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CSUEB students return for winter

CSUEB students return for winter

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 11
Filed under Campus, Features

It’s the second week of winter term and after a monthlong hiatus, Cal State East Bay students are settling back into the routine. Students huddled indoors during the first days of winter term in campus facilities like Starbucks, the University Library and the Diversity Center to seek shel...

Online classes saving grace for working students

Online classes saving grace for working students

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 5
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

I’m a graduating senior this year and miraculously I’ve managed to commute to Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus no more than two days a week for the past two years. As a student who works two jobs when I’m not in school, if I hadn’t taken half of my classes online, this balance would neve...

Report finds many students go without food or shelter

Report finds many students go without food or shelter

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 13
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

Homelessness is an epidemic that hits close to home for the California State University system. A study commissioned by CSU Chancellor Timothy White in Feb. 2015 returned some stunning results last month. The study found that one out of every 10 CSU students is homeless and one out of five CSU student...

Students should support faculty strikes

Students should support faculty strikes

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 13
Filed under Campus, Op-ed, Opinion

Broke college students in California aren’t the only ones living off ramen and frozen dinners; our CSU professors are also feeling the pinch. After more than a year of grim negotiations, over 25,000 faculty across the CSU’s 23 campuses poised to strike for higher wages on April 13-15 and 18-19....

Obama’s last address inspires hope

Obama’s last address inspires hope

Shannon Stroud,
Editor-in-Chief
January 14
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Last night, the world watched as President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. Throughout every politician’s career promises are made, lines are drawn, stances are taken, opinions waver and those promises, intentional or not, are broken. When Obama first ran for office in...

A look into the Pioneer’s future

Shannon Stroud,
Editor-In-Chief
October 29
Filed under Features

One year ago, I received an email from my department saying that The Pioneer newspaper was hiring. I loved to write but I had no experience in journalism and I wasn’t sure if there was a place at the paper for beginners. I was nervous when I walked into the Pioneer to attend my first editorial meeting...

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

Brianna Leahy,
Contributor
September 23
Filed under Campus

The Chancellor’s Office of the California State University system is set to offer potential financial support to Cal State East Bay for converting from a quarter system to a semester system. While the amount of assistance CSUEB will receive from the Chancellor’s Office is unknown, it is anticipate...

Tips for a successful start

Shannon Stroud,
Editor-In-Chief
September 23
Filed under Features

Today is the last first day that I’ll experience as an undergraduate. Over the years I have had six first days of fall quarter, it’s been a long road and it’s weird to think that after today, I have 11 weeks standing between a degree and me. In the past, fall quarter has always been the hardest to ...

Campus parking lots re-open

Campus parking lots re-open

Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus Editor
September 23
Filed under Campus

Campus construction will continue into the fall for Cal State East Bay. New parking lots, which are being constructed where the old Warren Hall building and parking lots stood before its demolition in 2013, will be open for use today but not fully completed for a few months, according to Parking an...

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
July 22
Filed under Campus, Showcase

In January, Governor Jerry Brown disappointed California State University leaders when he stated he would allot an operating budget for the 23-school system for the 2015-2016 school year of $119.5 million: $156 million short of what they originally requested. However, Brown last month announced revision...

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 10
Filed under Campus

Associated Students Incorporated is planning their 2nd annual Fiction Redux event next quarter. Fiction Redux is an open mic event for aspiring writers. The event provides an open forum where writers can share their work and receive feedback in a positive environment. Kwodwo Moore, a computer sci...

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