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2013 Jazz Competition West

March 21, 2013

People snapped their fingers and tapped their toes to the eclectic jazz sounds of Bay Area musicians. The lights were low and the vibe was relaxed in the Sound Room. The first place prize is an opportunity to be showcased at the Photos by Marina Swanson

March 21, 2013

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Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition

Keely Wong

March 14, 2013

Nails aligned on particleboard twist into disarray following a wire tornado, expressing chaos in people’s lives. This is one of the many pieces of artwork on display at CSU East Bay’s juried Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit. “My life has been kind of tumultuous lately, and I think that the inspiration...

FTP 2.0 March in Oakland

March 7, 2013

Protestors took to the streets, stopping traffic as they proceeded up Telegraph Avenue toward First Friday from Frank Ogawa Plaza. Activists marched together against police brutality.

“And do the Harlem Shake.”

February 28, 2013

Students and alumni gathered in front of the University Union to participate in the newest YouTube dance fad: the Harlem Shake. The music was loud, the dancing was crazy, and everyone enjoyed the impromptu hullabaloo.

Murals Hidden Amongst Hayward’s Urban Sprawl

February 21, 2013

These large works of art hold two purposes important to the community: beautification of Hayward and helping the anti-graffiti movement. Photos by Marina Swanson

Triple Rock Brewery Hosts 15th Annual SF Beer Week

February 14, 2013

A local East Bay brewing company hosts the vastly popular event presented by the San Francisco Brewers Guild. Hundreds of people form a line out the door and down the street to try the array of microbrews for sample inside. Photos by Marina Swanson ...

BAYFEST 2013 Sells Out and Shows Up

February 7, 2013

It all went down at CSU East Bay last Friday night. The event sold out, a real tribute to the performers who left it all on stage. Performances included Clyde Carson, Problem, Jonn Hart, D-Lo and Sage the Gemini. Photos by Chelsea Mudlo

Oakland Museum of California Exhibit

January 31, 2013

A featured gallery of studio glass, at the OMCA, marks the 50th anniversary of the California Studio Glass Movement. Photos by Marina Swanson


January 24, 2013

Events Around the East Bay Bring Out a Joyous Community Spirit in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Free Skate at Hayward Adult School for Family & Friends

January 18, 2013

A student club at CSUEB organized a free skating event in hopes of creating community ties, promoting healthy lifestyle and encouraging people to start skating. Children, students, men and women got together to have fun Saturday afternoon. Photos/ Marina Swanson

Photo of the Week

January 18, 2013


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