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The ripple effect of gentrification

The ripple effect of gentrification

Janice Sobrepena Domingo,
Contributor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of new, high-end apartments being proposed in San Lorenzo, the word “gentrification” has been thrown around frequently in the East Bay. However, not many people have a firm grasp on what exactly it means. The term itself was coined in 1964 by British Sociologist Ruth Glass ...

Rebecca Esparza

Rebecca Esparza

Rebecca Esparza,
Contributor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Family makes the world go round Red, blue and orange vacant buildings, rusted cars and garbage are what I continued to see as I walked through Havana. I kept seeing lightning and hearing thunder, hoping it wouldn't rain on me as I was searching for something to capture. Mind you, I wouldn't be wa...

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On the 16000 block of Via Arriba across from the old San Lorenzo Theatre and Wells Fargo bank, next to the recently closed down, lottery-winning Kavanagh Liquors, sits a cluster of vacant lots. There has been a recent proposal to build high-end apartments there. The proposal comes from The Demmon...

Campus housing tight fit at East Bay

Campus housing tight fit at East Bay

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

July 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

In Summer 2017, 12 bedrooms in the freshman buildings are being converted back into study lounges. In the Fall 2016 Quarter, roughly half of the dorm room beds at California State University East Bay were prioritized for first-time freshmen. Although in October 2013, the study lounges wer...

Parking on service roads may cause problems

Parking on service roads may cause problems

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor

June 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

Students are leaving their cars out in front of the service road in between Residence Halls Diablo, Calaveras, and Shasta at Cal State East Bay for extended periods of time. This road is located after a right turn when leaving lot C. Whether it be to drop off or pick someone or something up,...

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest

Justin Mutch,
Contributor

June 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Admit it, you’ve thought about moving out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Chances are if you live here, you have. There’s no shame in that. Many of us even have our minds set on leaving this seemingly forsaken metropolis. In fact, a recent survey by the Bay Area Council revealed that 4...

Trump Tracker

Trump Tracker

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016


Filed under Politics

What happened? Donald J. Trump announced the appointment of Ben Carson to oversee the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Here is a rundown of Carson and what this means for the country: It was a former Republican presidential candidate that Trump tapped to run HUD in Carson, but what d...

Affordable housing emerges in Hayward

Denika Williams,
Contributor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Metro

In an effort to meet the rising local demand for affordable housing, a Northern California housing development agency called Eden Housing teamed up with BART and city officials to construct a 151-unit low income apartment complex for families and seniors near the South Hayward BART station. ...

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s one big problem, though: The student population on the Hayward campus continues to grow, but housin...

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

At 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 3, Cal State East Bay freshman Briana Secaira returned from a trip to Los Angeles to her four-bedroom dorm on the second floor of the Juniper residence hall on East Bay’s Hayward campus. She noticed that her items were moved while she had been gone and mouse traps had been place...

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In 2017, living in someone’s backyard in an in-law unit could become much more common, thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 27. The bill aims to ease some of the barriers and costs associated with building in-law or Accessory Dwelling Units and incentivize California homeowners...

Living on campus not so bad

Living on campus not so bad

Tishauna Carrell,
Contributor

August 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

My peers are often in a rush to be independent by moving off campus. However, when people hear that I will be living on campus for my fifth and final year at Cal State East Bay, they’re completely baffled. I have often been told that I should go to work so I can pay rent like an adult, or that...

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