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City of Hayward receives $900,000 grant from CSUEB

City of Hayward receives $900,000 grant from CSUEB

Tia L. Wilson,
Staff Writer

August 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

In June, the Hayward City Council authorized the receipt of $876,875 from CSUEB, which is to be distributed in increments over five years. This funding will come from the $30 million grant CSUEB received from the U.S. Department of Education to go towards the Hayward Promise Neighborhood. The Hayward Pr...

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Campus

Although Cal State East Bay prides itself on being one of the most diverse universities in the nation, the student body has still not been able to escape getting caught up in racial and political debates. Earlier this month, the ethnic studies department in Meiklejohn Hall was tagged with flyers....

Students create their own shows

Students create their own shows

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

June 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

As the theater lights dimmed and the music’s tempo began to rise, the silhouettes of students on stage arranging the props for the opening set was all that could be seen. Then the stage lights came on and gave life to “Welcome to the Arcade,” a dance performance that depicts “how immersive, ex...

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Reem Habte,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

On Nov. 3, 2017, Zeta Sigma Chi became the newest sorority on Cal State East Bay’s campus and joined 31 existing Greek organizations. But this sorority chapter is different from most of the others; they were created specifically to be a multicultural group that accurately reflects the ethnic divers...

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

After two years of playing for Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, sophomore guard Druce Asah announced last month he is leaving the program. Asah will transfer next year to Metropolitan State University in Denver, which is a part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. He redshirted his fres...

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Sports

After losing a four-game series, 1-3 against San Francisco State (22-24 overall, 21-19 California Collegiate Athletic Association) last weekend, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team flipped the script and won three out of four games in their four-game series this weekend. The Pioneers faced...

Producer Juan A. Espinosa revives ‘Barrio Expressions’ TV show

Producer Juan A. Espinosa revives ‘Barrio Expressions’ TV show

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Imagine yourself in Hayward during the 1970s. How would it be different or similar than today? Guest speaker Juan A. Espinosa takes us back in time and depicts the life of a young Chicano growing up in the city of Hayward. Chicano is an ever-evolving term that identifies a person of Mexican descent b...

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Justin Mutch,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Metro

Yessenia Funes, an environmental journalist for the blog Earther, gave a keynote speech to kick off Earth Week at CSUEB, April 23 through 27. She gave an informative and poignant presentation in the Multipurpose Room in the New University Union about environmental racism, as well as other forms of envir...

Rapper YG censored at Spring Mayhem

Rapper YG censored at Spring Mayhem

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

A spring tradition at Cal State East Bay made its return on Saturday as students and guests flooded the amphitheater for Spring Mayhem, formerly referred to as Spring Fest. The event featured student acts, a band performance and was headlined by Bay Area rapper P-Lo and Compton rapper YG. During...

CSUEB Anthropology museum reopens

CSUEB Anthropology museum reopens

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

The history of the East Bay is on full display with the new series of displays at the C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology at the Hayward campus of Cal State East Bay. The museum reopened its doors on March 5, and features “Acorns, Adobes, and Archaeology Sifting Through the East Bay’s Past.” The...

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay baseball team is slowly climbing their way up the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings. After they beat Cal Poly Pomona (20-18 overall, 17-15 CCAA) 3-1 in a four-game series two weeks ago, the Pioneers followed it up with a 2-2 split...

ASI makes changes to Spring Mayhem

ASI makes changes to Spring Mayhem

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

Associated Students Inc. is stepping up security for Spring Mayhem with a ban on backpacks, bags and even wallets larger than the size of your hand. The biggest entertainment event of the year that ASI puts on at Cal State East Bay, for the first time, will require students who want to bring a guest...

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