California State University East Bay

The Pioneer

Tricks, Treats and a Healthful Halloween

Stephanie Spearman

October 28, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features, Layout

Costumes, tricks and treats were in full swing at the annual Open Haunted House at the Student Health Center on campus this Wednesday. “We’re doing games and informing students about services, STD’s and other health topics,” said Delia Ibarra, a Peer Advocate for Wellness (PAW) intern for the...

Recipes: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Ashley Matuszak

October 28, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Good peanut butter cookies are hard to come by in stores. Because of the high oil content, peanut butter cookies have a shorter shelf life than most cookies, causing them to go stale or bitter tasting quickly. The good news is they couldn’t be easier to make. Requiring no leavening whatsoever, and...

Going Deutsch at Suppenküche

Felicitas Hackmann

October 28, 2010


Filed under Features, Layout, Metro

After enjoying the California sun and American culture for over six weeks now, I suddenly started to miss Germany, my home country, a little bit. A German friend from San Francisco tried to give me as much “home” as he could, by taking me to “Suppenküche,” a German restaurant on Laguna Street in the city. ...

Student Health Advisory Committee Backs Smoking Policy

Stephanie Spearman

October 22, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features, Layout

Upon reviewing environmental scans and student, faculty and staff surveys, the Student Health Advisory Committee decided that it was time for the current smoking policy on campus to be recognized. “We’re not trying to ostracize smokers,” said Janice Frias, the advisor for the Student Health Advisory Com...

Parking Fees and Tickets are “Ridiculous,” Students Say

Nimirta Mann and Andrea Jones

October 22, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

Students worry enough about paying tuition and finding a way to afford textbooks, but CSUEB’s campus community has become increasingly irate with expensive parking passes and tickets. “Parking is ridiculous now,” said Navdeesh Gill, an alumni of CSUEB. “I used to pay $30 when I went to East...

“Cookie Hour” Helps International Students Connect

Tri Nguyen

October 22, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features, Layout

Anticipation grows as international students wait for Cookie Hour, an event hosted by the American Language Program every Wednesday. “It is a great way to meet new friends,” said Megumi Tebata, a graduate student and ALP participant. “I attended this event last year and it got me int...

Singing at an Open Mic Night

Maya Agnew

October 22, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

This weekend I had the chance to try something new. It was fun, liberating, exciting and took me back to the days when I used to perform. Open mic, as it’s referred to, is a live show where an audience members can perform with a microphone. I have always wondered what it would be like to participat...

Caring For Someone With Dementia

Phillip Davis

October 22, 2010


Filed under Features, Opinion

When I moved in with my 86 year-old grandmother 5 years ago, it was to primarily keep her company since my grandfather had just passed away. Mildred Stradford, or Mrs. Strad, as she is called by to those that know her, has lived in the same home in Richmond, CA since 1968. After receiving a degree fr...

Hallowed Hue

Ellen Warren

October 22, 2010


Filed under Features, Opinion

Orange you glad we can treat you with expert advice on this tricky color? Maybe it’s the miles of aisles of Halloween decorations in stores everywhere. Or those bountiful bins of pumpkins at grocery stores, farm stands and green markets. Whatever the reason, around this time of year, a lot of u...

Helping Hayward’s Hungry: The South Hayward Parish

Carole Reynolds

October 22, 2010


Filed under Features, Layout

They were gathered there, not dirty or shabby, and they looked just like everyone else. “There” was the South Hayward Parish food pantry, and “they” were some of Hayward’s hungry people. Located in the Westminster Hills Presbyterian Church at 27287 Patrick Avenue in Hayward, week in...

Pirates of Emerson

Ashley Matuszak

October 22, 2010


Filed under Features, Layout

Halloween Scares in the East Bay Looking for a good scare? Pirates of Emerson, located at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, can give you a night of horror for just $20. Pirates of Emerson first got its start 19 years ago in a small backyard and has since become a franchised Halloween Haunt seen on the Trave...

Student Comments: Meal Plan

Daouda Zalle

October 21, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

In recent weeks, The Pioneer has been covering the issue of requiring dorm residents to purchase a meal plan. One of the main arguments of the administration is that a meal plan would benefit CSUEB students by offering them an environment for socializing, bringing them close together. This argument...

California State University East Bay
Features