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McDermott accepts new position at USF

McDermott accepts new position at USF

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 24
Filed under Campus, Sports

Just when it seemed like Cal State East Bay’s athletic department couldn’t experience any more turnover, it did. Nearly a year and four months into her tenure as East Bay’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Joan McDermott has accepted a new position as the Senior Associate Athletic ...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor
August 17
Filed under Campus, Opinion

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When I graduate next spring, it will be a great accomplishment, not only for me, but for my parents an...

East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 11
Filed under Campus, Metro

School isn’t out for summer at Cal State East Bay. Last month, around 100 middle school girls from across the Bay Area learned about science, technology, engineering and math education through a four-week camp called Eureka! held at East Bay’s Hayward campus. Through the month of July, Monday...

Living on campus not so bad

Living on campus not so bad

Tishauna Carrell,
Contributor
August 3
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

My peers are often in a rush to be independent by moving off campus. However, when people hear that I will be living on campus for my fifth and final year at Cal State East Bay, they’re completely baffled. I have often been told that I should go to work so I can pay rent like an adult, or that...

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 3
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

CSU East Bay’s University Police Department officers received training on how to respond to active shooter situations on campus on Monday and Tuesday. The training was facilitated by the Public Safety Training Institute, a nonprofit organization that trains law enforcement and fire personnel throughout...

Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 1
Filed under Campus, Metro

A series of maintenance projects to renovate campus buildings, repair parking lots and replace outdated equipment are taking place across the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus this summer. Keat Saw, director of the Planning, Design and Construction department at CSUEB, told The Pioneer construction pr...

Music professor honored with concert

Music professor honored with concert

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 20
Filed under Campus

Cal State East Bay has lost an icon. On June 23, Allen Gove, a Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of music, died in Castro Valley after he suffered two strokes last month, according to his daughter Carolyn Pexton. Gove was 86 and would have turned 87 at the end of July. According to the CSUEB...

The real world: Hayward

The real world: Hayward

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer
July 13
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

Dear Fellow Cal State East Bay Students, Like many of you, I transferred to East Bay from a community college. During my senior year in high school, parents would ask me where I was going to college. I would shrug and inform them I wasn’t going to leave the area. “I’m just going to Diablo Valley Col...

Writing skills test unfair, due for revision

Writing skills test unfair, due for revision

Ira Lazo,
Contributor
July 13
Filed under Campus, Opinion

Students enrolled in any of the California State University campuses must first pass a Writing Skills Test (WST) before they graduate. This test, though mandated, is flawed and an unnecessary requirement. At the very least it should be reviewed and revised to ensure that this test is relevant. For the last 39 year...

Report finds many students go without food or shelter

Report finds many students go without food or shelter

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 13
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

Homelessness is an epidemic that hits close to home for the California State University system. A study commissioned by CSU Chancellor Timothy White in Feb. 2015 returned some stunning results last month. The study found that one out of every 10 CSU students is homeless and one out of five CSU student...

Campus construction continues at East Bay

Campus construction continues at East Bay

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 29
Filed under Campus

Construction will continue through the summer at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. On Friday the Director of Parking and Transportation Services at CSUEB, Derrick Lobo, announced that parking lots E and F will be closed for the entire summer quarter as part of a summer maintenance program. Con...

Ralston named 2016 coach of the year

Ralston named 2016 coach of the year

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 22
Filed under Campus, Sports

The best season in Cal State East Bay baseball history got even better last week. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named CSUEB Head Coach Bob Ralston 2016 West Region Coach of the Year earlier this month. The award comes after the Pioneers 33-22 overall record and 21-16 in California ...

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