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Cal State Cuba: Students make trek from Hayward to Havana this summer

Cal State Cuba: Students make trek from Hayward to Havana this summer

Stephen Freitas,
Contributor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features, Students Abroad

On June 30, approximately 25 Cal State East Bay students — including myself — will fly from Los Angeles to Havana, Cuba, where we will take classes in documentary film and photojournalism, and produce our own films, long-form articles and photo essays as part of a new study abroad program create...

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,...

Voices from London: Can you do something you love as a career?

Voices from London: Can you do something you love as a career?

Loralie Yumang,
Contributor
August 31, 2016
Filed under Students Abroad

Our study abroad trip to London has taught me a very important outlook: your major does not define every aspect of your being, as us college students like to believe. This study abroad program is essentially a collection of communication classes, but the catch is that I am an accounting student. As an accou...

Study Abroad: Skipping rocks across the world

Study Abroad: Skipping rocks across the world

Dario Battistella and Shannon Stroud,
Contributor and Editor-in-Chief
November 5, 2015
Filed under Campus

Each year students pack up and move out, not to go home but to journey across the pond for the chance to study in another country. Last year almost 300,000 students left the U.S. to study abroad, an increase of two percent from previous years, according to the Institute of International Education....

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