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Letter to the Editor: CSUEB name change

February 12, 2015


Filed under Letters-to-editor

This letter was submitted in January 2015. Ladies and Gentlemen, Ten years ago this month CSU Hayward divorced Hayward, its main campus name of 42 years and married East Bay.. No other CSU before or since had or has 1) dropped a 30 or 40 year old main campus name to take a new one, 2) dropp...

Diversity Center screens basketball film

Diversity Center screens basketball film

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

February 12, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Tuesday the Diversity Center at California State University, East Bay screened the documentary film “I Just Wanna Ball” as part of its Black History Month celebration. The film documented how Oakland’s 2013 McClymonds High School girls basketball team won the Oakland Athletic League champio...

Da’Ryn Merriwether wins Showtime at the Apollo

February 6, 2015


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Showtime at the Apollo winner, Da'Ryn Merriwether, won the crowd over with her performance of "Fool for You" by Cee Lo Green. Read the full article online: http://bit.ly/1D4yy7W  ...

CSUEB talent fills the house at Showtime at the Apollo event

CSUEB talent fills the house at Showtime at the Apollo event

Louis LaVenture,
Sports & Campus Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Local talent was on full display Tuesday night at the California State University, East Bay Theater as part of the 2015 homecoming week festivities. The Associated Students, Inc. of CSUEB collaborated with MKTG KINGS, “a creative agency that specializes in branding,” to put on their version of...

Baseball wins two at home

Baseball wins two at home

Louis LaVenture,
Sports & Campus Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

When a team wins 30 games in consecutive seasons it is usually considered a success. However, for the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team and fourth year Head Coach Bob Ralston, the last two seasons ended in disappointment as they just missed out on the Division II playoffs. The Pioneers are...

Homecoming festivities planned for CSUEB

Homecoming festivities planned for CSUEB

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor & Campus

January 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Next week California State University, East Bay will celebrate its annual homecoming which will include a talent and fashion show, a parade, and athletic events. The week of festivities, from Feb. 2 to Feb. 7, has been called ‘Homecoming 2015: Pioneers, Go Forth!’ geared toward fostering the inv...

CSUEB students create historical exhibit

CSUEB students create historical exhibit

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

An exhibit depicting the influence of war in the East Bay is on display at the Hayward Area Historical Society through Feb. 1, following a 10-week collaboration between California State University, East Bay students and the museum. The exhibit, “Brought to You By… The Homefront Since World War II an...

8 things college students should not waste money on

8 things college students should not waste money on

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor & Spanish Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

With the start of the quarter being just after the holidays, some students find themselves strapped for cash, yet anxious to shop. The temptation of spending is easy to give into, but some things should just be avoided no matter how good the deal is. Here are some things students should save their money...

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

California State University, East Bay named Joan McDermott the new Director of Athletics last month, following the departure of Sara Lillevand Judd earlier in 2014. McDermott was one of 74 applicants that applied for the position following Judd’s acceptance of the Director of Recreation position ...

CSUEB Art Gallery to Host Annual BFA Exhibit

CSUEB Art Gallery to Host Annual BFA Exhibit

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

California State University, East Bay’s Art Gallery starts off the New Year with an exhibit set to open next week. The theme of the exhibit is the Annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. The exhibition occurs annually and originated with the former gallery Director Lanier Graham in 2004. “It i...

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The road has been tough on the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team this season. Twelve games into the season, the Pioneers are just 3-9 overall and 0-7 in contests on the road. The Pioneers have lost at least two consecutive games four different times this season, losing all of those games...

Women’s hoops hang on for win

Women’s hoops hang on for win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

December 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

Usually a blowout victory is a cause for celebration. However, for the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team, a 17-point triumph, 60-43, over visiting Holy Names College provided little cause to get excited. “We came away with a win, but played with very little intensity. I'm disappointed...

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