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Kali Persall

Kali Persall

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 27, 2017

The garbage revolution The warm water, palm trees and crystal-white sand of the Santa Maria beach were everything I pictured when I used to think of Cuba, a picturesque island in the Caribbean. However,...

Illegal dumping plagues Oakland

Illegal dumping plagues Oakland

Alex Garcia,
Contributor
August 10, 2017

Illegal dumping has become a visible problem in Oakland, California. It is all too typical to pass by a pile of trash on a street corner. The city’s Public Works department eventually cleans up the area,...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 31, 2017

What Happened? On Tuesday night President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted, “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The mysterious word caused an eruption on social media, but the...

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Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 1, 2017

On the stormy morning of Jan. 20, seven students met at Cal State East Bay’s Meiklejohn Hall armed with garbage bags, metal claws and gloves to rid the campus of litter. Despite the rain and small turnout,...

Residents clean Alameda in honor of civil rights leader

Residents clean Alameda in honor of civil rights leader

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
January 18, 2017

The city of Alameda is an island known for its breathtaking views of the Bay Area. But being surrounded by water isn’t always as relaxing as it may seem. With the massive storm that blew through the...

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