The Pioneer

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Graduation is here. After all the late nights, early mornings and endless study sessions, the graduating classes of 2018 will walk the stage June 8-10. A quick Google search of CSU East Bay shows that the campus receives average scores from undergraduate students on college review websites like Niche.com...

How the newspaper changed my life

How the newspaper changed my life

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

June 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When was the last time something changed your life for the better? Whenever I am posed with this question I can answer instantly, writing did, well writing for the newspaper to be exact. That newspaper is this very publication, Cal State East Bay’s The Pioneer. During one of the most insecure...

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Campus

Although Cal State East Bay prides itself on being one of the most diverse universities in the nation, the student body has still not been able to escape getting caught up in racial and political debates. Earlier this month, the ethnic studies department in Meiklejohn Hall was tagged with flyers....

Students create their own shows

Students create their own shows

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

June 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

As the theater lights dimmed and the music’s tempo began to rise, the silhouettes of students on stage arranging the props for the opening set was all that could be seen. Then the stage lights came on and gave life to “Welcome to the Arcade,” a dance performance that depicts “how immersive, ex...

Stomper statue has CSUEB connections

Stomper statue has CSUEB connections

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life

For Jack and Alise Eastgate, this past year has been a busy one. They were chosen along with forty-nine other artists to contribute their take on the Oakland Athletics elephant mascot, Stomper, for the A’s 50th anniversary “Paint the Stomper” event. This in addition to the Eastgates being selected...

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Reem Habte,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

On Nov. 3, 2017, Zeta Sigma Chi became the newest sorority on Cal State East Bay’s campus and joined 31 existing Greek organizations. But this sorority chapter is different from most of the others; they were created specifically to be a multicultural group that accurately reflects the ethnic divers...

Women’s water polo season wraps up

Women’s water polo season wraps up

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s water polo team finished second in the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) conference final, losing to 12-2 to UC San Diego on April 29. This wrapped up their season, finishing 18-9 overall on the year. The Pioneers fought hard all weekend, going 2-1 overall. They be...

Pioneers earn All-CCAA honors for baseball, softball

Pioneers earn All-CCAA honors for baseball, softball

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Despite not qualifying for the playoffs, the California State East Bay baseball and softball teams had seven players earn All-CCAA honors, an award that recognized the best players of the 2018 season The softball team was 19-36 overall this season and 13-22 in California Collegiate Athletic Associ...

Women’s softball splits final home games

Women’s softball splits final home games

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a rough season, the California State East Bay softball team lost their final series, but ended their season on a high note as they won their final game. East Bay faced off against California State San Bernardino (30-20 overall, 18-16 CCAA) in what ended up a 2-2 split. The Pioneers ended th...

No postseason for East Bay baseball squad

No postseason for East Bay baseball squad

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

In their final series of the season against the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) leaders, Cal State Monterey Bay (36-16 overall, 30-14 CCAA), the Cal State East Bay baseball team’s season came to an end. “This season has been a grind,” senior pitcher Alex Vesia sa...

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

After two years of playing for Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, sophomore guard Druce Asah announced last month he is leaving the program. Asah will transfer next year to Metropolitan State University in Denver, which is a part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. He redshirted his fres...

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Sports

After losing a four-game series, 1-3 against San Francisco State (22-24 overall, 21-19 California Collegiate Athletic Association) last weekend, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team flipped the script and won three out of four games in their four-game series this weekend. The Pioneers faced...

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