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Bittersweet graduation vibes are on the way

Bittersweet graduation vibes are on the way

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My journey at Cal State East Bay began back in winter of 2016. I was a transfer student from Ohlone College and had no idea what to expect out of the next chapter in my life. Since I was young I always set both long and short-term goals for myself and have always been prepared for what would be next....

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Standing at 5 feet 10 inches, the Phoenix Arizona native and California State East Bay’s standout forward, sophomore Morgan Greene is a force to be reckoned with. In only her second season as an active player, the sophomore already ranks in the school’s top 10 all-time career points, blocks and...

CSUEB club sends letters to students of the Parkland shooting

CSUEB club sends letters to students of the Parkland shooting

Alexis Figuera,
Contributor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Feb. 14, a former student gunned down Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen people were killed and the shooter, Nikolas Cruz, was arrested. The event has left students, parents and teachers emotionally devastated and struggling to return to school. Two days later, in response...

Girl Scout Cookies production divided by two bakeries

Girl Scout Cookies production divided by two bakeries

Thamina Shah,
Contributor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Now I’m sure you are all familiar with the little girls in green vests with badges, some more than others, approaching you with their sales pitch. For those living under a rock, I’m talking about a Girl Scout. The Girl Scouts organization is known for empowering girls and equipping them with life...

Softball loses to the Toros in the rain

Softball loses to the Toros in the rain

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Pioneer softball team faced off against the California State University, Dominguez Hills Toros in a four-game series during a rainy weekend at Pioneer Field. The team went 1-for-4 in the series, as they had trouble scoring. In the first game on Saturday, they fell 4-0 on the wet fields and...

What it means to live alone in the Bay Area

What it means to live alone in the Bay Area

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The trials and tribulations of adulting When I first walked into my yard, everything seemed normal. It wasn't until I got to the front gate that leads to my front door that I noticed something was off. The door was cracked, although I was certain I locked it shut. “I could have sworn I locked this,...

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Shyra Gums,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Nov. 2, 2017, I posted a “Throwback Thursday” Instagram post of me and some of my mentors who were panelists in my first Women in Hip Hop Panel in 2015. I  just tried to show my appreciation for having them all as my “Hip-Hop guardians.” One of my mentors shared the post, resulting in her and many mor...

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The cast of “She Loves Me” gathered together on stage for their warm-up, stretching their vocal chords and bodies in preparation for their rehearsal of their new upcoming musical. The pace of the music increased with intensity as it became faster and faster and their voices grew louder as one. Then...

Warriors’ biggest threat is not who you think

Warriors’ biggest threat is not who you think

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Their own worst enemy is themselves The Golden State Warriors are once again the favorite to win the NBA championship. They are a -175 betting favorites, bet $175 to win $100, to win it all, according to OddsShark. They have an overall net rating of 9.7 which leads the NBA. They also possess the be...

Gun regulations should progress to policy

Gun regulations should progress to policy

Shelby Brown,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

From a young age, I started to notice and pick up on some things that not only confused me, but made me feel a way that I didn’t understand. I would walk into a room, and see my parents standing in front of the TV with these looks on their faces that I had never seen before. As I would glance at th...

The best boba in the East Bay

The best boba in the East Bay

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sweet chewy tapioca pearls and your choice of milk or fruit-based tea. These ingredients come together to make one of the most popular Asian drinks to hit the Bay Area. Depending on where you are, the drink has several names such as bubble tea or tapioca. Boba, as it’s known locally, is a chilled, te...

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Being able to only speak Spanish, Hayward resident Maria Osegura walked to the podium with an English translator, and complained to Hayward City Council members. “The manager said that I had to pay that entire amount which was over $2,000, and if I didn’t then they would bring a lawyer and woul...

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