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Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Finding common ground with spiritual savants

Amos Mak,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus

The man’s name was JK and he claimed to be a preacher speaking the truth of God. He had walked into the court area on Cal State East Bay’s campus around noon on a recent Wednesday to preach what he believes to be the truth of man’s sin and the need for repentance. He was joined by his wife Evangelista...

Ramadan challenges, rewards

Ramadan challenges, rewards

Samerah Begzad,
Contributor

June 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As a Muslim American, I was taught from a young age the importance of celebrating the Holy month of Ramadan. In Islam, we are taught to fulfill the five pillars: Faith, Prayer, Charity, Fasting, and pilgrimage to Mecca. Ramadan, during which we are not supposed to eat for the majority of the day, is...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Catherine Cyr,
CSUEB Staff

May 10, 2017


Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion

Hello, I wanted to comment on your article by Daniel McGuire on the religious group that comes onto campus every so often.  I honestly think that they may have a little scam going.  The” yelling man”, as I had always called him, is verbally abusive to anyone who walks by, as the article noted. ...

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

A group of four people, wearing black jackets covered in white and yellow phrases like “Fear God” on the back once again visited Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on April 24. Members of the group shouted to passersby about how a lack of temperance in regard to instant gratification would ...

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Comedians tackle race, religion, college

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Around 300 students laughed and teared up as comedian Tony Roberts jokingly danced to hit single, “Juju on that Beat” during a recent comedy show at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. When he asked a student from the audience to come up on stage and dance with him, a roar of “Aye” chant...

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Religious activists are back for the New Year

Shannon Stroud,
Editor in Chief

January 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

It’s the New Year and Cal State East Bay’s favorite religious activist group is back at it again. Year after year activist, promoters and organizers walk the campus talking with students, staff, and professors. Most passerby ignore the handouts and brochures, but it’s hard to ignore it when st...

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