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Rugby World Cup comes to San Francisco

Rugby World Cup comes to San Francisco
July 3, 2018

In less than one month, AT&T Park in San Francisco will play host to the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. Previously held in Moscow, Russia, the Rugby World Cup Sevens serves as the pinnacle of achievement...

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production
March 7, 2018

“The Geek Show” prepares for its return The past few years have been busy for 26-year-old CSUEB alumna, Lauren Lola. Since the debut of her two novels, “A Moment’s Worth” in 2014 and “An Absolute...

Women marched, women rallied

Thousands of demonstrators take part in the Women's march and rally at Civic Center in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.
February 14, 2018

60,000 marched in the streets of San Francisco for the Women’s March Theon Johnson joined the waves of crowds that marched down Market Street for the Women’s March in San Francisco on Jan. 20. Johnson,...

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer
November 9, 2017

Oakland native Benno Nagel played college soccer at San Francisco State back in 2005. Shortly after his collegiate career ended, he went to Cal State East Bay to earn his master’s degree. But like...

Afro-Cuban culture visits East Bay

Afro-Cuban musician, dancer and teacher Roberto Borrell at Cal State East Bay's Recital Hall.
November 9, 2017

Playing music as a form of resistance Drumming resonated throughout CSU East Bay’s Recital Hall on the Hayward campus on Monday afternoon. Dr. Peter Marsh from the Music Department brought in Afro-Cuban...

“Kneeling” loses its focus

Colin Kaepernick kneeling at Levi's Stadium on Sep. 12, 2016.
November 2, 2017

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,...

Free Speech week incites hate

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
October 19, 2017

We as American citizens have the right to freely speak, but free speech becomes a problem when protests turn violent. Violent protests do not help pave the way for a better tomorrow, and yet they keep...

Traffic consistently bad in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 30:  Traffic leaves San Francisco at the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend on June 30, 2006 in San Francisco, California. Despite the rising cost of gasoline, daily gasoline demand was up 0.9 percent from a year ago. According to AAA about 40.7 million Americans will travel over 50 miles or more from home during the 4th of July holiday, an increase of about 1.2 percent over last year.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
October 2, 2017

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have become accustomed to traffic jams. The morning commute, chock-full of bumper-to-bumper interactions, starts around 5 a.m. and lasts until 10 a.m., sometimes...

The ripple effect of gentrification

The ripple effect of gentrification
August 30, 2017

In the wake of new, high-end apartments being proposed in San Lorenzo, the word “gentrification” has been thrown around frequently in the East Bay. However, not many people have a firm grasp...

Protests scheduled for Berkeley, San Francisco cancelled over the weekend

Protests scheduled for Berkeley, San Francisco cancelled over the weekend
August 30, 2017

After some pushback from local officials and citizens, two organizations cancelled right-wing rallies on Friday. The first rally was supposed to be at Crissy Field in San Francisco on Saturday, and...

Right-wing ‘Freedom Rally’ planned for Saturday in San Francisco

Right-wing ‘Freedom Rally’ planned for Saturday in San Francisco
August 23, 2017

Patriot Prayer, a Portland-based political and self-professed free speech organization has received approval from the National Park Service to hold a “Freedom Rally” at Chrissy Park in San Francisco...

Ronca’s Kitchen gains following in Oakland

Ronca’s Kitchen gains following in Oakland
August 23, 2017

On a sunny afternoon at Lake Merritt in Oakland, you will find people jogging, walking, relaxing, and enjoying the day off. However, you will see Julia Ibarra, sitting on a bench, writing her weekly...

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