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My quarter-life crisis

My quarter-life crisis

Michelle Johnson,
Contributor
February 8
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

After five and half years of taking classes, I will finally graduate from college in June. I’m excited, and I can see the finish line as I complete this chapter in my life. However, despite my excitement, I’m also stressed, anxious and uncertain of what’s to come for me. On June 10, I will jo...

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8
Filed under Sports

A four-game Southern California road trip for the Cal State East Bay basketball teams yielded just one win over the weekend. Here’s how the women and men did: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The CSUEB women’s basketball team was able to split their road games over the weekend. Things started rough for the ...

East Bay hosts ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

East Bay hosts ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

Jalen Francis,
Contributor
February 7
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

On Tuesday, Cal State East Bay will host its 4th annual Showtime at the Apollo event at the University Theater on February 7th 2017. It will began at 6 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. The free event, hosted by Associated Students Incorporated—the student government association—is happening during home...

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Sports

Foul shots, turnovers and missed shots was all you saw over the weekend from the California State East Bay men's basketball team. The season started with promise as they completed a seven-game winning streak early on and made their way up in the NCAA Division II rankings, but since California Collegiate...

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Tuition hike looms for CSU

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 1
Filed under Campus

The Tuesday meeting of the CSU Board of Trustees in Long Beach was an eventful one to say the least. The hot-button topic was the five percent tuition increase proposed by CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White that would amount to a $270 increase per quarter and semester for in-state students. CSU Execu...

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
February 1
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

Laughter and make-up powder filled the dressing room at Cal State East Bay’s University Theater as drag queens prepared their finishing looks and began to get into character in preparation for an evening of big wigs, singing, lip syncing, dancing, jokes, props and audience participation. Co-hosts Scarl...

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team is on a four-game winning streak, largely due to senior guard Shomari Harris. Harris, a five-foot-five-inch Las Vegas native who transferred to East Bay this year from Texas A&M-Commerce has added nothing but improvement to East Bay’s progr...

New regime begins for baseball team

New regime begins for baseball team

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 1
Filed under Sports

The annual baseball alumni game kicked off a new season with a new coaching staff at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on Saturday. The game featured the current men’s baseball team who took on former Pioneers of all ages. This was the first game for new interim head coach Mike Cummins and his ...

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Sustainability club aims to keep campus, community green

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 1
Filed under Campus, Showcase

On the stormy morning of Jan. 20, seven students met at Cal State East Bay’s Meiklejohn Hall armed with garbage bags, metal claws and gloves to rid the campus of litter. Despite the rain and small turnout, in less than two hours, the crew cleaned up 30 pounds of trash. The clean-up was the first event organized b...

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Around 300 students laughed and teared up as comedian Tony Roberts jokingly danced to hit single, “Juju on that Beat” during a recent comedy show at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. When he asked a student from the audience to come up on stage and dance with him, a roar of “Aye” chant...

Water polo season starts with victory

Water polo season starts with victory

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After months of pre-season preparation, the California State East Bay women’s water polo team earned its first victory of the season against Fresno Pacific on Saturday. “It feels good to finally be playing against someone that is not ourselves,” said senior utility Rocio Fesembeck. “And to have...

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Men’s basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend during a trip to Southern California for conference play. On Friday, the men played their first road trip game against California State Los Angeles (10-10 overall, 6-6 conference). In their previous matchup in December a...

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