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Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area

Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2017

Every year Cal State East Bay gives out awards to alumni who are deemed distinguished by a committee of faculty and staff as well as the president of the university. The most recent recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards were given out in October at the Hayward campus to Atul Dhablania clas...

Unscripted Podcast – November 1 Mixdown

Unscripted Podcast – November 1 Mixdown

Jocelyn Kibby

December 12, 2016

Unscripted podcast from November 1, 2016 / Playing a game "Go to the Scaa"

East Bay receives first women’s empowerment club

East Bay receives first women’s empowerment club

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Last January, six Cal State East Bay women decided to start a club that would bring a larger Latin culture presence onto the Hayward campus. Drawing inspiration from their single mothers, they also wanted to include women empowerment in the mix. On Dec. 2, The Wall Street Journal ranked...

Historic women’s volleyball season comes to an end

Historic women’s volleyball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

It was a bittersweet ending for the California State East Bay women’s volleyball team. Although they lost in the first round of playoffs to no.14 ranked California State University San Bernardino on Nov. 17, the team made playoffs for the first time since entering the California Collegia...

Men’s basketball ends six-game win streak

Men’s basketball ends six-game win streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

The California State East Bay men’s basketball team began California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference play last weekend against California State Monterey Bay and San Francisco State. The men started off with confidence as their record stood at 6-1 with a six game win streak. On ...

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over the holiday weekend

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over the holiday weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

After coming off of the best season in East Bay history, the loss of five key seniors and their head coach, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team is still adjusting to an entirely different lineup and coaching staff. Over the holiday weekend, the women played Dominican University ...

Men’s basketball on a roll

Men’s basketball on a roll

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Last year the California State East Bay men's basketball team started their season at just 2-5; not very good. However this year, the men started off 6-1 and are currently on a five-game winning streak after wins over Northwest Nazarene and Academy of Art this past Thanksgiving weekend. On Friday the men t...

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 30, 2016

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s one big problem, though: The student population on the Hayward campus continues to grow, but housin...

Search for new athletic director in full swing

Search for new athletic director in full swing

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2016

In their search for a replacement for outgoing athletic director Joan McDermott, a Cal State East Bay search committee has selected five finalists. Three of those finalists visited campus this week and the fourth will be here today to participate in an open forum to give the campus, community and unive...

Bay Area responds to election

Bay Area responds to election

Denika Williams,
Contributor

November 28, 2016

Chaos broke loose in various cities across the nation the moment Donald J. Trump became President Elect of the Unites States, including the Bay Area. Like most Americans, I watched on Tuesday November 8th to see the results of the 45th Presidential Election. It was past midnight when the news broke t...

Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Grad student opens first stuttering support group on campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

November 17, 2016

First-year Cal State East Bay graduate student Matthew Maxion began stuttering at the age of five. For 16 years, Maxion, now 25, attempted to hide his disfluency, the impairment of smooth fluid speech, from parents, friends and teachers by practicing “covert stuttering,” a concealment strategy where the spea...

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 16, 2016

Fall transfer student Rohit Reddy uses a new university loop shuttle up to five times a day. He travels back and forth from his classes at the science building to his dorm at University Village, and then back up to the Dining Commons for meals. The walk between his dorm and campus takes up to 30 minu...

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