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Letter to the Editor: Free speech week incites hate

Letter to the Editor: Free speech week incites hate

November 2, 2017


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Alexander Lawrence misses a key point in his Oct. 19 article, "Free speech week incites hate." A college education isn’t about accumulating facts. We have encyclopedias for that – Google too, for those with the critical thinking skills that are the raison d’etre of colleges and universities. I...

Seniors eager to graduate before semester conversion

Seniors eager to graduate before semester conversion

Danielle Torres,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Sept. 5, President Trump and his administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA, which was approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), allowed approximately 800,000 undocumented youth to receive a work permit and be protected from deportation. ...

The Department of Homeland Security instills paranoia within the immigrant community

The Department of Homeland Security instills paranoia within the immigrant community

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Metro

In September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a document on the Federal Register website detailing their plan to expand the system of records on file for immigrants. On Oct. 18, the DHS began to gather immigrants’ social media information. What Homeland Security claimed to have been ...

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

Robert Glasspole,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

I was involved in hit and run accident on Sept. 21 while parked near the bookstore in Lot A. As a student who commutes to Cal State East Bay daily from San Mateo, parking is the most stressful part of my drive. Drivers can be easily distracted while driving in parking lots which leads to accidents. Two...

Student housing in high demand

Student housing in high demand

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

It was a warm Sunday afternoon when I left Sacramento and set off toward what would become my new home: Hayward. Finally, freedom was attained. I had just moved out of my parents’ house to attend college at Cal State East Bay. I received warm welcomes from family friends who were kindly letting me ...

Temporary parking woes on campus

Temporary parking woes on campus

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

Approximately 16,000 students attend CSU East Bay, and a vast majority of them are commuters who visit the university at least once a week, according to the California State University Office of the Chancellor. There are transit options available to these students: BART, AC Transit, campus shuttles...

New recruit ignites East Bay hoops

New recruit ignites East Bay hoops

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Coming out of the small northern California town of Fall River Mills, east of Redding.  One of the newest members of Cal State East Bay’s men’s basketball team, Justin Vigil, seems like your typical university freshman. He is a fan of Iron Man, enjoys watching Netflix, “Last Chance U” is his favo...

Men’s soccer team cruises past Santa Cruz

Men’s soccer team cruises past Santa Cruz

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although it’s been awhile since the California State East Bay men’s soccer team dominated in a match, on Sunday, the Pioneers played their final exhibition game of the season versus UC Santa Cruz (4-8-1 overall) and won. Ahead of this game, the Pioneers had not won since Sept. 8 when they faced S...

East Bay men’s soccer off to a rough start

East Bay men’s soccer off to a rough start

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Sports

With 30 seconds left on the clock in double overtime on a hot Sunday afternoon at Pioneer stadium, the referee called a foul, which gave the Golden Eagles of Cal state Los Angeles a final opportunity to score the golden goal. As the foul happened, the other center back and I began to organize every...

Getting physical at CSUEB

Getting physical at CSUEB

Jocelyn Jensen,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

The Freshman 15 is notorious: it is common for students who are new to campus to gain a few pounds during their first year in college. Realistically 3-5 pounds, is what a new student  might gain due to lack of food portion control or from binge drinking, according to August 2017’s US News & Wor...

Speaker explains ‘traveling blackness’

Speaker explains ‘traveling blackness’

Veronica Hall,
Head Layout Designer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

Sounds of Celia Cruz and The Fugees carried through the atmosphere as students and faculty filed into the Biella Room of CSU East Bay’s library on Monday. The music was catchy but held a deeper meaning to guest speaker Dr. Manoucheka Celeste. Her presentation titled “Constructing & Crossing ...

Touring, not what we imagined

Touring, not what we imagined

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

To the average spectator it may seem like traveling bands appear to music venues at a magical flick of a wrist or even through a secret portal hidden behind the curtains. The truth is usually a lot messier than that. Getting from one show to another usually consists of cramming, eating out of cooler...

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