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Man allegedly shoots self at West Oakland BART station

Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. Heard a bang. Then saw 2 cops and a black man on the ground. He...

Posted by Akshay Dodeja on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bryan Cordova ,
Managing Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Akshay Dodeja tweeted out a photo at 8:14 p.m. that stated, “Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. 2 police men. 1 black man.” The photo contained two policemen and one man who was on the ground and allegedly shot. Later that evening BART officials released a...

BART approves station art

BART approves station art

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Metro

BART’s board of directors voted unanimously Aug. 13 in favor of a project dubbed “Art in Transit,” which will give artists the opportunity to decorate designated areas in stations in addition to some current decorated areas. The three stations mentioned in BART’s plans include 19th Street...

Community comes together over death

Community comes together over death

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

It turns out the community of Hayward is pretty strong. In the wake of the shooting death of Kionta Murphy Jr. around 1 a.m. on Aug. 4 several local organizations stepped up to help the Murphy family and the community. After the Hayward Unified School District heard about the 17-year-old’s death,...

Hayward Police release sketches of 3 suspects in teen’s killing

Hayward Police release sketches of 3 suspects in teen’s killing

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 19, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday the Hayward Police Department released sketches and information about the three suspects they are looking for in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting death of 17-year-old Kionta Murphy Jr. of Hayward. HPD confirmed the three suspects are all Latino and between 17 and 18 years old. The des...

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...

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