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Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 6
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
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
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
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...

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students

Samuel Salisbury,
Contributor
September 25
Filed under Campus, Metro

In an effort to bring healthier food options to the Cal State East Bay campus, the university will host a monthly farmer’s market for faculty and students this fall. Beginning October 13, the market will be open at the plaza outside of the Recreation and Wellness center on the second Thu...

East Bay honors professor emeritus

East Bay honors professor emeritus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
September 21
Filed under Campus, Features

Gone but certainly not forgotten. Robert “Bob” Blackburn, professor emeritus of the department of educational leadership at Cal State East Bay died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 81 on Sept. 10. Throughout his career, Blackburn stood on the forefront of social justice refo...

East Bay welcomes new and former students with 28th annual ‘al Fresco’

East Bay welcomes new and former students with 28th annual ‘al Fresco’

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
September 21
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Nothing says welcome to a new school year at Cal State East Bay like a free concert. The university will continue its tradition of ringing in fall term with its 28th annual al Fresco, a festival hosted by the Student Life and Leadership department. This year’s celebration will feature li...

Fault research shakes up Hayward

Fault research shakes up Hayward

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
September 21
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

If the proverbial tree falls in a forest but no one’s around to hear it, it might not make a sound, but it’s still a hazard. If the tree has the potential to fall on a person, Luther Strayer considers it a risk. Strayer, a structural geologist and Cal State East Bay’s associate professor of...

Staff turnover continues at East Bay

Staff turnover continues at East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 31
Filed under Campus

Staff turnover continues at Cal State East Bay. Audrey Katzman, Academic Affairs budget and communications director, will leave East Bay this month in pursuit of a position in Walnut Creek, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Edward S. Inch said Aug. 24. Katzman initially...

Hayward more than my home

Hayward more than my home

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 31
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

When I drive up the Harder Hill and come to school at Cal State East Bay, it’s like a different world. I can almost forget about what’s waiting for me when I come back down. Many East Bay students leave Hayward when school is over, but I am still here, in the city I was born and raised ...

Voices from London: Can you do something you love as a career?

Voices from London: Can you do something you love as a career?

Loralie Yumang,
Contributor
August 31
Filed under Students Abroad

Our study abroad trip to London has taught me a very important outlook: your major does not define every aspect of your being, as us college students like to believe. This study abroad program is essentially a collection of communication classes, but the catch is that I am an accounting student. As an accou...

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