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Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Joshua Akintomide and Benjamin Lal

February 7, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A mural on the side of a building located on A Street in Hayward depicts three musicians playing between two iconic city landmarks: a train station and a country club. The sepia colors are reminiscent of an antique photograph. “The city may be gone, but the memories live on,” reads its message,...

College students lean on dietary supplements

College students lean on dietary supplements

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Brett Zukunft, a student at California State University, East Bay, heads to the gym six days a week. He works out for three hours each day in order to bulk for the Contra Costa NPC Championships, a bodybuilding competition consisting of 19 body ranking categories, which will take place in Hayward on M...

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Brian White, Keanu Estrada, and Maximino Cisneros

December 7, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Hayward, like many other Bay Area cities, is experiencing a spike in its crime rate that is increasing exponentially faster than the national average, according to the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report. The crime report is compiled from more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies throughout...

The Diversity Inclusion Student Center considered a safe enough space

The Diversity Inclusion Student Center considered a safe enough space

Shoib Ahmadzai,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

Stylishly imprinted on the amber-colored wall past the entrance counter, the word "Diversity" is inescapable inside the room. It is followed by a quote from Margaret Mead: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world." More than a dozen students and supporting...

Hella Hayward Art: Taking Back November event led by local organization

Hella Hayward Art: Taking Back November event led by local organization

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

In November 2016, hundreds of high school students in Hayward walked out of their classes and on toward Hayward City Hall in protest of the President Donald Trump election. These protests led to some locals creating The Hayward Collective Organization. According to the organization, “The Hayward...

There is a new ‘Tree House’ in downtown Hayward

There is a new ‘Tree House’ in downtown Hayward

Charles Watkins,
Contributor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Metro

After two years in the Diamond District in East Oakland, business owner Joe Perryman moved The Tree House restaurant fifteen miles south to downtown Hayward last summer. The restaurant has been open since June 2016 and is in the process of creating a new dinner menu as well as extending their hours of...

“Make a Difference Week” helps victims of North Bay fires and impacts the Bay Area community

“Make a Difference Week” helps victims of North Bay fires and impacts the Bay Area community

Trevor Wyatt,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Metro

Over the course of two days earlier this month, students at Cal State East Bay’s campus filled two offices with donations for the North Bay fire victims. They donated clothes, canned goods, blankets, toiletries, school supplies and other items. “I want to give someone things that we may take for...

Drones present local safety issue

Drones present local safety issue

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Civilian drones impact local air traffic The phrase “Going Around” is hardly uncommon at Hayward Executive Airport. It’s a common radio message that signifies a pilot intends to abort a landing due to unsafe conditions. But when I heard it one afternoon in late August, it caught my attentio...

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Politics

Each journey to become a California state assembly member is unique. This was the case for Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City and North Fremont State Assembly representative William “Bill” Quirk on Oct. 16. From his college years working on mayoral campaigns to eventually running in his own, Q...

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

Robert Glasspole,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

I was involved in hit and run accident on Sept. 21 while parked near the bookstore in Lot A. As a student who commutes to Cal State East Bay daily from San Mateo, parking is the most stressful part of my drive. Drivers can be easily distracted while driving in parking lots which leads to accidents. Two...

Student housing in high demand

Student housing in high demand

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

It was a warm Sunday afternoon when I left Sacramento and set off toward what would become my new home: Hayward. Finally, freedom was attained. I had just moved out of my parents’ house to attend college at Cal State East Bay. I received warm welcomes from family friends who were kindly letting me ...

Temporary parking woes on campus

Temporary parking woes on campus

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

Approximately 16,000 students attend CSU East Bay, and a vast majority of them are commuters who visit the university at least once a week, according to the California State University Office of the Chancellor. There are transit options available to these students: BART, AC Transit, campus shuttles...

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