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Faculty approve contract agreement

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro

The “Fight for 5” looks like it could be coming to an official end for faculty and staff of the California State University system. On Tuesday, the California Faculty Association, the union that represents the CSU staff and faculty members, announced that its members approved a tentative agreement through an o...

Dear Colleagues and Students

Dear Colleagues and Students

Dr. Nicholas L. Baham III,
Professor of Ethnic Studies and CSUEB CFA Chapter President

May 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Op-ed, Opinion, Showcase

On behalf of your CSU East Bay chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) and Students for Quality Education (SQE), I want to thank you for your support and love in the recent Faculty Fight for Five! As many of you now know, we were able to avert a strike after a last minute agreement with Chance...

Students should support faculty strikes

Students should support faculty strikes

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, Op-ed, Opinion

Broke college students in California aren’t the only ones living off ramen and frozen dinners; our CSU professors are also feeling the pinch. After more than a year of grim negotiations, over 25,000 faculty across the CSU’s 23 campuses poised to strike for higher wages on April 13-15 and 18-19....

CSU strike averted

CSU strike averted

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

The California Faculty Association has been engaged in a “Fight for 5” on behalf of staff and faculty members at all 23 Cal State University campuses to get a five percent raise across the board, among other things. That fight came to an end on Friday when the CFA and CSU reached a tentative agreement...

Resolution sought in faculty strike

Resolution sought in faculty strike

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro

To strike or not to strike, that has become the question. On Tuesday the California Faculty Association and California State University system announced there would be a two-day “blackout period” in order to, “develop an agreement that not only settles this contract reopener but also can lead to a...

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....

CSU Chancellor receives an icy reception

CSU Chancellor receives an icy reception

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

If you were on Cal State East Bay's campus on Monday afternoon, you could hear something brewing. Faculty, staff and students staged a demonstration at the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus to bring attention to the looming strike, when CSU Chancellor Timothy White visited the University Union. W...

CSU Chancellor receives icy reception

CSU Chancellor receives icy reception

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Metro

CSU Chancellor Timothy White receives a cold reception from faculty, staff and students during his visit to Cal State East Bay on Monday. Members of the California Faculty Association and students protested outside the University Union where White spoke and took questions from the audience. Check out Thursday's edition...

CFA prepares to strike

CFA prepares to strike

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

For Cal State University students at the system’s 23 campuses, things are going to change, at least for a week. The California Faculty Association held a conference call on Feb. 12 for the media to ask questions about the impending system-wide strike set for April 13 to 15, 18 and 19. CFA President...

CSU faculty approve strike

CSU faculty approve strike

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 5, 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...

Strike vote begins on Hayward campus

Strike vote begins on Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Drums, songs and chants coming from the sidewalk behind the Music building could be heard throughout the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus this week. This wasn’t a student event, it was the faculty and staff making the noise. The California Faculty Association began picketing on Monday during the ...

Strike looms for CSU faculty

Strike looms for CSU faculty

Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Sept. 24 the California Faculty Association announced they would hold a 10-day voting period from Oct. 19 to 28 to decide if they would go on strike. CFA President and Cal State East Bay professor of philosophy and public affairs administration, Jennifer Eagan, said at an address to CSU representa...

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