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Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

Ian James Vitaga,
Contributor

August 27, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre kicks off a new season this month with “By The Way Meet Vera Stark,” a satire by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage that portrays one woman’s hardships with racial profiling in the film industry during the 1930s told as a satire. “This season is about secrets...

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

Louis Laventure ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 20, 2015

Cal State East Bay softball coach Barbara Pierce stepped down from her position on Aug. 3, the second CSUEB coach in less than two months to do so. In an interview with the official CSUEB athletics website Pierce said, “Spending more time with my family is my priority and a major reason for this decision.” ...

Alumna guides community through the tech world

Alumna guides community through the tech world

Kris Stewart,
Contributor

July 1, 2015

Cal State East Bay alumna Natali Morris has lived a life filled with gadgets and gizmos through her career as a tech journalist. Morris, formerly Del Conte, has had her foot in the tech world for years and has worked for a variety of media outlets some including CNET TV, CBS News, MSNBC, the BBC, the CW, WIR...

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

June 4, 2015

The East Bay is buzzing, or better yet bumping to the rhythm and rhyme of Muslim hip-hop artist and activist Alia Sharrief. With uplifting rhymes, Sharrief’s lyrics offer a peek into life as she sees it through what she calls a “creative lens”. Born in Sacramento, Sharrief knew she wanted to...

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

May 7, 2015

Nappy Boy, T-Pain, will headline the Associated Students, Inc. annual Spring Mayhem event May 30 at the California State University, East Bay main campus in Hayward.. Spring Mayhem is an outdoor festival open to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. In previous years, the event was called...

Dr. Cornel West visits CSUEB campus

Dr. Cornel West visits CSUEB campus

Andréa Duprée,
Copy Editor

May 1, 2015

People leaned forward in their seats in an attempt to soak in every word that poured from Cornel West’s lips. The audience was attentive, but in no way silent for much of the outspoken philosopher, academic, social justice activist and author, who spoke to more than 450 California State University,...

Annual Day of the Teacher conference returns to Concord Campus

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

March 5, 2015

On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the California State University, East Bay Concord Campus will host the 13th annual Day of the Teacher conference titled “Success: Nothing Less.” The conference is geared toward those who want to become teachers and will feature workshops, interactive sessi...

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015

California State University, East Bay named Joan McDermott the new Director of Athletics last month, following the departure of Sara Lillevand Judd earlier in 2014. McDermott was one of 74 applicants that applied for the position following Judd’s acceptance of the Director of Recreation position ...

CSUEB women’s hoops win streak snapped

CSUEB women’s hoops win streak snapped

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015

Sonoma State managed to cool off the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team on Saturday snapping the Pioneers’ five game winning streak. CSUEB is now 9-3 overall and 4-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play after the 68-66 loss at the hands of the Seawolves. Sonoma State is now 6-4 ...

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015

The road has been tough on the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team this season. Twelve games into the season, the Pioneers are just 3-9 overall and 0-7 in contests on the road. The Pioneers have lost at least two consecutive games four different times this season, losing all of those games...

Hate crime victims remembered

Hate crime victims remembered

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

November 20, 2014

Today is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember victims of hate crimes due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. On campus a group called the Transgender Inclusive Action Committee commemorates this day by honoring those who have lost their lives by post...

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