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Hayward proposes funding cuts to domestic violence services

Hayward proposes funding cuts to domestic violence services

Tia L. Wilson,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Metro

A second round of funding cuts could be coming for some local Hayward organizations. The Hayward Community Services Commission proposed a 25 percent funding cut to community organizations dedicated to serving survivors of domestic violence during the Hayward City Council meeting on April 3. Ruby’s Plac...

The shimmery world of ‘Annihilation’

The shimmery world of ‘Annihilation’

Yasmine Castaneda,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

If you are planning on watching the new science fiction film, “Annihilation,” be prepared for a weird, intriguing and unsettling world. The film examines our self-destructive nature and looks at how emotions such as depression, grief and sadness push people to their limits. “Annihilation” i...

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Pearl’s Coffee Shop, located near Cal State East Bay on Hayward Boulevard, is family owned and has been run by Pearl Adre for years with the goal of providing a happy space for people to visit in the mornings. With no previous experience in the restaurant or food industry, she was forced to pick up...

A farewell to a downtown Hayward classic

A farewell to a downtown Hayward classic

Juan Diaz,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

2525 Vintage & Modern, a local thrift store, closed on March 31. Store owner Paige Christodoulou said she closed the store for personal reasons rather than financial. The store itself was located on 22600 Foothill Way in Hayward. It was beautifully decorated with bright pastel colors by a variety...

Cinemark bans big bags

Cinemark bans big bags

Yasmine Castaneda,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Features

In the wake of the shootings across our country, many businesses and companies are examining their own safety procedures. While the country mourns the recent school shootings in Parkland, Florida, Americans across the country are fearing for their own safety while out in public, whether that be at a...

Outbreak of canine flu prompts facilities to require vaccinations for dogs

Outbreak of canine flu prompts facilities to require vaccinations for dogs

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Atlas is my two-year-old dog that is half husky and half golden retriever. He’s about 70 pounds, full of energy and sheds his long black and white hairs all over my car, furniture and clothing. I bathe him every few weeks to keep him clean and help with his shredding but in November I took him to get...

Pop up museums take over the Bay Area, Instagram aesthetics at a price

Pop up museums take over the Bay Area, Instagram aesthetics at a price

Kamille De Guzman,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Pop-Up Museums have taken over the social media sphere, more specifically for Instagram posts, profile photos and everyday updates. In February, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC), received a nomination from The Shorty Awards, an annual awards show that honors the best creators and producers on social media,...

Project Censored Radio show records on East Bay Campus

Project Censored Radio show records on East Bay Campus

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Project Censored is a non-profit started at Sonoma State in 1976 by Dr. Carl Jensen with the intent of developing student media literacy and critical thinking skills. Since then, it has developed into an annually published book exemplifying the top 25 “most censored and under-reported stories in the...

Kali Uchis sells out the Fox Theater

Kali Uchis sells out the Fox Theater

Sarah Williams-Cain,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Colombian singer songwriter makes her Bay Area stop on her international tour I first saw Kali Uchis sing in 2014, watching her on YouTube from behind a computer completely awestruck. She has an unconventional sense of fashion. I wouldn't call her style vintage necessarily, but rather an homage ...

TV singing shows have reached their peak

TV singing shows have reached their peak

Jessica Avila,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

NBC’s “The Voice” starts its fourteenth season on Feb. 26, offering all of the glitz and glamour it’s had since its first season seven years ago in 2011. This season features both old and new coaches including the debut of former “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson. With big promises ...

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

“The Geek Show” prepares for its return The past few years have been busy for 26-year-old CSUEB alumna, Lauren Lola. Since the debut of her two novels, “A Moment’s Worth” in 2014 and “An Absolute Mind” in 2016, the author decided to open up her writing skills to the theatre. She recently co...

Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book

Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Actress and immigrant rights advocate Diane Guerrero visited CSU East Bay last Thursday to talk about her memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.” Aside from playing Maritza, the young, sassy in-mate in the hit Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” Guerrero is als...

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