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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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

McDermott accepts new position at USF

McDermott accepts new position at USF

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 24, 2016
Filed under Campus, Sports

Just when it seemed like Cal State East Bay’s athletic department couldn’t experience any more turnover, it did. Nearly a year and four months into her tenure as East Bay’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Joan McDermott has accepted a new position as the Senior Associate Athletic ...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor
August 17, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When I graduate next spring, it will be a great accomplishment, not only for me, but for my parents an...

East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

East Bay hosts all-girls STEM camp

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
August 11, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

School isn’t out for summer at Cal State East Bay. Last month, around 100 middle school girls from across the Bay Area learned about science, technology, engineering and math education through a four-week camp called Eureka! held at East Bay’s Hayward campus. Through the month of July, Monday...

Living on campus not so bad

Living on campus not so bad

Tishauna Carrell,
Contributor
August 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

My peers are often in a rush to be independent by moving off campus. However, when people hear that I will be living on campus for my fifth and final year at Cal State East Bay, they’re completely baffled. I have often been told that I should go to work so I can pay rent like an adult, or that...

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