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CSUEB Alumni releases new book

CSUEB Alumni releases new book

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

June 13, 2019

The idea that would eventually become Matthew D. LaPlante’s new book, Superlative: The Biology of Extremes, spawned from a question he had: “What is the largest living life form?” LaPlante is an author, journalist, and professor of journalism at Utah State University. He is also an alumnus of...

Students celebrate cultural graduations

Students celebrate cultural graduations

By Elizabeth Medina, CONTRIBUTOR

June 5, 2019

Graduation season brings numerous traditions: graduation photoshoots around campus, cap decorating, and cultural graduation ceremonies. Commencement itself dates back as early as 12th century Europe, but the more recently cultural commencements are becoming more and more of a common theme throughout g...

ASI’s Earth Week Festival 2019

ASI’s Earth Week Festival 2019

May 9, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSICA IRRERA | THE PIONEER

CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

By Earlene Mary Escobal, CONTRIBUTOR

May 2, 2019

California State University, East Bay held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Collaborative Opportunities in Research and Engagement building, or CORE building, on April 22 at the Recreation & Wellness Center plaza. The building got its name after board members used ‘CORE’ as a placeholder n...

Petition wants to bring solar panels to campus

Petition wants to bring solar panels to campus

By Pablo Villaseñor, CONTRIBUTOR

May 1, 2019

California State University, East Bay’s Associated Students Incorporated Sustainability Chair Zachary Meade has put out a petition to call upon the university to follow through with the commitments laid out in the Climate Action Plan. The petition calls to install more solar panels for the University...

CSUEB student develops gig finder

CSUEB student develops gig finder

By Thania Arce, CONTRIBUTOR

April 25, 2019

Omar Ruiz Geronimo recognized that there was a problem when he failed to collect payment a few times as an architectural designer. “I feel like it’s something freelancers don’t like to talk about because it is kind of embarrassing,” said Omar. Samuel Ruiz Geronimo, an undergraduate seni...

CFA supports bill to require ethnic studies as a graduation requirement

CFA supports bill to require ethnic studies as a graduation requirement

By Thania Arce, CONTRIBUTOR

April 17, 2019

A new bill proposed by state assembly member Shirley Weber (D) would require all 23 California State University campuses to provide Ethnic Studies courses, mandating students to take at least one 3-unit course to graduate. If passed, Bill AB1460 would add courses that include issues of race, gender, s...

Coca-Cola products no longer at CSUEB

Coca-Cola products no longer at CSUEB

By Shoib Ahmadazai, CONTRIBUTOR

April 11, 2019

Coca-Cola branded drinks will no longer be sold on campus until at least 2021 following an exclusivity deal between California State University, East Bay and PepsiCo. The deal with PepsiCo gave the university checks totaling $39,751, with the first fiscal check received on July 27, 2018 and the l...

University considers new staff and faculty housing building

University considers new staff and faculty housing building

By Pablo Villasenor , CONTRIBUTOR

March 28, 2019

University President Leroy Morishita announced the possibility of a new staff and faculty housing building to be built on campus in a Faculty Senate meeting last month. Based on his proposal, the residences would be constructed behind Pioneer Heights. The plan is not certain and there is no set da...

“Little Shop of Horrors” at CSU East Bay

“Little Shop of Horrors” at CSU East Bay

March 20, 2019

PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ/THE PIONEER California State University, East Bay’s Theatre and Dance Department is currently showing their rendition of “Little Shop of Horrors” in the University Theater. The show is directed and choreographed by Aejay Mitchell with musical direction from Sierra ...

Should CSUEB reconsider passing EasyPass?

Should CSUEB reconsider passing EasyPass?

March 14, 2019

The 2018-2019 academic year has marked a lot of changes for California State University, East Bay students. With the official conversion to the semester system, students are trying to grasp all of the improvements. Some of the changes include the $190 parking permit fee per semester, and just recently ...

CSUEB Drag Show

CSUEB Drag Show

March 7, 2019

PHOTOS BY FERNANDA CARRILLO/THE PIONEER

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