The Pioneer

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Shannon Stroud,
Editor in Chief

January 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

It’s the New Year and Cal State East Bay’s favorite religious activist group is back at it again. Year after year activist, promoters and organizers walk the campus talking with students, staff, and professors. Most passerby ignore the handouts and brochures, but it’s hard to ignore it when st...

Hispanic, low-income students receive funds

Hispanic, low-income students receive funds

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Campus

Cal State East Bay was awarded a $2.6 million grant, last month, through the Hispanic Serving Institution Program, a national organization created to help universities with high percentages of Hispanic and low-income student populations. To be considered a Hispanic Serving Institution, a university needs...

CSUEB honors distinguished alumni

CSUEB honors distinguished alumni

Paz Sandoval,
Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

After Edward George Barrett graduated in 1988 from Cal State East Bay’s College of Education with a degree in physical education, he was later hired in 1999 as Major League Baseball umpire and eventually promoted to crew chief in 2013. As a major league umpire, he has called Division Series, L...

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Sports

The California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Cross Country Championships were held on Sunday at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Cal State East Bay first-year Head Coach Tony Nicolosi has only been on the job a few months, but after a couple impressive showings by runners...

New provost outlines goals

New provost outlines goals

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

When you walk into Carolyn Nelson’s office it feels welcoming, almost like a living room. It definitely doesn’t feel like the office of the interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Cal State East Bay. That is the way the former middle and high school teacher wanted it, welcoming. “I w...

Where da’ party at?

Where da’ party at?

DaRyn Merriwether,
Contributor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

My first year at Cal State East Bay I heard it before I knew what was happening: the swell of excited voices just outside my window, accompanied by the heavy bass thump of A$AP Ferg’s “Shaba.” Since I moved into the dorms at Cal State East Bay in Fall 2013, I always looked forward to the moment I coul...

A journey worth taking

A journey worth taking

Andrea Dupree ,
Copy Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It took me 12 years, six months and 13 days to finish college.  I’ve been taking college courses since I was 19 and my daughter was 9-months-old. It was incredibly difficult to juggle all of my responsibilities: I had a baby, a full-time school schedule and a 30-hours-per-week work schedule. Sometim...

Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

Ian James Vitaga,
Contributor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre kicks off a new season this month with “By The Way Meet Vera Stark,” a satire by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage that portrays one woman’s hardships with racial profiling in the film industry during the 1930s told as a satire. “This season is about secrets...

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

Louis Laventure ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay softball coach Barbara Pierce stepped down from her position on Aug. 3, the second CSUEB coach in less than two months to do so. In an interview with the official CSUEB athletics website Pierce said, “Spending more time with my family is my priority and a major reason for this decision.” ...

Alumna guides community through the tech world

Alumna guides community through the tech world

Kris Stewart,
Contributor

July 1, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Cal State East Bay alumna Natali Morris has lived a life filled with gadgets and gizmos through her career as a tech journalist. Morris, formerly Del Conte, has had her foot in the tech world for years and has worked for a variety of media outlets some including CNET TV, CBS News, MSNBC, the BBC, the CW, WIR...

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

June 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

The East Bay is buzzing, or better yet bumping to the rhythm and rhyme of Muslim hip-hop artist and activist Alia Sharrief. With uplifting rhymes, Sharrief’s lyrics offer a peek into life as she sees it through what she calls a “creative lens”. Born in Sacramento, Sharrief knew she wanted to...

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

Nappy Boy, T-Pain, will headline the Associated Students, Inc. annual Spring Mayhem event May 30 at the California State University, East Bay main campus in Hayward.. Spring Mayhem is an outdoor festival open to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. In previous years, the event was called...

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