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Oakland mourns slain artist

Oakland mourns slain artist

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The West Street underpass in West Oakland will forever be stamped by the work of local artist Antonio Ramos, 27, who was shot and killed Tuesday morning while he worked on a mural designed by Oakland middle school students that depicts a boy who has special powers to heal and stop violence. After Oakland police...

Zombie improv emerges in Walnut Creek

Zombie improv emerges in Walnut Creek

by Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

Fear the walking dead — or spend an evening with them — when Synergy Theater presents their Halloween event, Z is for Zombie: An Improvised Zombie Apocalypse at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. “What makes this play special is that we’re not just improvising in the style of a...

Pioneers chomped by Gators on home turf

Pioneers chomped by Gators on home turf

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

An early 1-0 lead was not enough to help the Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team beat San Francisco State. CSUEB lost 3-1 to their conference rival on Sunday in Hayward, falling to 1-5 overall for the season and 0-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play so far. The Pioneers domina...

Find the hidden gems of Hayward Campus

Find the hidden gems of Hayward Campus

Alfonso Galindo,
Contributor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whether you are a commuter student or live on campus, Cal State East Bay has hidden nooks and crannies that make your experience on campus extend beyond just attending classes. From the jaw dropping views to buildings students don’t visit or know about, there are adventures on campus even if you t...

Raiders crushed in season opener

Raiders crushed in season opener

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During the entire 2015 NFL off season there has been a sense of hope and optimism surrounding the Oakland Raiders. Those feelings took a serious hit on Sunday when the silver and black were pummeled in their home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals 33-13. The Raiders were down 24-0 at halftime and...

State agencies vulnerable to technology breach

State agencies vulnerable to technology breach

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Politics

Just because it boasts Silicon Valley, it turns out the state of California isn’t as technologically advanced as we thought. An Aug. 25 report released by the California State Auditor found that as many as 73 state government agencies are not in full compliance with the information technology stan...

Man allegedly shoots self at West Oakland BART station

Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. Heard a bang. Then saw 2 cops and a black man on the ground. He...

Posted by Akshay Dodeja on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bryan Cordova ,
Managing Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Akshay Dodeja tweeted out a photo at 8:14 p.m. that stated, “Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. 2 police men. 1 black man.” The photo contained two policemen and one man who was on the ground and allegedly shot. Later that evening BART officials released a...

BART approves station art

BART approves station art

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Metro

BART’s board of directors voted unanimously Aug. 13 in favor of a project dubbed “Art in Transit,” which will give artists the opportunity to decorate designated areas in stations in addition to some current decorated areas. The three stations mentioned in BART’s plans include 19th Street...

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 ...

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