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National Anthem protests lose focus

National Anthem protests lose focus

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

During week three of the National Football League season, every team, players, and coaches included, peacefully protested the national anthem by kneeling, locking arms or staying in the locker room at halftime. The origins of this protest go back to last season when former San Francisco 49ers quarter...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 16, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? President Donald Trump spoke on Monday about the “Unite the Right” and counter-protest rallies that clashed on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia leading to three deaths and 34 injuries.   Trump was criticized by The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angel...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer’s updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer’s updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2017


Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his backing of a proposed bill that would be “merit-based” in order to determine who is allowed to immigrate to the United States legally.   The US Senate bill, Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (RAISE ...

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

July 31, 2017


Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

On July 26, 2017, hours after President Donald Trump tweeted his plan to ban transgender people to serve in any military, a protest was organized by members of the LGBTQI community in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood. At the protest’s scheduled 6 p.m. start time, there were about 200 people in ...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

What Happened? Senior Adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC) on Monday about the potential collusion between Trump and Russia.   The investigation, initiated by the FBI and SIC in May, is centered around...

Rough road ahead for journalists in Trump era

Rough road ahead for journalists in Trump era

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

July 19, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Since his January 2017 Presidential Inauguration, Donald Trump has verbally attacked the press. His attacks have focused on corporate media companies such as CNN, ABC, NBC News, CBS, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, which he pejoratively brands “fake news” or “fake media.” On July 2,...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 19, 2017


Filed under Politics

What Happened? President Donald Trump met privately with Russian leader Vladimir Putin a second time on July 7 at the G20 Summit, an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies, in Hamburg, Germany.   Hours into the annual summit, Trump made his w...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Tuesday night President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted, “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The mysterious word caused an eruption on social media, but the real news came Wednesday morning when several news sources reported that Trump will pull out of th...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald Trump left the United States for his first trip abroad as president. In a weekly address he delivered on Friday, Trump announced that his destinations will include Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Vatican City, Brussels, and Italy. “I will be visiti...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

What Happened? According to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week.   During a meeting with Russian officials earlier this month, Trump gave classified information...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Last Thursday, House Republicans voted 217 to 213 to pass the American Health Care Act or AHCA, the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” House Republicans introduced the AHCA on March 6, which proposed to localize and expand health care options...

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

Cal State East Bay senior Alejandro Bautista studied abroad in Mexico City in the Fall of 2016, but Bautista, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, became fearful during his stay that he might not be able to return to the country when the Study Abroad program ended. Bautista shoul...

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