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Hollywood is running out of ideas

Hollywood is running out of ideas

Stephen Freitas,
Contributor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

Summer is practically here and with it will come three months of blockbuster movies. Unfortunately, most of these films will not be original ideas: they will be attached to a pre-existing franchise. Hollywood is taking it too far by pumping out films within established franchises. The franch...

It’s snake season for the Bay Area

It’s snake season for the Bay Area

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On May 1, an unnamed 47-year-old San Jose resident was bitten on the hand by a rattlesnake at the top of Fremont’s Mission Peak Regional Preserve. An antivenom was administered by paramedic Shaun Bouyea before a helicopter brought him to Washington Hospital, according to NBC Bay Area New...

Despite perfect 12-0 playoff record, Cavs will beat ‘Dubs’ in seven games

Despite perfect 12-0 playoff record, Cavs will beat ‘Dubs’ in seven games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The moment that sports fans and probably the whole Bay Area have been waiting for has finally arrived: the NBA Finals. Bay Area fans are ready to see their home squad, the Golden State Warriors, redeem themselves from last year's finals loss and bring another championship back to Oakland. The War...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 31, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Tuesday night President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted, “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The mysterious word caused an eruption on social media, but the real news came Wednesday morning when several news sources reported that Trump will pull out of th...

A new “CORE” for East Bay

A new “CORE” for East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Just four years after Warren Hall, Cal State East Bay’s former largest building, was imploded due to seismic vulnerability, the campus is preparing to replace another relic in 2020 due to similar safety concerns. The Hayward campus library building, which was constructed in 1971 and is number f...

El uso de las redes sociales para negocios ilícitos

El uso de las redes sociales para negocios ilícitos

Daisy Ortiz,
Editora del Espanol
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spanish

Las redes sociales se han convertido en una herramienta mundial para varias cosas. Los jóvenes, el presidente de los Estados Unidos y hasta carteles mexicanos han estado muy activos en estas plataformas. 79 por ciento de adultos americanos usan facebook, 32 por ciento instagram y un cuarto de perso...

Bouncing babies to balance the checkbooks

Bouncing babies to balance the checkbooks

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I used to have baby fever, until I started babysitting. I’m not talking about a once-in-awhile babysitting gig for date nights. No, I mean eight-hour shifts, multiple days a week for three different families. Sometimes for two families in one day, all consisting of children six months to four yea...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald Trump left the United States for his first trip abroad as president. In a weekly address he delivered on Friday, Trump announced that his destinations will include Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Vatican City, Brussels, and Italy. “I will be visiti...

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