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Interim Executive Director for ASI Fired

Stephanie Spearman

February 3, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features

After the firing of Dr. Robert Lara, the interim Executive Director for ASI, board members and professional staff are working to carry on in spite of their loss. The termination, which took place on Friday, Jan. 21, was not the decision of the ASI student board, but instead the decision of CSU East ...

Students Strut In Pioneer Fashion

Lauren Lola

February 3, 2011


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The Old University Union came alive with the colors and styles of CSU East Bay during the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 2 when this year’s Pioneer Pride Fashion Show took place. The contestants, ranging from first year undergrads to alumni, participated as models, showing off the latest clothing a...

Autistic Students Succeed in College

Ginger Staley

January 27, 2011


Filed under Campus, Features

William Bernick is a 20-year-old student who works in the University Union, is a member of Circle K, and earns good grades within his major. If it wasn’t for his sometimes unkempt appearance and tendency to talk to himself, he would be just like any other student on the CSU East Bay campus. Bernick is one of 21 students on the campus tha...

CSU East Bay Alumni Appear on New Reality Show

Ashley Matuszak

January 27, 2011


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Adam Fresquez and Dawn Pino, two 2006 CSU East Bay alumni, are going to be featured on a new reality show on CW called “Shedding for the Wedding,” airing in February. “Shedding for the Wedding” is a show about several engaged couples competing for the wedding of their dreams. The objective of the sho...

A Big Controversy Around Lil’ B

Londre Holmes

January 27, 2011


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With all the controversy leading up to Friday’s event, it was a surprise not to see a collection of detractors in front of the New Union with picket signs raised towards the night sky. Last weekend, CSU East Bay held its annual Bay Fest, a celebration of local artists both known and unsigned, and with the last minute addition of Lil...

Bayfest Stays True to the Bay Area

Stephanie Spearman

January 27, 2011


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Rap artists native to the Bay Area gave CSU East Bay students something to get hyphy to during an intimate concert last Friday in the New Union. ASI Presents booked Bay Area rappers Roach and Lil’ B, along with headliner Mistah F.A.B., to keep the campus community entertained during the usually dull W...

Professor Cerutti’s Memory Remains in the Hearts Of Many

Gloria Lau

January 20, 2011


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CSU East Bay psychology assistant professor Daniel T. Cerutti passed away Jan, 10, but heartfelt memories still remain with his students, faculty and family. Cerutti passed at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he was taken by an ambulance after he collapsed on campus. Cerutti taugh...

Maintenance Requests Take Days

Samantha Herold

January 20, 2011


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One Student’s Quest For a Working Water Heater in The Dorms Student housing resident Cindy Salinas, 20, has been living on campus for three years, but living situations on campus, she says, “keep getting worse instead of getting better.” Upon moving into her current apartment on campus that ...

Beware The Bedroom Burglar

Exechias Trezile

January 20, 2011


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Several dorm burglaries have been reported since the 2009-2010 school year began, according to CSU East Bay’s crime statistics. The Hayward Hills Campus CLERY Crime Statistics reports there were 16 on-campus burglaries last school year. It is uncertain how many have already occurred this year. Travis Sturgis, a 21-year-old business major, came ba...

Recreation and Wellness Center Creates Student Jobs

Cherie Vargas

January 20, 2011


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CSU East Bay created more than 100 new jobs for students when it opened the new Recreation and Wellness Center on the Hayward campus. The doors to the brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center, officially opened Jan. 11, 2011 at 1:11 p.m. with 750 members already pre-registered. The $42 million, 55,000 square foot facility is f...

Improper Lighting Concerns Students

Cheyann Elmore

January 20, 2011


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As winter quarter begins, students deal with rainy weather, heavy fog and earlier sunsets—all factors that become greater issues when the campus isn’t properly lit at night, according to CSU East Bay students. For those who take night classes, study late at the library and those who live in the do...

Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity Gives Back to Community

Amanda Zepeda

January 13, 2011


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Chivalry above self. The Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity put their respective motto to demonstration in their annual “Tres Reyes Magos Toy Giveaway.” The event was held on Jan. 6 in the lower level of the Student Union, where more than 80 parents and children were treated to a reenactment of the history of the Latino holiday and were given gifts donate...

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