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Cal State East Bay athletic fields fit for pros

Cal State East Bay athletic fields fit for pros

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Sports

As you walk up to the Pioneer Baseball and Softball Fields on the Hayward campus, you see lush green grass, manicured dirt infields and immaculately clean facilities. East Bay’s baseball and softball fields get consistent praise from players and visitors who pass by for their supreme quality. Produ...

State audit raises concerns about CSU hiring practices

State audit raises concerns about CSU hiring practices

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

The 23-campus Cal State University system will revise some of its management policies following a state audit that discovered discrepancies in hiring and budgetary practices last month. On April 20, the California Bureau of State Audits released the results of an audit that looked at six CSU campuse...

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

I came to CSUEB straight from high school in 2012. I grew up in Southern California and chose CSUEB to get away from home and experience being on my own. I came straight from a semester school, so I didn't really understand what the quarter system was. I just knew that for some odd reason, I started ...

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

Cal State East Bay senior Alejandro Bautista studied abroad in Mexico City in the Fall of 2016, but Bautista, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, became fearful during his stay that he might not be able to return to the country when the Study Abroad program ended. Bautista shoul...

Undocumented students find support on East Bay campus

Undocumented students find support on East Bay campus

Kamille De Guzman,
Contributor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

Facts about what exactly happened to Juan Manuel Montes in Calexico, California on Feb. 17 have been in question, but reports confirm that the 23-year-old was detained and eventually deported by the U.S Customs and Border Patrol, according to USA Today. Montes lived in the U.S. since age 9 and ha...

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

A group of four people, wearing black jackets covered in white and yellow phrases like “Fear God” on the back once again visited Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on April 24. Members of the group shouted to passersby about how a lack of temperance in regard to instant gratification would ...

Graduation jitters from the eyes of a military veteran

Graduation jitters from the eyes of a military veteran

Stephen Freitas,
Contributor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

Graduation is around the corner and the professional world is knocking on my door. Am I ready? Do I have the necessary skills and experience to make it in a society that embodies the survival of the fittest? One where the strong are praised and the weak are forgotten. I already have bills to pay and a ...

Meiklejohn Hall building still recovering after flood

Meiklejohn Hall building still recovering after flood

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

The basement of Meiklejohn Hall is open and fully functional again, following a sewage backup that flooded the first floor last Monday and Tuesday. Classes resumed and the elevator was reopened last Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. after the building was drained of water and the affected area sanitized...

How Type 1 diabetes affects my abilities as a student

How Type 1 diabetes affects my abilities as a student

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

It’s 8:00 a.m. on a Monday and I’m sitting in class when one of those unique headaches starts to set in. It feels like someone is pressing a needle into the back of my eye — sometimes both of my eyes — and now I feel the urge to use the restroom again even though I did so ten minutes before cla...

East Bay students volunteer at local organization

East Bay students volunteer at local organization

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

Cal State East Bay students got a glimpse into what it takes to feed people in need on Sunday. Thanks to the Freshman Day of Service, East Bay students were able to visit the White Pony Express in Pleasant Hill and help process food that would eventually go to people who are homeless and do...

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

The first floor of Meiklejohn Hall at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus was closed on Monday and Tuesday due to a sewage backup, numerous university officials confirmed Monday. The bottom floor of the building reopened yesterday at 9:30 a.m. according to campus officials. East Bay’s Interim Associa...

Campus sports culture eludes students

Campus sports culture eludes students

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Sports

Every year I watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament commonly known as ‘March Madness.’ This consists of 68 NCAA Division I basketball teams competing in a winner-take-all; one loss and you are out tournament to determine a national champion. My eyes always drift towards the fans during the game. Teenag...

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