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Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

For many people, wrestling brings back memories of childhood. Early Saturday mornings waking up to see Hulk Hogan destroy some unnamed opponent or huddling around a cable box to watch pay-per-view events like Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble or Summer Slam. The WWF and later the WWE captivated kids like m...

Oakland’s Art + Soul Festival

Oakland’s Art +  Soul Festival

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 6, 2015
Filed under Metro, Photo Galleries, Showcase

On Saturday and Sunday the City of Oakland held it’s 15th annual Art + Soul Festival off of 14th street and Broadway in downtown Oakland. The festival featured local jazz music, slam poetry, a barbeque competition, and aerialists, acrobats and clowns from Oakland’s circus school. Along with the live...

43rd Pilipino Cultural Night

43rd Pilipino Cultural Night

Alejandro Arias,
Photographer
May 28, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

It was a night out of a dark fairytale filled with twisted dreams, vampires, and spirits. The 43rd Pilipino Cultural Night brought audiences into a fantasy world last weekend. The show’s cast and crew consisted of members of California State University, East Bay’s student club, the Pilipino American...

Campus makes botanical conversion

Campus makes botanical conversion

Tam Duong Jr.,
Visual and Photo Editor
May 28, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

A three-year project to convert several grass areas on campus to native plant botanical gardens wrapped up on Friday May 22. Environmental studies instructor David Larson and more than 20 students in his field class, comprised primarily of seniors, completed phase three of a Campus Sustainability Projec...

Pleasanton’s Big Draw

Pleasanton’s Big Draw

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor
May 14, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

The city of Pleasanton held their annual Big Draw Chalk & Art Festival on Saturday, May 9 in their downtown area. Proceeds of the event went to benefit the Arts in the Schools Grant.  

Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
April 1, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase

For Hayward residents and frequent visitors graffiti is a common sight in the city. Graffiti artists have found several areas in the city that allows them enough time to finish their pieces.

Gladiators take over campus

Gladiators take over campus

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
March 19, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Despite originating in England in the 1800s, most Americans, and people in general for that matter, know very little about the game of rugby. Imagine the physicality of football minus the pads with a bigger ball. Then add the endurance needed to play soccer, some rule differences and there you have it...

People’s Grocery plants for the future

People’s Grocery plants for the future

March 9, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

California Hotel, with the help of People's Grocery, opened their farm to the West Oakland community as part of their Black History Month celebration. It was once a music venue but later converted into low-income housing and is currently home to one of West Oakland's organic urban farms. The People's...

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Sam Benavidez,
Arts and Life Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The CSUEB Wind Symphony will give its annual quarter performance at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theater on Wednesday, showcasing a variety of song selections, and feature the CSUEB Brass Choir. The concert will consist of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. “Unlike a big band, it does...

Art students depict the human body

Art students depict the human body

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries

An exhibit from last weekend on Cal State University, East Bay’s campus features artwork from twenty different CSUEB art students showing their abstract perspectives of the human body. The series, titled “Senior Capstone Series,” is comprised of three classes: Senior Thesis, Senior Seminar and...

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