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East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 11, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

School isn’t out for summer at Cal State East Bay. Last month, around 100 middle school girls from across the Bay Area learned about science, technology, engineering and math education through a four-week camp called Eureka! held at East Bay’s Hayward campus. Through the month of July, Monday...

East Bay athletes get academic recognition

East Bay athletes get academic recognition

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Summer is an interesting time of the year for collegiate athletes. There are no games and with limited training and practice requirements, many student athletes head home for the break. However, it is also the time of year that acknowledges the work these athletes do in the classroom. Cal State Ea...

Living on campus not so bad

Living on campus not so bad

Tishauna Carrell,
Contributor
August 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

My peers are often in a rush to be independent by moving off campus. However, when people hear that I will be living on campus for my fifth and final year at Cal State East Bay, they’re completely baffled. I have often been told that I should go to work so I can pay rent like an adult, or that...

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

Pablo Garnica,
Contributor
August 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Facebook’s July diversity report showed that the company lacks any real progress toward achieving diversity among its employees.   According to Facebook’s figures, Black employees totaled 2 percent and Hispanics only made up 4 percent of the company's total U.S. employees. Maxine Williams, F...

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

CSU East Bay’s University Police Department officers received training on how to respond to active shooter situations on campus on Monday and Tuesday. The training was facilitated by the Public Safety Training Institute, a nonprofit organization that trains law enforcement and fire personnel throughout...

Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Summer construction continues on Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 1, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

A series of maintenance projects to renovate campus buildings, repair parking lots and replace outdated equipment are taking place across the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus this summer. Keat Saw, director of the Planning, Design and Construction department at CSUEB, told The Pioneer construction pr...

Soccer gets new coach

Soccer gets new coach

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
July 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay men’s soccer team got a new head coach in Michael Bielski. The Pioneers parted ways with former head coach Andy Cumbo in April, when he received an offer for a full-time teaching and head coaching position at Las Positas College in Livermore. Cumbo coached the men’s...

Technology offers hope for end of animal testing

Technology offers hope for end of animal testing

Patricia Torres,
The Mercury News
July 20, 2016
Filed under Metro

Hoping to make the lab rat a thing of the past, scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab in this East Bay Area city are testing technology that replicates vital human tissues on microchips. Animal rights advocates are encouraged that the technology may one day end experiments on mice, rats, snakes and other...

Music professor honored with concert

Music professor honored with concert

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 20, 2016
Filed under Campus

Cal State East Bay has lost an icon. On June 23, Allen Gove, a Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of music, died in Castro Valley after he suffered two strokes last month, according to his daughter Carolyn Pexton. Gove was 86 and would have turned 87 at the end of July. According to the CSUEB...

The real world: Hayward

The real world: Hayward

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer
July 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

Dear Fellow Cal State East Bay Students, Like many of you, I transferred to East Bay from a community college. During my senior year in high school, parents would ask me where I was going to college. I would shrug and inform them I wasn’t going to leave the area. “I’m just going to Diablo Valley Col...

Writing skills test unfair, due for revision

Writing skills test unfair, due for revision

Ira Lazo,
Contributor
July 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion

Students enrolled in any of the California State University campuses must first pass a Writing Skills Test (WST) before they graduate. This test, though mandated, is flawed and an unnecessary requirement. At the very least it should be reviewed and revised to ensure that this test is relevant. For the last 39 year...

Uno de cada diez estudiantes de la UEC no tiene hogar

Uno de cada diez estudiantes de la UEC no tiene hogar

Louis LaVenture,
Editor en Jefe
July 13, 2016
Filed under Spanish

La falta de vivienda es una epidemia que golpea cerca de casa para el sistema de la Universidad del Estado de California. Un estudio, encargado por el canciller de la UEC, Timothy White, en febrero del año 2015 devolvió algunos resultados impresionantes el mes pasado. El estudio encontró que uno de cada 1...

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