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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...

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

December 20, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team defeated the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 77-74 on Saturday at Pioneer Gymnasium nabbing their first California Collegiate Athletic Association win of the season. The Pioneers are now 3-5 overall and 1-2 in CCAA conference competition. The Otters...

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Metro

Sulphur Creek Nature Center specializes in wildlife education and rehabilitation that serves the Hayward, Castro Valley and San Lorenzo area. Sulphur Creek has been in business for 30 years and is home to over 100 individual animals that represent over 40 different species. Most of the animals at ...

Journalism locked behind state prison bars

Journalism locked behind state prison bars

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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...

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