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How therapy dogs help students

How therapy dogs help students

By Jovil Pagay, CONTRIBUTOR

September 12, 2019

We are now diving into week four of the semester and California State University, East Bay, and students are starting to feel the pressure and stress of school. Students dealing with the burden of school-related work intertwine with students struggling with mental health. It has been reported that 80 p...

Freshman of the Year more than a Soccer player

Freshman of the Year more than a Soccer player

By Will Barnett, CONTRIBUTOR

September 12, 2019

For California State University, East Bay’s star soccer goalkeeper Briana Vasquez-Ortiz, the road to becoming a Freshman of the Year was not an easy one. Like many student-athletes, Vasquez-Ortiz and her family were forced to make sacrifices and work hard to get her to where she is today. When Vas...

Students let loose at Al Fresco

Students let loose at Al Fresco

By Naomi McKinnie, CONTRIBUTOR

September 5, 2019

Almost Owen Brought High Energy to CSUEB Guest performers Almost Owen brought in a crowd of students to let loose during their live set on the campus of California State University, East Bay. Al Fresco, CSUEB’s annual fall welcome festival, got students grooving to the rhythm and beat of live musi...

CSUEB Interfaith room celebrates diversity

CSUEB Interfaith room celebrates diversity

By Madeline Ramirez, CONTRIBUTOR

September 5, 2019

California State University, East Bay is touted as the most diverse university in the CSU system, but questions are consistently raised about what comes with diversity. With different backgrounds, comes different religions. Many religions are based on a praising action or worship to someone of auth...

Funabashi students arrive at East Bay

Funabashi students arrive at East Bay

By Madeline Ramirez, CONTRIBUTOR

August 29, 2019

What is it that draws foreign students to come to Hayward, California specifically? For the new Funabashi Group, it is the opportunity of receiving a scholarship to come here and see what life is like at California State University, East Bay. The Funabashi group are young students from Funabashi Cit...

Community colleges fail to provide beneficial resources to students

Community colleges fail to provide beneficial resources to students

By Allison Pelland, CONTRIBUTOR

August 29, 2019

Community colleges provide equitable opportunities for college degree attainment. They are a stepping stone to a Bachelor’s degree, which is increasingly necessary to attain a middle-class lifestyle. Although community colleges have their perks, such as being cheaper and close to home, the insti...

Q&A with the Chief of Police

Q&A with the Chief of Police

August 29, 2019

In January of 2019, California State University, East Bay gained a new Chief of Police for the University Police Department. In the seven-plus months that he has been here, Chief Mark Flores has made an impact on the Department by relaying a message and serving a community that deserves nothing but safety...

CSUEB lacks diverse professors

CSUEB lacks diverse professors

By Jessica Irrera, EDITOR-IN-EDITOR

July 18, 2019

California is one of the most diverse states in the entire country, and it has some of the most diverse students as well. University professors educate students from all walks of life, and the most recent appointment to the Diversity Equity Liaison Officer for California State University, East Bay, Nicholas...

Technology in modern education

Technology in modern education

By Shaunice Thomas, CONTRIBUTOR

June 27, 2019

Today’s classroom looks nothing like those from decades earlier. A half a century ago, classrooms were filled with fifteen to twenty students staring at a chalkboard and a female teacher. The goal was not only to excel in academics in all areas such as mathematics, reading, writing, history and scienc...

Pioneer QR code

Pioneer QR code

June 21, 2019

The Pioneer will now include it's very own QR code! QR codes give readers instant access to The Pioneer without having to access a web browser or type in a URL. By scanning the code above, you can be redirected to ThePioneerOnline.com. It's easy! Just use the camera on your smart phone to have digi...

Meiklejohn gets summer upgrade

Meiklejohn gets summer upgrade

By Madeline Ramirez, CONTRIBUTOR

June 20, 2019

Working in the summer heat is never an ideal, but it is what numerous construction workers in Meiklejohn Hall at California State University, East Bay are doing. Currently, they are working on improving the aging hall’s elevators. Throughout the week, there are a few men from a hired company cons...

First Generation Students at Graduation

First Generation Students at Graduation

June 13, 2019

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