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From East Oakland to Ph.D.

From East Oakland to Ph.D.

Evelyn Tijero,
Photographer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

Before Dr. Victor Rios became a professor at UC Santa Barbara and an author of five books, he grew up in one of the poorest neighborhoods in East Oakland. Surrounded by drugs, gangs and violence, he joined a local gang for protection by age 14. Beating the odds, Rios was the only one in his family to atte...

Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area

Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Every year Cal State East Bay gives out awards to alumni who are deemed distinguished by a committee of faculty and staff as well as the president of the university. The most recent recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards were given out in October at the Hayward campus to Atul Dhablania clas...

Alumni blends comics with education

Alumni blends comics with education

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

June 10, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Born in Alameda and raised in the South Bay, Gene Yang, a Chinese American writer of graphic novels and comics, had an interest in art at a young age. Some of his most memorable childhood moments include going to the comic book store with his brother and friends. Yang’s interest in art centers on th...

Alumni art show chronicles student’s journey at CSUEB

Alumni art show chronicles student’s journey at CSUEB

Tishauna Carrell,
Blogger

April 24, 2015


Filed under Campus

Some 3500 pictures spread across the walls of Cal State East Bay’s Old Kiln Room Gallery to celebrate the college experience of a recent group of alumni in what is believed to be the first CSUEB reunion of its kind. Chase Mee, who graduated in 2014 with a degree in Graphic Design, and Business Adver...

CSUEB to host group art show in April

CSUEB to host group art show in April

Jamie Soto,
Contributor

March 6, 2015


Filed under Campus

Four years ago, a tight-knit group of 20 friends at California State University, East Bay gathered daily in their dorm living room to have conversations about music, clothes, and sports. They named themselves the Degenerates, because they all related to a scene in the TV show “How To Make It In...

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