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Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features

First-year Cal State East Bay graduate student Matthew Maxion began stuttering at the age of five. For 16 years, Maxion, now 25, attempted to hide his disfluency, the impairment of smooth fluid speech, from parents, friends and teachers by practicing “covert stuttering,” a concealment strategy where the spea...

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus

Fall transfer student Rohit Reddy uses a new university loop shuttle up to five times a day. He travels back and forth from his classes at the science building to his dorm at University Village, and then back up to the Dining Commons for meals. The walk between his dorm and campus takes up to 30 minu...

East Bay students hold peaceful protest

East Bay students hold peaceful protest

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

Screaming, yelling and chanting could be heard all across the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus last Wednesday. The news circulated primarily through social media and urged students, faculty and staff to gather in protest of the election of Donald Trump as the successor to current President of the Un...

Dance performance chills on Hayward campus

Dance performance chills on Hayward campus

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

On Dec. 2, the California State East Bay Theater and Dance Department will host the 11th annual ICE and ICE-X productions, an annual holiday dance production that will feature live music, theatre, singing and drumming. “We advocate for making the arts more inclusive and accessible in general,” said Ku...

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

For the first time ever, Cal State East Bays theatre production will perform Shakespeare's “Cymbeline” at the University Theatre on Nov. 11-12 and 18-20. The play was chosen by professional director, Marc Jacobs, who played a small role as a soldier in the Stratford Shakespearean festival in Ontario, Ca...

East bay takes another look at campus climate

East bay takes another look at campus climate

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Campus

Last Tuesday, Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita sent an email to East Bay faculty and staff, urging them to participate in an anonymous survey to assess the campus climate for faculty, staff and students at East Bay. According to Morishita, the goal of the survey is to gather data that will provide...

Training is a waste of my time

Training is a waste of my time

T. P.,
CSUEB Student

October 30, 2016


Filed under Campus, Letter to Editor, Opinion

Dear time wasters, The Title IX training makes about as much sense as having people watch videos to prevent bullying; bullies will still bully. Why don't you guys make freshman do this or people under 21? This is an insult. By the way, how do you feel about people who HAVE been victims...

Game Con now free for East Bay students

Game Con now free for East Bay students

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Gamers from all over the Bay Area can finally meet in one place — East Bay Game Con. The two-day convention will take place on Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Old Union, and Oct. 29 from noon to 2 a.m. The Old Union and New Union will offer a variety of games, such as Dance Dance Revolution,...

No “creepy clowns” at campus costume contest

No “creepy clowns” at campus costume contest

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

On Halloween, Associated Students Inc. will host the campus’s very first Halloween Costume Contest. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agora Stage at the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. The Bay Area’s own DJ Slay, will spin hip-hop music and campus food service Aramark will ...

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

First student food pantry celebrates grand opening

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro

One in five students go without consistent meals, a CSU study reported in February 2015. Since the report was released, Cal State East Bay has been cooking up a solution. Last Wednesday, East Bay cut the red ribbon on the university’s first student food pantry, a resource that many hope will satiate the hu...

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

At 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 3, Cal State East Bay freshman Briana Secaira returned from a trip to Los Angeles to her four-bedroom dorm on the second floor of the Juniper residence hall on East Bay’s Hayward campus. She noticed that her items were moved while she had been gone and mouse traps had been place...

CSUEB makes a difference in community

CSUEB makes a difference in community

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus

The 2016 Cal State East Bay Make a Difference Week concluded on Saturday with the event that got students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer in local neighborhoods. Make a Difference Day kicked off at 7 a.m. in the RAW plaza where volunteers met up and took shuttles to different are...

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