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Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North

Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Metro

Originally located on Mission Blvd. between Industrial Boulevard and Tennyson Road in South Hayward, The Dirty Bird Lounge’s dimly lit neon lights were barely visible from the street. The dark atmosphere inside boasted a long red bar top, pool tables, and a small courtyard out back. After ne...

New York awakens student spirit

New York awakens student spirit

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With just two quarters to go before I graduate, I am starting to hit a wall. Some people call it ‘senioritis;’ I call it fatigue. In addition to working nights, I also go to school full time and run this student newspaper. It’s safe to say, my time is stretched thin. I felt a lack of interes...

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

The first floor of Meiklejohn Hall at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus was closed on Monday and Tuesday due to a sewage backup, numerous university officials confirmed Monday. The bottom floor of the building reopened yesterday at 9:30 a.m. according to campus officials. East Bay’s Interim Associa...

Hayward gives food options to Asian Pacific Islander community

Hayward gives food options to Asian Pacific Islander community

Kamille De Guzman,
Contributor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Metro

A new chain of restaurants opened in downtown Hayward in late March, all of which are catering to a college-friendly environment and the large local Asian-Pacific Islander community. Asian-Pacific Islanders make up 23.6 percent of the 7 million Bay Area population, according to the 2010 Bay Area Census. ...

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Metro

Sixteen-year-old Elena Mondragon of Antioch was two months pregnant when she was shot and killed on March 14 near the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. According to her mother, Michelle Mondragon, an autopsy confirmed the teen was carrying a child in her first trimester when she died. The driver of ...

Local arcades give gamers taste of nostalgia

Local arcades give gamers taste of nostalgia

Degen Gleason-Hyman,
Contributor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

I started playing video games when I was around nine years old. My first gaming system was the grey, rectangular Gameboy by Nintendo. As I got older I played with more portable systems, specifically the Gameboy Advance SP, the Nintendo DS Lite and lastly the Nintendo DSi. Those kept me busy until one day in my mid-t...

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, Metro

On Feb. 7, Cal State East Bay’s Information and Technology Services launched a transit module on the CSUEB mobile app, where students can view shuttle, BART and AC Transit line 60’s stop times.   The app gives students a time estimate for the shuttle's arrival and a full schedule of departure an...

Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2017
Filed under Metro

Gillig Corporation, the heavy duty passenger bus manufacturer will call Livermore home by May, with an exact date not yet determined, according to Director of Publications Arminder Dhillon. The Gillig executive team and owners made the decision to move to a new, larger facility in 2014 with a mov...

Why community service is important

Why community service is important

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On a recent Saturday morning, I attended a clean up event held by the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, a program created by former Hayward Mayor Mike Sweeney in 2007 to help reduce the amount of litter in Hayward. As I watched, 10 people including families, the mayor and city council memb...

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2017
Filed under Metro

The Cal State East Bay Hayward campus was briefly closed on Tuesday evening following an officer involved shooting near the City View Apartments on Carlos Bee Boulevard. According to the Fremont Police Department, around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday detectives attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle that was as...

How safe are Hayward high schools?

How safe are Hayward high schools?

Cody Davis and Louis LaVenture,
Contributor and Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2017
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Jan. 11 at a school board meeting Ladale Slocum, a campus safety officer for Tennyson High School in South Hayward, discussed the functionality of security cameras at high schools within the Hayward Unified School District. “Our camera system has been down for at least a couple of years now,” sai...

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

Jillian Hogan moved from San Jose to Hayward three years ago to be closer to her job in San Leandro. But she quickly noticed lots of fast food bags, chips and other garbage floating around in her neighborhood. “It’s kinda windy out here so the stuff would blow into my front yard,” Hogan said. ...

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