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Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a three game win streak and having won seven out of their last eight games, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team was defeated by UC San Diego. The Pioneers kept up with San Diego, who happen to be undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association conference play (CCAA). The...

Un dia montada sobre una LimeBike

Un dia montada sobre una LimeBike

Veronica Hall,
Diseñadora de cabecera

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spanish

Aplicaciones como Uber y Lyft permiten que las personas lleguen a su destino fácilmente a un precio bajo y gran accesibilidad. A veces un reite a coche no es necesario, compartiendo bicicletas (bike sharing) es el modo de transportación más nuevo. Bike sharing se a hecho popular en ciudades grandes como modo de...

Did you know CSUEB offers massage therapy?

Did you know CSUEB offers massage therapy?

Jocelyn Jensen,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Finals week perfect time to destress I filled out a questionnaire, checked in for my Nov. 6 massage appointment, entered a brightly-lit room and disrobed. I put on the open back gown and laid under a sheet on top of a massage table. As instrumental music played in the background, certified massage therap...

Hashtag activism brings awareness to different movements, like #MeToo

Hashtag activism brings awareness to different movements, like #MeToo

Jamie DaSilva,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In 1997, a 13-year-old girl sat across a table from a woman, fighting back tears and rallying her courage to explain to this woman her sexual abuse encounter. As this young girl was detailing her abuse, the woman across the table had warm tears streaming down her round cheeks as she was left utterly ...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Tuesday Trump met with Democrat and Republican leaders from Congress at the White House to discuss immigration. In a televised meeting that lasted just less than an hour, President Trump talked with the top congressional leaders in both parties about a myriad of issues surroun...

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After two tough losses in the Inland Empire of Southern California versus Cal State San Bernardino and Cal Poly Pomona, the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team bounced back at home. The team won two home games this past week to improve their record to 8-8 overall, and 4-6 in conference pla...

From walls to malls: Turning a passion for street art into a business

From walls to malls: Turning a passion for street art into a business

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Michael Alvarez came up with the idea to open a graffiti-based shop shortly after being arrested in 2009 for painting inside an abandoned warehouse in Fremont. The warehouse had a skatepark built inside and was a hangout spot for kids. It was defaced by gangster tags so he covered them up with murals. “I...

The era of the interconnected movie universe

The era of the interconnected movie universe

Joshua Williams,
Contributor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Universal, Warner Brothers struggle to replicate success of Marvel In 2008, Marvel Studios released “Iron Man,” the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which went on to gross over $585.2 million worldwide and received mostly positive reviews from movie critics and comic fans. With its witt...

New wave hits Grammy Awards

New wave hits Grammy Awards

AIkaika Nichols,
Contributor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Diverse “Album of the Year” category highlights show Now in its 60th year, the Grammys released its nominees last month. There are many expected picks and unsurprising category favorites. However, there is one unexpected surprise: this is the first time white artists or groups will not be nomin...

Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry

Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry

Rebecca Olmos,
Contributor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

State Treasurer's Cannabis Banking Working Group provides possible solutions Cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, defined by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as having “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” This classification subjects cannabis to the s...

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Brian White, Keanu Estrada, and Maximino Cisneros

December 7, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Hayward, like many other Bay Area cities, is experiencing a spike in its crime rate that is increasing exponentially faster than the national average, according to the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report. The crime report is compiled from more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies throughout...

A day in the life of a Raiderette

A day in the life of a Raiderette

Philip Chin,
Contributor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Have you ever wondered what it’s like being a dancer for the Oakland Raiders? I always wanted to know. I was able to interview Courtney Rawlinson about her experience being a Raider dancer, what got her into dancing, the challenges of being dancer and working a full-time job. What got you into da...

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