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“What are your thoughts on the Writing Skills Test, otherwise known as the WST?”

October 19, 2018

I think it’s kind of a lame idea that we gotta take it in order to exit the university, we already put in the hard work and they want us to take on more test. I took it, paid for it, didn’t pass it,...

Quotes from the Quad

By Sarah Williams-Cain & Daniel Bereal, CONTRIBUTOR October 11, 2018

“How are internships necessary to success amongst students and how do they help them in long run?” “I think overall it is pretty beneficial for the person doing the internships. You get to get your...

Traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 880 after  a crash that killed a CHP officer Christmas morning shut down the freeway on Dec. 25, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.

Living nightmares from my commute

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor
August 1, 2018

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order...

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

SoCal students large part of CSUEB population

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer
July 3, 2018

Summertime is here, and we’ve managed to finish yet another school year. Unless you’re taking summer school, it is now time to hibernate and make up for all those sleepless nights studying and stressing...

Student learns perspective through server job

Student learns perspective through server job

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor
July 3, 2018

Working in a restaurant can really give you a new perspective on life. You don't just supervise and help the customer when they ask. No, your job as a server is to make sure the guest is more than satisfied...

First generation college graduate beats statistics

First generation college graduate beats statistics

Jayvona Corley,
Contributor
July 3, 2018

Today nearly 4.6 million African Americans hold a college degree. I am proud to be the first African American in my family to get a bachelor's degree. I decided to participate in the CSU East Bay Black...

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Tradition nonexistent in my college experience

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer
June 14, 2018

Graduation is here. After all the late nights, early mornings and endless study sessions, the graduating classes of 2018 will walk the stage June 8-10. A quick Google search of CSU East Bay shows that...

How the newspaper changed my life

How the newspaper changed my life

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor
June 2, 2018

When was the last time something changed your life for the better? Whenever I am posed with this question I can answer instantly, writing did, well writing for the newspaper to be exact. That newspaper...

Black people need gangster rap music

Black people need gangster rap music

Tionne Johnson,
Contributor
May 24, 2018

YG, a Compton gangster rapper and Piru Blood gang affiliate, is known for his controversial lyrics that describe life as a gang member and curse the current president of the United States. Earlier this...

Wrestling is fake, but who really cares?

Wrestling is fake, but who really cares?

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor
May 24, 2018

When I was growing up, I was not allowed to watch wrestling on the big TV in our house. My mom called it “Crap TV.” Ten years later, I’m still not allowed to watch it at my parents’ house unless...

Dogs are the new life savers

Dogs are the new life savers

Jayvonna Corley,
Contributor
May 24, 2018

I never thought how much my life would change after I got a dog. I met my dog Chuchie Corley when he was three months and it was like love at first sight. I saw that a friend on Snapchat was giving him...

If you don't love me at my September 16, you don't deserve me at my Cinco de Mayo

If you don’t love me at my September 16, you don’t deserve me at my Cinco de Mayo

Daisy Ortiz,
Managing and Spanish Editor
May 10, 2018

It’s that time of the year again, when stores bring out their Mexican decor to set up displays that entice people to buy alcohol, snacks and decorations for the grand celebration of Cinco de Mayo. This...

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