The Pioneer

ASI Excited For New Quarter

Stephanie Spearman

January 13, 2011


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Fresh from their winter retreat, the Associated Students, Inc. board is eager to get the new quarter underway and jumpstart their upcoming events. “Now that we’ve had a quarter to work together,” said Chris Caldwell, Director of the Concord Campus for ASI, “we’re working closer together to start ...

Italian-American History, Coast to Coast

Ashley Matuszak

January 13, 2011


Filed under Features, Layout, Metro

San Francisco and New York City are two of the busiest, culturally diverse and visited cities in the United States. Even though these places are over 3,000 miles apart, they have more in common than at first glance. One of the more notable similarities is they key role these places played in the assimilation and integration of Italian immigrants ...

California’s Ex-Prisoners Still Feel Trapped Behind Bars

Cheyann Elmore

January 13, 2011


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Ex-prisoner Quiano Smith, 31, says he can’t find a job because California’s employers have a “once a convict, always a convict” attitude. Times are tough, and the majority of the population has to deal with obstacles like foreclosure, unemployment and the high cost of living. These f...

University Police Offer Internships For Students

Allison Armour

January 8, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features

Students interested in working on-campus while gaining experience in the field of criminal justice can look no further than the University Police Department. Like any police department, CSU East Bay’s police department lets the campus community know when rules are being broken. While these officers ...

The Concord Campus Update

Vanessa Anderson

January 8, 2011


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CSU East Bay has three locations: the main campus in Hayward, the Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center, and the less populated CSUEB in Concord. “The Hayward campus is made up of 11,000 to 12,000 students, while the Concord campus has 2,000 students,” said Rafae Khan, Executive...

Free and Low Cost Health Services Offered By SHC

Nicole Anderson

January 8, 2011


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Regularly enrolled students who pay all mandatory fees to attend CSU East Bay are qualified for 13 free student health and counseling services and three services at low costs, according to the Student Health and Counseling Center. “The Health Promotion Department at Student Health and Counseling Services hel...

Help is Available for Stressed Students

Cheyann Elmore

January 8, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features

For many people, college serves as their first real world experience—having to be accountable for one’s own well-being, personal finances, time management and basic needs can be severely stressful. For CSUEB students in particular, the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) for 2010 showed th...

2010 was the Year for Unprotected Sex

January 8, 2011


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Engaging in unprotected sexual activities is common among college students at CSU East Bay, and just as frequent are the students who have had or have a sexually transmitted disease, according to the National College Health Assessment. In a National College Health Assessment survey taken at CSUEB in ...

New Year’s Resolutions For CSUEB Students

Cheyann Elmore

January 8, 2011


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Drink Less Alcohol, Use Condoms, And Get Regular Sleep More than a Quarter of CSUEB Students Drive While Intoxicated With the constant partying, plentiful shots and binge drinking, moderate alcohol consumption among college students is non-existent. According to National Center of Addiction and Sub...

Campus Supports AB540

Mark Laluan

December 9, 2010


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Last Thursday, CSU East Bay’s Associated Students (ASI) passed a resolution in support of AB540 students. The text of the ASI resolution supports the creation of a “an intellectual discussion regarding the difficult experience of AB540 students and others so they may step out of the shadows and celebrate their identity as well as protected...

“Scroogie” Opens in Time For The Holiday

Janelle London

December 9, 2010


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With the holiday season upon us, a joyful spirit is spreading across campus with CSU East Bay’s Theatre & Dance department helping to usher in the season of good will with a modern version of a classic holiday tale. “Scroogie”, an au courant rendition of the Charles Diken’s classic, A Christmas Carol, will be presented on Dec. ...

Fee Hikes

December 9, 2010


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CSU points finger at poor economy Unlike Mastercard commercials, the cost of an education at a California State University may not be “priceless” ending. Students are currently facing a 15.5 percent increase in fees for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. While the nation’s economic downturn did not...

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