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Women marched, women rallied

Women marched, women rallied

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

60,000 marched in the streets of San Francisco for the Women’s March Theon Johnson joined the waves of crowds that marched down Market Street for the Women’s March in San Francisco on Jan. 20. Johnson, an associate pastor at the San Francisco-based Glide Memorial Church, marched alongside one g...

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Oakland Raiders have finally found the coach they have been waiting for. It’s taken 16 years, but they now have the coach they believe will take them over the hump and will lead them to championships. He is a fan favorite and a former Raider Coach. The Raiders recently signed Jon Gruden to an...

Adobe Art Gallery features Bay Area Artists

Adobe Art Gallery features Bay Area Artists

Marcus Bishop,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Winifred Thompson’s watercolor painting “California Sun” depicts a sunrise over the horizon. Her use of colors makes everything seem as if the sun is the origin where all her shades of red, yellow and orange are emanating from. The colors also reflect off the water in background, adding a layer o...

Stop making New Year’s resolutions

Stop making New Year’s resolutions

Jessica Avila,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

They’re hurting you more than they’re helping you This is how the typical New Year’s Eve plays out. The clock strikes midnight. Cheers -- it’s officially the new year. People throughout the world celebrate, grateful to see another year through and excited to start it off on the right foot w...

CSU Ferguson goes to Washington

CSU Ferguson goes to Washington

Isabel De Honor,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

“CSU Ferguson,” Cal State East Bay’s own original production which tackles the oppression of marginalized people, will be performing a rehearsal on Feb. 17 at the University Theatre on Hayward campus. The “CSU Ferguson” cast is preparing for their week-long trip to the Kennedy Center American...

Is HQ Trivia a modern live game show invention or a scam?

Is HQ Trivia a modern live game show invention or a scam?

Yasmine Castañeda,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The new live trivia application takes over the world If you are free at noon or at 6 p.m. PST, and have some time on your hands and want to occupy your mind, here’s an idea for you! What about playing HQ Trivia? The game is as simple as any other application on your phone. The app is called, HQ Trivi...

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018 MLB spring training starts Feb. 23, both the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics are looking to improve off of the disappointment of last season. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will welcome some new players to their roster. Outfielder Andrew McCutchen, who was with...

Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Joshua Akintomide and Benjamin Lal

February 7, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A mural on the side of a building located on A Street in Hayward depicts three musicians playing between two iconic city landmarks: a train station and a country club. The sepia colors are reminiscent of an antique photograph. “The city may be gone, but the memories live on,” reads its message,...

New recreational cannabis taxes are increasing costs for consumers

New recreational cannabis taxes are increasing costs for consumers

Rebecca Olmos,
Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Higher prices are causing people to shop around The excitement over California’s legalization of recreational cannabis has been met with some frustration. California’s medical cannabis patients and new recreational customers have noticed that there have been new taxes added onto their purchases. Cannabis...

DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?

DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?

Priscila Chavez,
Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

No resolution has been made for DACA yet, emphasizing the danger the program is currently in On Jan. 10, Judge William Alsup, a San Francisco-based federal judge, ordered that the Trump administration continue accepting renewal applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipien...

CSUEB’s Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

CSUEB’s Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Once the doors opened, the theatre was immediately packed. Lights went off, the spotlight directed to the stage and the audience welcomed the performers with cheers. Last Thursday evening, the Diversity and Inclusion Center, known as DISC, hosted their sixth annual drag show in the University Theatre...

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