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CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

Louis Laventure ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay softball coach Barbara Pierce stepped down from her position on Aug. 3, the second CSUEB coach in less than two months to do so. In an interview with the official CSUEB athletics website Pierce said, “Spending more time with my family is my priority and a major reason for this decision.” ...

Track, cross country coach resigns

Track, cross country coach resigns

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

In May at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, junior Marquise Cherry was one of the “best jumpers in the nation,” and captured first place in the men’s long jump event. Former CSUEB Head Coach Ralph Jones smiled from ear to ear as he posed with his athlete on the first ...

Provost set to resign

Provost set  to resign

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 12, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Last Friday Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita announced that Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs James Houpis would step down from his positions on Aug. 21. Morishita said Houpis will rejoin CSUEB in January 2016 when the winter quarter begins where Houpis will join the Depa...

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Managing Editor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Men’s soccer team has not been able to top the Division 2 and now are hoping to have a better season than their last season this upcoming Fall of 2015. Last year the team had an overall record of 5 wins and 5 losses with 8 matches being drawn. 4 of their 5 wins came from their non conference ...

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay has made it an annual summer tradition to conduct soccer camps as part of an initiative from Pioneer Athletics soccer to train young kids to become better soccer players. For the past two weekends, there have been soccer camps conducted at the CSUEB Hayward campus. Last week the c...

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The $900 million, 55,000-seat stadium also includes development plans for an area adjacent to the n...

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Ingrid Matskas has lived in affordable housing for seniors in West Hayward near Tennyson Road and Hesperian Boulevard for the last 10 years. Matskas fled from Germany with her father in 1951 after World War II and worked here as a nanny and a maid until 2005. She’s since relied on Social Security for...

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors returned home to Oakland on Friday and celebrated their first NBA championship in 40 years with the city and their fans. City officials said more than one million people descended on Downtown Oakland to participate in the festivities that included a parade and a rally wh...

CSUEB graduate interns in Nation’s Capitol

CSUEB graduate interns in Nation’s Capitol

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 25, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Most people in a position of power in Washington D.C. don’t come from Fremont. However an East Bay native is trying to change that in a hurry. California State University, East Bay 2014 graduate Erin McDonough recently wrapped up her internship within the Executive Office of the President of the U...

Warriors golden in championship win

Warriors golden in championship win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A 40-year wait for an NBA championship is over for Golden State Warriors fans. The Warriors won their fourth NBA title in franchise history, the first since 1975, on Tuesday 105-97 over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the self-proclaimed best player in the world, Lebron James. Golden State embodied the word team all season and it was fitting that contributions from several ke...

Kerr’s call leads to Warriors triumph

Kerr’s call leads to Warriors triumph

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

They’re back. After falling in game three of the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors dominated game four on Thursday 103-82 to even the series 2-2, thanks to a gutsy coaching decision by first-year head coach Steve Kerr. The rookie head coach made a bold move and...

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Despite what many people believe, the homeless epidemic is not on the rise in Hayward. Since as early as 2003, surveys, questionnaires and censuses taken by subcontractors of Alameda County have been used gauge the size of the homeless population in the East Bay. However, Hayward has become a victim...

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