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Pioneer Pete Makeover In Store

January 13, 2011

Out with the old, in with the new. The CSUEB Pioneers are set to reveal a new and improved Pioneer Pete mascot. The unveiling will take place between the men’s and women’s basketball games on Jan....

California High School Students Denied Sports Programs

January 13, 2011

The sweeping budget cuts of newly elected Governor Jerry Brown are hurting California’s colleges and universities, with the UC and the CSU systems both slated to receive $500 million in cuts. Even though...

Only College Football Can Leave You Feeling Unsatisfied

January 13, 2011

It was a great game, decided as time expired. It was well received, the ratings the highest in the history of cable television. It was the perfect punctuation, the season ending with the controversial...

While We Were Away, They Were Hard At Work

January 8, 2011

While the rest of the students and campus faculty and staff were enjoying their winter break, the CSU East Bay men’s basketball team was hard at work. Despite valiant efforts, East Bay dropped five...

Pioneers Fall to UCSD Once Again

January 8, 2011

On the hilltop Monday, the CSU East Bay men’s basketball team lost a hard-fought defensive struggle against the UCSD Tritons by a final score of 64-53. Although the team was driven by flashes of offensive...

High Hopes For Water Polo

December 9, 2010

CSU East Bay’s water polo squad will open their 2011 campaign on Jan. 21 at home against UC Santa Barbara. Last year, these lady Pioneers were ranked 19th in the nation, and they seek to continue that...

Fee Increases and Economy Hit Students Athletes

December 9, 2010

Every year when school is let out for the summer, students return home, some never returning to campus. The struggles of the economy have had an effect on everyone, especially students. Last year alone...

The CSUEB Fight Song

December 2, 2010

CSU East Bay has a fight song? Yes, it does. It might not be as well known as other college’s fight songs but it exists nonetheless. In 1961, when the Pioneer mascot was adopted by then Alameda County...

Pioneer Profile: Farewell to All–Conference Senior

December 2, 2010

The Pioneers finished second place in the CCAA Division II Conference, with an overall record of 20-7—a significant improvement from last year’s overall record of 10-21. “It was a really good...

Glenn Burke: “Out” and Gone

November 18, 2010

Recently, Comcast Sports Network Bay Area premiered the documentary, “Out: The Glenn Burke Story” about former Major League Baseball player Glenn Burke, who was the first openly homosexual professional...

Bustin’ Out: Rookie of the Year

November 18, 2010

Though the immediate excitement of the San Francisco Giants’ first World Championship has gone, their fans have another victory to celebrate this week. Giants’ catcher Buster Posey was named...

Women’s Volleyball Closes Strong Season with a Win

November 18, 2010

Women’s volleyball put an exclamation mark at the end of their season with a second place finish in the CCAA Division II. CSU East Bay finished a remarkable 2010 campaign with a win over Cal Poly...

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