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CSUEB art gallery hosts annual exhibit

CSUEB art gallery hosts annual exhibit

By Alexa Felix, CONTRIBUTOR

October 24, 2019

Have you ever set your mind to something but never had the courage to see it through? Have people laughed in the face over your dream and shown you nothing but adversity? Maybe this caused you to hide away or give up...or maybe this was the building block in the foundation of your dream that was yet...

Teaching Kitchen with Chef Floyd

Teaching Kitchen with Chef Floyd

By KYLA SCOTT, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

The Pioneer Kitchen holds an event called Teaching Kitchen, on Wednesday, Oct 16, hosted by Chef Floyd, where he taught students how to cook raw rice in the microwave, noodles in a coffee pot, and cook quesadillas with an iron. Students say “It was a very warm and friendly environment.”

E-Sports college scholarships on the rise

E-Sports college scholarships on the rise

By Vina Nguyen, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

Video games haven't always been viewed as a positive thing. Over the years, video gaming has become very popular and many people play competitively as a career and make loads of money from it. High school students who are avid video gamers and are passionate about it are able to obtain an esports ...

CSUEB students impacted by PG&E public safety power shut off

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

Students of California State University, East Bay felt the impact of the PG&E mandated Public Safety Power Shut Off making it difficult for commuters to get to campus. PG&E is a privately owned electric company with control over the entire Bay Area’s power supply. The company was blamed for the fir...

No Hate at Cal State

No Hate at Cal State

By Naomi McKinnie, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

When California State University, East Bay experiences hate speech, the students and staff will never stay idle with their voices silenced. Some of the students felt the need to join in on the organized rally on campus last week during University Hour. They made sure their voices rang out loud and ...

African filmmakers take center stage at 10th SVAFF

African filmmakers take center stage at 10th SVAFF

By Arwa Dahir, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

Every country on this planet is a land rich with culture. The stories that we pass down to the younger generation aren’t just stories, they connect us to a part of ourselves we tend to forget is there. As time moves on, and as cultures blend, we begin to lose that connection that we held dear for s...

Beginning of the Greeks

Beginning of the Greeks

By Natalie Garcia, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

The evolution and contribution Greek Life has had on scholars. The conversation around Greek life has always been polarizing. Through films like “Neighbors” and “Animal House”, the public opinion of Greek organizations hasn’t changed. To outsiders, Greek life has only consisted of binge dr...

The life of a LGBTQ college athlete

The life of a LGBTQ college athlete

By William Barnett, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

In the Bay Area, while more liberal than other places in the United States, there are still issues when it comes to accepting certain groups of people. People of color still experience police brutality, income inequality separates the various communities, and the LGBTQ community are constantly being b...

Daisy Maxion: Advocate. Student. Idealist. President.

Daisy Maxion: Advocate. Student. Idealist. President.

October 3, 2019

An effective leader not only needs the qualities that make them worthy of the title but they also need one key thing: a passion for what they believe in. A leader needs to actually practice what they preach in order to make a difference. Daisy Maxion, California State University, East Bay’s curre...

The Know Your Rights Campaign

By Jessica Irrera, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

October 3, 2019

Take Back the Night, Selma to Montgomery, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Throughout history, protests have defined the younger generation. Displeased with the current political climate, fighting for what we believe in can seem rebellious to some but righteous to others. Within the California Sta...

CSUEB student resources and programs

CSUEB student resources and programs

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR

October 3, 2019

Are You Taking Advantage of the Health & Counseling Services on Campus? The conversation of mental health has never been an easy one to have. With a plethora of stigmas surrounding mental health, and by association, therapy, having that talk with friends and family can be awkward to say the least. Ho...

The DISC welcomes Reyna Grande

The DISC welcomes Reyna Grande

By Arwa Dahir, <element style=

September 26, 2019

Of the many issues that are engulfing the current political climate, anti-immigration and society's attitude regarding those coming into our country are the topics with the least amount of grey area. The rhetoric politicians have expressed in the past few years has dramatically uncovered some of the racial...

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