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Must see Black History Month films

Must see Black History Month films

The Pioneer Staff

March 12, 2015


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Here’s a list of films to watch during Black History Month that help to explore and celebrate the depths of the African American experience throughout history. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967) The Drayton’s daughter brings home her African American fiancé, forcing her parents to reeva...

And the nominees are…

And the nominees are…

Kris Stewart,
Online and Video Editor

February 22, 2015


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Here's the full list of Oscar nominations: Best Picture: "American Sniper" Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper, and Peter Morgan, Producers "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher, and James W. Skotchdopole, Producers "...

New Years Eve in the Bay Area    

New Years Eve in the Bay Area      

Bryan Cordova, Metro & Spanish Editor

December 31, 2014


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It's New Year Eve, and the final day of 2014 deserves to go out with a BANG! For those of you, like myself, whom wait till the last minute to make plans, here are some activities around the East Bay to help you end the year right. Balloon Drop-Oakland Chabot Space and Science Center invites childr...

The Real Meaning of Holiday Songs

The Real Meaning of Holiday Songs

Bryan Cordova, Metro and Spanish Editor

December 23, 2014


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Confession time, I don’t like holiday music. I know it’s a scrooge moment but a long time ago I listened to the songs, like really listened, and it ruined me. Figuring out what these lyrics meant was worse than finding out that (Spoiler Alert) Santa isn't real. But you're clearly using the internet...

Ten homemade holiday gifts

Ten homemade holiday gifts

Shannon Stroud,
Staff Writer

December 11, 2014


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I am your stereotypical broke college student. I eat pasta, a lot of soup, and drink my coffee black because creamer is a delicacy.  As much as I love all things Christmas, part of me really dreads the holiday season. It means I get to toe this line of “Hm, should I buy everyone I love gifts, or should...

CSUEB gives Microsoft Office to students

CSUEB gives Microsoft Office to students

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

December 8, 2014


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California State University, East Bay sent an email out earlier today announcing the university's license agreement with Microsoft allows students to receive Office 365 for free. Students can check their horizon emails for the link and guide to set up their 365 accounts and download the Office Suite. Qualifying...

YouTubers becoming traditional?

YouTubers becoming traditional?

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

December 2, 2014


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Earlier today Mamrie Hart, 1/3rd of the YouTube "Holy Trinity" announced she has a book coming out. She is now the last member of the trio of to reveal she has a book deal since Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen) and Grace Helbig (ItsGrace) both had books published earlier this year. While I'm happy for...

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

December 2, 2014


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It's official! Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto will be starring in Warner Bros. film, Suicide Squad. Based on the DC Comic, the story is about a bunch of supervillains who are given a chance to redeem themselves by working with the government. There's just one problem. The mis...

Let the Fire Burn: A look into forgotten history

Let the Fire Burn: A look into forgotten history

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

November 30, 2014


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Through the power of Netflix, I was able to view another excellent documentary, Let the Fire Burn. Let the Fire Burn, directed and produced by first-time filmmaker Jason Osder, is the thrilling story about the forgotten clash between the government and MOVE. MOVE was a black liberation group b...

AnDevCon Arrives in San Fransisco

AnDevCon Arrives in San Fransisco

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

November 22, 2014


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Hundreds of software developers come together for the android developers conference AnDevCon, hosted at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame. The weeklong conference hosts many workshops from guest speakers in the industry. Speakers include Google Android Developers, former Twitter engineers, and expe...

Calm down, it’s just Ebola

Calm down, it’s just Ebola

Jenny Padilla,
Health Columnist

October 22, 2014


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Unexplained bleeding, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever are all symptoms of having Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever or Ebola Virus Disease, which causes severe and often fatal illness in humans, according to the Center for Disease Control. Now that Ebola has reached America it is no longer a problem that can be addressed from a dis...

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