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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

PHOTOGRAPHS BY VANESSA MARTINEZ | THE PIONEER

CSUEB Alumni releases new book

CSUEB Alumni releases new book

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

June 13, 2019

The idea that would eventually become Matthew D. LaPlante’s new book, Superlative: The Biology of Extremes, spawned from a question he had: “What is the largest living life form?” LaPlante is an author, journalist, and professor of journalism at Utah State University. He is also an alumnus of...

Students celebrate cultural graduations

Students celebrate cultural graduations

By Elizabeth Medina, CONTRIBUTOR

June 5, 2019

Graduation season brings numerous traditions: graduation photoshoots around campus, cap decorating, and cultural graduation ceremonies. Commencement itself dates back as early as 12th century Europe, but the more recently cultural commencements are becoming more and more of a common theme throughout g...

ASI’s Earth Week Festival 2019

ASI’s Earth Week Festival 2019

May 9, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSICA IRRERA | THE PIONEER

CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

By Earlene Mary Escobal, CONTRIBUTOR

May 2, 2019

California State University, East Bay held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Collaborative Opportunities in Research and Engagement building, or CORE building, on April 22 at the Recreation & Wellness Center plaza. The building got its name after board members used ‘CORE’ as a placeholder n...

Petition wants to bring solar panels to campus

Petition wants to bring solar panels to campus

By Pablo Villaseñor, CONTRIBUTOR

May 1, 2019

California State University, East Bay’s Associated Students Incorporated Sustainability Chair Zachary Meade has put out a petition to call upon the university to follow through with the commitments laid out in the Climate Action Plan. The petition calls to install more solar panels for the University...

CSUEB student develops gig finder

CSUEB student develops gig finder

By Thania Arce, CONTRIBUTOR

April 25, 2019

Omar Ruiz Geronimo recognized that there was a problem when he failed to collect payment a few times as an architectural designer. “I feel like it’s something freelancers don’t like to talk about because it is kind of embarrassing,” said Omar. Samuel Ruiz Geronimo, an undergraduate seni...

CFA supports bill to require ethnic studies as a graduation requirement

CFA supports bill to require ethnic studies as a graduation requirement

By Thania Arce, CONTRIBUTOR

April 17, 2019

A new bill proposed by state assembly member Shirley Weber (D) would require all 23 California State University campuses to provide Ethnic Studies courses, mandating students to take at least one 3-unit course to graduate. If passed, Bill AB1460 would add courses that include issues of race, gender, s...

Coca-Cola products no longer at CSUEB

Coca-Cola products no longer at CSUEB

By Shoib Ahmadazai, CONTRIBUTOR

April 11, 2019

Coca-Cola branded drinks will no longer be sold on campus until at least 2021 following an exclusivity deal between California State University, East Bay and PepsiCo. The deal with PepsiCo gave the university checks totaling $39,751, with the first fiscal check received on July 27, 2018 and the l...

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