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Photographer helps bridge gap between sneaker culture

Photographer helps bridge gap between sneaker culture
August 1, 2018

Is talent a suitable replacement for a traditional form of education? Rolo Tanedo Jr. believed so when photography went from his hobby in 2005 to a part-time career in 2008. When he was a nursing student...

Living nightmares from my commute

Traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 880 after  a crash that killed a CHP officer Christmas morning shut down the freeway on Dec. 25, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.
August 1, 2018

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order...

Student learns perspective through server job

Student learns perspective through server job
July 3, 2018

Working in a restaurant can really give you a new perspective on life. You don't just supervise and help the customer when they ask. No, your job as a server is to make sure the guest is more than satisfied...

First generation college graduate beats statistics

First generation college graduate beats statistics
July 3, 2018

Today nearly 4.6 million African Americans hold a college degree. I am proud to be the first African American in my family to get a bachelor's degree. I decided to participate in the CSU East Bay Black...

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience
June 14, 2018

Graduation is here. After all the late nights, early mornings and endless study sessions, the graduating classes of 2018 will walk the stage June 8-10. A quick Google search of CSU East Bay shows that...

The countdown to graduation

The countdown to graduation
April 2, 2018

As the winter quarter came to a close, there were textbook rentals to turn in and final papers to submit. The midnight oil was burning to ensure good grades. It was my last quarter at California State...

East Bay Action Congress makes moves

East Bay Action Congress makes moves
March 14, 2018

Feb. 24 marked the first annual event for a new campus organization at Cal State East Bay: East Bay Action Congress (EBAC). This new organization, run by students, was initiated this quarter by way...

‘CORE’ building will be replacing the library

'CORE' building will be replacing the library
March 14, 2018

As of 2016, the CSUEB library is still number five on the CSU Seismic Priority List, a list of buildings that are to be seismically retrofit. The university has plans to replace the building with the Collaborative...

Should professors ban laptops?

Should professors ban laptops?
February 14, 2018

For years, college students have been using their laptops in class during lectures and class discussions. Laptops aid in note taking, assignments, projects and getting a headstart on the workload. Ultimately,...

Why CSUEB needs to take more action: My experience as an undocumented student

Kenzi Hilario in a classroom.
January 24, 2018

Cal State East Bay is a campus that claims to be an inclusive university that serves its diverse population of students. But as an undocumented immigrant, I feel underserved. As graduation nears, I am...

Federal work study or part time job?

Federal work study or part time job?
January 24, 2018

Many students here at Cal State East Bay qualify for Federal Work-Study (FWS), but what exactly is it? According to Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, “Federal Work-Study...

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
November 30, 2017

Lady Pioneers take on West Region Tip-Off Classic The women's basketball team has played just eight games since the season began earlier this month, but Head Coach Shanele Stires is looking to guide the...

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