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DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?

DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?

Priscila Chavez,
Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

No resolution has been made for DACA yet, emphasizing the danger the program is currently in On Jan. 10, Judge William Alsup, a San Francisco-based federal judge, ordered that the Trump administration continue accepting renewal applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipien...

CSUEB’s Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

CSUEB’s Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Once the doors opened, the theatre was immediately packed. Lights went off, the spotlight directed to the stage and the audience welcomed the performers with cheers. Last Thursday evening, the Diversity and Inclusion Center, known as DISC, hosted their sixth annual drag show in the University Theatre...

Silversun Pickups growing with time

Silversun Pickups growing with time

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

There’s nothing quite like being in the crowd at a concert and seeing one of your favorite musicians take the stage for the first time. When the artist starts the first song, the excitement of the crowd is an experience unlike any other. It feels like that when I watch Silversun Pickups, an alternativ...

Flu vaccination less effective: Is it worth a shot?

Flu vaccination less effective: Is it worth a shot?

Kamille De Guzman,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The flu epidemic has created a massive influx in hospitalizations and deaths this year compared to previous years. As of mid-December, at least 106 people have died in the United States and 27 people younger than 65 have died in California alone, according to the California Department of Public Health. In...

Flu epidemic among the United States

Flu epidemic among the United States

Yasmine Castañeda,
Contributor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The flu is spreading throughout the United States and is ranking as one of the most severe influenza seasons in recent years. This year, the flu is now being labeled as an epidemic in terms of scale. Influenza activity has taken off and cases are being reported in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Gua...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Jan. 20, the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, his administration and Congress failed to reach a deal for federal funding of government agencies that resulted in a shutdown. The shutdown lasted three days and finally ended on Monday when Democrats an...

Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?

Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

At 2:39 a.m. on Jan. 4, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred in Berkeley that shook most of the Bay Area. On Tuesday night, two back-to-back earthquakes struck the Bay Area again. As a student in my fifth year at California State University, East Bay, the earthquake was a reminder that the Hayward c...

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Winter time on Cal State East Bay’s campus can get cold and especially dark since daylight savings time ends in November. The dark evenings will continue until daylight savings returns in early March. For anyone on campus studying or taking night classes, this means having to cross parts of campus...

Why CSUEB needs to take more action: My experience as an undocumented student

Why CSUEB needs to take more action: My experience as an undocumented student

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Cal State East Bay is a campus that claims to be an inclusive university that serves its diverse population of students. But as an undocumented immigrant, I feel underserved. As graduation nears, I am disappointed that the school still does not have an undocumented resource center to support its p...

Federal work study or part time job?

Federal work study or part time job?

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many students here at Cal State East Bay qualify for Federal Work-Study (FWS), but what exactly is it? According to Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, “Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing ...

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