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Red meat and health, a positive impact

Red meat and health, a positive impact

By Susana Martinez , CONTRIBUTOR

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), meat lovers will end up eating about 222 pounds of red meat by the end of 2018. Meat surrounds us from all our favorite restaurants, the media and in our home. That being said, there are side effects of everything we put in our body, i...

Quotes from the Quad

Quotes from the Quad

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“What services on campus do you use to combat anxiety, and if you don’t, is there anything you do yourself to combat it?”   “I really don’t use the school’s stuff because I never knew about it. I usually calm myself down, call my girlfriend or, when I’m home over the weekend, hangout with my dogs....

Religious groups on the East Bay campus

By Brittany Spears, CONTRIBUTOR

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The presence of religious groups in the area in front of the Student Union has grown to such an extent that some students have begun to refer to it as “harassment square.” Whether it be a Jehovah’s Witness or an evangelical Baptist shouting out bible verses, many students without a religious affili...

The perils of being a student journalist

The perils of being a student journalist

By Alli Weseman, VISUAL JOURNALIST

October 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“You’re fake news, the media badge that you have isn’t real.” This weekend at Treasure Island Music festival, I had to fight the crowd for not only space, but common decency as a journalist doing her job. Being denied access to the photo-pits by the festival organizers left me in a difficult situatio...

“What are your thoughts on the Writing Skills Test, otherwise known as the WST?”

October 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I think it’s kind of a lame idea that we gotta take it in order to exit the university, we already put in the hard work and they want us to take on more test. I took it, paid for it, didn’t pass it, I thought I did a good essay but now I have to pay money to take it again. I think they just want to...

Quotes from the Quad

By Sarah Williams-Cain & Daniel Bereal, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

“How are internships necessary to success amongst students and how do they help them in long run?” “I think overall it is pretty beneficial for the person doing the internships. You get to get your feet wet, meet different kinds of people, and talk to bosses. I do not think it is a necessity but it i...

Living nightmares from my commute

Living nightmares from my commute

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order to get to school, and the commute can be very daunting depending on what time you leave. For the...

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Summertime is here, and we’ve managed to finish yet another school year. Unless you’re taking summer school, it is now time to hibernate and make up for all those sleepless nights studying and stressing out about exams. What happens to all the non-local students in the summer? Despite it being...

Student learns perspective through server job

Student learns perspective through server job

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Working in a restaurant can really give you a new perspective on life. You don't just supervise and help the customer when they ask. No, your job as a server is to make sure the guest is more than satisfied and willing to come back. As a task alone that can be a humbling experience. You learn a lot...

First generation college graduate beats statistics

First generation college graduate beats statistics

Jayvona Corley,
Contributor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Today nearly 4.6 million African Americans hold a college degree. I am proud to be the first African American in my family to get a bachelor's degree. I decided to participate in the CSU East Bay Black graduation on June 6. As the day came closer the reality set in, I was racing to get things togeth...

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Graduation is here. After all the late nights, early mornings and endless study sessions, the graduating classes of 2018 will walk the stage June 8-10. A quick Google search of CSU East Bay shows that the campus receives average scores from undergraduate students on college review websites like Niche.com...

How the newspaper changed my life

How the newspaper changed my life

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

June 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When was the last time something changed your life for the better? Whenever I am posed with this question I can answer instantly, writing did, well writing for the newspaper to be exact. That newspaper is this very publication, Cal State East Bay’s The Pioneer. During one of the most insecure...

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