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The Pioneer

Juana Davila

Juana Davila

Juana Davila,
Contributor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Paradise in a dark alley Old Havana is beautiful during the night; it’s like a never ending fiesta. Parents are out with their children, young couples are taking a stroll while street musicians work their magic, and others are huddled together in the wifi hotspot in front of the public library....

Daisy Ortiz

Daisy Ortiz

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Small business, big surprise Havana is a mix between gray and white. I say gray because unfortunately for some and a blessing for others, even the best parts of Havana aren’t what you would see in the United States. Many of the hotels are built in the middle of run-down buildings in which people...

Communism, bad for whom?

Communism, bad for whom?

Stephanie Maniche,
Contributor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Study Abroad: Cuba

 Growing up, I always associated communism with being a bad thing and capitalism as being great. Sometimes in life, we just accept what we’re told if enough people are saying the same thing until we dig a bit deeper to find out for ourselves why we believe it.Today I question if the definitions ar...

Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?

Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

July 12, 2017


Filed under Blog, Students Abroad, Study Abroad: Cuba

On Nov. 25, 2016, Cubans celebrated with pots and pans in the streets of Miami, joyful of what they thought would be a turning point for their homeland, Cuba. In the United States, we received the news right away and stopped transmitting other programs to talk about the death of Fidel Cas...

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Mat Weber,
Contributor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

The 17th annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts festival took place in Oakland on Saturday, filling San Antonio Park with music, spoken word, local artists, community activists, and a variety of other events. The free festival was originally started in 2000 by the East Side Arts Alliance, a nonprofit community cultural ...

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

I came to CSUEB straight from high school in 2012. I grew up in Southern California and chose CSUEB to get away from home and experience being on my own. I came straight from a semester school, so I didn't really understand what the quarter system was. I just knew that for some odd reason, I started ...

East Bay brings innovation to campus

East Bay brings innovation to campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

More than 200 Cal State East Bay students dressed in professional attire with business cards in hand and rushed to hear local business owners give advice on how to creatively apply technology to their businesses at the first Innovate East Bay event on Feb. 25. The entrepreneurship and innovation fair on ...

Proposition 58 deserves a yes vote

Proposition 58 deserves a yes vote

Briana Megid,
UC Davis Senior

October 30, 2016


Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

I am an Argentinian-American dual citizen, and like many first-generation Americans, my first language was Spanish. I learned English in the San Fran- cisco public school system, and speak Spanish at home. Multilingual education was essentially outlawed in California public schools in 1998,...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Ryan Tayahua,
CSUEB Senior

October 19, 2016


Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

There are a ton of candidates and ballot measures vying for our attention this election season. But one in particular Proposition 55 deserves a closer look, and a yes vote. While it may seem that Prop 55, the California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act, would only impact K-1...

California suffering from teacher shortage

California suffering from teacher shortage

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

California has experienced a teacher shortage for the better part of a decade, as schools struggle to lure new talent into a profession that isn’t viewed as lucrative, and as cost of living continues to rise statewide. Since 2013, California has the highest student-teacher ratio in the nation at 24:1...

Hayward trae la primera escuela de educacion especial en ontoño

Hayward trae la primera escuela de educacion especial en ontoño

Louis LaVenture,
Editor en Jefe

June 29, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Para muchas personas el término “necesidades especiales” puede ser extranjero. Sin embargo, la educación especial se está convirtiendo en una tendencia cada vez más popular en toda California.De acuerdo con el Departamento de Educación del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos, un niño o joven tiene...

Hayward to get first special needs school in fall

Hayward to get first special needs school in fall

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

For many people the term “special needs” may be foreign or confusing. However, special needs education is becoming an increasingly popular trend throughout California. According to the United States Government Department of Education, a child or young person has special educational needs if they have ...

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