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Remembering Dr. Robert Terrell

Remembering Dr. Robert Terrell

November 14, 2019

By Jessica Irrera, CONTRIBUTOR Those who leave this world are never truly gone, as they live on through the memories we shared with them. They may not be physically around any longer, but their impact will always remain. Students, staff, and the Communication Department at California State Universi...

Growing number of recent college graduates struggle in the job market

Growing number of recent college graduates struggle in the job market

By Luis Barajas, CONTRIBUTOR

November 7, 2019

We are reminded every day that being successful means we need to achieve a higher education past a high school diploma. Where did these societal pressures connecting higher education and being successful within our communities arise? The result of this notion is leaving students in debt after they gr...

East Bay due for change

East Bay due for change

By Madeline Ramirez, CONTRIBUTOR

November 7, 2019

Bringing awareness to safer routes in the Library in case of earthquakes If California State University, East Bay were to be hit by an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude, the ground shaking would be the least of our problems. First responders would arrive at CSUEB only to see the library collapsing, with th...

Bay cards get a new design

Bay cards get a new design

By Jessica Irrera, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

October 31, 2019

California State University, East Bay has faced many changes in the last year. The construction of the new CORE building, a conversion to a semester system, and a new Chief of Police have introduced new challenges and excitement on campus, but another change is on its way. Students are now required t...

Big Don is watching you.

Big Don is watching you.

By Roberto Brandt, CONTRIBUTOR

October 31, 2019

“Big brother is watching you.” Those words have become iconic in this day and age. Iconic, yet so true. George Orwell’s novel “1984” established these words and gave them meaning. They allowed people to begin to question their government and wonder if all of our secrets are really our own...

CSUEB art gallery hosts annual exhibit

CSUEB art gallery hosts annual exhibit

By Alexa Felix, CONTRIBUTOR

October 24, 2019

Have you ever set your mind to something but never had the courage to see it through? Have people laughed in the face over your dream and shown you nothing but adversity? Maybe this caused you to hide away or give up...or maybe this was the building block in the foundation of your dream that was yet...

Teaching Kitchen with Chef Floyd

Teaching Kitchen with Chef Floyd

By KYLA SCOTT, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

The Pioneer Kitchen holds an event called Teaching Kitchen, on Wednesday, Oct 16, hosted by Chef Floyd, where he taught students how to cook raw rice in the microwave, noodles in a coffee pot, and cook quesadillas with an iron. Students say “It was a very warm and friendly environment.”

E-Sports college scholarships on the rise

E-Sports college scholarships on the rise

By Vina Nguyen, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

Video games haven't always been viewed as a positive thing. Over the years, video gaming has become very popular and many people play competitively as a career and make loads of money from it. High school students who are avid video gamers and are passionate about it are able to obtain an esports ...

CSUEB students impacted by PG&E public safety power shut off

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

Students of California State University, East Bay felt the impact of the PG&E mandated Public Safety Power Shut Off making it difficult for commuters to get to campus. PG&E is a privately owned electric company with control over the entire Bay Area’s power supply. The company was blamed for the fir...

No Hate at Cal State

No Hate at Cal State

By Naomi McKinnie, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

When California State University, East Bay experiences hate speech, the students and staff will never stay idle with their voices silenced. Some of the students felt the need to join in on the organized rally on campus last week during University Hour. They made sure their voices rang out loud and ...

African filmmakers take center stage at 10th SVAFF

African filmmakers take center stage at 10th SVAFF

By Arwa Dahir, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

Every country on this planet is a land rich with culture. The stories that we pass down to the younger generation aren’t just stories, they connect us to a part of ourselves we tend to forget is there. As time moves on, and as cultures blend, we begin to lose that connection that we held dear for s...

Beginning of the Greeks

Beginning of the Greeks

By Natalie Garcia, CONTRIBUTOR

October 10, 2019

The evolution and contribution Greek Life has had on scholars. The conversation around Greek life has always been polarizing. Through films like “Neighbors” and “Animal House”, the public opinion of Greek organizations hasn’t changed. To outsiders, Greek life has only consisted of binge dr...

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