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Journalism locked behind state prison bars

Journalism locked behind state prison bars

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Editor-in-Chief
December 11
Filed under Metro

San Quentin State Prison is known for having the biggest death row facility for men in the nation. But one thing it’s also known for is its news team, the San Quentin News. The newspaper recently won an award in March from the Society of Professional Journalists for “accomplishing extraordinar...

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Open mic writer’s series ‘Fiction Redux’ returns

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 10
Filed under Campus

Associated Students Incorporated is planning their 2nd annual Fiction Redux event next quarter. Fiction Redux is an open mic event for aspiring writers. The event provides an open forum where writers can share their work and receive feedback in a positive environment. Kwodwo Moore, a computer sci...

CSUEB gives Microsoft Office to students

CSUEB gives Microsoft Office to students

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

December 8
Filed under Blog, Showcase

California State University, East Bay sent an email out earlier today announcing the university's license agreement with Microsoft allows students to receive Office 365 for free. Students can check their horizon emails for the link and guide to set up their 365 accounts and download the Office Suite. Qualifying...

Hate crime victims remembered

Hate crime victims remembered

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
November 20
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Today is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember victims of hate crimes due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. On campus a group called the Transgender Inclusive Action Committee commemorates this day by honoring those who have lost their lives by post...

CSUEB offers first social media program

CSUEB offers  first social  media program

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
November 20
Filed under Campus, Showcase

California State University, East Bay will launch their Social Media Marketing Certificate Program this winter. CSUEB will be the first university to offer this kind of program in the East Bay. With the Bay Area being home to social media giants like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Yelp and more, CSU...

Molière’s Tartuffe opens at University

Molière’s Tartuffe opens at University

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor
November 20
Filed under Campus, Showcase

The curtains rose for the Theatre and Dance department’s fall production of the nearly 400-year-old play Tartuffe on Friday night. The small but eager crowd entered the University Theatre for opening night as the doors opened. Molière’s Tartuffe is a comedic play that was written in the mid 1650’s and was ...

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