The Pioneer

CSU Increases Tuition for Next Term

Richard Duboc

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features, Layout

On Tuesday, the California State University Board of Trustees Committee on Finance voted to approve a 5 percent tuition increase that will go into effect at the start of the 2011 Winter quarter. In only a month, resident undergraduate students taking a full course load will be required to pay an a...

“Xtigone” Premieres This Weekend

Ashley Matuszak

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

The African American Shakespeare company and CSU East Bay have come together to create a relatable and rhythmic version of a classic. “Xtigone,” a modern adaptation of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy “Antigone,” is set to premiere at CSUEB’s University Theater this Friday night. “Xtigone” is di...

Starbucks Soon to be On Campus

Ra Sheta Dulan

November 12, 2010


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The Library’s Learning Commons will be remodeled into a Starbucks, including an outdoor patio area, with a projected launch date at the beginning of the Winter quarter. “Between the numerous requests from the library and students, Aramark was convinced to build the Starbucks,” said Associate...

Homecoming Welcomes Veterans Back

Dominic McBride

November 12, 2010


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Frontline combatants in Iraq are scheduled to come home by the end of 2011 and the Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing for their return with a program called Operation Welcome Home. “I like being at this school and this organization, because we are part of a greater good,” said Nicole...

A Hand Up, Not Handout

CAROLE REYNOLDS

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

South County Homeless Project helps homeless get off drugs, get psychological help, and get back on their feetwith Statistically, it is true that Alameda County homelessness has decreased by some 10 percent in the past three years, yet the problem persists. “On any given night, there are 1,300 people witho...

Lucca’s Deli

Shane Bond

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Lucca’s Deli, a long-standing restaurant for the past 70 years on Castro Valley Boulevard, has served top-notch sandwiches and Italian goods to a loyal fan base. It’s the location for the best, freshest and refined sandwich in the East Bay. Lucca’s was voted best deli in the East Bay for...

Scrumptious South Bay Sushi

Maya Agnew

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill on Winchester Boulevard in San Jose is the ultimate sushi spot in the South Bay. Mizu has been around less than a year, but continues to flourish with its tasty sushi rolls at reasonable prices. Sushi rolls range from $6 to $10, a price that is hard to beat for such nice...

Phila Burger Serves True Mom And Pop Hamburgers

Philip Davis

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Phila Burger, located on 23rd Street in San Pablo, is a small, quaint, old school diner that serves up some of the best burgers you’ll ever have. Owners Paul and Jane Lee, along with their sons Sam and Eddy, have been in the burger business since 1996 and they bring a welcoming, family-oriented...

SCAA Programs To Reach More Students

Stephanie Spearman

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

Two new programs offered by the Student Center for Academic Achievement have on-campus tutors excited to help students get ahead in classes. SCAA has been offering help for students needing a little extra help in statistics, English and a few other subjects for years. “Tutors help students pass ...

CSUEB Gets On Board The Social Networking Train

Dana Jones

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

The first ever social media role was set up by CSU East Bay, which led the way for the rest of the CSU system, according to Kimberly Legocki, Director of Social Media Relations at CSUEB. “Social media bring us one step closer to a virtual campus that is not limited by physical space or class size,...

Meet Your ASI Representatives

Vanessa Anderson

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

At CSU East Bay, there are student leaders who are at the forefront for change, voicing student opinions, and meeting the needs and demands for campus life—this group is the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI). Not every student knows how events are brought to campus, or who provides the entertainment,...

There’s No More Money For Child Care Services

Richard Duboc

November 12, 2010


Filed under Campus, Features

Obtaining a college degree can be a daunting task for any student, especially those who are raising children. This week, the challenges facing CSU East Bay students and parents may become even greater. On October 8, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a $256 million budget appropriation for CalWO...

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