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The Pioneer

Stephen Freitas

Stephen Freitas

Stephen Freitas,
Contributor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Taken for granted We as Americans take the most common things in this world for granted. We don’t even lift an eye to where these goods and services come from. The only thing on our mind is that we get them and that we can access them quickly. Here in Cuba, this is not the case. People can’t ju...

Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Jalen Francis,
Contributor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

To understand the full impact skateboarding has today globally and within the Bay Area community, a group of four Cal State East Bay professors spent the past 2 years investigating skateboarding, one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. The research team explored the sport from its outsider roots ...

Oakland skatepark thrives one year later

Oakland skatepark thrives one year later

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Features

Oakland’s Town Park Skate Gallery looks sleek and professional. Shiny metal coping and sharp corner ledges line the top edges of new, smooth concrete transition sections of the park, allowing skaters seemingly endless possibilities for maneuvers, tricks and runs. This park covers 8,300 square feet w...

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