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Alumnus JR Havlan of the “Daily Show” Inspires Students

Natalia Aldana

June 2, 2011

The Daily Show writer and CSU East Bay alumnus J.R. Havlan entertained a crowd Friday morning to discuss his career and politics. Although Havlan said he believed everyone came simply for the free breakfast, the room full of students, teachers and community members said they were excited to see...

CAPR Hoping to Propose Learning Outcomes

Stephanie Spearman

June 2, 2011

The Committee on Academic Planning and Review focused its energy on drafting Institutional Learning Outcomes through a series of forums involving students and faculty last week. Institutional Learning Outcomes- or ILOs- are guidelines on knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes that students sho...

Minority Community Health

Kevin Vera

June 2, 2011

Student Explains Why He Wants to Enter Medical School. Among the thousands of students at the CSU East Bay campus, a select amount succeed in their respective fields of study. The brightest, most passionate and hardest working individuals tend to reap the benefits of their efforts both on and...

Prado to Fix Parking Issues and Raise Scholarship Funds

Natalia Aldana

June 2, 2011

Newly elected ASI President Chris Prado plans to use his position to unite CSU East Bay students for the following school year, saying he believes great changes are needed to revitalize the campus community. “I’m excited to take on this job,” said Prado. “I plan to show that I am a leader students can count on and as someone who they feel truly represent them and...

TEDx Conference Discusses Global Peace Solutions

Stephanie Spearman

May 26, 2011

The Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University, in partnership with CSU East Bay’s ASI, held a TEDx Hayward conference in the New Union’s Multipurpose room May 19 to promote ideas of global peace. TED is a non-profit annual conference dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading” by bringi...

The Life and Legacy of America’s Favorite Action Hero

Lauren Lola

May 26, 2011

Presentation about Bruce Lee shows us how the star changed what it means to be an Asian man In a presentation at CSU East Bay on May 23, Robert Rinehart, an associate professor in the Sport and Leisure Studies Department at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, examined how Bruce Lee r...

Despite Small Turnout, Springfest Lineup Excites Crowd

Londre Holmes
and Stephanie Spearman

May 26, 2011

Amid hundreds of eager faces, CSU East Bay hosted its annual Springfest last Saturday on the lawn between Meiklejohn hall and the New Union. CSUEB’s ASI Presents booked a plethora of artist from various genres who performed during the day-long festival, including Kendrick Lamar, Theophilus London, Diplo, Ying Yang Twins, and Ryan Leslie. Springfest was a lengthy c...

Summer Fees Pay For Tech Upgrades

Natalia Aldana

May 19, 2011

Sixty dollars in extra fees in the Summer 2010 quarter has raised over $3.5 million for improvements to the CSU East Bay  campus. Amidst the numerous and startling tuition hikes and budget cuts in the CSU system, students can now begin to feel optimistic about their education, as CSUEB’...

Union Break-In

By Michael Lin

May 19, 2011

Old Union Building Hit By Theft. Approximately $24,000 in equipment was stolen out of the ASI marketing department and game room in the old university union building last month, ASI said. ASI president Mohammed Beig said some students also had personal belongings stolen in addition to the ASI equip...

Soberfest Educates Students

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Amanda Zepeda and Natalia Aldana

May 12, 2011

Soberfest 2011 made a buzz on campus, entertaining and educating students and faculty with various demonstrations on overall health and safe practices that they can implement into their daily lives. “Block party” was the theme for this year’s 10th annual Soberfest, where the event featured four d...

Searching For a Cure

Elmo Rey Arciaga

May 12, 2011

CSUEB Students Walk in Relay For Life. Cal State East Bay’s first American Cancer Society Relay for life raised more than $14,000 for the search of a cure. Students and student organizations, as well as members of the community, came together to “celebrate the lives of people who have battled canc...

CSUEB’s Interim President Is Named

Stephanie Spearman and Courtesy of CSUEB

May 5, 2011

Leroy Morishita, former Chief Financial Officer at San Francisco State Univeristy, has replaced outgoing President Mo Qayoumi as CSUEB’s interim president. As President Qayoumi moves on to San Jose State University, Leroy M. Morishita comes across the bay as the new Interim President of CSU East Bay. Morishita’s previous pos...

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