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Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?

Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

At 2:39 a.m. on Jan. 4, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred in Berkeley that shook most of the Bay Area. On Tuesday night, two back-to-back earthquakes struck the Bay Area again. As a student in my fifth year at California State University, East Bay, the earthquake was a reminder that the Hayward c...

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Winter time on Cal State East Bay’s campus can get cold and especially dark since daylight savings time ends in November. The dark evenings will continue until daylight savings returns in early March. For anyone on campus studying or taking night classes, this means having to cross parts of campus...

Did you know CSUEB offers massage therapy?

Did you know CSUEB offers massage therapy?

Jocelyn Jensen,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Finals week perfect time to destress I filled out a questionnaire, checked in for my Nov. 6 massage appointment, entered a brightly-lit room and disrobed. I put on the open back gown and laid under a sheet on top of a massage table. As instrumental music played in the background, certified massage therap...

New chapter and new beginnings for East Bay Chapter of PRSSA

New chapter and new beginnings for East Bay Chapter of PRSSA

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

In 2002, nine communications majors created the Public Relations Student Society at Cal State East Bay to help each other pursue careers in the public relations industry. The organization started out strong numbers-wise, but over time they struggled to keep club enrollment up above the minimum of 10...

DeStress-Fest relieves CSUEB students’ tension over the holidays

DeStress-Fest relieves CSUEB students’ tension over the holidays

Sean McVannel,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

  The holiday season often marks the beginning of a stress-filled marathon that lasts until the new year. Overeating, gift giving, and extended stays with the in-laws drum up those familiar feelings that can leave both your wallet and your mental gas tank empty. The Recreation and Wellness Center on the Ca...

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...

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