times,” is a statement often characterized as a “Chinese curse.” Whether a curse or a fortune, these are definitely...

Governor Murphy’s Stance On PARCC

Governor Murphy’s Stance On PARCC

Chibueze Nnodim, News Editor

May 21, 2018

As our new New Jersey Governor settles into office, many issues concerning child education have risen. Things like budgets and ensuring every child receiv...

Political Activism of Athletes

Political Activism of Athletes

January 29, 2018

American sports teams have been using peaceful signs of protest all throughout 2017 to fight racial injustices. Recently a band of NFL players and teams...

Trump Tax Plan

Trump Tax Plan

January 25, 2018

Trump’s new tax plan is nothing short of taking from the poor and giving to the rich. Right off the bat the wealthy get a tax reduction. They only have...

Net  Neutrality Repeal and Steve Bullock

Net Neutrality Repeal and Steve Bullock

January 24, 2018

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) marked an official request on Monday requiring web access suppliers with state contracts to keep internet fairness stand...

Politics