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Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Good riddance to the quarter system at CSUEB

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

I came to CSUEB straight from high school in 2012. I grew up in Southern California and chose CSUEB to get away from home and experience being on my own. I came straight from a semester school, so I didn't really understand what the quarter system was. I just knew that for some odd reason, I started ...

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Limited financial aid offered for summer

Daisy Ortiz,
Contributor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

For many Cal State East Bay students, summer quarter provides an opportunity to get ahead on coursework or simply catch up on classes they need for the next academic year. For those students, financial aid typically plays a significant role. Of the 7,000 students that enrolled in summer courses last year,...

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

CSU Chancellor supports conversion

Brianna Leahy,
Contributor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Campus

The Chancellor’s Office of the California State University system is set to offer potential financial support to Cal State East Bay for converting from a quarter system to a semester system. While the amount of assistance CSUEB will receive from the Chancellor’s Office is unknown, it is anticipate...

Ten weeks is not enough time

Ten weeks is not enough time

By Alfonso Galindo,
Contributor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Op-ed, Opinion

Fourteen pages to write a week, for 10 weeks, along with 150 pages of reading assigned each week for 10 weeks. That adds up to 140 pages of writing, maybe more, and 1500 pages of reading all in 10 weeks. Mom said college wasn’t going to be easy but she said it was going to be worth it. Say goodbye...

Eighteen weeks is way too slow

Alex Boucher,
Contributor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Op-ed, Opinion

Cal State East Bay is one of the few California State University schools that runs on a quarter system rather than a semester system, but unfortunately that is going to change in 2018. All but two University of California schools currently run on a quarter system and even though a majority of the...

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