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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

CSUEB to Eliminate Plastic Bottles

CSUEB to Eliminate Plastic Bottles

By Elizabeth Medina, CONTRIBUTOR

February 28, 2019

California State University, East Bay is transitioning to more environmentally friendly alternatives in compliance with a new California State University system-wide policy. Policy 5236 was passed at the end of 2018 with the goal of reducing plastic waste throughout all CSU campuses. The first wave of ...

Second Annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show

Second Annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show

By Samantha King, CONTRIBUTOR

February 14, 2019

PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA KING/THE PIONEER California State University, East Bay held its second annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show last Tuesday in front of the University Union on the Agora Stage for Homecoming Week. Students walked down the runway in the latest Pioneer Pride gear such as sweatshirts, swe...

CSUEB welcomes new Chief of Police

CSUEB welcomes new Chief of Police

By Jessica Irrera, MANAGING EDITOR

January 25, 2019

California State University, East Bay welcomes a new Chief of Police as the Spring semester commences. Chief Mark Flores started his new position at the University Police Department on Jan. 3 after working for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for 26 years. “I spent a lot of my career in Oakla...

Brown Issues Organization at CSU East Bay

Brown Issues Organization at CSU East Bay

By Erika Martine, STAFF WRITER

December 13, 2018

Brown Issues, an organization that began in 2007, focuses on finding solutions for the daily matters that the Latino community experiences in the U.S. in regard to immigration policies, education, at-risk youth and underrepresentation. Brown Issues began at Sacramento City College and has since beco...

Speaker challenges disability privilege

Speaker challenges disability privilege

By Lidia Montiel, CONTRIBUTOR

December 6, 2018

It may be your primary instinct to hold the door open for a person in a wheelchair, or with any other disability when you see them approaching it; however, some people may not appreciate the gesture. Matt Glowacki, a professional civility speaker of 20 years who was born with no legs, tries to liv...

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