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Raiders stadium deal takes a turn

Raiders stadium deal takes a turn

Louis Laventure ,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 12, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman visited the East Bay on Aug. 5 to meet with Oakland Raiders officials and discuss the team’s stadium issues, he was greeted with some surprising news. According to county officials, Alameda County has decided to pull out of the deal with the city of Oa...

Track, cross country coach resigns

Track, cross country coach resigns

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 12, 2015
Filed under Sports

In May at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, junior Marquise Cherry was one of the “best jumpers in the nation,” and captured first place in the men’s long jump event. Former CSUEB Head Coach Ralph Jones smiled from ear to ear as he posed with his athlete on the first ...

Provost set to resign

Provost set  to resign

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 12, 2015
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Last Friday Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita announced that Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs James Houpis would step down from his positions on Aug. 21. Morishita said Houpis will rejoin CSUEB in January 2016 when the winter quarter begins where Houpis will join the Depa...

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Managing Editor
August 6, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Men’s soccer team has not been able to top the Division 2 and now are hoping to have a better season than their last season this upcoming Fall of 2015. Last year the team had an overall record of 5 wins and 5 losses with 8 matches being drawn. 4 of their 5 wins came from their non conference ...

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor
August 6, 2015
Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay has made it an annual summer tradition to conduct soccer camps as part of an initiative from Pioneer Athletics soccer to train young kids to become better soccer players. For the past two weekends, there have been soccer camps conducted at the CSUEB Hayward campus. Last week the c...

Hayward officer killed in the line of duty

Hayward officer killed in the line of duty

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
July 22, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger was killed in the line of duty following a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in North Hayward, acting Hayward Police Chief Mark Koller confirmed in a press conference Wednesday morning, according to reports by NBC Bay Area. Sgt. Lunger was pronounced dead sometime Wedn...

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
July 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The $900 million, 55,000-seat stadium also includes development plans for an area adjacent to the n...

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor
July 8, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Ingrid Matskas has lived in affordable housing for seniors in West Hayward near Tennyson Road and Hesperian Boulevard for the last 10 years. Matskas fled from Germany with her father in 1951 after World War II and worked here as a nanny and a maid until 2005. She’s since relied on Social Security for...

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
June 25, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors returned home to Oakland on Friday and celebrated their first NBA championship in 40 years with the city and their fans. City officials said more than one million people descended on Downtown Oakland to participate in the festivities that included a parade and a rally wh...

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
May 27, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Despite what many people believe, the homeless epidemic is not on the rise in Hayward. Since as early as 2003, surveys, questionnaires and censuses taken by subcontractors of Alameda County have been used gauge the size of the homeless population in the East Bay. However, Hayward has become a victim...

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
May 20, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

When you hear the word rodeo, bicycles aren’t the first thing that come to mind. The City of Hayward and bicycle shop Cyclepath Hayward teamed up to create the first ever bike rodeo in downtown on Saturday. All events were free and included a vintage bike show, bike valet, obstacle course, skill...

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under Campus

Nappy Boy, T-Pain, will headline the Associated Students, Inc. annual Spring Mayhem event May 30 at the California State University, East Bay main campus in Hayward.. Spring Mayhem is an outdoor festival open to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. In previous years, the event was called...

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