Classes have officially been in session for just over a month at Long Island University-Post, but students involved with Post’s student newspaper, The Pioneer, have been grappling with a real-world lesson on press freedom since this past Fall...A new semester has begun, and a new editorial staff has taken over, but unless the administration experiences a change of heart, there is no telling what sort of future is in store for The Pioneer and press freedom at LIU.
Recently there has been a lot of discussion about the legality of people's cell phones getting searched at US border crossings.This isn't just happening on the US side of the border though.
Without the minimal funding required to keep it in hard-copy print, and without encouragement to report the full range and depth of campus opinion, the Pioneer, if it survives, will be turned into a paper without a purpose in order to turn Post into a campus without an identity.
According to statistics provided by UNICEF, approximately 4.7 million children in Iraq required some form of humanitarian assistance in the first half of 2016. Soccer Salam attempts to stand in that gap—delivering food, water, medicine, and blankets to “Iraq’s most vulnerable communities.”They also deliver something else that can’t be boxed or put in a bag: smiles.