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Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 1, 2016
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A series of maintenance projects to renovate campus buildings, repair parking lots and replace outdated equipment are taking place across the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus this summer.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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

Library courtyard gets a makeover

Library courtyard gets a makeover

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
June 22, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Navigating the University Library entrance, or grabbing a cup of coffee from the campus Starbucks, will take a little longer than usual this summer as a construction zone is blocking all downstairs access points. White detour signs direct patrons to enter the library through the second story entran...

CSUEB Aramark contract set until 2018

CSUEB Aramark contract set until 2018

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer
June 9, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

Cal State East Bay’s campus food options have always been a relevant topic of discussion on campus. Whether criticism has been directed towards the lack of healthy food choices provided in the dining commons and on-campus restaurants, the arguably high prices at the POD market and bookstore or simply the...

Electronic parking signs now accurate

Electronic parking signs now accurate

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 9, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Finally, they work. The electronic signs for general parking lot A, the former site of Warren Hall, have been giving accurate numbers on available spaces for the past couple weeks, according to a Pioneer investigation. Since the signs were installed in September 2015, there were problems with the a...

Vikings, Celtics invade Hayward campus

Vikings, Celtics invade Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features, Showcase

Have you ever thrown a spear, shot a bow and arrow or engaged in Celtic combat? If you haven’t, then you missed out on Friday at the Cal State East Bay Student Historical Society Celtic and Viking reenactment. In addition to lectures and presentations of early century lifestyles, two historical reena...

Aphasia program educates survivors

Aphasia program educates survivors

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 1, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

Campus safety is of top priority, and the Aphasia Treatment Program, in collaboration with CSUEB Police Chief Sheryl Boykins, hosted a personal safety presentation to survivors of strokes and traumatic brain injuries on May 23. According to Clinical Supervisor and Director of the ATP at CSUEB, Ellen Bern...

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