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I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must

I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must

Nicholas L. Baham III, Ph.D. Professor of Ethnic Studies CSUEB CFA Chapter President

March 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Op-ed, Opinion

Dear Colleagues, Staff, and Students of the CSUEB Community, You have all certainly heard by now that 26,000 California State University faculty will strike across the entire 23 campus CSU system on April 13-15 and April 18 and 19 unless CSU Chancellor Tim White agrees to a 5% pay raise for all faculty....

California cracks down on hoverboards

California cracks down on hoverboards

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Metro

The hoverboard craze exploded in 2015 and the motorized devices were one of the hottest gift items during the holiday season. However, new owners of the boards in California will have to adhere to several new laws or risk being ticketed. California lawmakers put several restrictions on the devices...

California cracks down on equal pay

California cracks down on equal pay

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Metro, Politics

It was 2004 when I first learned about gender inequality. I remember every 13-year-old sitting in that seventh grade history class in disbelief — outraged by the topic. No one could understand why in the 21st century men and women are still not treated equally. Towards the end of the discussion my...

CSUEB prepares for campus sustainability day

CSUEB prepares for campus sustainability day

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

It’s been said time and time again, “We need to be more environmentally friendly.” It’s easier said than done but the question is how do we make it happen? To assist in answering that question Cal State East Bay hired Jillian Buckholz as its first director of sustainability. Buckholz was hire...

Se acerca una huelga entre la facultad de la UEC

Se acerca una huelga entre la facultad de la UEC

Louis LaVenture,
Editor de noticias y deportes

October 1, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

El 24 de septiembre la Asociación de Profesores de California anunció que tendrá un período de votación de 10 días, comenzando el 19 de octubre hasta el 28 para decidir si quieren organizar una huelga. El presidente de la CFA y la profesora de filosofía y relaciones públicas y administración de ...

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...

CSUEB online program among best in California

CSUEB online program among best in California

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Campus

More than 15 years after its inception, the Cal State East Bay online program nabbed some national rankings. In August, the website BestSchools.com ranked CSUEB the third best online college in California. According to the website the criteria for a school making the list include: being an accredit...

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

In January, Governor Jerry Brown disappointed California State University leaders when he stated he would allot an operating budget for the 23-school system for the 2015-2016 school year of $119.5 million: $156 million short of what they originally requested. However, Brown last month announced revision...

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...

Germany signs commitment to CSU’s

Germany signs commitment to CSU’s

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Campus

German officials from the southwest state of Baden-Württemberg signed a five-year agreement in the Multipurpose room at CSUEB on Friday May 22, to continue the international exchange program with the California State University system. For 20 years the CSU system has worked with universities in...

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

As California’s drought enters its fourth year and citizens scramble to meet the demands of Governor Jerry Brown’s statewide water restrictions, wildlife experts say the natural habitats of Bay Area wild animals are also at high risk, in ways that could adversely affect residents. As f...

Body cameras likely for California police

Trent Washington>,
Contributor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Politics

With controversial cases such as the shooting of Michael Brown, and the illegal chokehold of Eric Garner, police departments are under public scrutiny. A proposed solution presented by President Obama and other political leaders sparked the interest of many: have officers wear body cameras in order for...

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