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What it means to live alone in the Bay Area

What it means to live alone in the Bay Area

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The trials and tribulations of adulting When I first walked into my yard, everything seemed normal. It wasn't until I got to the front gate that leads to my front door that I noticed something was off. The door was cracked, although I was certain I locked it shut. “I could have sworn I locked this,...

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Shyra Gums,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Nov. 2, 2017, I posted a “Throwback Thursday” Instagram post of me and some of my mentors who were panelists in my first Women in Hip Hop Panel in 2015. I  just tried to show my appreciation for having them all as my “Hip-Hop guardians.” One of my mentors shared the post, resulting in her and many mor...

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The cast of “She Loves Me” gathered together on stage for their warm-up, stretching their vocal chords and bodies in preparation for their rehearsal of their new upcoming musical. The pace of the music increased with intensity as it became faster and faster and their voices grew louder as one. Then...

Warriors’ biggest threat is not who you think

Warriors’ biggest threat is not who you think

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Their own worst enemy is themselves The Golden State Warriors are once again the favorite to win the NBA championship. They are a -175 betting favorites, bet $175 to win $100, to win it all, according to OddsShark. They have an overall net rating of 9.7 which leads the NBA. They also possess the be...

Gun regulations should progress to policy

Gun regulations should progress to policy

Shelby Brown,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

From a young age, I started to notice and pick up on some things that not only confused me, but made me feel a way that I didn’t understand. I would walk into a room, and see my parents standing in front of the TV with these looks on their faces that I had never seen before. As I would glance at th...

The best boba in the East Bay

The best boba in the East Bay

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sweet chewy tapioca pearls and your choice of milk or fruit-based tea. These ingredients come together to make one of the most popular Asian drinks to hit the Bay Area. Depending on where you are, the drink has several names such as bubble tea or tapioca. Boba, as it’s known locally, is a chilled, te...

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Being able to only speak Spanish, Hayward resident Maria Osegura walked to the podium with an English translator, and complained to Hayward City Council members. “The manager said that I had to pay that entire amount which was over $2,000, and if I didn’t then they would bring a lawyer and woul...

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cal State East Bay opened their 2018 season at home against the the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds over the weekend. After finishing last season 25-24 overall and 16-21 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, the team is looking to improve and make a push...

No, Oprah Winfrey should not run for president

No, Oprah Winfrey should not run for president

Justin Mutch,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

America’s unhealthy obsession with celebrities poses a grave threat to democracy Now before you post an angry response in the comments section, or tweet to The Pioneer that I don’t know what I’m talking about, just hear me out. If you don’t know why people are suddenly calling for Oprah to be on th...

CSU proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-2019 school year

CSU proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-2019 school year

Erika Martinez,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Last year, tuition for the 2017-18 school year increased by five percent. The decision was made during a board of trustees meeting at California State University, Long Beach as CSU students were protesting outside. On Jan. 29, the CSU Board of Trustees announced a proposal for another tuition inc...

Women marched, women rallied

Women marched, women rallied

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

60,000 marched in the streets of San Francisco for the Women’s March Theon Johnson joined the waves of crowds that marched down Market Street for the Women’s March in San Francisco on Jan. 20. Johnson, an associate pastor at the San Francisco-based Glide Memorial Church, marched alongside one g...

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Oakland Raiders have finally found the coach they have been waiting for. It’s taken 16 years, but they now have the coach they believe will take them over the hump and will lead them to championships. He is a fan favorite and a former Raider Coach. The Raiders recently signed Jon Gruden to an...

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