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Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Mat Weber,
Contributor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

The 17th annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts festival took place in Oakland on Saturday, filling San Antonio Park with music, spoken word, local artists, community activists, and a variety of other events. The free festival was originally started in 2000 by the East Side Arts Alliance, a nonprofit community cultural ...

Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features

On March 3 and 4, CSUEB students, universities, nonprofit organizations, a plethora of 18 to mid-20-year-olds and parents entered the New Union at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus armed with goodie bags filled with notebooks, pens, brochures and plastic water bottles for the 2nd annual Queer Confer...

Oakland workshop informs community of rights

Oakland workshop informs community of rights

Daisy Ortiz,
Contributor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Metro, Politics

Local organizations hosted a “Know Your Rights” workshop at the Fruitvale San Antonio Senior Center in Oakland on Saturday to inform their high minority population on what to do if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE, show up at work, home or other places where they convene. There we...

Picnic en el sur de Hayward une a residentes

Picnic en el sur de Hayward une a residentes

Louis LaVenture & Kali Persall,
Editor en Jefe/Jefa de Redacción
June 29, 2016
Filed under Spanish

El domingo, los residentes del sur de Hayward tendrán la oportunidad de conocer a sus vecinos mejor en un picnic de comunidad en el Parque Regional de Garin. Un volante para el evento invita a los residentes de Fairway Park y los barrios circundantes para reunirse a las 10:30 a.m. a las 2 p.m. en ...

South Hayward picnic connects neighbors

South Hayward picnic connects neighbors

Louis LaVenture & Kali Persall,
Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor
June 29, 2016
Filed under Metro

On Sunday, South Hayward residents will have the opportunity to get to know their neighbors better at a community picnic at Garin Regional Park. A flier for the event invites residents of Fairway Park and surrounding neighborhoods to meet from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Picnic Area in G...

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...

CSUEB students build new playground

CSUEB students build new playground

by Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Campus, Metro

Swings and slides went up on Saturday at the Salvation Army in Downtown Hayward, adding to a semi-vacant play area for children in their after school program. The idea for the playground came from Cal State East Bay senior Javier Lopez, a criminal justice major with a minor in sociology. Since Janu...

Hayward citizens fight over chicken rights

Hayward citizens fight over chicken rights

Ian-James Vitaga,
Contributor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last month, Hayward City Council members met to discuss a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for residents to keep and maintain chickens and other livestock on their property. Raising backyard chickens is not entirely prohibited. It is something you can apply for if you can meet certain req...

People’s Grocery helps feed the community

People’s Grocery helps feed the community

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

People’s Grocery will hold a two-part event this weekend to help educate the West Oakland community on local organic farming. They are a non-profit organization that exists to help improve the health of residents in Oakland. The event “A People’s Party: Know Our Past, Grow Our Future!” wi...

Hayward garbage rates increase

Hayward garbage rates increase

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor
January 8, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Hayward garbage rates will increase as much as 10 percent by March 1. The previous seven-year agreement between the city and Waste Management expired on May 31, 2014. The first rate increase on March 1 cannot exceed 10 percent of the total rate from the previous agreement. Residents...

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 10, 2014
Filed under Campus

Associated Students Incorporated is planning their 2nd annual Fiction Redux event next quarter. Fiction Redux is an open mic event for aspiring writers. The event provides an open forum where writers can share their work and receive feedback in a positive environment. Kwodwo Moore, a computer sci...

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