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Men’s basketball on a roll

Men’s basketball on a roll

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year the California State East Bay men's basketball team started their season at just 2-5; not very good. However this year, the men started off 6-1 and are currently on a five-game winning streak after wins over Northwest Nazarene and Academy of Art this past Thanksgiving weekend. On Friday the men t...

Silver and black should stay in Oakland

Silver and black should stay in Oakland

Cameron Stover,
Contributor
November 30
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Raiders fans, there is still hope. On Oct. 17, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed off on a bill that would provide the organization with $750 million of public money to build a stadium in Las Vegas and owner Mark Davis has pledged his allegiance to the plan. But there is still a good chance that the ...

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
November 30
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s one big problem, though: The student population on the Hayward campus continues to grow, but housin...

Fidel Castro dies in Cuba

Fidel Castro dies in Cuba

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
November 30
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The former leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro, died from undisclosed reasons on Nov. 25, according to his brother Raul Castro, the current president of the country. Fidel led a revolution in Cuba that culminated in him residing as prime minister and president for more than 49 years under a communist regi...

Trump Tracker

Trump Tracker

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
November 30
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What happened? Donald J. Trump has been meeting with various political leaders in an effort to fill out his cabinet. Here’s a run-down of who they are: Secretary of State: Mitt Romney met with Donald Trump early last week and emerged as the frontrunner for the position. However, on Thanksgivin...

Bay Area responds to election

Bay Area responds to election

Denika Williams,
Contributor
November 28
Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

Chaos broke loose in various cities across the nation the moment Donald J. Trump became President Elect of the Unites States, including the Bay Area. Like most Americans, I watched on Tuesday November 8th to see the results of the 45th Presidential Election. It was past midnight when the news broke t...

Raiders win home game in Mexico

Raiders win home game in Mexico

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
November 22
Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

This is not a misprint; the Oakland Raiders are 8-2 and in first place in the AFC West, a division of the NFL's American Football Conference. For lifelong silver and black fans like myself, this may seem like a dream come true, and it is. Oakland is firing on all cylinders and proved just how strong...

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
November 17
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The test results are in and the diagnosis is alarming: California is leading the nation in sexually transmitted disease rates, a 2015 report by the California Department of Public Health revealed last month. The report found that cases in syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have increased 11.6 pe...

East Bay students hold peaceful protest

East Bay students hold peaceful protest

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
November 16
Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

Screaming, yelling and chanting could be heard all across the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus last Wednesday. The news circulated primarily through social media and urged students, faculty and staff to gather in protest of the election of Donald Trump as the successor to current President of the Un...

Your turn guys, birth control not just for women

Your turn guys, birth control not just for women

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
November 16
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As a 23-year-old female who rebelliously popped her first Yaz birth control pill at age 14, unbeknownst to my parents, I feel like a contraceptive connoisseur. I’ve become seasoned in the art of skipping periods by avoiding the week of little pink pills at the end of the month and gettin...

Give thanks for decolonization

Give thanks for decolonization

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

Last summer, Taylor Billey, a third-year student at Stanford University, spent the Fourth of July at a barbeque with her friends, but their evening wasn’t just a typical Independence Day party with fireworks and food. Billey, who is a Navajo American Indian instead had a conversation with her...

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team has qualified and will compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament for the first time ever since joining the conference in 2009. East Bay, 13-13 overall and 9-9 conference, fought hard to get the wins necessary to qualify for the...

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