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Bernie Sanders will not stop the ‘Bern’

Bernie Sanders will not stop the ‘Bern’
May 4, 2016

Despite urges from Hillary Clinton for Bernie Sanders to concede the Democratic Party Presidential nomination over the weekend, the 74-year-old pledged to his supporters he would not take that path. Why...

Dear Colleagues and Students

Dear Colleagues and Students
May 4, 2016

On behalf of your CSU East Bay chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) and Students for Quality Education (SQE), I want to thank you for your support and love in the recent Faculty Fight for...

Merrick Garland nominated by president for Supreme Court Justice

Merrick Garland nominated by president for Supreme Court Justice
April 27, 2016

In the wake of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Barack Obama nominated D.C. Circuit, Court of Appeals justice Merrick Garland on March 16, 2016, as the next member of the Supreme...

Bernie Sanders right fit for President

Illustration by Crystal Jeffers/The Pioneer
April 13, 2016

Selecting the presidential candidate who is right for you can be a difficult decision. A president’s background, ethnicity, religion and name recognition should not matter. A president must have solid...

Students should support faculty strikes

Photo by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
April 13, 2016

Broke college students in California aren’t the only ones living off ramen and frozen dinners; our CSU professors are also feeling the pinch. After more than a year of grim negotiations, over 25,000...

Trump dominates the GOP in a racist America

Illustration by Crystal Jeffers
April 6, 2016

Good morning America. It was sunshine and warm weather in Hawaii and Mississippi when Donald Trump won three more states, and their delegates along with them, during the presidential primaries. However,...

Dread the overflow lot: Rocky road to student parking

Dread the overflow lot: Rocky road to student parking
April 6, 2016

Driving down the entrance to the overflow parking on the corner of Harder and Loop roads is smooth, until your car physically enters the lot. As soon as your tires touch the rocky road, a pothole greets...

I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must

I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must
March 18, 2016

Dear Colleagues, Staff, and Students of the CSUEB Community, You have all certainly heard by now that 26,000 California State University faculty will strike across the entire 23 campus CSU system on...

Ten weeks is not enough time

ILLUSTRATION BY BRITTANY ENGLAND
August 26, 2015

Fourteen pages to write a week, for 10 weeks, along with 150 pages of reading assigned each week for 10 weeks. That adds up to 140 pages of writing, maybe more, and 1500 pages of reading all in 10 weeks....

Eighteen weeks is way too slow

August 26, 2015

Cal State East Bay is one of the few California State University schools that runs on a quarter system rather than a semester system, but unfortunately that is going to change in 2018. All but two University...

Smoking policy needs to be enforced

July 18, 2014

For some time now, many California State University, East Bay students have been breaking campus rules by smoking cigarettes in unpermitted areas. Unfortunately, campus authorities have yet to address...

A political solution to Iraq’s crisis

ISIS fighters have taken multiple cities across Iraq and Syria.
July 7, 2014

The lightning offensive the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has accomplished in northern Iraq since early June has stunned the world. ISIS, which is a successor to Al-Qaeda in Iraq and an extremist organization,...

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