The Pioneer

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The restaurateurs of Havana

The restaurateurs of Havana
September 20, 2017

Somewhere around 80% of Cuba’s industries are owned and operated by the Cuban government, including restaurants. It has been this way since the 1960s when Cuba became a socialist government. Under the...

Kali Persall

Kali Persall
August 27, 2017

The garbage revolution The warm water, palm trees and crystal-white sand of the Santa Maria beach were everything I pictured when I used to think of Cuba, a picturesque island in the Caribbean. However,...

Ronca’s Kitchen gains following in Oakland

Ronca’s Kitchen gains following in Oakland
August 23, 2017

On a sunny afternoon at Lake Merritt in Oakland, you will find people jogging, walking, relaxing, and enjoying the day off. However, you will see Julia Ibarra, sitting on a bench, writing her weekly...

Aramark misses the mark with dining choices on campus

Aramark misses the mark with dining choices on campus
July 12, 2017

Have you noticed that the food on campus is disgusting? Of course you have. The Panda Express in the University Union seems a bit more bland than the restaurants. The Pizza Hut is greasy and...

Dining overseas has its challenges for tourists

Dining overseas has its challenges for tourists
July 12, 2017

You can tell a lot about a culture by observing its mealtime rituals. In America, convenience and efficiency are prioritized over both quality of food and togetherness. In Cuba, the process is much slower...

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students
September 25, 2016

In an effort to bring healthier food options to the Cal State East Bay campus, the university will host a monthly farmer’s market for faculty and students this fall. Beginning October 13,...

CSUEB Aramark contract set until 2018

Aramark provides a select number of hot and ready foods for student and staff in the Dining Commons at the CSUEB Hayward Campus in June.
June 9, 2016

Cal State East Bay’s campus food options have always been a relevant topic of discussion on campus. Whether criticism has been directed towards the lack of healthy food choices provided in the dining...

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