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CSUEB Students Oppose Governmental Internet Regulation

Dana Jones
October 22, 2010
Filed under Metro

Internet regulation by the government is opposed by 57 percent of voters in the United States, according to a new poll, many students at California State East Bay agree. “The Internet is essentially a ‘free market’ in the sense that we do not have too many limitations on what we can search for...

Homeless Population In Alameda County Declines

Homeless Population In Alameda County Declines

Catie Pulido
October 22, 2010
Filed under Layout, Metro

The number of homeless people in Alameda County has dropped by 10 percent since 2007 because of new programs and stimulus funding from the federal government, according to Hayward’s social service planning manager, Anne Culver. “The most effective way to end homelessness is to prevent it i...

Hayward’s Big John

Maya Agnew
October 14, 2010
Filed under Features, Metro

On my quest to discover new things about Hayward, I asked myself what the best way to find out about this city may be. Having been born and raised in San Jose, Hayward seemed like just another city that I pass through to get to the more metropolitan San Francisco. I knew the only way to find out more...

Fried Zucchini

Ashley Matsuzak
October 14, 2010
Filed under Features, Metro

Fall vegetables can be bland and boring, but nothing spikes the flavor (and cholesterol) of a dish quite like frying it. This recipe for fried zucchini is a cinch to make, and the pieces come out extra crispy because of Panko bread crumbs. Panko bread crumbs are Japanese style bread flakes, similar...

Obama Upset Over Ahmadeinjad Comments

Richard Duboc
October 7, 2010
Filed under Metro

Upon taking office, President Barack Obama made headlines by stating that he would actively try to rebuild relations with Iran and its wayward president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. However, Ahmadinejad’s continual outspoken criticism of the United States, coupled with Iran’s burgeoning nuclear program,...

Health Disparties in The Bay Due To Environment

Richard Duboc
October 7, 2010
Filed under Metro

Recent studies have shown that people are living longer and are healthier in certain Bay Area neighborhoods than in others. In data released by the Healthy Communities Institute, residents of the Russian Hill area in San Francisco live on average 14 years longer than those who live in Bayview- Hunters P...

Crime in Hayward: A Reality

Crime in Hayward: A Reality

Richard Duboc
October 6, 2010
Filed under Metro

Many students new to Cal State East Bay want to know if the campus, and the surrounding city of Hayward, is safe. Unfortunately, I can tell you from experience that the answer is no. On September 27, I was robbed as I was walking after class just off of Mission Boulevard near the campus. At aro...

Disparities in the Bay

Richard Duboc
October 6, 2010
Filed under Metro

Recent studies have shown that people are living longer and are healthier in certain Bay Area neighborhoods than in others. In data released by the Healthy Communities Institute, residents of the Russian Hill area in San Francisco live on average 14 years longer than those who live in Bayview- Hunt...

Vietnam Veterans Receive New Agent Orange Benefits

Mark Laluan
September 23, 2010
Filed under Metro

After decades of waiting, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has 
preliminarily cleared new guidelines for Agent Orange disabilities benefits. Agent Orange, a toxic carcinogen and herbicide, was used extensively 
by the military during the 1960s and 1970s to clear jungle foliage 
during the...

The Prison Industrial Complex

Richard Duboc
September 23, 2010
Filed under Metro

Angela Davis’ “The Prison Industrial Complex” is a live recording of 
Davis speaking at Colorado College on May 5, 1997. The adjunct 
professor and social activist outlines the understated impacts that 
the growing prison population has on America, especially in 
communities of color....

Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Harsh Working Conditions

Rose Cote
September 14, 2010
Filed under Metro

Manicures and pedicures are routine beauty procedures that many women in the U.S. partake in to feel beautiful. Yet, nail salon workers face extreme health issues while working with toxic fumes in small, enclosed spaces just to make these women feel more akin to the beautiful women in magazines and movies. Workers also suffer from fina...

Palin Contract To Emerge

Richard Duboc
September 2, 2010
Filed under Metro

Controversy has abounded since former Vice Presidential Candidate and Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin spoke at CSU Stanislus’ 50th Anniversary Gala on June 25. Students and faculty were not invited to the event, which was limited to those who had paid $500 dollars per plate, to hear Palin speak. There were, howeve...

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