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First Senate Commences a Productive Year

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Last Sunday, the ASWC Senate entered its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.” As the music faded out, the formal dress code and prompt start reestablished the importance of the occasion. To begin, the Executive Council presented a variety of ongoing...

Live Blog: March 9

March 9, 2016

Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

A variety of responses to the neon yellow Oreos Jess brought for snacks today: "I just needed this color of yellow in my life," said Jess. "They taste like Oreos, but make me feel like Spring Time," said Kerr. "They look like they're radioactive," said Marra. "These are such a weird color,"...

You Are The WORST

February 29, 2016

Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

Hi y'all! I'm BACK.  It's been a long hiatus, but it's so nice to be idiotic in a tasteful way again.  There has been a strange disturbance in the IdiotSphere (patent pending), however.  Yours truly (me) has witnessed a slew of events that I am now dubbing the: "You're The Worst" Awards! ...

Live Blog Issue 1

January 27, 2016

Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The Pioneer is back for 2016 and the winds of change are blowing! With a night class for our illustrious Production Manager Kerr, we have shifted our schedule dramatically forward. Will we meet our eager deadlines? Stay tuned to find out. 2:20 pm: Five Production Assistants have finished their layout...

Eating Cheap in Walla Walla: A Grocery Guide

January 26, 2016

Filed under Vegan Beats

Welcome back to Vegan Beats! After a hiatus, we are back and excited to once again talk food with you. As the new year gets into full swing, money and health-related resolutions can easily get pushed aside for Bon App coffee cakes and Taqueria burritos. This little guide can help you on your journey to...

Check out “A Way With Words”

January 24, 2016

Filed under What's In A Name?

Hello readers. It's been a while. I was abroad last semester in Argentina. Needless to say, I'm excited to get back to blogging. At some point I'm hoping to write about the linguistic points of interest from my time in Argentina.   This morning, I was listening to an episode of "A Way With Words,"...

Live Blog Issue 13

December 9, 2015

Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Last live blog of the semester. Wow. So sad. So many memories. Anthony calling me his dad, Anthony being loud, Sarah and Marra being fantastic, bosses, Anthony bring loud. -MPS 8:11 PM: Art director Maggie Baker: "I wish I was artsy" 8:12 PM: Anthony: "I had a very successful baseball career...

The Distinct Importance of “Aesthetic” in My Life

Anthony Reale, Blogger

December 7, 2015

Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

If you happen to be near me at any point in the day, it is quite possible definite that you'll hear me go "ooooh that's my aesthetic."  Now, this proclamation can be about anything from a pattern on a piece of fabric to a flock of birds pecking someone's eyes out nice lamps in a restaurant.  You're right to...

To Consume or Not To Consume

December 5, 2015

Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

Let's imagine together:   I am home for the Thanksgiving break, attempting to keep cool.  My friend suggests that we go downtown for the day.  Heck yes! is my only thought.  Downtown LA, despite its relative closeness to my high school, remains an untouched stomping ground for me.  So, into my frie...

Ray’s Anatomy

Anthony Reale, Blogger

December 4, 2015

Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

**I realized that because of the timing of this post, it's completely unclear how the heck someone could be at the beach (seeing as it's a wintry hellhole out there right now).  The explanation?  I'm a SoCal native. (Cue eyes rolling)  This story is coming at you from last week, when I was home in the 87-degree w...

Meet Anthony

Anthony Reale, Blogger

December 2, 2015

Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

"WOULD YOU STOP SCREAMING AT THE WINDOW?!  WE GET IT, IT'S SNOWING." I sat down, obviously scandalized by this latest update from the voices in my head.  I mean, c'mon!! It's snow.  The Southern California boy that I am is panicking, crying internally, and attempting to resist the urge to run outside with mou...

Live Blog Issue 12

December 2, 2015

Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The diligent Pioneer editors and PAs are back after giving thanks with their families and loved ones and have turned their collective attention to putting together Issue 12, our second-to-last issue of the semester. This is certainly a bittersweet moment, as it means I only have one more of these live...

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