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Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?

Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor
July 12, 2017
Filed under Blog, Students Abroad, Study Abroad: Cuba

On Nov. 25, 2016, Cubans celebrated with pots and pans in the streets of Miami, joyful of what they thought would be a turning point for their homeland, Cuba. In the United States, we received the news right away and stopped transmitting other programs to talk about the death of Fidel Cas...

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Mat Weber,
Contributor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

The 17th annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts festival took place in Oakland on Saturday, filling San Antonio Park with music, spoken word, local artists, community activists, and a variety of other events. The free festival was originally started in 2000 by the East Side Arts Alliance, a nonprofit community cultural ...

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

I came to CSUEB straight from high school in 2012. I grew up in Southern California and chose CSUEB to get away from home and experience being on my own. I came straight from a semester school, so I didn't really understand what the quarter system was. I just knew that for some odd reason, I started ...

East Bay brings innovation to campus

East Bay brings innovation to campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features

More than 200 Cal State East Bay students dressed in professional attire with business cards in hand and rushed to hear local business owners give advice on how to creatively apply technology to their businesses at the first Innovate East Bay event on Feb. 25. The entrepreneurship and innovation fair on ...

Proposition 58 deserves a yes vote

Proposition 58 deserves a yes vote

Briana Megid,
UC Davis Senior
October 30, 2016
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

I am an Argentinian-American dual citizen, and like many first-generation Americans, my first language was Spanish. I learned English in the San Fran- cisco public school system, and speak Spanish at home. Multilingual education was essentially outlawed in California public schools in 1998,...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Ryan Tayahua,
CSUEB Senior
October 19, 2016
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

There are a ton of candidates and ballot measures vying for our attention this election season. But one in particular Proposition 55 deserves a closer look, and a yes vote. While it may seem that Prop 55, the California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act, would only impact K-1...

California suffering from teacher shortage

California suffering from teacher shortage

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

California has experienced a teacher shortage for the better part of a decade, as schools struggle to lure new talent into a profession that isn’t viewed as lucrative, and as cost of living continues to rise statewide. Since 2013, California has the highest student-teacher ratio in the nation at 24:1...

Hayward trae la primera escuela de educacion especial en ontoño

Hayward trae la primera escuela de educacion especial en ontoño

Louis LaVenture,
Editor en Jefe
June 29, 2016
Filed under Spanish

Para muchas personas el término “necesidades especiales” puede ser extranjero. Sin embargo, la educación especial se está convirtiendo en una tendencia cada vez más popular en toda California.De acuerdo con el Departamento de Educación del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos, un niño o joven tiene...

Hayward to get first special needs school in fall

Hayward to get first special needs school in fall

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 29, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

For many people the term “special needs” may be foreign or confusing. However, special needs education is becoming an increasingly popular trend throughout California. According to the United States Government Department of Education, a child or young person has special educational needs if they have ...

East Bay Arts High School scheduled for closure

East Bay Arts High School scheduled for closure

Ynez Adsuara,
Contributor
November 12, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Outside the San Lorenzo Unified School District office, students handed out refreshments at tables that said “East Bay Arts,” while several others walked around with #SAVEEBA and #EBA written on their faces to show support for their school. Inside, board members, teachers, parents and students...

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

Brianna Leahy,
Contributor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Campus

The Chancellor’s Office of the California State University system is set to offer potential financial support to Cal State East Bay for converting from a quarter system to a semester system. While the amount of assistance CSUEB will receive from the Chancellor’s Office is unknown, it is anticipate...

Women discuss gender issues

Women discuss gender issues

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
April 1, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On March 26, the City of Hayward held “Hayward Honors Women” for the third time at City Hall. The event featured four women with roots in Hayward who discussed gender issues and women’s rights. “Events like these are important because I think it is a coming together and sharing ideas and th...

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