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The Diversity Inclusion Student Center considered a safe enough space

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
November 30, 2017

Stylishly imprinted on the amber-colored wall past the entrance counter, the word "Diversity" is inescapable inside the room. It is followed by a quote from Margaret Mead: "Never doubt that a small group...

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban
July 31, 2017

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...

Somewhere over this rainbow

Somewhere over this rainbow
July 5, 2017

At the risk of fulfilling the stereotype, lately I’ve found myself identifying with the great Judy Garland in wishing that I, like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, was somewhere over the rainbow. By ‘rainbow,’...

Hayward already a no-discrimination zone

Hayward already a no-discrimination zone
June 7, 2017

About six years ago, Linda Moore, an African American, was shopping near the fruit section of her local Safeway grocery market when a young Latina woman approached her and asked, “Can you get...

Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known
March 15, 2017

On March 3 and 4, CSUEB students, universities, nonprofit organizations, a plethora of 18 to mid-20-year-olds and parents entered the New Union at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus armed with goodie...

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show
February 1, 2017

Laughter and make-up powder filled the dressing room at Cal State East Bay’s University Theater as drag queens prepared their finishing looks and began to get into character in preparation for an evening...

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

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect
January 25, 2017

What Happened? On Friday, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of United States. Here are some of the highlights from the ceremony:   Swearing-In At noon on Jan. 20, Trump was sworn...

East bay takes another look at campus climate

East bay takes another look at campus climate
November 2, 2016

Last Tuesday, Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita sent an email to East Bay faculty and staff, urging them to participate in an anonymous survey to assess the campus climate for faculty, staff...

El orgullo de Oakland para cerrar el verano

El orgullo de Oakland para cerrar el verano
August 24, 2016

Cada seis meses, el personal del gimnasio gay de Oakland presenta un programa de sensibilidad gay, en la que la comunidad local y los entrenadores personales tienen la oportunidad de hacer preguntas...

Oakland Pride to close out the summer

Oakland Pride to close out the summer
August 24, 2016

Every six months, Oakland’s Queer Gym staff hosts a queer sensitivity program, in which local community members and personal trainers have the opportunity to ask awkward or uncomfortable questions about...

NBA takes 2017 All-Star Game away from Charlotte Hornets

NBA takes 2017 All-Star Game away from Charlotte Hornets
August 3, 2016

The National Basketball Association and Golden State Warriors executives took a firm stance against North Carolina and its HB2 law on July 21. They decided to move the All-Star Game to another city, which...

California schools diversify curriculum

California schools diversify curriculum
July 27, 2016

Lessons about the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans and people with disabilities will be added to California public school curriculum, beginning with second grade...

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