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Does CSU East Bay have questionable water quality?

Does CSU East Bay have questionable water quality?

Cody Davis and Daniel McGuire,
Contributors
June 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Metro

On several occasions, Reza Khorasani, finance vice-president for Associated Students Inc., complained to university officials at Cal State East Bay about the drinking water on campus. Since February, in meetings with student government officials and university President Leroy Morishita, Khorasani said he ...

The ugly side of the beauty industry

The ugly side of the beauty industry

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

At first glance, shellac manicures and jeweled acrylic nails may seem like harmless beauty products. However studies conducted through the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Department of Toxic Substances Control reveal an ugly side to the beauty industry. On Nov. 30, the U.S. EPA awarded a $120,000 ...

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

California catches chlamydia, STDs on the rise statewide

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
November 17, 2016
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...

California law needles kids

California law needles kids

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate: That is the question of the year. The law that anti-vaccine parents across the state have been dreading for almost two years just went into effect, and it’s terrifying. On June 30, California officially became the third state to prohibit parents from exempting t...

Janet Jackson pregnant at 49: “Damn Baby!”

Janet Jackson pregnant at 49: “Damn Baby!”

Cynia Sapp,
Contributor
May 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As the common saying goes, age is just a number, but when it comes to getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy, it can matter. Having kids after 35 years of age can be a joyous event, but the chances of problems — such as down syndrome — rise. My mother became pregnant at the age of 41 in th...

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