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Pioneer baseball still in playoff run

Pioneer baseball still in playoff run

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team almost had a clean sweep this weekend against Cal State San Marcos. The Pioneers won the three game series against the Cougars 2-1. The Pioneers swept San Marcos (21-20 overall, 13-16 conference) in their doubleheader on Saturday, winning 7-3 in the first game and 8-4 in the second game. ...

Women’s hoops lose leader

Women’s hoops lose leader

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

Just over a month after the greatest season in school history, the women’s basketball team lost their coach. Cal State East Bay Head Coach Suzy Barcomb chose to go to her hometown area after she accepted an offer from Seattle University to become their new head coach. This comes on the heels of the...

CSUEB expands housing on and off campus

CSUEB expands housing on and off campus

Christina Urbina,
Contributor

April 21, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

Cal State East Bay’s enrollment reached an all-time high fall quarter 2015. More than 1,700 freshman students and 2,200 transfer students were admitted into the school. As the number of Cal State East Bay students applying for on-campus housing grows, the number of beds available is at a standstill...

Soccer player a Duke on the field

Soccer player a Duke on the field

Jayakrishna Dasappän,
Contributor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

When Duke Driggs was 3-years-old, his mother decided against daycare and put her son on his sister’s soccer team. He started as a goalkeeper and later became a defensive player to get more ball action. Driggs is now a senior at Cal State East Bay and one of the tallest players on the school’s me...

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

Bittersweet was probably the feeling of the Cal State East Bay softball team this weekend. The Pioneers fell in a four game series, 1-3 against the 18th-ranked Chico State Wildcats, but fortunately got the win on their third game, which happened to be their senior day game. The Pioneers fell to Chico (33-1...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Opinion

Dear Readers, The first thing I would like to do as Editor-in-Chief of the Cal State East Bay student newspaper is thank the previous editors I have worked with at The Pioneer: Shannon Stroud, Tiffany Jones and Yousuf Fahimuddin. I was able to learn things from them that allowed me to gain the valuable...

Unselfishness key for women’s basketball success

Unselfishness key for women’s basketball success

Veronica Sanchez,
Contributor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Shannon Bland, a Cal State East Bay senior, fell in love with basketball at a young age. “I remember playing on those short basketball hoops when I was in second grade,” she said. “That’s where it all started.” Bland is shooting guard on the CSUEB women’s basketball team, which just had a ...

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The hot weather on Tuesday was a factor that forced the Cal State East Bay baseball team to battle through two close games. Before the home double header, the Pioneers were in Los Angeles over the weekend, where they swept the California State Dominguez Hills Toros (14-16 overall, 8-12 conference) th...

UC San Diego Tritons tame Pioneers at Chabot College

UC San Diego Tritons tame Pioneers at Chabot College

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite a three-game winning streak, the Cal State East Bay water polo team could not defend their home city on Sunday. The Pioneers fell to 12-9 overall and 0-1 in Western Water Polo Association Conference play after they lost to the UC San Diego Tritons (22-9 overall, 3-0 conference) 8-3 at Chabo...

I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must

I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must

Nicholas L. Baham III, Ph.D. Professor of Ethnic Studies CSUEB CFA Chapter President

March 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Op-ed, Opinion

Dear Colleagues, Staff, and Students of the CSUEB Community, You have all certainly heard by now that 26,000 California State University faculty will strike across the entire 23 campus CSU system on April 13-15 and April 18 and 19 unless CSU Chancellor Tim White agrees to a 5% pay raise for all faculty....

Dear writers, here’s to you

Shannon Stroud,
Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2016


Filed under Features

This morning, when I sat down to write this goodbye letter, I knew exactly what I was going to say. Then I received a text from one of The Pioneer’s new writers that changed the entire direction of this article.         “Thank you for helping me with my very first article and publishing it. It ...

Undocumented students need resources

Undocumented students need resources

Erika Fernandez and Kenzi Hilario,
Contributors

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus

Fifteen years ago, on Oct. 12, 2001 Governor Gray Davis passed Assembly Bill 540 which allows undocumented students to pay in-state tuition. As a result, an undocumented student is known as an AB540 student or a “DREAMer,” in reference to the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act which Congress passed in 2012. The Dream Act allow...

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