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Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Around 300 students laughed and teared up as comedian Tony Roberts jokingly danced to hit single, “Juju on that Beat” during a recent comedy show at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. When he asked a student from the audience to come up on stage and dance with him, a roar of “Aye” chant...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 25
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Friday, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of United States. Here are some of the highlights from the ceremony:   Swearing-In At noon on Jan. 20, Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Trump was jo...

Water polo season starts with victory

Water polo season starts with victory

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After months of pre-season preparation, the California State East Bay women’s water polo team earned its first victory of the season against Fresno Pacific on Saturday. “It feels good to finally be playing against someone that is not ourselves,” said senior utility Rocio Fesembeck. “And to have...

Inauguration protests attract thousands in Bay Area

Inauguration protests attract thousands in Bay Area

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 25
Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

Inauguration Day Two-thousand peaceful protesters were armed with signs gathered at the Oakland City Hall at 7 a.m. on Friday to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Undeterred by the rain, marchers met to voice their dissent with Trump, who has made offensive comments about women, minorities, imm...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
January 18
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated on Friday as the 45th President of United States. Here are some of the details surrounding the historic event:   Security According to CNN News, the entire United States domestic security team will be in attendance at the Trump inauguration. Acco...

Residents clean Alameda in honor of civil rights leader

Residents clean Alameda in honor of civil rights leader

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
January 18
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Alameda is an island known for its breathtaking views of the Bay Area. But being surrounded by water isn’t always as relaxing as it may seem. With the massive storm that blew through the Bay Area last Wednesday, continuing well into Friday causing high tides, debris was blown onto the town’s ...

Hayward goes green: City aims to lower energy use by 2025

Hayward goes green: City aims to lower energy use by 2025

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 18
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Over the next eight years, Hayward residents will see a lot more solar panels in their city — $15 million worth, to be exact — mounted on everything from fire stations to carports. On Dec. 6, the seven-member Hayward City Council voted unanimously to adopt a zero net energy goal for municipal faciliti...

Swim team wins on “Senior Day”

Swim team wins on “Senior Day”

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 18
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s swim team went 1-1 this past weekend, but earned a win in their final home meet for seniors, which made it a memorable one. After a full week of rain, the Pioneers fell to the Division 1 San Jose State Spartans in a dual meet on Friday, 144-116 during a sunny yet cold...

Hayward Library to host Harry Potter-themed event

Hayward Library to host Harry Potter-themed event

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
January 18
Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Metro, Showcase

This Friday, the Hayward Library will invite teenagers to recreate their favorite Harry Potter characters at a new event: Fandom Friday. A “fandom” is a community composed of fans of a particular fictional series, person or sport. Fandom Friday was created by Hayward youth service librarian Anni...

Women’s mixed martial arts braces for change

Women’s mixed martial arts braces for change

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 11
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

If it wasn’t clear before, it is now thanks to UFC 207; it’s the end of an era. The pioneers of women’s MMA are phasing out to make room for new blood. First it was wrestler Miesha Tate, who briefly held the bantamweight belt last year after three years in the UFC, and stunned fa...

Women’s basketball three-game winning streak snapped

Women’s basketball three-game winning streak snapped

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay Basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend in their California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference home games against California State San Marcos and UC San Diego. The women won their third straight game after beating San Marcos (8-5 overall, 5-3 conference) on Thursday,...

East Bay to host 4th annual Week of Inclusive Excellence

East Bay to host 4th annual Week of Inclusive Excellence

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Last month, The Wall Street Journal ranked CSUEB the 4th most diverse college in the West. Because it is one of the most racially diverse schools in the nation, University Diversity Officer Diana Rush Woods thinks it is important for students and faculty to be informed about their peers’ ethnic ba...

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