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Campus club to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Campus club to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

On Nov. 2, an on-campus club, Students United in Solidarity, will host a Dia de Los Muertos Community Altar event in front of the Old Union and New Union from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In effort to educate students on the holiday while also discussing issues of cultural appropriation, Students Unite...

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On the stormy morning of Jan. 20, seven students met at Cal State East Bay’s Meiklejohn Hall armed with garbage bags, metal claws and gloves to rid the campus of litter. Despite the rain and small turnout, in less than two hours, the crew cleaned up 30 pounds of trash. The clean-up was the first event organized b...

Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features

First-year Cal State East Bay graduate student Matthew Maxion began stuttering at the age of five. For 16 years, Maxion, now 25, attempted to hide his disfluency, the impairment of smooth fluid speech, from parents, friends and teachers by practicing “covert stuttering,” a concealment strategy where the spea...

Improv club earns their name in Fremont

Improv club earns their name in Fremont

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

When thinking of Fremont, many associate it with Mission Peak, Historic Niles, Lake Elizabeth and the Saddle Rack. With almost four years in the business, Made Up Theatre, can be added to that list. Made Up Theatre, or MUT, is the only improv show in Fremont. The show features five comics every Saturda...

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