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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...

East Bay SPCA’s new video encourages pet adoption

East Bay SPCA’s new video encourages pet adoption

Shannon Stroud, Metro Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Blog

The East Bay SPCA released a purr-fectly fun new YouTube video on April 21 to encourage the adoption of furry friends and getting pets spayed and neutered in the Bay Area. The parody video “Oaktown Pup” featured employees of the East Bay SPCA lip-syncing and dancing a long to a new version of Bruno...

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

As California’s drought enters its fourth year and citizens scramble to meet the demands of Governor Jerry Brown’s statewide water restrictions, wildlife experts say the natural habitats of Bay Area wild animals are also at high risk, in ways that could adversely affect residents. As f...

Attempted kidnappings in Hayward

Attempted kidnappings in Hayward

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Metro

Police are investigating three attempted kidnappings in Hayward over the last six weeks. The most recent attack happened March 27 when a 16-year-old girl walking home from Hayward High School, on Walpert Street and Fletcher Lane, was grabbed by an unidentified male and pushed into the backseat of ...

Letter to the Editor: CSUEB name change

February 12, 2015


Filed under Letters-to-editor

This letter was submitted in January 2015. Ladies and Gentlemen, Ten years ago this month CSU Hayward divorced Hayward, its main campus name of 42 years and married East Bay.. No other CSU before or since had or has 1) dropped a 30 or 40 year old main campus name to take a new one, 2) dropp...

New Years Eve in the Bay Area    

New Years Eve in the Bay Area      

Bryan Cordova, Metro & Spanish Editor

December 31, 2014


Filed under Blog

It's New Year Eve, and the final day of 2014 deserves to go out with a BANG! For those of you, like myself, whom wait till the last minute to make plans, here are some activities around the East Bay to help you end the year right. Balloon Drop-Oakland Chabot Space and Science Center invites childr...

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

December 20, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team defeated the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 77-74 on Saturday at Pioneer Gymnasium nabbing their first California Collegiate Athletic Association win of the season. The Pioneers are now 3-5 overall and 1-2 in CCAA conference competition. The Otters...

Pioneers lose in overtime

Pioneers lose in overtime

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

November 29, 2014


Filed under Sports

The road woes continued for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team on Saturday in Atherton. The Pioneers lost to Menlo College in overtime 75-74 making CSUEB 1-2 overall this season. The Oaks are now 1-5 overall picking up their first victory of the season over the Pioneers. "We've been...

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