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Game Con now free for East Bay students

Game Con now free for East Bay students

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Gamers from all over the Bay Area can finally meet in one place — East Bay Game Con. The two-day convention will take place on Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Old Union, and Oct. 29 from noon to 2 a.m. The Old Union and New Union will offer a variety of games, such as Dance Dance Revolution,...

No “creepy clowns” at campus costume contest

No “creepy clowns” at campus costume contest

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Halloween, Associated Students Inc. will host the campus’s very first Halloween Costume Contest. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agora Stage at the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. The Bay Area’s own DJ Slay, will spin hip-hop music and campus food service Aramark will ...

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

One in five students go without consistent meals, a CSU study reported in February 2015. Since the report was released, Cal State East Bay has been cooking up a solution. Last Wednesday, East Bay cut the red ribbon on the university’s first student food pantry, a resource that many hope will satiate the hu...

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase

At 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 3, Cal State East Bay freshman Briana Secaira returned from a trip to Los Angeles to her four-bedroom dorm on the second floor of the Juniper residence hall on East Bay’s Hayward campus. She noticed that her items were moved while she had been gone and mouse traps had been place...

CSUEB makes a difference in community

CSUEB makes a difference in community

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus

The 2016 Cal State East Bay Make a Difference Week concluded on Saturday with the event that got students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer in local neighborhoods. Make a Difference Day kicked off at 7 a.m. in the RAW plaza where volunteers met up and took shuttles to different are...

Staff and faculty art featured in campus exhibition

Staff and faculty art featured in campus exhibition

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Art is on full display on the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus The 2016 annual faculty and staff exhibition kicked off on Oct. 11 with an opening reception that introduced attendees to the pieces. The exhibition is located in the University Art Gallery in the main lobby of the Art & Education ...

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The departure of athletic coaches from Cal State East Bay is starting to feel like a trend. Molly Goodenbour became the seventh CSUEB head coach in less than two years to leave the school, when she took a job at the University of San Francisco last month. Goodenbour never coached a game at East Bay...

Campaign plan rises at Cal State East Bay

Campaign plan rises at Cal State East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

A new fundraising campaign at Cal State East Bay, called “Rising in the East,” aims to raise $60 million that officials say will increase student access to internships, mentoring and technology. The name was decided on after a slew of meetings and studies done by the university gauged the co...

Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

With Halloween just around the corner, October is traditionally devoted to costume shopping, but on Oct. 27, hundreds of Cal State East Bay students will collectively dress up with a different goal in mind: to land a job. Fifty seven businesses will be taking resumes and speaking to studen...

ASI cracks down on voting and homelessness

ASI cracks down on voting and homelessness

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Campus, Showcase

With the November 8 Election Day approaching, Cal State East Bay’s student government is currently working to increase student voter registration. The efforts are primarily online and include sending links through social media and email blasts that link to the California online voter regis...

East Bay students armed with personal alarms

East Bay students armed with personal alarms

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

Forget pepper spray: a USB drive-sized personal alarm system is becoming the new safety option on campus for students. The University Police Department, in collaboration with ASI, and the Housing and Risk Management departments purchased 5,000 devices for the university — enough for the entire fre...

Al Fresco shakes up campus

Al Fresco shakes up campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
September 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

For the 28th time in Cal State East Bay history, the annual fall festival al Fresco took over the Hayward campus yesterday. More than 100 booths and tables lined the Arts and Education walkway to showcase clubs, organizations, departments, students services and other campus resources, which aimed t...

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