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Cal State East Bay Makes French Connection

November 12, 2010


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Rodrigo Maza, a 19 year-old French native who came to CSU East Bay this year to play basketball, towers over students as he walks by them on campus. “I’m used to it,” said Maza, who, at a height of 6 feet 9 inches, is easily the tallest player on CSUEB’s basketball team. Maza, who will p...

East Bay Alumnus Umpires For MLB

Amanda Zepeda

November 12, 2010


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Ted Barrett would park his car near the current CSUEB campus baseball field for football practice, and on his way back to his car he would watch a Cal State Hayward baseball game. However, for Barrett, it wasn’t so much the teams that would catch his attention. This Cal State Hayward alumni ...

Men Win Season Closer

Kevin Vera

November 12, 2010


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With a record of 3-15-3 the Cal State East Bay Men’s Soccer team wrapped up the fall season with a convincing 3-0 home victory over Bethesda Christian University (BCU). Senior captain Sean Lynum-Young played his final game against BCU, scoring his last goal as a Pioneer early in the second half,...

A Giant Celebration

Charlie Kenneweg

November 12, 2010


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“Don’t Stop Believing.” That classic 80’s song by Journey became the anthem for San Francisco fans everywhere during the Giants’ improbable playoff run. As it turns out the city by the bay never stopped believing in their team, and today they celebrate the Giants’ first world championship s...

CSUEB Volleyball Continues to Dominate

Brady Landry

October 28, 2010


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Over the weekend, CSUEB womens volleyball again asserted their dominance, going 2-0 at home. With 237 in attendance, CSUEB volleyball dispatched CSU Monterey Bay in just under an hour and a half. Packed with an energetic student section, Friday was an easy match against Monterey Bay for the women...

Local Roller Derby Tradition Rolls On

Kevin Vera

October 28, 2010


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The year was 1935, the Great Depression was a continuing struggle and a promoter by the name of Leo Seltzer emerged from a weak economy to create a  new sport. It was a cross-country marathon on roller skates, The Transcontinental Roller Derby, which later came to be recognized as the sport of ro...

East Bay Cross Country on The Move

Amanda Zepeda

October 22, 2010


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Go the distance. These simple words can motivate even the most elite runners to battle through pain and fatigue to finish their race. Cal Sate East Bay sophomores Megan McDaniel and Erik Rodriguez have certainly gone the distance to ensure a successful year thus far for the Pioneer Cross Country te...

CSUEB Women’s Volleyball 2-4

kevin vera

October 14, 2010


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Cal State East Bay’s women’s volleyball has won more games than all of last season after just five weeks of games. Head Coach Jim Spagle is entering his fifteenth season at CSUEB and his team’s progress is reflected in their performances on the court and on the stats sheet. “Teams must be ...

The Sweet Life: New Candy and Pastry Shop Opens

Kevin Vera

October 7, 2010


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Hayward denizens have long enjoyed an active downtown shopping district with well-established businesses cozying up to newer ones, like designer coffee houses practically rubbing elbows with decades-old restaurants and pubs. From a quick pizza to fine dining, downtown Hayward has something to satis...

Women’s Soccer Looks To Upset Cal State L.A.

Kevin Vera

October 7, 2010


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Coming off a turnaround weekend, the CSU East Bay Women’s soccer team faces Cal State Los Angeles, ranked fifteenth in Division-II, away on enemy turf. This will be the second time these two compete this season, with the previous meeting ending in a disappointing 6-0 loss for CSUEB at home. The team seek...

Alumni Hoping CSU East Bay Will Start Football

Alumni Hoping CSU East Bay Will Start Football

Richard Duboc

October 6, 2010


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As fall begins and thousands of colleges around the country are opening their doors to new students, another great American institution is underway: Football. People may wonder what tailgating, raucous crowds, and hard hits have to do with higher education, but Football is an important way for alu...

Asian American Donor Program Hosts Celebrity Golf Tournament

Aldrin Bulayo

September 23, 2010


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On September 20, the Asian American Donor Program (AADP) held its fourth annual Barry Foon Celebrity Golf Tournament at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. Barry Foon passed away in 2007, losing his battle to lymphoma. He was a great friend of AAPD and this golf tournament was created in his honor. The c...

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