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Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

After two years of playing for Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, sophomore guard Druce Asah announced last month he is leaving the program. Asah will transfer next year to Metropolitan State University in Denver, which is a part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. He redshirted his fres...

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Sports

After losing a four-game series, 1-3 against San Francisco State (22-24 overall, 21-19 California Collegiate Athletic Association) last weekend, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team flipped the script and won three out of four games in their four-game series this weekend. The Pioneers faced...

Producer Juan A. Espinosa revives ‘Barrio Expressions’ TV show

Producer Juan A. Espinosa revives ‘Barrio Expressions’ TV show

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Imagine yourself in Hayward during the 1970s. How would it be different or similar than today? Guest speaker Juan A. Espinosa takes us back in time and depicts the life of a young Chicano growing up in the city of Hayward. Chicano is an ever-evolving term that identifies a person of Mexican descent b...

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Justin Mutch,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Metro

Yessenia Funes, an environmental journalist for the blog Earther, gave a keynote speech to kick off Earth Week at CSUEB, April 23 through 27. She gave an informative and poignant presentation in the Multipurpose Room in the New University Union about environmental racism, as well as other forms of envir...

Rapper YG censored at Spring Mayhem

Rapper YG censored at Spring Mayhem

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

A spring tradition at Cal State East Bay made its return on Saturday as students and guests flooded the amphitheater for Spring Mayhem, formerly referred to as Spring Fest. The event featured student acts, a band performance and was headlined by Bay Area rapper P-Lo and Compton rapper YG. During...

CSUEB Anthropology museum reopens

CSUEB Anthropology museum reopens

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

The history of the East Bay is on full display with the new series of displays at the C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology at the Hayward campus of Cal State East Bay. The museum reopened its doors on March 5, and features “Acorns, Adobes, and Archaeology Sifting Through the East Bay’s Past.” The...

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay baseball team is slowly climbing their way up the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings. After they beat Cal Poly Pomona (20-18 overall, 17-15 CCAA) 3-1 in a four-game series two weeks ago, the Pioneers followed it up with a 2-2 split...

ASI makes changes to Spring Mayhem

ASI makes changes to Spring Mayhem

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

Associated Students Inc. is stepping up security for Spring Mayhem with a ban on backpacks, bags and even wallets larger than the size of your hand. The biggest entertainment event of the year that ASI puts on at Cal State East Bay, for the first time, will require students who want to bring a guest...

CSUEB welcomes comedy contortionist

CSUEB welcomes comedy contortionist

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

Most Cal State East Bay students can relate to the thoughts of what their life and career will look like after they graduate. This is something comedian Jonathan Burns also had to face after he received an Art Education degree from Millersville University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2004. “I know wh...

Campus organization to host STEM fair

Campus organization to host STEM fair

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

There is no doubt that the acronym STEM has become ingrained in most students brains in today’s era. STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, has been an emphasis of most schools, especially here at Cal State East Bay where funding has recently gone into new programs and facilities ded...

Potential CSU tuition increase ignites protest

Potential CSU tuition increase ignites protest

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

“Free the CSU” was a popular chant on April 4 in Sacramento at the State Capitol building. With a potential Cal State University tuition hike looming, the CSU Student for Quality Education organization and the California Faculty Association organized a demonstration to voice their discontent with t...

CSUEB club sends letters to students of the Parkland shooting

CSUEB club sends letters to students of the Parkland shooting

Alexis Figuera,
Contributor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Feb. 14, a former student gunned down Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen people were killed and the shooter, Nikolas Cruz, was arrested. The event has left students, parents and teachers emotionally devastated and struggling to return to school. Two days later, in response...

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