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Getting physical at CSUEB

Jocelyn Jensen,
Contributor
October 19, 2017

The Freshman 15 is notorious: it is common for students who are new to campus to gain a few pounds during their first year in college. Realistically 3-5 pounds, is what a new student  might gain due to...

Working out in Havana

Working out in Havana

David Corrie Jr.,
Contributor
September 21, 2017

With a lack of resources, income and support from the government, the fitness industry has been under complete independence by the professionals in the field. Fitness enthusiasts were forced to build their...

Commitment is key for veganism

Commitment is key for veganism

Celeste Marie O'Connell,
Contributor
August 30, 2017

My vegan journey has been in full swing for a month and I feel great. The transition to veganism requires a commitment to regularly consuming plant based foods and exercising daily.  Surrounding myself...

Cuban fitness, an evolving culture

Cuban fitness, an evolving culture

Adam Murphy,
Contributor
August 28, 2017

It is a hot and humid afternoon in Havana, Cuba. The Spanish spoken around by the locals is foreign and different to me, but while walking by a nearby house, I recognize a familiar sound: the clanging...

David Corrie Jr.

David Corrie Jr.

David Corrie Jr.,
Contributor
August 25, 2017

First glimpse of fitness My first few days in Havana Cuba have been quite an experience. When first arriving in the country, we took a van to the hotel and had a nice journey through the city as we...

Pushing through temptations as a new vegan

Pushing through temptations as a new vegan

Celeste Marie O’Connell,
Contributor
August 23, 2017

A newly converted vegan experiences temptations that distract from required daily tasks. Three weeks ago, I became a vegan and it feels great. My successful transformation is owed in part...

Adam Murphy

Adam Murphy

Adam Murphy,
Contributor
August 23, 2017

"No fotos por favor" Today was my third full day in Cuba, but my first as a photojournalist. Unlike other students on my trip to Cuba, I am not proficient in taking pictures on a professional camera....

Welcome to my country, no photos please

Welcome to my country, no photos please

Adam Murphy,
Contributor
August 2, 2017

Today was my third full day in Cuba, but my first as a photojournalist. Unlike other students on my trip to Cuba, I am not proficient in taking pictures on a professional camera. To make up for this,...

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017

Maria Kang, who was born in San Francisco and lives in Elk Grove, had no idea what she had gotten herself into when she posted a picture in 2013 of her wearing workout clothes, with her three sons and...

Photo by Wendy Medina/The Pioneer

Pole dancing reclaims sexual power

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor
February 4, 2016

I never thought I’d have a stripper pole in my apartment, but every time I walk in, there it is, in all its lustrous magnificence. My roommate Porsha had been raving about it but I didn’t think she’d...

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