PNW Pioneer

Felicia Garcia, Human Development
Hannah Sawyer, Reporter • September 18, 2020

Many college students relax over the summer, especially during the COVID pandemic. Not Felicia Garcia. While getting ready for her junior...

Camryn Mathews, English
Joshua Beauduy, Reporter • September 18, 2020

Summer is usually a time for students to go out on vacation, spend time with friends and enjoy the good weather, but for Camryn Mathews, a second-year...

Alex Bishop, Business
Megan Granados, Reporter • September 18, 2020

It’s a warm July afternoon and you are walking the beach. You feel the sand squish between your toes and hear the sound of the waves brushing...

PNW announces the launch of a new Criminal Justice major
Sherry Kenady, Reporter • September 18, 2020

PNW will get into the law and order business when the university launches a criminal justice major in the fall of 2021. “The whole purpose...

School links general ed revisions to spring accreditation visit
Sherry Kenady, Reporter • September 18, 2020

PNW is using a scheduled accreditation review by the Higher Learning Commission in April to revise the university’s general education requirements. “This...

Gyte Annex to be demolished
Mason Crist May 26, 2020

PNW is demolishing one of the oldest buildings on campus to make way for its newest. The Gyte Annex, constructed in 1954 as an industrial...

Center for Faculty Excellence helps instructors help students
Chinelle Clark, Reporter • May 7, 2020

Students who are struggling with their studies may soon get some help from the Center for Faculty Excellence, a new resource designed to help...

Students share tips for staying fit
Tatiana Spak May 5, 2020

As people are stuck inside with nothing to do but snack, many have noticed weight gains that some have labeled the COVID-15, referencing “the...

Abdullah Al-Abdal shares a moment with Tom and Amy Berube, who have hosted the PNW student at their Valparaiso home for three years.  Al-Abdal is the latest of 14 students the Berubes have hosted during the last eight years.
Area families open their homes and hearts
Mohammed Alsulaiman, Reporter • March 11, 2020

For some international students, enrolling at PNW is only part of an American education. Many choose to steep themselves in the culture by living...

Golf outings bring a chance to get out and support PNW athletes
Pioneer Staff with Sports Information September 18, 2020

PNW cancelled fall league sports because of COVID-19, but the school is still hosting two golf fundraisers in September and October. The two...

Pride athletes struggle to stay motivated, fit in off-season
Megan Granados, Jeremy Garcia-Leibas, and Joshua Beauduy September 18, 2020

Though the fall season’s events were canceled, PNW student athletes remain committed to their sports. Although they aren’t happy about...

Student athletes show they have more than just brawn
Pioneer Staff with Sports Information September 18, 2020

The school’s student athletes are fighting the stereotype of “dumb jock” by setting a new collective GPA record of 3.43 during the spring...