The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Dorm Life During a Pandemic

Dorm Life During a Pandemic

September 25, 2020

By Sean Serrano, CONTRIBUTOR Pioneer Heights. A lively place that was home to 1,500 students fully engaging in the college experience. Bay Area rap music playing from dorm room windows, students strolling with their headphones on to get to the Pioneer Kitchen to get something to eat between classes, ...

University Guidance for New Faculty During COVID-19

University Guidance for New Faculty During COVID-19

September 25, 2020

By Taylor Morris, CONTRIBUTOR It is no secret that COVID-19 has changed the delivery of instruction for CSU’s, and because of this, Cal State East Bay has now transitioned into virtual instruction for the Fall 2020 semester. For this academic term, new faculty members are forced to start their fi...

Being a Freshman at CSUEB Amid a Global Pandemic

Being a Freshman at CSUEB Amid a Global Pandemic

September 21, 2020

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR They lost their last semester as high school seniors, now they’re missing out on their first semester of college. The beginning of the new school year comes with new difficulties for students across the nation. Incoming CSUEB freshmen were asked about how the school ...

Tuition at CSU’s Remains the same during COVID-19.

Tuition.

September 11, 2020

By Taylor Morris, CONTRIBUTOR Certain things don’t change no matter the circumstance. Many students have lost jobs, several of them struggle to pay rent, but that doesn’t mean things will get any easier in regards to tuition costs. Students that attend any of the 23 CSU campuses will get no r...

The Repopulation of CSUEB Amidst Health Concerns

The Repopulation of CSUEB Amidst Health Concerns

September 11, 2020

By Sean Serrano, CONTRIBUTOR Cal State University East Bay usually welcomes over 12,000 students and 1,000 employees when school begins in mid-August. This year is not usual, and neither is the number of staff and faculty that returned to campus amidst a contagious pandemic and wildfires that have swept...

Till Debt do us part, a vow that First-Generation students are taking

June 27, 2020

By Vanessa Martinez, PHOTO EDITOR The long-standing issue of student loan debt haunts many students to this day. Knowing that the vow they've agreed to take out a loan will cost them for the better, or for the worst. Follow the stories of First-Generation Student graduates with student debt. Re...

A Call to Action: the Racial Disparity that still lingers on College Campuses

June 27, 2020

By Siri Osborne, CONTRIBUTOR When Malachi Taylor the current Black Student Union President of San Jose State University arrived as a freshman fall 2015, he expected to encounter a campus far more welcoming, student engagement, and diverse than what he was previously exposed to from his high school E...

Letter from the Editor

June 7, 2020

By Ethan Alonzo , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF It is no doubt that 2020 has been anything but ideal. What started out as a hopeful beginning to the new decade has become filled with pain and fear. Each month has brought new challenges for us as a people to face, and yet each month we find solutions to deal with ...

The Quarantine Chronicles

The Quarantine Chronicles

May 22, 2020

A message from Dr. Mary Cardaras (Dr. C.) Dear East Bay Community, This semester I taught a course called Journalism and Social Justice. It is a required course in the MultiMedia Journalism option in Communication. The course is to introduce students to the stories, the journalism that may have cha...

Through the Years

Through the Years

May 17, 2020

A film by Graduating Communication Senior, Kelsey Marasigan ...

East Bay Singers send a virtual greeting

East Bay Singers send a virtual greeting

May 13, 2020

The CSU East Bay Singers and the Fremont Christian School Chamber Singers were scheduled to perform “Even When He Is Silent” together at the graduate recital of Joseph Castro on March 27, 2020. The performance never happened due to COVID-19. The choirs joined forces to create this virtual choir...

East Bay Grads Continue to Rise in the East

May 7, 2020

As the COVID-19, or commonly known as the coronavirus, the crisis continues to impact the process of higher education at California State University East Bay, the campus administration continues to announce changes for students. Over the past few weeks, administrators have sent students notification email...

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