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WST changes graduation dates

WST changes graduation dates

Vanessa Pineda,
Contributor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus

Many students hear the letters WST but don’t know exactly what that means and students who know what those letters mean don’t have very positive things to say about the writing skills test they must take to graduate. Since 1977, the California State University Chancellor’s office has required all student...

Men’s hoops lose back to back games

Men’s hoops lose back to back games

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s been a tough couple of games for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team. On New Year’s Day, they lost to conference rival San Francisco State 80-63 at home and then they had to travel to Southern California the next day to take on NCAA Division I Cal State Fullerton. The Titans do...

CSUEB Starbucks to host first event

CSUEB Starbucks to host first event

Zaira Castro,
Contributor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

For the first time in Cal State East Bay’s history, Associated Students Inc., in collaboration with Aramark, will host a spoken-word event at Starbucks. On Jan. 13, students can grab a free drink equal to or less than $5 and take in performances by professional spoken-word artists. The event, F...

Baseball player bucks the trend: First Black pitcher in 16 years

Baseball player bucks the trend: First Black pitcher in 16 years

DaRyn Merriwether,
Contributor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Historically, baseball has had a low population of African American play ers. Following Hank Aaron’s home run in 1979, there was an increase in Af- rican American players on game-day rosters. However, since 2013, only 8.3 percent of players were African American, according to the Universi...

Broncos trample Pioneers in Hayward

Broncos trample Pioneers in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

Things got off to a great start for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team on Saturday night. The Pioneers managed to take the first set against California Collegiate Athletic Association opponent Cal Poly Pomona 25-23 for an early 1-0 advantage. However, they couldn’t carry that early...

CSU faculty approve strike

CSU faculty approve strike

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

It’s official; CSU faculty and staff could go on strike. California Faculty Association President Jennifer Eagan announced at San Jose State yesterday the strike authorization vote passed after 94 percent of voters selected yes, to go on strike for more money. The CSU system budgeted a two percent...

Study Abroad: Skipping rocks across the world

Study Abroad: Skipping rocks across the world

Dario Battistella and Shannon Stroud,
Contributor and Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

Each year students pack up and move out, not to go home but to journey across the pond for the chance to study in another country. Last year almost 300,000 students left the U.S. to study abroad, an increase of two percent from previous years, according to the Institute of International Education....

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

Last month Cal State East Bay’s Health and Wellness Center hosted “Take Back the Night,” a student assembly that allowed students to discuss sexual violence in a supportive environment and helped equip students to better identify sexually violent situations. The event was held behind Lassen Hall ...

UPD initiates active shooter procedure

UPD initiates active shooter procedure

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

According to University Police Department Chief of Police Sheryl Boykins there is no active shooter policy in effect at Cal State East Bay. However, campus police have begun evacuation training of its faculty and staff in the event of a campus shooting similar to the ones that have occurred recently...

Men fall, women tie on senior day

Men fall, women tie on senior day

News and Sports Editor,
Louis LaVenture

November 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Men’s Soccer Losing is tough, especially on senior day. The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team came up short after Cal State Los Angeles forward Steven Eberle laced a game-winner past CSUEB senior goalkeeper Adrian Topete with just five minutes left in regulation for a 3-2 victory. ...

Campus police combat theft

Campus police combat theft

Fernando J. Ramirez,
Contributor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus

A recent campus safety report found that vehicle thefts are up, burglaries are down, new safety technologies are being implemented and new officers have been added to the roster. According to the latest University Police Department’s annual security report, released Sept. 29, which provides yearl...

Art exhibit showcases faculty and staff

Art exhibit showcases faculty and staff

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

Campus art exhibits are normally for students to display art they create during the academic school year. Now, students can visit the University Art Gallery to see the artwork of different professors for the 2015 annual faculty and staff art exhibition. The exhibit runs from Oct. 13 to Nov. 12 an...

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