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Women’s basketball team splits home games

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

East Bay now 14-12 overall, 10-10 in conference After four losses in a row, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team managed to earn a win on homecoming weekend. Their recent struggles lowered them in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings, they are now in si...

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cal State East Bay opened their 2018 season at home against the the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds over the weekend. After finishing last season 25-24 overall and 16-21 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, the team is looking to improve and make a push...

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team kicks off its 2018 campaign on Feb. 9 at Pioneer Field as the Pioneers go up against British Columbia Thunderbirds. East Bay is coming off a disappointing season where they missed the CCAA playoffs. In 2016, the Pioneers had a season for the books clinching the N...

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay softball team started their season strong as they beat Dominican University in a two-game series over the weekend. Last year, the team had a decent record with a 27-25 overall record and 19-19 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, which put them...

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018 MLB spring training starts Feb. 23, both the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics are looking to improve off of the disappointment of last season. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will welcome some new players to their roster. Outfielder Andrew McCutchen, who was with...

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Medical marijuana has been a recurring topic in government legislation over the past few years, but until recently, the conversation hadn’t emerged in the sports arena. States have their own laws surrounding medical marijuana, but professional sports leagues need to have dialogue about their rules...

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Oct. 1 marked the end of the Major League Baseball regular season. Unfortunately for baseball fans, the last day of the regular season was drama-free as the last of the 10 playoff teams clinched postseason berths the day prior. However, there should be no shortage of action on Oct. 3 when the play...

Baseball in Cuba

Daniel Larios,
Contributor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Videos

In Major League Baseball, nearly one-third of all active players come from Latin America. Most of these players have the freedom to travel home during the offseason and visit their families or play in the Winter League. Cuban players do not have this option.

Mitch Scorza

Mitch Scorza

Mitch Scorza,
Contributor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Salternative facts iAy que rico y sabor! Allow me to explain; in Latin American countries, this is a compliment mostly aimed at the food or “la comida.” In Cuba, the food has a bounty of flavor, but the phrase is not meant to describe only the food. This phrase is meant to showcase a lifes...

Daniel Larios

Daniel Larios

Daniel Larios,
Contributor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs

First impression When you finally get to see that movie that’s been blowing up the box office or somehow manage to get a table at the hottest restaurant in the city, often times the hype gets built up so much that when you finally get to experience it, some of its panache is worn off and you’re...

Daisy Ortiz

Daisy Ortiz

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Small business, big surprise Havana is a mix between gray and white. I say gray because unfortunately for some and a blessing for others, even the best parts of Havana aren’t what you would see in the United States. Many of the hotels are built in the middle of run-down buildings in which people...

Cameron Stover

Cameron Stover

Cameron Stover,
Contributor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Currency Conundrum I visited Santa Maria beach with a few students on the third day of my Cuba experience. The water was a beautiful blue color and the Cuban culture was evident across the white sand. There were groups of Cubans congregated around a few musical instruments and dancing in unison. ...

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