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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...

Bay Area rallies against human trafficking

Bay Area rallies against human trafficking

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

May 13, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

More than 1,500 people from all over the Bay Area filled Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium in the Brocade Club last Saturday for an anti-human trafficking event. The Freedom Summit – dubbed “Not in our Town” – organized by Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition had more than 50 local non-profit orga...

The fight against human trafficking reaches Bay Area

The fight against human trafficking reaches Bay Area

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Metro

Human trafficking is an issue that has plagued the Bay Area for years and has caused multiple anti-trafficking organizations to spring forward over the last decade in different cities. In 2011, Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition, BAATC, created the Freedom Summit, an event that brings together all the anti-trafficking organiza...

Yik Yak tours the West

Yik Yak tours the West

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Metro

The Yik Yak tour bus, known as Sherpa, ends its California tour at University of California Irvine on Nov. 11 after visiting 26 college campuses, in 29 cities, and five different states.  Yik Yak, an anonymous social media app, is touring the West Coast college campus’s that have become popular users of...

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