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Ganja Yoga opens in Oakland

Ganja Yoga opens in Oakland

Rebecca Olmos,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

When you arrive to the Ganja Yoga studio in Oakland, you’re welcomed by Jess Dugan, the instructor for the class. Candles are lit, refreshments are offered, and so is a tray of complimentary cannabis products. For $25 Ganja Yoga offers students a 30 minute social before and after an hour-long ...

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

As she sat against a folded, hand-woven Mexican blanket, Cal State East Bay Health and Services counselor Sarah Barnard passed around peppermint and lavender essential oils to students and told them to choose one and to smell it or massage it into their hands. “Scent is one of the ways to bring yoursel...

Pole dancing reclaims sexual power

Pole dancing reclaims sexual power

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I never thought I’d have a stripper pole in my apartment, but every time I walk in, there it is, in all its lustrous magnificence. My roommate Porsha had been raving about it but I didn’t think she’d really get it until I saw it glistening off-center of the living room. She initially wanted a pole...

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