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Local poets tackle Oakland politics

Local poets tackle Oakland politics

Shannon Stroud,
Contributor

October 23, 2014


Filed under Politics, Showcase

With the general election right around the corner, New Way Media Fest held the second annual Voices and Votes, an event designed to bring poets and artists from the Bay Area together in Berkeley and give them a platform to express their feelings on the upcoming general election. New Way Media Fest i...

Calm down, it’s just Ebola

Calm down, it’s just Ebola

Jenny Padilla,
Health Columnist

October 22, 2014


Filed under Blog, Showcase

Unexplained bleeding, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever are all symptoms of having Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever or Ebola Virus Disease, which causes severe and often fatal illness in humans, according to the Center for Disease Control. Now that Ebola has reached America it is no longer a problem that can be addressed from a dis...

Syrian Civil War reporter to speak on Campus

Syrian Civil War reporter to speak on Campus

Pete Widders,
Contributor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Reese Erlich, a former California State University, East Bay faculty member and investigative journalist, is back on campus to give students an inside look into the Syrian Civil War. From 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Biella Room in the library, Erlich will speak about issues raised in his latest book,...

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase, Videos

After hearing about the May 31 arrest of several nude activists in Malaysia who participated in the “Penang Nude Sports Games,” Bay Area nudist George Davis decided to take action here at home. He and fellow body freedom activists gathered recently on Baker Beach in San Francisco to hold their...

Swim team victorious in season opener

Swim team victorious in season opener

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

October 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team opened the 2014 season with a bang at home on Friday. The Pioneers dominated Mills College at Pioneer Pool doubling the Cyclones’ points total and securing their first victory of the season by a final of 156-78. “We had a hard week of practice...

New public library to open in 2017

New public library to open in 2017

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2014


Filed under Metro, Showcase

After more than 60 years, Hayward is on track to getting a new and improved library and downtown park by the end of 2017. The three-floor library will be built on the empty parking lot next to the Post Office on C Street and will serve as a replacement of the old Hayward Main Library, built in the...

Pioneer women’s soccer beats Monterey Bay

Pioneer women’s soccer beats Monterey Bay

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s soccer team defeated visiting Cal State Monterey Bay on Sunday with a final of 3-1. The victory uplifts the Pioneers to 5-4-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play just about halfway through the season. Senior forward Rachel Armstrong scored two goals in the triumph...

Men’s soccer ties against Monterey Bay

Men’s soccer ties against Monterey Bay

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team back-to-back ties leaves them at 3-4-3 overall and 0-2-2 in conference competition. After a scoreless first half Cal State Monterey Bay (2-4-3, 1-2-1) and CSUEB both managed to find the back of the net one time on Sunday resulting in a 1-1 tie following double...

Understanding disabilities on campus

Understanding disabilities on campus

Sonia Waraich,
Campus Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Imagine a world in which everyone thought they were healthy and whole, but thought you were incomplete and impaired even though you didn’t feel that way. This is the daily struggle of people with disabilities. During Disability Awareness Month, the Office of University Diversity and Accessibility S...

System key to women’s volleyball success

System key to women’s volleyball success

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

To the average fan, the term ‘system’ doesn’t mean much when it comes to volleyball. However, the distinct system that the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team and Head Coach Jim Spagle utilizes sets them apart from the crowd. “We are one of if not the only team that uses his system,”...

ASI adds flavor to Al Fresco festival

ASI adds flavor to Al Fresco festival

Kris Stewart,
Online Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, Showcase

A climax of 600 students gathered in the walkway by the Arts and Education building for the 26th Annual Al Fresco Festival. With over 100 clubs and organization booths, Al Fresco is the largest orientation event at California State University, East Bay. This is the one stop shop for all freshman...

A mother talks sickle cell disease

A mother talks sickle cell disease

Stacey Gaines,
Contributor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sickle Cell Disease is a chronic disease passed on genetically by two parents with the sickle cell trait. There is a 1 in 4 chance of having a child with the disease. My children are that 1 in 4. The symptoms they experience are severe pain in the joints, low energy, low blood count, and a compromised...

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