California State University East Bay

The Pioneer

Navigating through the smoke: Details hazy on the Smoke & Tobacco-Free campus policy

Navigating through the smoke: Details hazy on the Smoke & Tobacco-Free campus policy

Amos Mak,
Contributor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

Since Sept. 1, smokers need to look elsewhere to take a break, because all California State Universities have enacted a “Smoke & Tobacco-Free” policy. This means the use of smoke-emanating and tobacco products are prohibited from the entire campus including classroom buildings, parking lots, and fo...

California governor passes tobacco laws

California governor passes tobacco laws

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2016


Filed under Metro

The days of 18-year-olds legally buying cigarettes at gas stations and liquor stores around the state of California will soon be a thing of the past beginning June 9. On May 4, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed several tobacco-related bills into law that will raise the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 2...

#ThrowbackThursday: University Administrator wants her day in court

#ThrowbackThursday: University Administrator wants her day in court

Tiffany Jones and Shannon Stroud,
Editor-in-Chief and Metro Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Features

By Christine Tatum College Press Service Jan 22, 1998 Editors at Virginia Tech’s student newspaper claimed it was a terrible mistake when a Virginia Tech administrator was referred to as the “director of butt-licking” in an edition of the Collegiate Times. The student journalists say dummy ...

BART board responds to vape complaints

BART board responds to vape complaints

Mathew Weber,
Contributor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Politics

On Jan. 22 the BART board of directors voted to ban e-cigarettes and other vapor devices on BART trains and all BART properties. BART riders have made complaints about second-hand vapors and the proposal is a direct response. The BART board will take a second vote for final approval of the ban at its Feb. 12 meeting, which is op...

#ThrowbackThursday – Smoking

#ThrowbackThursday – Smoking

January 22, 2015


Filed under Features

No-smoking proposal awaits approval By Kimberly Mulron Thursday, June 6, 1992 Health risks imposed on nonsmokers from passive smoke may become a thing in the past at Cal State Hayward if Vice President of Administration and Business Carolyn Spatta and President Norma Reese uphold a new non-smoking ...

‘Vape’ named word of the year

‘Vape’ named word of the year

Pete Widders,
Contributor

November 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life

As a thick cloud of scented smoke settled over America,  Oxford Dictionaries announced their word of the year for 2014, “Vape.” The dictionary definition of vape is to “inhale and exhale the vapour [sic] produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.” An electronic cigarette, or vapori...

California State University East Bay
vape