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Letter from the Editors

Aleida Fernandez

September 11, 2014

Fall is a great time for news. From fresh-eyed first-years to visiting professors, renovated facilities to new sports teams, there's essentially a flood of new information to take in at the start of the semester. And this year, more than ever, as the search for President Bridges' successor continues,...

Greetings at start of spring ’12 semester

Patricia Vanderbilt

January 26, 2012

I often ask Pioneer staff members to think about what the paper means to them: why they devote so much time and energy to The Pio, and what they hope to gain. The "why" is important; when we can't answer the question, we know that we're doing something wrong. I would like to extend my questions to o...

Pioneer editors respond to concerns over Oct. 6 column

Patricia Vanderbilt

October 20, 2011

To those of you who expressed concern about The Pioneer's publication of Peter Chen's "Take it slow while dating Chinese girls" column: Although the Opinion section does not represent the views of The Pioneer, I am ultimately responsible for everything that we print, and in this case I am to blam...

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