The Pioneer

Living nightmares from my commute

Living nightmares from my commute

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order to get to school, and the commute can be very daunting depending on what time you leave. For the...

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Graduation is here. After all the late nights, early mornings and endless study sessions, the graduating classes of 2018 will walk the stage June 8-10. A quick Google search of CSU East Bay shows that the campus receives average scores from undergraduate students on college review websites like Niche.com...

For the culture of Black love

For the culture of Black love

Selena DeSanto,
Contributor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The definition of “black love” is not a simple one because it has a multitude of meanings according to many different people.  To some it could mean a loving relationship between a black woman and black man.  To others it can mean the love shared within the black community through African American...

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Amos Mak,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus

The man’s name was JK and he claimed to be a preacher speaking the truth of God. He had walked into the court area on Cal State East Bay’s campus around noon on a recent Wednesday to preach what he believes to be the truth of man’s sin and the need for repentance. He was joined by his wife Evangelista...

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Unable or unwilling to disconnect

Tiffany Jones,
Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Take a walk through campus, and you’ll see people talking on their phone, texting, tweeting, eyes glued to their phone instead of having a conversation with the person they are walking with. Think of the last party or kickback you went to. How many new people did you talk to? How many pictures did you take and edit on your phon...

A day for Chavez, a lifetime for me

A day for Chavez, a lifetime for me

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

For many people, Cesar Chavez day is exactly that, just another day. However, for my family and I, March 31 is a day that is cherished just like Thanksgiving, Fourth of July, or even Christmas. This is a day to celebrate the life and legacy of a man who blazed the trail for the rights of farm workers...

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life and Social Media Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I do not know one person who wishes that the 82-year-old design of the Detroit Red Wings jersey looked more like Jeff Gordon’s racing suit. It’s bad enough that the boards at a National Hockey League games are covered in logos from tech companies and Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop, an idea th...

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