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Nerd Nite discusses beekeeping and dodge ball

Nerd Nite discusses beekeeping and dodge ball

Brianna Leahy,
Contributor

July 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Monday, June 30, the 20th Nerd Nite East Bay kicked off with a lecture on bees given by Hilary Sardinas. “I think they’re very charismatic,” the researcher who seeks habitat restoration for native bees explained. Nerd Nite East Bay launched originally at the Bay Area Science Festival, a ten-day...

Swim lessons offered for faculty and staff

Swim lessons offered for faculty and staff

Tiffany Jones,
Campus & Managing Editor

July 3, 2014


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On July 1, the Leadership and Employment Enrichment Program and the Athletics department at California State University, Easy Bay began offering swim lessons for faculty and staff. Bethany Hobbs-Helmus, swimmer, coach and water polo player of eight years, and the Internal Operations Coordinator for...

New talent recruited for men’s basketball team

New talent recruited for men’s basketball team

Tejasvi Baluvuri,
Contributor

July 3, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

California State University, East Bay will be gaining new players for its men’s basketball team in the upcoming fall season. The men’s program has awarded full ride scholarships to some unique players. This offseason has new resources in store for CSUEB. The men’s basketball program is undergoing...

Hayward passes tighter regulations on ‘tobacco’ products

Hayward passes tighter regulations on ‘tobacco’ products

Tyler Dragoni,
Politics Editor

June 26, 2014


Filed under Politics, Showcase

The Hayward City Council voted Tuesday night on multiple ordinances and resolutions that will tighten regulations on electronic cigarette, flavored tobacco, and vaporizer merchants within the city. Aimed at combating the sale of electronic cigarettes and the slew of new products on the market tha...

East Bay student achieves success despite adversity

East Bay student achieves success despite adversity

Tiffany Jones,
Campus Editor

June 26, 2014


Filed under Campus, Showcase

As the first to graduate college in her low-income family, Jessica Ousley, 22, recalls many of the hardships she overcame growing up and the accomplishments born out of her dedication. “I’m a problem solver, I’m a go-getter, but I have had troubles. The point of me sharing my story is to help...

Berkeley festival celebrates diversity of world music

Berkeley festival celebrates diversity of world music

Brianna Leahy,
Contributor

June 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The village court in Berkeley was alive this past Sunday as the Georges Lammam Ensemble serenaded the dancing crowd with Khaliji music. The Berkeley World Music Festival took place on Sunday all along Telegraph for the 11th year in a row. The community event began in 2004 as a chance to “celebrate...

San Leandro prepares for the end of school grant

San Leandro prepares for the end of school grant

Kris Stewart,
Online Editor

June 13, 2014


Filed under Metro, Showcase

At a May 20 school board meeting, San Leandro High School parents encouraged board members to keep a college prep program that will lose its federal funding June 30. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs and is federally funded by the U.S. Department of...

Locals build community through bouldering

Locals build community through bouldering

Megan Villanueva,
Contributor

June 13, 2014


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Some 15 feet up in mid air, his body almost parallel to the ground, Gabriel Hinojoza holds on by chalk-coated fingertips and a half-inch thick foothold. Being 15 feet up in a position with little leverage and no harness is a regular “problem solving” weekend for rock climbers. The sport comes...

Off-campus bonfire spot symbolizes underground art culture

Off-campus bonfire spot symbolizes underground art culture

Cameron Crowell,
Lifestyle Reporter

June 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Just a half-mile down the Ziele Creek trails, behind the Pioneer housing parking lot at California State University, East Bay, between the trees lays a concrete slab covered in graffiti art that has been a frequent spot for students hiking, creating art, and gathering for campfires. To students it...

Former athletes reflect on end of college career

Former athletes reflect on end of college career

Paul Dewhurst,
Contributor

June 13, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With a toss of a graduation cap and wave to the crowd, California State University, East Bay seniors will be saying goodbye to life as Pioneers during the graduation commencement on June 14, including student athletes who will be bidding farewell to the sport they have been competing in during their...

Shuttle service will no longer run to South Hayward

Shuttle service will no longer run to South Hayward

Tiffany Jones,
Campus Editor

June 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Showcase

After only eight weeks of service, the university shuttle to south Hayward Bart will be canceled. The shuttle, which began in late April, will be discontinued as of June 16. These changes were made due to a survey in which students requested the extension, with the purpose of supporting students trave...

Father and daughter make CSU East Bay history

Father and daughter make CSU East Bay history

Leandra Galloway,
Game Reporter

June 5, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Marcus McGlory may be an elite, All-Conference and three-time NCAA Division II All-American Triple Jumper; but he is not the only McGlory that has made his mark in school history. He is passing the baton to his daughter Lauren McGlory who recently made school history herself. She was part of the first...

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