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Meet Lucy, where chaos becomes clarity

Meet Lucy, where chaos becomes clarity

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life

It begins in a dorm at University Village; walls covered with posters and artwork, string lights hanging above us like stars and a tiny acid tab slowly dissolving under our tongues, leaving a metallic taste. Thirty to 90 minutes is usually how long it takes for LSD to kick in. My friend and I find ourselves as...

Poets get paid through contest

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

Cal State East Bay’s English department is offering cash for all original poetry. The 11th annual Helen “Jackie” DeClercq Prize for Poetry is open to all enrolled undergraduate and graduate level CSUEB students, regardless of major. Original poems may be submitted — on any subject, however...

Students and staff say goodbye to professors

Students and staff say goodbye to professors

Lisette Torres,
Social and Online Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

It is a somber time for Cal State East Bay, as students, faculty and staff say goodbye to three professors and pioneers this month: Dr. Delmo Della-Dora, Dr. Douglas Sprague and Dr. Diane Satin. The Office of Academic Affairs informed the university of the passing of Della-Dora, Professor Emeritus...

Not all disabilities are visible

Not all disabilities are visible

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Campus

When the term disability comes up, for many the first thing that comes to mind is something of a physical nature. However, the Accessibility Services department at Cal State East Bay is trying to shine a light on invisible disabilities that can cause confusion. Asperger’s syndrome, attention deficit...

Hella hyphy in the Yay Area

Hella hyphy in the Yay Area

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The New York Times lists the East Bay as a top place to visit in 2016 and rightly so because living here is the bee’s knees. I first moved to the Bay when I started my freshman year at Cal State East Bay and having lived in the Los Angeles and Orange County area my whole life, the distinction between...

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Shannon Stroud,
Editor in Chief

January 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

It’s the New Year and Cal State East Bay’s favorite religious activist group is back at it again. Year after year activist, promoters and organizers walk the campus talking with students, staff, and professors. Most passerby ignore the handouts and brochures, but it’s hard to ignore it when st...

Hispanic, low-income students receive funds

Hispanic, low-income students receive funds

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Campus

Cal State East Bay was awarded a $2.6 million grant, last month, through the Hispanic Serving Institution Program, a national organization created to help universities with high percentages of Hispanic and low-income student populations. To be considered a Hispanic Serving Institution, a university needs...

CSUEB honors distinguished alumni

CSUEB honors distinguished alumni

Paz Sandoval,
Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

After Edward George Barrett graduated in 1988 from Cal State East Bay’s College of Education with a degree in physical education, he was later hired in 1999 as Major League Baseball umpire and eventually promoted to crew chief in 2013. As a major league umpire, he has called Division Series, L...

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Sports

The California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Cross Country Championships were held on Sunday at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Cal State East Bay first-year Head Coach Tony Nicolosi has only been on the job a few months, but after a couple impressive showings by runners...

New provost outlines goals

New provost outlines goals

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

When you walk into Carolyn Nelson’s office it feels welcoming, almost like a living room. It definitely doesn’t feel like the office of the interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Cal State East Bay. That is the way the former middle and high school teacher wanted it, welcoming. “I w...

Where da’ party at?

Where da’ party at?

DaRyn Merriwether,
Contributor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

My first year at Cal State East Bay I heard it before I knew what was happening: the swell of excited voices just outside my window, accompanied by the heavy bass thump of A$AP Ferg’s “Shaba.” Since I moved into the dorms at Cal State East Bay in Fall 2013, I always looked forward to the moment I coul...

A journey worth taking

A journey worth taking

Andrea Dupree ,
Copy Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It took me 12 years, six months and 13 days to finish college.  I’ve been taking college courses since I was 19 and my daughter was 9-months-old. It was incredibly difficult to juggle all of my responsibilities: I had a baby, a full-time school schedule and a 30-hours-per-week work schedule. Sometim...

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