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Cops Corner

Cops Corner

Sheryl Boykins,
CSUEB Police Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

Dear Campus Community, Warmer, drier weather is coming, I promise. The question of the day is: What is SUSPICIOUS (Activity, Behavior, Items)? Much like profanity, it is difficult to define, but you know it when you are faced with it. Recently a “Suspicious Person” was seen i...

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

As she sat against a folded, hand-woven Mexican blanket, Cal State East Bay Health and Services counselor Sarah Barnard passed around peppermint and lavender essential oils to students and told them to choose one and to smell it or massage it into their hands. “Scent is one of the ways to bring yoursel...

Student government holds town hall meeting

Student government holds town hall meeting

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 15 the Cal State East Bay Associated Students Inc. held a town hall style meeting in Lassen Hall on the Hayward campus. According to ASI Vice President of University Affairs Louie C. Ramos, the purpose of the meeting was to educate students on the tuition increase, why it is ...

Single mom starts organization for student parents

Single mom starts organization for student parents

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Audra Stance came to CSUEB in the fall of 2016 to pursue a degree in nursing. Not only does she work as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Kaiser Permanente, but like many other students, she is also a single mother to a nine-year-old girl. Stance said one of the struggles of being a single parent is ...

Students protest against tuition hikes and more on campus

Students protest against tuition hikes and more on campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The Cal State East Bay Students for Quality Education (SQE) led and organized a day of action on Feb. 1 on the Hayward campus. Students, staff and faculty met near the Recreation and Wellness Center before they marched around campus ultimately ending up at the Student Sevices and Administration...

East Bay hosts ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

East Bay hosts ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

Jalen Francis,
Contributor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

On Tuesday, Cal State East Bay will host its 4th annual Showtime at the Apollo event at the University Theater on February 7th 2017. It will began at 6 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. The free event, hosted by Associated Students Incorporated—the student government association—is happening during home...

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Tuesday meeting of the CSU Board of Trustees in Long Beach was an eventful one to say the least. The hot-button topic was the five percent tuition increase proposed by CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White that would amount to a $270 increase per quarter and semester for in-state students. CSU Execu...

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

Laughter and make-up powder filled the dressing room at Cal State East Bay’s University Theater as drag queens prepared their finishing looks and began to get into character in preparation for an evening of big wigs, singing, lip syncing, dancing, jokes, props and audience participation. Co-hosts Scarl...

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On the stormy morning of Jan. 20, seven students met at Cal State East Bay’s Meiklejohn Hall armed with garbage bags, metal claws and gloves to rid the campus of litter. Despite the rain and small turnout, in less than two hours, the crew cleaned up 30 pounds of trash. The clean-up was the first event organized b...

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Around 300 students laughed and teared up as comedian Tony Roberts jokingly danced to hit single, “Juju on that Beat” during a recent comedy show at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. When he asked a student from the audience to come up on stage and dance with him, a roar of “Aye” chant...

From East Oakland to Ph.D.

From East Oakland to Ph.D.

Evelyn Tijero,
Photographer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

Before Dr. Victor Rios became a professor at UC Santa Barbara and an author of five books, he grew up in one of the poorest neighborhoods in East Oakland. Surrounded by drugs, gangs and violence, he joined a local gang for protection by age 14. Beating the odds, Rios was the only one in his family to atte...

Cops Corner

Cops Corner

Sheryl Boykins,
CSUEB Police Chief

January 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

To the Pioneer family: happy New Year. One of the wonderful features of a new year is the many possibilities that it holds. We can reinvent, revise, promote, support and promise to be better. The University Police Department is no different. This year we plan to become more engaged in the campus com...

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