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State audit raises concerns about CSU hiring practices

State audit raises concerns about CSU hiring practices

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

The 23-campus Cal State University system will revise some of its management policies following a state audit that discovered discrepancies in hiring and budgetary practices last month. On April 20, the California Bureau of State Audits released the results of an audit that looked at six CSU campuse...

Softball splits games against Monterey Bay

Softball splits games against Monterey Bay

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay softball team improved their record to 24-18 overall and 16-14 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference play after a weekend road trip to Monterey. East Bay played the #8 ranked California State Monterey Bay Otters (31-7, 19-6) in a four-game series over the we...

Water polo goes 1-1 after invitational

Water polo goes 1-1 after invitational

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay water polo team split their games over the weekend versus the California State Monterey Bay Otters and the UC San Diego Tritons, both of which were Women’s Water Polo Association games. On Friday, East Bay opened conference play against Cal State Monterey Bay (6-9 over...

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Daisy Ortiz,
Contributor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

For many Cal State East Bay students, summer quarter provides an opportunity to get ahead on coursework or simply catch up on classes they need for the next academic year. For those students, financial aid typically plays a significant role. Of the 7,000 students that enrolled in summer courses last year,...

CSU system to protect undocumented students

CSU system to protect undocumented students

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The California State University system reaffirmed its stance against President Donald Trump’s deportation policies in a statement issued by CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White to the campus community on Feb. 22. White said the CSU system will not enforce federal immigration executive orders, unless required by...

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Tuesday meeting of the CSU Board of Trustees in Long Beach was an eventful one to say the least. The hot-button topic was the five percent tuition increase proposed by CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White that would amount to a $270 increase per quarter and semester for in-state students. CSU Execu...

Volleyball keeps up the momentum

Volleyball keeps up the momentum

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s volleyball team has been on a roll. They have won six of their last seven games in conference play, which has moved them up to third in the California Collegiate Athletic Association north division standings, giving them a chance to possibly make it into the po...

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro

One in five students go without consistent meals, a CSU study reported in February 2015. Since the report was released, Cal State East Bay has been cooking up a solution. Last Wednesday, East Bay cut the red ribbon on the university’s first student food pantry, a resource that many hope will satiate the hu...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Ryan Tayahua,
CSUEB Senior

October 19, 2016


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...

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After they were swept by California State Dominguez Hills last week, the California State East Bay women's volleyball team flipped the switch and went on a three-game winning streak. The day after the loss to Dominguez Hills, the Pioneers beat California State Los Angeles — one of top teams in the C...

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 20, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for California Gov. Jerry Brown, in his attempt to make the state “financially secure and safer.” On June 27 Gov. Brown signed the 2016-2017 state budget, which has increased to nearly $170.8 billion from just over $167.5 billion in 2015-2016, according to the...

Students protest to reclaim the CSU

Students protest to reclaim the CSU

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro

Hunger strikes, protests and even a mock funeral of higher education surged across CSU campuses throughout the state last week in response to a proposed tuition hike. CSU students protested to “Reclaim the CSU” on May 2 in response to a sustainable financial model that was released by the CSU Ch...

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