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CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

CORE building breaks ground at CSUEB

By Earlene Mary Escobal, CONTRIBUTOR

May 2, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

University considers new staff and faculty housing building

University considers new staff and faculty housing building

By Pablo Villasenor , CONTRIBUTOR

March 28, 2019


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University President Leroy Morishita announced the possibility of a new staff and faculty housing building to be built on campus in a Faculty Senate meeting last month. Based on his proposal, the residences would be constructed behind Pioneer Heights. The plan is not certain and there is no set da...

“Little Shop of Horrors” at CSU East Bay

“Little Shop of Horrors” at CSU East Bay

March 20, 2019


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PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ/THE PIONEER California State University, East Bay’s Theatre and Dance Department is currently showing their rendition of “Little Shop of Horrors” in the University Theater. The show is directed and choreographed by Aejay Mitchell with musical direction from Sierra ...

Should CSUEB reconsider passing EasyPass?

Should CSUEB reconsider passing EasyPass?

March 14, 2019


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The 2018-2019 academic year has marked a lot of changes for California State University, East Bay students. With the official conversion to the semester system, students are trying to grasp all of the improvements. Some of the changes include the $190 parking permit fee per semester, and just recently ...

CSUEB Drag Show

CSUEB Drag Show

March 7, 2019


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PHOTOS BY FERNANDA CARRILLO/THE PIONEER

CSUEB to Eliminate Plastic Bottles

CSUEB to Eliminate Plastic Bottles

By Elizabeth Medina, CONTRIBUTOR

February 28, 2019


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California State University, East Bay is transitioning to more environmentally friendly alternatives in compliance with a new California State University system-wide policy. Policy 5236 was passed at the end of 2018 with the goal of reducing plastic waste throughout all CSU campuses. The first wave of ...

Second Annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show

Second Annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show

By Samantha King, CONTRIBUTOR

February 14, 2019


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PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA KING/THE PIONEER California State University, East Bay held its second annual Pioneer Pride Fashion Show last Tuesday in front of the University Union on the Agora Stage for Homecoming Week. Students walked down the runway in the latest Pioneer Pride gear such as sweatshirts, swe...

CSUEB portrait photo contest winners

CSUEB portrait photo contest winners

February 7, 2019


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