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Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team saw their season come to an end in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II tournament. “It is bittersweet that the season is over, but this season taught me how to fight through adversity and continue to w...

‘Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects

‘Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects

Cristian Medina,
Contributor
March 15
Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase, Sports

For many people, baseball is just a game. Some even find it boring. For others, it’s a way of life. It’s something that you’re born into and something that fills you with an indescribable sense of pride. For members of an Oakland youth baseball team, it was a way out of a less-than-desirable lif...

Concord campus food pantry opening delayed

Concord campus food pantry opening delayed

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
March 15
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

According to a study commissioned by Cal State University Chancellor Timothy White in February 2015, one in five CSU students go without consistent meals. Since then, Cal State East Bay has been on a mission to find solutions to this problem. In October of 2016, Cal State East Bay opened up its first food ...

Why community service is important

Why community service is important

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On a recent Saturday morning, I attended a clean up event held by the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, a program created by former Hayward Mayor Mike Sweeney in 2007 to help reduce the amount of litter in Hayward. As I watched, 10 people including families, the mayor and city council memb...

How safe are Hayward high schools?

How safe are Hayward high schools?

Cody Davis and Louis LaVenture,
Contributor and Editor-in-Chief
March 15
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Jan. 11 at a school board meeting Ladale Slocum, a campus safety officer for Tennyson High School in South Hayward, discussed the functionality of security cameras at high schools within the Hayward Unified School District. “Our camera system has been down for at least a couple of years now,” sai...

Boxing champion looks to ‘bring belt back to Vallejo’

Boxing champion looks to ‘bring belt back to Vallejo’

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 8
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

At 8 p.m. last Thursday night, 28-year-old Ryan “Rhino” Bourland — Global Boxing Organization light heavyweight champion — was at the Pro-Faction Martial Arts and Fitness gym in Benicia training his last student of the night. The champion has been training for the past eight weeks in preparation for h...

Cutting through the tattoo stigma

Cutting through the tattoo stigma

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 8
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

As I sat sweating in the leather chair in a hole-in-the-wall tattoo parlor in Concord on a recent Saturday, the smell of the sterilization spray was uncomfortably reminiscent of a doctor’s office. While I am deathly afraid of shots and will pass out at the sight of blood draws, it wasn’t t...

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two-peat! The California State East Bay women’s basketball team won the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament championship for the second year in a row on Saturday, March 5. Despite losing head coach Suzy Barcomb and six seniors who were also the the top scorers on the team last year, East Bay m...

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

Jillian Hogan moved from San Jose to Hayward three years ago to be closer to her job in San Leandro. But she quickly noticed lots of fast food bags, chips and other garbage floating around in her neighborhood. “It’s kinda windy out here so the stuff would blow into my front yard,” Hogan said. ...

Student government leaders meet with students

Student government leaders meet with students

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
March 8
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Members of Cal State East Bay’s student government hosted a “Meet Your Senators” event outside the Old University Union on Feb. 23, at which students were given the opportunity to speak with student-elected senators and board members and ask them questions. The event was coordinated by the senator of ...

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 1
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women's basketball team advanced to the second round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference tournament on Tuesday when they defeated seventh-seeded Chico State 68-55. Senior guard Shomari Harris led the way for the Pioneers with a game-high 20 points while freshma...

CSU system to protect undocumented students

CSU system to protect undocumented students

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 1
Filed under Campus, Showcase

The California State University system reaffirmed its stance against President Donald Trump’s deportation policies in a statement issued by CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White to the campus community on Feb. 22. White said the CSU system will not enforce federal immigration executive orders, unless required by...

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