The Pioneer

Swimming adds new assistant coach

Swimming adds new assistant coach

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team made a splash out of Pioneer Pool last week. CSUEB fifth year Head Coach Ben Loorz announced the addition of a new Assistant Coach Karissa Kruszewski. She joins a squad that finished in third place this past season at the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive...

Hayward responds to U.S. police brutality

Hayward responds to U.S. police brutality

Shannon Stroud and Bryan Cordova

May 20, 2015


Filed under Metro

In response to national news involving police brutality, the City of Hayward partnered with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, Hayward-South Alameda chapter held the Action Readiness Summit last Saturday to build connections between Bay Area officers and members in the...

Professionals unite for restorative justice

Professionals unite for restorative justice

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 13, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The California State University, East Bay Criminal Justice Department Administration and the University Role Models hosted their third annual restorative justice related event on Friday titled, “Working Together for Restorative Justice in the Bay Area: A Day with RJ Practitioners.” Restorative ...

Annual campus art exhibition to open

Annual campus art exhibition to open

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

The annual juried student exhibition at California State University, East Bay’s Art gallery is coming to the Hayward campus on Tuesday. “The artists involved are CSUEB students of various majors including studio art majors, photography majors, graphic design majors,” said Carolina Gainey-Vej...

Former CSUEB athlete, coach finds niche

Former CSUEB athlete, coach finds niche

Lauren Vestal,
Contributor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Growing up, many kids dream of becoming a professional athlete. A rare few actually achieve it. Getting injured is the one thing that can stop top players from achieving high levels of glory, causing most to then choose different career paths. Matt Lisle, a baseball player from Concord, was no ex...

Cultural graduation rates and events at CSUEB

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

It’s graduation season again, as California State University, East Bay prepares for the undergraduate commencement ceremony on June 13. Any student who has met eligibility to graduate may participate. The undergraduate ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m., but participating students are required to arr...

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...

Baseball goes out on top

Baseball goes out on top

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite being eliminated from the postseason, the Cal State East Bay baseball team didn’t let that ruin their final home series of the 2015 regular season and senior day. The Pioneers swept Cal State Stanislaus that included Sunday’s senior day game, which marked the last appearance for nine CSUEB...

Pioneer of the Week: Marquise Cherry

Pioneer of the Week: Marquise Cherry

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay junior Marquise Cherry dominated the long jump event on Friday at San Francisco State in the California Collegiate Athletic Association and eventually took first place in the event edging out junior Phil Bailey from Chico State and freshman Matt Bowen from UC San Diego. With ju...

Naturally Me expo returns to campus

Naturally Me expo returns to campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Blogger

May 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

The 2nd annual Naturally Me Expo will be held on campus May 4 through May 6 in the Multipurpose Room located in the New University Union on the Cal State East Bay campus. The idea for this event came last year from Marguerite Hinrichs, Director of Student Life and Leadership at CSUEB. Hinrichs had...

Dr. Cornel West visits CSUEB campus

Dr. Cornel West visits CSUEB campus

Andréa Duprée,
Copy Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

People leaned forward in their seats in an attempt to soak in every word that poured from Cornel West’s lips. The audience was attentive, but in no way silent for much of the outspoken philosopher, academic, social justice activist and author, who spoke to more than 450 California State University,...

Women’s water polo sinks at championships

Women’s water polo sinks at championships

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

It was a weekend of familiar foes for the Cal State East Bay women’s water polo team in the pool at the Western Water Polo Association Championships in Geneva, Ohio. The Pioneers (13-16 overall) defeated third ranked Cal State Monterey Bay (9-17) 12-11 and second ranked Sonoma State (9-20) 8-7, in overtime to advance to the championship game against...

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