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Quotes from the Quad

By Andrew Cooper & Lidia Montiel, CONTRIBUTORS

November 9, 2018

Did you vote and why?           “I voted, and I think there was such a big voter turnout because Trump is our president. When Obama was our president I think people were like ‘oh we won the battle we have nothing to worry about’ and no one was paying attention, and peop...

CSUEB hosts Campus Escapes

CSUEB hosts Campus Escapes

By Tourie Boswell, CONTRIBUTOR

November 1, 2018

Experience the Escape Room Imagine you are a student who has accidentally sent an embarrassing mass email to everyone in class including the professor. It is up to your group to hack into the professor’s laptop and delete the email before the time is up. This is the quintessence of Campus Escapes...

Halloween resurrects a classic

Halloween resurrects a classic

By Tia L. Wilson, COPY EDITOR

November 1, 2018

Laurie Strode survived a harrowing Halloween night 40 years ago, and has prepared for the next one ever since. The music is classic. The mask is iconic. The story is timeless. The 2018 incarnation of “Halloween” is more than an homage, it is a reinvention. “Halloween”, directed by David Gordon Gr...

Red meat and health, a positive impact

Red meat and health, a positive impact

By Susana Martinez , CONTRIBUTOR

October 25, 2018

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), meat lovers will end up eating about 222 pounds of red meat by the end of 2018. Meat surrounds us from all our favorite restaurants, the media and in our home. That being said, there are side effects of everything we put in our body, i...

Quotes from the Quad

Quotes from the Quad

October 25, 2018

“What services on campus do you use to combat anxiety, and if you don’t, is there anything you do yourself to combat it?”   “I really don’t use the school’s stuff because I never knew about it. I usually calm myself down, call my girlfriend or, when I’m home over the weekend, hangout with my dogs....

Religious groups on the East Bay campus

By Brittany Spears, CONTRIBUTOR

October 25, 2018

The presence of religious groups in the area in front of the Student Union has grown to such an extent that some students have begun to refer to it as “harassment square.” Whether it be a Jehovah’s Witness or an evangelical Baptist shouting out bible verses, many students without a religious affili...

The perils of being a student journalist

JPEGMafia performs in the crowd as onlookers watch and record with their phones during the 11th Annual Treasure Island Music Festival at Middle Shoreline Park on October 13, 2018.

By Alli Weseman, VISUAL JOURNALIST

October 19, 2018

“You’re fake news, the media badge that you have isn’t real.” This weekend at Treasure Island Music festival, I had to fight the crowd for not only space, but common decency as a journalist doing her job. Being denied access to the photo-pits by the festival organizers left me in a difficult situatio...

“What are your thoughts on the Writing Skills Test, otherwise known as the WST?”

October 19, 2018

I think it’s kind of a lame idea that we gotta take it in order to exit the university, we already put in the hard work and they want us to take on more test. I took it, paid for it, didn’t pass it, I thought I did a good essay but now I have to pay money to take it again. I think they just want to...

Quotes from the Quad

By Sarah Williams-Cain & Daniel Bereal, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018

“How are internships necessary to success amongst students and how do they help them in long run?” “I think overall it is pretty beneficial for the person doing the internships. You get to get your feet wet, meet different kinds of people, and talk to bosses. I do not think it is a necessity but it i...

Living nightmares from my commute

Traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 880 after  a crash that killed a CHP officer Christmas morning shut down the freeway on Dec. 25, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

August 1, 2018

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order to get to school, and the commute can be very daunting depending on what time you leave. For the...

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

July 3, 2018

Summertime is here, and we’ve managed to finish yet another school year. Unless you’re taking summer school, it is now time to hibernate and make up for all those sleepless nights studying and stressing out about exams. What happens to all the non-local students in the summer? Despite it being...

Student learns perspective through server job

Student learns perspective through server job

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor

July 3, 2018

Working in a restaurant can really give you a new perspective on life. You don't just supervise and help the customer when they ask. No, your job as a server is to make sure the guest is more than satisfied and willing to come back. As a task alone that can be a humbling experience. You learn a lot...

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