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Free and Low Cost Health Services Offered By SHC

Nicole Anderson

January 8, 2011

Regularly enrolled students who pay all mandatory fees to attend CSU East Bay are qualified for 13 free student health and counseling services and three services at low costs, according to the Student Health and Counseling Center. “The Health Promotion Department at Student Health and Counseling Services hel...

Help is Available for Stressed Students

Cheyann Elmore

January 8, 2011

For many people, college serves as their first real world experience—having to be accountable for one’s own well-being, personal finances, time management and basic needs can be severely stressful. For CSUEB students in particular, the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) for 2010 showed th...

2010 was the Year for Unprotected Sex

January 8, 2011

Engaging in unprotected sexual activities is common among college students at CSU East Bay, and just as frequent are the students who have had or have a sexually transmitted disease, according to the National College Health Assessment. In a National College Health Assessment survey taken at CSUEB in ...

New Year’s Resolutions For CSUEB Students

Cheyann Elmore

January 8, 2011

Drink Less Alcohol, Use Condoms, And Get Regular Sleep More than a Quarter of CSUEB Students Drive While Intoxicated With the constant partying, plentiful shots and binge drinking, moderate alcohol consumption among college students is non-existent. According to National Center of Addiction and Sub...

Campus Supports AB540

Mark Laluan

December 9, 2010

Last Thursday, CSU East Bay’s Associated Students (ASI) passed a resolution in support of AB540 students. The text of the ASI resolution supports the creation of a “an intellectual discussion regarding the difficult experience of AB540 students and others so they may step out of the shadows and celebrate their identity as well as protected...

“Scroogie” Opens in Time For The Holiday

Janelle London

December 9, 2010

With the holiday season upon us, a joyful spirit is spreading across campus with CSU East Bay’s Theatre & Dance department helping to usher in the season of good will with a modern version of a classic holiday tale. “Scroogie”, an au courant rendition of the Charles Diken’s classic, A Christmas Carol, will be presented on Dec. ...

Fee Hikes

December 9, 2010

CSU points finger at poor economy Unlike Mastercard commercials, the cost of an education at a California State University may not be “priceless” ending. Students are currently facing a 15.5 percent increase in fees for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. While the nation’s economic downturn did not...

One Student’s Quest to Study Abroad in Italy

Stephanie Spearman

December 9, 2010

Vanessa Frisina takes advantage of campus programs to help students study abroad Studying abroad is something that many students wish they could do, but very few actually act that upon. Vanessa Frisina is making happen. Next quarter, CSU East Bay student Vanessa Frisina, who decided she would study abroad her freshman year after receiving a...

Study Drugs Fuel The Cram For Finals

Pamela Mosbarger

December 9, 2010

Packed schedules, work and extracurricular activities leave some college students feeling they do not have the time for schoolwork, encouraging the use of “study drugs” such as Adderall and Ritalin, according to experts. As many as 25 percent of students at some college campuses have used Adderall or Ritalin in the last year, according to Martha J. Farah, director of ...

Students Try to Access Health Insurance

Christina Walker

December 9, 2010

CSU East Bay, Wells Fargo Bank, and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health teamed up to offer students free health and travel medical insurance. “I think this is a great benefit because outside of school I wouldn’t have health insurance,” said incoming transfer student Penelope Crouse-Feehan. A student that is ...

Gluten-Free Diet

Ashley Matuszak

December 9, 2010

Gluten-free eating has recently become another up-and-coming diet trend. What was once a lifestyle created for those with gluten allergies is now catching on all over, with promises of more energy, weight loss and an overall healthier being. Writing off one food source might sound easy, but gluten-fr...

When It Hits, It Hurts in More Ways than One

Carole Reynolds

December 9, 2010

“Mary” was smart, independent, and strong--she was not the sort of woman usually thought of as a victim of domestic violence. “You know, you’re stupid sometimes. You don’t see things you should have seen,” Mary said of a five or six year abusive relationship in her past. Mary was one of about 1.3 million women who are victims of physical ass...

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