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The Pioneer

The Pioneer

The Life and Legacy of America’s Favorite Action Hero

Lauren Lola

May 26, 2011

Presentation about Bruce Lee shows us how the star changed what it means to be an Asian man In a presentation at CSU East Bay on May 23, Robert Rinehart, an associate professor in the Sport and Leisure Studies Department at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, examined how Bruce Lee r...

Despite Small Turnout, Springfest Lineup Excites Crowd

Londre Holmes
and Stephanie Spearman

May 26, 2011

Amid hundreds of eager faces, CSU East Bay hosted its annual Springfest last Saturday on the lawn between Meiklejohn hall and the New Union. CSUEB’s ASI Presents booked a plethora of artist from various genres who performed during the day-long festival, including Kendrick Lamar, Theophilus London, Diplo, Ying Yang Twins, and Ryan Leslie. Springfest was a lengthy c...

Summer Fees Pay For Tech Upgrades

Natalia Aldana

May 19, 2011

Sixty dollars in extra fees in the Summer 2010 quarter has raised over $3.5 million for improvements to the CSU East Bay  campus. Amidst the numerous and startling tuition hikes and budget cuts in the CSU system, students can now begin to feel optimistic about their education, as CSUEB’...

Union Break-In

By Michael Lin

May 19, 2011

Old Union Building Hit By Theft. Approximately $24,000 in equipment was stolen out of the ASI marketing department and game room in the old university union building last month, ASI said. ASI president Mohammed Beig said some students also had personal belongings stolen in addition to the ASI equip...

Soberfest Educates Students

Soberfest Educates Students

Amanda Zepeda and Natalia Aldana

May 12, 2011

Soberfest 2011 made a buzz on campus, entertaining and educating students and faculty with various demonstrations on overall health and safe practices that they can implement into their daily lives. “Block party” was the theme for this year’s 10th annual Soberfest, where the event featured four d...

Searching For a Cure

Elmo Rey Arciaga

May 12, 2011

CSUEB Students Walk in Relay For Life. Cal State East Bay’s first American Cancer Society Relay for life raised more than $14,000 for the search of a cure. Students and student organizations, as well as members of the community, came together to “celebrate the lives of people who have battled canc...

CSUEB’s Interim President Is Named

Stephanie Spearman and Courtesy of CSUEB

May 5, 2011

Leroy Morishita, former Chief Financial Officer at San Francisco State Univeristy, has replaced outgoing President Mo Qayoumi as CSUEB’s interim president. As President Qayoumi moves on to San Jose State University, Leroy M. Morishita comes across the bay as the new Interim President of CSU East Bay. Morishita’s previous pos...

Proposed Fee Could Digitalize CSUEB

Michael Lin and Cherie Vargas

May 5, 2011

$120 quarterly fee could pay for e-books, iClickers, netbooks and e-tutoring CSU East Bay Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) held three forums in the last two weeks to discuss the implementation of a new $120/quarter academic fee. If approved by Chancellor Reed's office, the fee would add an a...

Health Educator Jennifer Miranda Tries To Be A Good Role Model

Nicole Anderson

May 5, 2011

Jennifer Miranda was born and raised in a lower socio-economic neighborhood and used her relationship with her community to become a leader and role model to the people of Hayward and students at CSUEB. “When I was in high school, one of the counselors told me, ‘don’t take the SATs—you’re not g...

Bulayo Wins Photo Award

Ashley Matuszak

April 28, 2011

Aldrin Bulayo, 26, a CSU East Bay photography major has finally found his niche in the field he is most passionate about, and is ready to take on his dreams after graduating this quarter. “Once I found out CSUEB offered a photography major, I decided to take a chance with it. After my failed attempts with business and nursing, I wanted to get into something I knew would make...

Little Man Brings Big Laughs

Philip Davis

April 28, 2011

This past Thursday at CSU East Bay’s theater, students came out to see comedian Lil Duval. Duval, whose real name is Roland Powell, goes by the name Duval to pay respect to his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida located in Duval County. Lil Duval had the theater seats full, for his hour and half long set that kept the crowd in tears from laughing. He talked about topics rang...

The Poet’s Heart is Revealed at Distinguished Writers Series

Lauren Lola

April 28, 2011

In honor of National Poetry Month, the CSU East Bay English Department held their third and final “Distinguished Writers Series” event for the academic year during the evening of April 21 in the University Library. The series’ previous events drew professional writers from all over the Bay Area to read and talk abou...

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