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Fried Zucchini

Ashley Matsuzak
October 14, 2010
Filed under Features, Metro

Fall vegetables can be bland and boring, but nothing spikes the flavor (and cholesterol) of a dish quite like frying it. This recipe for fried zucchini is a cinch to make, and the pieces come out extra crispy because of Panko bread crumbs. Panko bread crumbs are Japanese style bread flakes, similar...

Oakland Gardens Bring Familiarity To Refugees

Richard Duboc
October 14, 2010
Filed under Campus, Features

Relocation can be a difficult process for any immigrant who is forced to leave their homeland and come to a new country. Such is the case for the members of the growing refugee community in Oakland who have found their way to the United States through a number of organizations, such as the Internati...

Csueb Custodians Feel Underappreciated

October 14, 2010
Filed under Campus, Features

Most people have a natural tendency to greet a familiar face with a smile or a nod of recognition, or toss an occasional “thank you” for acts of kindness. “Sometimes I feel like a fly on the wall,” said Veryl Cornelius, third floor custodian in Meiklejohn Hall. Custodial uniform work shirts a...

International Students Speaking up

Felicitas Hackmann
October 14, 2010
Filed under Campus, Features

The Fall quarter has begun at CSUEB and students are settling into their new courses, getting used to class after the summer break. Some of us are, anyway. Others are new here and find the daily life in Hayward anything but normal. International students see with different eyes as their understanding...

Warren Hall Occupants Increasingly Worried

Stephanie Spearman
October 14, 2010
Filed under Campus, Features

More than 10 years after Warren Hall was in need of a seismic standard update, the building is still standing, operating and occupied with staff and students afraid for their safety. “All I want is for this building to be safe,” said Vijay Patel, an operating system analyst who works in Warren Hall....

Street Living-A local man shares his story about how he went from being a musician on the road to living in a van.

Kemal T.Stewart
August 19, 2010
Filed under Features

West MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland has been riddled with crime for many years, but many do not know the story of the individuals that call the street home. “Fred the Mechanic,” has been living on West MacArthur in his van for over 20 years. He has no permanent place of residence and makes his...

California’s Whooping Cough

Rayna Fields
August 19, 2010
Filed under Features, Layout

Whooping cough (pertussis), a highly contagious respiratory tract infection, is now an epidemic in California. The state has reported the highest number of cases within 50 years. As of July of this year, California has had 1,500 new cases of the contagious disease. That’s five times as many th...

Returning Veterans Find A Home at Cal State East Bay

Richard Duboc
August 19, 2010
Filed under Features

It can often be hard for veterans to transition back to civilian life after serving in the Armed Forces. The new generation of men and women returning from deployment oversees has not been immune from this struggle. Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, many still in there early to mid-twenties,...

If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit

Carole Reynolds
August 19, 2010
Filed under Features, Layout

With more people in this throw-away culture wearing sneakers and rubbery flip-flops both summer and winter in our California climate, it may seem as though the kindly neighborhood cobbler of yesterday might be a prime candidate for the endangered species list. Don’t tell that to Rudy Grasseschi, who owns ...

De Young Museum Exhibits the Birth Of Impression

Brianna Headsten
August 12, 2010
Filed under Features

The de Young Museum is currently offering “Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay,” the first of two consecutive exhibitions on Impressionism that will be offered exclusively at the popular San Francisco museum. “Birth of Impressionism” offers a journey through the creat...

Essential Reading About race Issues An Intellectual Thrill

Carole Reynolds
August 12, 2010
Filed under Features

Race & Liberty In America: The Essential Reader” has the endorsement of many prominent intellectuals. With four pages of good reviews at the beginning of the text, the reader can feel confident that he or she is reading work that is approved of by all political spectrums: the conservative Shelb...

Fitted Baseball Caps A Way To Show Gang Status

Kemal Stewart
August 12, 2010
Filed under Features

Fitted baseball hats have been a popular trend amongst teenagers and young adults for a long time, but many of these hats have a hidden, negative message. In the Bay Area, gang culture is not as prevalent as it is in Los Angeles and different parts of southern California, but it does exist. A...

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