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Somewhere over this rainbow

Somewhere over this rainbow

Casey Peuser,
Online and Social Media Editor
July 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

At the risk of fulfilling the stereotype, lately I’ve found myself identifying with the great Judy Garland in wishing that I, like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, was somewhere over the rainbow. By ‘rainbow,’ I’m referring to LGBTQ Pride.  And by ‘over,’ I mean discouraged by the lack of...

California schools diversify curriculum

California schools diversify curriculum

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 27, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Lessons about the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans and people with disabilities will be added to California public school curriculum, beginning with second grade textbooks. On July 14, the California State Board of Education, which has 11 members, voted unanimously...

Not all disabilities are visible

Not all disabilities are visible

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

When the term disability comes up, for many the first thing that comes to mind is something of a physical nature. However, the Accessibility Services department at Cal State East Bay is trying to shine a light on invisible disabilities that can cause confusion. Asperger’s syndrome, attention deficit...

Socializing with ADHD

Socializing with ADHD

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor
March 19, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My mornings are like most people. I eat, I shower, I brush my teeth, I prepare my backpack and get ready to leave. I would say the main difference is I need an additional 15 to 20 minutes to find something I thought I already had. Whether it’s my wallet, keys, or phone, I spend most of my morning searching...

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