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Campus programs to change low voting trends

Campus programs to change low voting trends

By TJ Porreca, STAFF WRITER

October 19, 2018

Organizations at Cal State East Bay are working to maximize voter turnout as the November midterm elections rapidly approach. Midterm elections historically see low voter turnout from constituents aged 18 to 24 according to the Associated Press. However, campus organizations are working on initiatives to c...

The difference your major makes after graduation

The difference your major makes after graduation

By Nicole Luang, CONTRIBUTOR

October 19, 2018

Recent graduates are still having a hard time seeking job opportunities despite the job market’s improvement since the last recession. One out of every 40 college graduates is unemployed, according to the most recent report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This raises the question in regard to wheth...

Writing Skills Test

Writing Skills Test

By Marisol Martinez Garcia , CONTRIBUTOR

October 19, 2018

Scoring 8 Or Higher On The WST To Graduate The Writing Skills Test seems to be a test many California State University, East Bay students avoid until the end of their academic career. “The Writing Skills Test consists of an analytic essay that requires [students] to demonstrate that [they] can t...

Data breach

By Janice Domingo, ONLINE/SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR

October 19, 2018

Sensitive information, including social security numbers and home addresses for almost 10,000 California State University, East Bay students and prospective students, has been compromised. On Oct. 5, CSU East Bay’s news website released a statement in regard to an unauthorized access of personal information ...

Food options on East Bay campus may change sooner than later

Food options on East Bay campus may change sooner than later

By Michael Doherty, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018

Aramark is the company that has handled California State University East Bay’s dining contract since July 1st 2006. From the dining commons to the chain franchises on campus, Aramark controls it all. The Pioneer reported in March of 2017 that the school was preparing to end their contract with the ...

College students should take advantage of meal kits

By Nicole Luang, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018

College students often lack the time and money to buy their own groceries and prep their own meals which has put them at risk for making poor dietary choices that can cause significant health problems, according to a study done by the Bethel College School of Nursing. Blue Apron, Green Chef, SunBasket an...

Intern, grad fair heads to CSUEB campus

By Sarah Williams-Cain, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018

In a time where a bachelors degree may only be worth the equivalent of your high school diploma, it is hard to set yourself apart from the recent graduates in the hunt for new job and career opportunities. Across industries and geographic areas, many other jobs that did not previously require a colleg...

City of Hayward receives $900,000 grant from CSUEB

City of Hayward receives $900,000 grant from CSUEB

Tia L. Wilson,
Staff Writer

August 1, 2018

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Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

June 2, 2018

Although Cal State East Bay prides itself on being one of the most diverse universities in the nation, the student body has still not been able to escape getting caught up in racial and political debates. Earlier this month, the ethnic studies department in Meiklejohn Hall was tagged with flyers....

Students create their own shows

Students create their own shows

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

June 2, 2018

As the theater lights dimmed and the music’s tempo began to rise, the silhouettes of students on stage arranging the props for the opening set was all that could be seen. Then the stage lights came on and gave life to “Welcome to the Arcade,” a dance performance that depicts “how immersive, ex...

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Reem Habte,
Contributor

May 24, 2018

On Nov. 3, 2017, Zeta Sigma Chi became the newest sorority on Cal State East Bay’s campus and joined 31 existing Greek organizations. But this sorority chapter is different from most of the others; they were created specifically to be a multicultural group that accurately reflects the ethnic divers...

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

May 10, 2018

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...

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