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What to do if there is an active shooter on campus

What to do if there is an active shooter on campus

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

On March 14 at approximately 5:20 p.m., Fremont police fired upon a vehicle after the driver rammed into them, injuring the two officers. During this time, the University Village, located at 25400 Carlos Bee Blvd., was issued a shelter-in-place warning that was lifted later that night, according to the...

Blackboard’s online blackouts

Blackboard’s online blackouts

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Update isn’t clicking with everyone It was week five of our 11-week quarter and midterms were in full swing. After finishing my essay and going through a round of proofreading, I check the clock. Only twenty minutes left to submit before the 11:59 p.m. deadline, so I opened my browser and clicked ...

The Diversity Inclusion Student Center considered a safe enough space

The Diversity Inclusion Student Center considered a safe enough space

Shoib Ahmadzai,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

Stylishly imprinted on the amber-colored wall past the entrance counter, the word "Diversity" is inescapable inside the room. It is followed by a quote from Margaret Mead: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world." More than a dozen students and supporting...

Service dogs allowed on East Bay campus

Service dogs allowed on East Bay campus

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Demand for emotional support and service dogs on the rise Emily Wood, a graduate student working towards her master in social work at Cal State East Bay, brings her dog, Wisdom, with her to school everyday. Wood is visually impaired and Wisdom helps her get around campus. Emily’s eyesight is comparable...

CSUEB has blurry policy on alcohol

CSUEB has blurry policy on alcohol

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

I went on a journey in search of information on how to have a tailgate at CSUEB: the ability to cook food, drink alcohol and socialize on campus before sporting events. Although that was the original intent of my inquiry, I ended up finding out just how confusing the CSUEB alcohol policy is in its current...

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Amos Mak,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus

The man’s name was JK and he claimed to be a preacher speaking the truth of God. He had walked into the court area on Cal State East Bay’s campus around noon on a recent Wednesday to preach what he believes to be the truth of man’s sin and the need for repentance. He was joined by his wife Evangelista...

How to stay safe at CSU East Bay at night

How to stay safe at CSU East Bay at night

Teleia Johnson,
Contributor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

Campus life here at Cal State East Bay is just like any other college campus. Students are scrambling around like ants trying to get to their colony; lines at Subway and Panda Express are out the door, parking spots are scarce and there’s hardly anywhere to sit and get some peace and quiet. On a...

Seniors eager to graduate before semester conversion

Seniors eager to graduate before semester conversion

Danielle Torres,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Sept. 5, President Trump and his administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA, which was approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), allowed approximately 800,000 undocumented youth to receive a work permit and be protected from deportation. ...

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

Robert Glasspole,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

I was involved in hit and run accident on Sept. 21 while parked near the bookstore in Lot A. As a student who commutes to Cal State East Bay daily from San Mateo, parking is the most stressful part of my drive. Drivers can be easily distracted while driving in parking lots which leads to accidents. Two...

Campus club to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Campus club to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

On Nov. 2, an on-campus club, Students United in Solidarity, will host a Dia de Los Muertos Community Altar event in front of the Old Union and New Union from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In effort to educate students on the holiday while also discussing issues of cultural appropriation, Students Unite...

Student housing in high demand

Student housing in high demand

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

It was a warm Sunday afternoon when I left Sacramento and set off toward what would become my new home: Hayward. Finally, freedom was attained. I had just moved out of my parents’ house to attend college at Cal State East Bay. I received warm welcomes from family friends who were kindly letting me ...

Temporary parking woes on campus

Temporary parking woes on campus

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

Approximately 16,000 students attend CSU East Bay, and a vast majority of them are commuters who visit the university at least once a week, according to the California State University Office of the Chancellor. There are transit options available to these students: BART, AC Transit, campus shuttles...

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