The Pioneer

The Pioneer

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...

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB
May 17, 2017

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...

CSUEB graduate completes second book

CSUEB graduate completes second book
January 25, 2017

For most 24-year-old college graduates, life consists of looking for jobs or settling into a position using the skills they recently acquired. However, Cal State East Bay alum Lauren Lola already has...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate
August 17, 2016

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When...

Program provides mentors to students

Program provides mentors to students
March 19, 2015

After the Office of University Diversity was founded at California State University, East Bay on July 1, 2013, several programs were formed through the office to provide diversity to the school and surrounding...

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