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CSU proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-2019 school year

CSU proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-2019 school year

Erika Martinez,
Contributor
February 14, 2018

Last year, tuition for the 2017-18 school year increased by five percent. The decision was made during a board of trustees meeting at California State University, Long Beach as CSU students were protesting...

Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate

Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 19, 2017

A bill titled SB16 that would lower the amount of money private loan collectors can garnish from student wages passed in the state senate on Monday, according to a news release from the office of California...

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Daisy Ortiz,
Contributor
March 15, 2017

For many Cal State East Bay students, summer quarter provides an opportunity to get ahead on coursework or simply catch up on classes they need for the next academic year. For those students, financial...

Financial aid can’t come soon enough

Financial aid can’t come soon enough

Brenda Brown,
Contributor
December 12, 2016

I became homeless the night of June 30 this year. Most of what I own is in a 5x5 storage unit and I’m living in my car for now. I had been renting a room in a house for $570 a month. But then I fell...

Sleeping in a glass bubble

Sleeping in a glass bubble

Brenda Brown,
Contributor
December 12, 2016

Daylight slowly makes its way in through the car window on a recent chilly morning in San Leandro. It’s time to wake up and start the day. Muscles stiff, I sit in my car for a half an hour and gaze at...

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Hispanic, low-income students receive funds

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor
November 19, 2015

Cal State East Bay was awarded a $2.6 million grant, last month, through the Hispanic Serving Institution Program, a national organization created to help universities with high percentages of Hispanic...

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