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Pleasanton’s Big Draw

Pleasanton’s Big Draw

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor
May 14, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

The city of Pleasanton held their annual Big Draw Chalk & Art Festival on Saturday, May 9 in their downtown area. Proceeds of the event went to benefit the Arts in the Schools Grant.  

Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
April 1, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase

For Hayward residents and frequent visitors graffiti is a common sight in the city. Graffiti artists have found several areas in the city that allows them enough time to finish their pieces.

Gladiators take over campus

Gladiators take over campus

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
March 19, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Despite originating in England in the 1800s, most Americans, and people in general for that matter, know very little about the game of rugby. Imagine the physicality of football minus the pads with a bigger ball. Then add the endurance needed to play soccer, some rule differences and there you have it...

People’s Grocery plants for the future

People’s Grocery plants for the future

March 9, 2015
Filed under Photo Galleries

California Hotel, with the help of People's Grocery, opened their farm to the West Oakland community as part of their Black History Month celebration. It was once a music venue but later converted into low-income housing and is currently home to one of West Oakland's organic urban farms. The People's...

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Wind Symphony to perform at CSUEB

Sam Benavidez,
Arts and Life Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The CSUEB Wind Symphony will give its annual quarter performance at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theater on Wednesday, showcasing a variety of song selections, and feature the CSUEB Brass Choir. The concert will consist of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. “Unlike a big band, it does...

Art students depict the human body

Art students depict the human body

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor
February 26, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Photo Galleries

An exhibit from last weekend on Cal State University, East Bay’s campus features artwork from twenty different CSUEB art students showing their abstract perspectives of the human body. The series, titled “Senior Capstone Series,” is comprised of three classes: Senior Thesis, Senior Seminar and...

Da’Ryn Merriwether wins Showtime at the Apollo

February 6, 2015
Filed under Videos

Showtime at the Apollo winner, Da'Ryn Merriwether, won the crowd over with her performance of "Fool for You" by Cee Lo Green. Read the full article online: http://bit.ly/1D4yy7W  ...

Thousands join ‘Millions March’ in Oakland

Thousands join ‘Millions March’ in Oakland

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 14, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Cries of outrage at police brutality against African American men continue in the Bay Area as thousands marched in solidarity Saturday afternoon for the Millions March. In Oakland the crowd was large in number and heart. Drums were beaten as marchers moved from all directions into one single line....

Native group provides twist on Columbus Day

Richard Zepeda,
Contributor
October 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Life, Media, Podcasts

People around the country celebrated Columbus Day in various ways on October 13, but members of a Bay Area group called the Indigenous Peoples Day Committee spent October 12 doing something different: they celebrated the Native American communities and culture in Berkeley. The group hosted a cultur...

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Body freedom activists let it all hang out

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
October 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase, Videos

After hearing about the May 31 arrest of several nude activists in Malaysia who participated in the “Penang Nude Sports Games,” Bay Area nudist George Davis decided to take action here at home. He and fellow body freedom activists gathered recently on Baker Beach in San Francisco to hold their...

Muslim Unity Day at Great America

Muslim Unity Day  at Great America

Beatriz Moreno,
Contributor
September 4, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries, Pioneer Media

Muslim Unity Day is held annually at Great America in Santa Clara. The event includes admission to the park, live entertainment, bazaar, Halal food and a prayer area.

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