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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...

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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