California State University East Bay

California to become a country?

California to become a country?

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 8
Filed under Politics

It’s been less than a month since President Donald J. Trump took office and talk of “Calexit,” a movement where the state would secede from the rest of the country, is already picking up steam. Ballot measure campaign committee Yes California started the the Calexit campaign in November after Trump ... Read more »

California joins opposition against immigration ban

California joins opposition against immigration ban

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8
Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

On Jan. 27 President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that put a 90-day ban on immigration between the United States and seven countries that include Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia, according to the order. In response, Washington State filed a lawsuit earlier this month that claim... Read more »

Stockton feels like the Bay Area

Stockton feels like the Bay Area

Jaime Garcia,
Contributor
January 10
Filed under Features, Media, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Stockton is a city in the Bay Area with a population of approximately 315,592, as of 2016. It is the 13th largest city in California and the 64th largest city in the United States. Stockton’s seaport was built during the Gold Rush and allowed for trade and transportation to southern gold mines. Over... Read more »

Kanye West preaches politics again

Kanye West preaches politics again

Denika Williams,
Contributor
December 7
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion

A series of rants by rapper Kanye West during recent California performances has made me re-think how I feel about the artist and entrepreneur, whose music I’ve enjoyed since the beginning of his career in the early 2000s. Once on stage for his Nov. 17 concert at the SAP Center in San Jos... Read more »

EPA grants California tribes $28 million for environmental projects

EPA grants California tribes $28 million for environmental projects

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
December 6
Filed under Metro

The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a grant of $28 million to California Native American tribal governments for environmental projects, the organization announced at the 24th Annual Regional Tribal Conference in San Francisco on Oct. 25. The grant will support air and water quality... Read more »

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
November 30
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s one big problem, though: The student population on the Hayward campus continues to grow, but housin... Read more »

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
November 17
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The test results are in and the diagnosis is alarming: California is leading the nation in sexually transmitted disease rates, a 2015 report by the California Department of Public Health revealed last month. The report found that cases in syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have increased 11.6 pe... Read more »

California does its part, Trump still wins

California does its part, Trump still wins

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
November 10
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

As I watched the election coverage unfold last night on television I couldn’t help but be nervous. I didn’t want Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to win the race, but I knew we had to settle on one of them. I just thought there was no way it would be Trump. Sure, Clinton has her flaws, but she hasn... Read more »

Voters should take Proposition 57 serious

Voters should take Proposition 57 serious

Kevin D. Sawyer,
San Quentin News
November 2
Filed under Opinion, Politics

For decades California has led the nation with tough-on-crime legislation like its draconian Three Strikes law. Women and men in the Golden State have been sentenced to indeterminate 25-to-life sentences for an array of trifling crimes such as drug possession and shoplifting; part of a war pr... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Ryan Tayahua,
CSUEB Senior
October 19
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

There are a ton of candidates and ballot measures vying for our attention this election season. But one in particular Proposition 55 deserves a closer look, and a yes vote. While it may seem that Prop 55, the California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act, would only impact K-1... Read more »

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 19
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In 2017, living in someone’s backyard in an in-law unit could become much more common, thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 27. The bill aims to ease some of the barriers and costs associated with building in-law or Accessory Dwelling Units and incentivize California homeowners... Read more »

Permits, pornos and pot: oh my!

Permits, pornos and pot: oh my!

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
October 13
Filed under Metro, Showcase

The general election is just four weeks away and voters are beginning to feel the pressure. California voters specifically will have a number of major decisions to make concerning issues in their state on Nov. 8. Seventeen new propositions are on the ballot this year and range from death penalty pr... Read more »

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