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San Leandro to open new Tech Campus

San Leandro to open new Tech Campus

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Media, Metro, Showcase, Videos

A crowd of nearly 900 people gathered to watch the inaugural lighting of a 55-foot tall polished steel skin female sculpture known as “Truth is Beauty” in celebration of the grand opening of the San Leandro Technology Campus on Oct. 18. Hundreds of people held candles as the statue’s 2,500 LED li...

Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Media, Metro, Showcase, Videos

For 21 years, the Oakland Fire Department has employed roughly 3,500 goats and brought them to the Oakland Hills to eat grasses and shrubs, which serve as kindling during dry fire seasons. The goats recently returned to their ranch in Dixon, California, after finishing up their latest season as fire...

Phoneless Friday: A day disconnected

Christina Bleakley,
Contributor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Videos

A whole day without your cell phone. It’s a scary thought, right? Can you imagine: no Instagram, no Twitter, no emails, no texting and you have to make actual phone calls. Sounds like a living hell to any millennial. But I did it. I chose a Friday, but preparations started the night before. I had ...

Fight For Five!

May 4, 2016


Filed under Media, Videos

CFA Fight For 5% Pay Increase

Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

For many people, wrestling brings back memories of childhood. Early Saturday mornings waking up to see Hulk Hogan destroy some unnamed opponent or huddling around a cable box to watch pay-per-view events like Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble or Summer Slam. The WWF and later the WWE captivated kids like m...

Alameda renters invade city council meeting

Alameda renters invade city council meeting

Michele Dennis and Rafeeq Muhammad

November 11, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase, Videos

Two people were arrested on Nov. 4 when a special Alameda city council meeting turned violent as landlords and renters debated the rise of housing costs in their city. Nearly 300 people, including citizens, property owners, and sign carrying Rent-coalition members showed up at the meeting to decide...

Oakland’s Art + Soul Festival

Oakland’s Art +  Soul Festival

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Metro, Photo Galleries, Showcase

On Saturday and Sunday the City of Oakland held it’s 15th annual Art + Soul Festival off of 14th street and Broadway in downtown Oakland. The festival featured local jazz music, slam poetry, a barbeque competition, and aerialists, acrobats and clowns from Oakland’s circus school. Along with the live...

43rd Pilipino Cultural Night

43rd Pilipino Cultural Night

Alejandro Arias,
Photographer

May 28, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

It was a night out of a dark fairytale filled with twisted dreams, vampires, and spirits. The 43rd Pilipino Cultural Night brought audiences into a fantasy world last weekend. The show’s cast and crew consisted of members of California State University, East Bay’s student club, the Pilipino American...

Campus makes botanical conversion

Campus makes botanical conversion

Tam Duong Jr.,
Visual and Photo Editor

May 28, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

A three-year project to convert several grass areas on campus to native plant botanical gardens wrapped up on Friday May 22. Environmental studies instructor David Larson and more than 20 students in his field class, comprised primarily of seniors, completed phase three of a Campus Sustainability Projec...

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