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Golden State Warriors: Opening night and competition

Golden State Warriors: Opening night and competition

Philip Chin,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA season is underway and it is off to a promising start for the Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champions looking to defend that title with an 11-3 start. The Warriors have signed new players, including Nick Young, Omar Casspi and a rookie drafted from the University of Oregon, Jordan...

CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus

CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus

Alaina Bigelow,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

How East Bay’s Theater Department is starting an open discussion When George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter movement was born. It has since become a chapter-based, global activist movement aimed at reducing violence against Black communities. Here at Cal S...

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

Jamal Ingram,
Contributor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Metro

June 1, 2016 was the night my mom and I came to the conclusion that it was time for me to try to live independently. I lived at home with my mother for 17 years, but then my mom lost her job. Once that happened, she was no longer able to pay rent. I moved to my grandmother’s house, but only for...

Hashtag breaks the silence: #MeToo

Hashtag breaks the silence: #MeToo

Yellie Torres,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life

On the evening of October 15th, actress Alyssa Milano of the “Charmed” television series quoted an anonymous friend on Twitter saying: “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “me too” as a status we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” Milano...

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Amos Mak,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus

The man’s name was JK and he claimed to be a preacher speaking the truth of God. He had walked into the court area on Cal State East Bay’s campus around noon on a recent Wednesday to preach what he believes to be the truth of man’s sin and the need for repentance. He was joined by his wife Evangelista...

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Christopher George,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The squeak of wheels and clanking of metal are not sounds often heard on a basketball court. And yet, as the Golden State Road Warriors wheelchair basketball team go through practice drills, the crunch and crash of metal hitting metal as they fight for a better defensive position is all part of the game. The...

El equipo de fútbol de mujeres honra a senior este fin de semana

El equipo de fútbol de mujeres honra a senior este fin de semana

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora del Personal

November 2, 2017


Filed under Spanish

El sábado, tres seniors del equipo de fútbol de Cal State East Bay fueron honradas durante su último partido como Pioneras: mediocampista Megan Massone, defensa Nicole Lutz y defensa Janelle Herrera. Las tres compañeras han estado juntas desde su primer año en la universidad, desde vivir juntas...

Women’s soccer honors seniors over the weekend

Women’s soccer honors seniors over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, three Cal State East Bay women’s soccer seniors were honored during their last game as Pioneers: midfielder Megan Massone, defender Nicole Lutz and defender Janelle Herrera. The three teammates have been together since their freshman year of college, from dorming together to the long...

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Last game of the season, first win of conference play. The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team earned what was their first win of California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play in their final game of the season versus the California State San Marcos Cougars (2-11-2 overall, 0-9-1 CCAA). “It...

How to stay safe at CSU East Bay at night

How to stay safe at CSU East Bay at night

Teleia Johnson,
Contributor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

Campus life here at Cal State East Bay is just like any other college campus. Students are scrambling around like ants trying to get to their colony; lines at Subway and Panda Express are out the door, parking spots are scarce and there’s hardly anywhere to sit and get some peace and quiet. On a...

“Kneeling” loses its focus

“Kneeling” loses its focus

Britney Yarbrough,
Contributor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Those in opposition are unhappy with players kneeling during the national anthem at sporting events. This all began over a year ago when Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, chose to kneel during the national anthem. Kaepernick chose to kneel in protest against police brutality...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

What happened? Several news outlets and politicians criticized President Donald Trump’s response to a terror attack on Tuesday in New York that left eight people dead. Twenty-nine-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov drove a rented truck through a bike path in Manhattan near the World Trade Center, ki...

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