The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Students Strut In Pioneer Fashion

Lauren Lola

February 3, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features

The Old University Union came alive with the colors and styles of CSU East Bay during the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 2 when this year’s Pioneer Pride Fashion Show took place. The contestants, ranging from first year undergrads to alumni, participated as models, showing off the latest clothing a...

Southeast Asian Papaya Salad a Sour and Spicy Treat

Ginger Staley

February 3, 2011


Filed under Features, Metro

In a secluded, impoverished neighborhood in my hometown of Fresno, California, sits a row of small ethnic stores which have probably never seen the likes of state health inspectors, maintenance service providers or air conditioning units. Laotians, Cambodians, Thai, Vietnamese and Hmong immigrants, wh...

Autistic Students Succeed in College

Ginger Staley

January 27, 2011


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William Bernick is a 20-year-old student who works in the University Union, is a member of Circle K, and earns good grades within his major. If it wasn’t for his sometimes unkempt appearance and tendency to talk to himself, he would be just like any other student on the CSU East Bay campus. Bernick is one of 21 students on the campus tha...

CSU East Bay Alumni Appear on New Reality Show

Ashley Matuszak

January 27, 2011


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Adam Fresquez and Dawn Pino, two 2006 CSU East Bay alumni, are going to be featured on a new reality show on CW called “Shedding for the Wedding,” airing in February. “Shedding for the Wedding” is a show about several engaged couples competing for the wedding of their dreams. The objective of the sho...

A Big Controversy Around Lil’ B

Londre Holmes

January 27, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features, Layout

With all the controversy leading up to Friday’s event, it was a surprise not to see a collection of detractors in front of the New Union with picket signs raised towards the night sky. Last weekend, CSU East Bay held its annual Bay Fest, a celebration of local artists both known and unsigned, and with the last minute addition of Lil...

Bayfest Stays True to the Bay Area

Stephanie Spearman

January 27, 2011


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Rap artists native to the Bay Area gave CSU East Bay students something to get hyphy to during an intimate concert last Friday in the New Union. ASI Presents booked Bay Area rappers Roach and Lil’ B, along with headliner Mistah F.A.B., to keep the campus community entertained during the usually dull W...

Recipes: Classic Steamed Mussels

Ashley Matuszak

January 20, 2011


Filed under Features, Metro

Shellfish can be a daunting thing to try and cook, but I have to say, mussels are by far the easiest. There is no doubting when they are done, so you won’t overcook them, and they require very simple flavoring to be absolutely delectable. While this dish has a lot of ingredients, all of them can easily be found...

NASA Researcher and Historian Recounts The Glory Days

Nazia Chand

January 20, 2011


Filed under Features, Metro

While most 85-year-olds have long since retired from their jobs, historian John W. Boyd at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) proves that age is just a number. “I may not retire,” said Boyd, jokingly. “I may just die here and they can seal me up.” Boyd’s fascination...

Professor Cerutti’s Memory Remains in the Hearts Of Many

Gloria Lau

January 20, 2011


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CSU East Bay psychology assistant professor Daniel T. Cerutti passed away Jan, 10, but heartfelt memories still remain with his students, faculty and family. Cerutti passed at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he was taken by an ambulance after he collapsed on campus. Cerutti taugh...

The Best Taquerias Near The CSUEB Campus

Ashley Matuszak

January 20, 2011


Filed under Features, Metro

Hayward has plenty of Mexican food options in nearly all sections of town, but these are some of the standout places within a few miles of campus. Acapulco Taqueria 19950 Hesperian Blvd. Near the intersection of Hesperian and A Street, Acapulco Taqueria is a local hot spot for great Mexican fo...

Maintenance Requests Take Days

Samantha Herold

January 20, 2011


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One Student’s Quest For a Working Water Heater in The Dorms Student housing resident Cindy Salinas, 20, has been living on campus for three years, but living situations on campus, she says, “keep getting worse instead of getting better.” Upon moving into her current apartment on campus that ...

Beware The Bedroom Burglar

Exechias Trezile

January 20, 2011


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Several dorm burglaries have been reported since the 2009-2010 school year began, according to CSU East Bay’s crime statistics. The Hayward Hills Campus CLERY Crime Statistics reports there were 16 on-campus burglaries last school year. It is uncertain how many have already occurred this year. Travis Sturgis, a 21-year-old business major, came ba...

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