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Track season begins for Pioneers

Track season begins for Pioneers

Taylor Kruger,
Contributor
March 19, 2015
Filed under Sports

CSUEB track and field is bringing in new faces to the 2015 season and with those new faces, a confident mindset is coming with them. After a 2014 season plagued with injuries, the Cal State East Bay track and field team is hopeful that the 2015 season will be different: new members joined both the men...

Comedy show is a laughing matter

Comedy show is a laughing matter

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
March 12, 2015
Filed under Campus

The Associated Students, Inc. comedy show brought laughs to the California State University, East Bay Theatre on Tuesday night. The crowd was treated to local talent like CSUEB student Ben Lal as well as Fremont native Kabir Singh. The show was headlined by two well-known television personalities...

Softball team sinks against Otters

Softball team sinks against Otters

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
March 12, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s softball team went 1-3 over the weekend to the third ranked team in the country against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. CSUEB is now 14-10 overall and 7-9 in CCAA conference contests while the third ranked Otters improved to 18-3 overall and 9-3 in conference competition a...

CSUEB to host group art show in April

CSUEB to host group art show in April

Jamie Soto,
Contributor
March 6, 2015
Filed under Campus

Four years ago, a tight-knit group of 20 friends at California State University, East Bay gathered daily in their dorm living room to have conversations about music, clothes, and sports. They named themselves the Degenerates, because they all related to a scene in the TV show “How To Make It In...

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Sam Benavidez,
Arts and Life Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The CSUEB Wind Symphony will give its annual quarter performance at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theater on Wednesday, showcasing a variety of song selections, and feature the CSUEB Brass Choir. The concert will consist of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. “Unlike a big band, it does...

Annual Day of the Teacher conference returns to Concord Campus

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under Campus

On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the California State University, East Bay Concord Campus will host the 13th annual Day of the Teacher conference titled “Success: Nothing Less.” The conference is geared toward those who want to become teachers and will feature workshops, interactive sessi...

CSUEB student turns chairs on NBC’s The Voice

CSUEB student turns chairs on NBC’s The Voice

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Campus, Showcase

California State University, East Bay student and former orientation team member Joe Tolo performed on The Voice season eight blind auditions Tuesday night. Tolo had two of four chairs turn during his rendition of “To Love Somebody.” The Voice is a reality singing competition where four coaches, all with ca...

Art students depict the human body

Art students depict the human body

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries

An exhibit from last weekend on Cal State University, East Bay’s campus features artwork from twenty different CSUEB art students showing their abstract perspectives of the human body. The series, titled “Senior Capstone Series,” is comprised of three classes: Senior Thesis, Senior Seminar and...

Pioneer Athlete of the Week: Mariam Lowe

Pioneer Athlete of the Week: Mariam Lowe

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

By placing second in the 100-yard backstroke event, California State University, East Bay sophomore swimmer Mariam Lowe helped the Pioneers finish in third place at the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Championships in La Mirada over the weekend. The championships are a huge determining factor in...

Men’s basketball struggle at home

Men’s basketball struggle at home

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The struggle continued for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team over the weekend after they lost both home games at Pioneer Gymnasium in Hayward. The Pioneers lost to Cal State San Bernardino 78-65 on Friday and fell again on Saturday to Humboldt State 81-57. CSUEB is now 6-20 overall and 4-16 ...

CSUEB alumni take over Moreau JV baseball

CSUEB alumni take over Moreau JV baseball

Taylor Kruger,
Contributor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

After 20 years of playing amateur and collegiate baseball, California State University, East Bay baseball alumni Nick Hudson is now gearing up for a new challenge: his first year as head coach for the Junior Varsity baseball program at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward. “I know that a few of ...

Pioneers break even in conference home stand

Pioneers break even in conference home stand

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team split two home games over the weekend at Pioneer Gymnasium after they beat the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 74-66 in overtime on Friday, but lost to the Humboldt State Jacks on Saturday 69-67. Momentum was on the Pioneers’ side after the overtime t...

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