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Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jon Gruden is the coach the Oakland Raiders have long waited for to return and lead them back to success. Since joining the team in January, he’s been making headlines with his comments. That's the thing with Gruden, he's a great coach and he’ll also give the media something to write about. A...

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Pearl’s Coffee Shop, located near Cal State East Bay on Hayward Boulevard, is family owned and has been run by Pearl Adre for years with the goal of providing a happy space for people to visit in the mornings. With no previous experience in the restaurant or food industry, she was forced to pick up...

The best boba in the East Bay

The best boba in the East Bay

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sweet chewy tapioca pearls and your choice of milk or fruit-based tea. These ingredients come together to make one of the most popular Asian drinks to hit the Bay Area. Depending on where you are, the drink has several names such as bubble tea or tapioca. Boba, as it’s known locally, is a chilled, te...

Who needs water, right?

Who needs water, right?

Cody Davis,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Growing up I was taught to treat everyone with respect and never jeopardize the safety of another human being. However, I realized with age not many people or institutions follow the same moral foundations that I do; safety for others is not their first priority. There is a health and safety issue...

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their opening weekend of the 2017-18 season, the California State East Bay men’s basketball team were unable to get a win in the Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge they hosted. East Bay played with a lot of effort in both games, but it was evident the team is adjusting to a new system...

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

Jamal Ingram,
Contributor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Metro

June 1, 2016 was the night my mom and I came to the conclusion that it was time for me to try to live independently. I lived at home with my mother for 17 years, but then my mom lost her job. Once that happened, she was no longer able to pay rent. I moved to my grandmother’s house, but only for...

BART: A day in the life of a rider

BART: A day in the life of a rider

Deepika Dipshika ,
Contributor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Metro

It’s about ten minutes before the 6 a.m. BART train arrives at the Richmond station. California State University, East Bay student Tiffany Delgado makes sure she arrives on time to ensure she gets a seat. Twice a day, five times a week -- this is what a commute to and from school looks like for...

There is a new ‘Tree House’ in downtown Hayward

There is a new ‘Tree House’ in downtown Hayward

Charles Watkins,
Contributor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Metro

After two years in the Diamond District in East Oakland, business owner Joe Perryman moved The Tree House restaurant fifteen miles south to downtown Hayward last summer. The restaurant has been open since June 2016 and is in the process of creating a new dinner menu as well as extending their hours of...

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer

Sialei Manuleleua,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Metro

Oakland native Benno Nagel played college soccer at San Francisco State back in 2005. Shortly after his collegiate career ended, he went to Cal State East Bay to earn his master’s degree. But like a lot of athletes, after his soccer career was over Benno still wanted to be involved with soccer in...

“Make a Difference Week” helps victims of North Bay fires and impacts the Bay Area community

“Make a Difference Week” helps victims of North Bay fires and impacts the Bay Area community

Trevor Wyatt,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Metro

Over the course of two days earlier this month, students at Cal State East Bay’s campus filled two offices with donations for the North Bay fire victims. They donated clothes, canned goods, blankets, toiletries, school supplies and other items. “I want to give someone things that we may take for...

Drones present local safety issue

Drones present local safety issue

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Civilian drones impact local air traffic The phrase “Going Around” is hardly uncommon at Hayward Executive Airport. It’s a common radio message that signifies a pilot intends to abort a landing due to unsafe conditions. But when I heard it one afternoon in late August, it caught my attentio...

San Leandro invests in downtown development

San Leandro invests in downtown development

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Metro

New bars and restaurants attract a different crowd. Five years ago you might have clutched your belongings and power-walked to your car while leaving the Downtown San Leandro Safeway on Hesperian Boulevard. But things have changed. The area was once swarmed with panhandlers and delinquents, but now ...

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