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Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Jalen Francis,
Contributor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

To understand the full impact skateboarding has today globally and within the Bay Area community, a group of four Cal State East Bay professors spent the past 2 years investigating skateboarding, one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. The research team explored the sport from its outsider roots ...

Getting back on the track

Getting back on the track

Ivy Gates,
Contributor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

I started running track in the 7th grade. Track and field became the perfect sport for me because I am skinny and have long legs. I learned everything about track and field by going to my sister’s track meets. My sister started running track in 6th grade. She participated in field events, the 100...

Team USA’s golden moments at the Summer Olympics

Team USA’s golden moments at the Summer Olympics

Marc Vicente,
Contributor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics completed on Sunday, 567 representatives from the United States returned home and brought medals with them: 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze. That adds up to a grand total of 121 Olympic medals; which is currently the most medals the United States was awa...

Olympians inspire through historic performances

Olympians inspire through historic performances

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

August 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The Olympics are a time when greatness happens: Records are broken, medals are won and the best athletes in the world compete against each other. Simone Manuel, Simone Biles and Michelle Carter made history not only for the United States, but for black women across the globe at the Summer Olympics...

Warriors players bond through Olympics

Warriors players bond through Olympics

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

July 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

One of the most exciting sporting events, the 2016 Summer Olympics, is right around the corner and three Golden State Warriors will represent the United States. Warriors Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and the latest addition superstar small forward, Kevin Durant were all officially named to the team...

Los Warriors enlacen a través de los juegos Olímpicos

Los Warriors enlacen a través de los juegos Olímpicos

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora De Personal

July 27, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Uno de los eventos deportivos más emocionantes, los Juegos Olímpicos de 2016 está a la vuelta de la esquina y un par de los jugadores de los Golden State Warriors estarán representando a los Estados Unidos. Tres jugadores de los Warriors se han seleccionado para jugar para el equipo de baloncesto...

U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team finalized in San Jose

U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team finalized in San Jose

Angelica G. Allen,
Contributor

July 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

And they’re off! From the Bay to Brazil, the new fierce five who competed for and won a spot on the USA Olympics Women’s Gymnastics team are Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman. Their three replacements are MyKayla Skinner, Ragan Smith and Ashton Locklear,...

The Olympics and NCAA try to find even ground

The Olympics and NCAA try to find even ground

Christina Bleakley,
Contributor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

College athletics are critical to the success of American Olympic teams. But the pipeline of athletes from NCAA Division I schools to U.S. Olympic teams is threatened by mounting financial pressures among those schools. On May 5, the USOC hired a college athletics administrator to organize help for financiall...

Pioneer of the Week: Jared Reed

Pioneer of the Week: Jared Reed

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

California State University, East Bay junior student Jared Reed is the Pioneer of the Week. Jared Reed competed in the 2015 Collegiate National Taekwondo Championships at the University of Delaware in Newark earlier this month and earned himself a prestigious right. After defeating six opponents, Reed claimed first place in his division and advance...

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase, Videos

After hearing about the May 31 arrest of several nude activists in Malaysia who participated in the “Penang Nude Sports Games,” Bay Area nudist George Davis decided to take action here at home. He and fellow body freedom activists gathered recently on Baker Beach in San Francisco to hold their...

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