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Campaign plan rises at Cal State East Bay

Campaign plan rises at Cal State East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 6, 2016

A new fundraising campaign at Cal State East Bay, called “Rising in the East,” aims to raise $60 million that officials say will increase student access to internships, mentoring and technology. The name was decided on after a slew of meetings and studies done by the university gauged the co...

Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Job fair scheduled for Hayward campus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 6, 2016

With Halloween just around the corner, October is traditionally devoted to costume shopping, but on Oct. 27, hundreds of Cal State East Bay students will collectively dress up with a different goal in mind: to land a job. Fifty seven businesses will be taking resumes and speaking to studen...

Volleyball squad claws out win over San Marcos Cougars

Volleyball squad claws out win over San Marcos Cougars

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016

It’s been a tough couple of years for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team. The squad hasn’t posted a winning record since 2011 when they finished 16-11 overall and 11-11 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games, but still missed out on the postseaso...

ASI cracks down on voting and homelessness

ASI cracks down on voting and homelessness

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 5, 2016

With the November 8 Election Day approaching, Cal State East Bay’s student government is currently working to increase student voter registration. The efforts are primarily online and include sending links through social media and email blasts that link to the California online voter regis...

East Bay honors professor emeritus

East Bay honors professor emeritus

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

September 21, 2016

Gone but certainly not forgotten. Robert “Bob” Blackburn, professor emeritus of the department of educational leadership at Cal State East Bay died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 81 on Sept. 10. Throughout his career, Blackburn stood on the forefront of social justice refo...

East Bay welcomes new and former students with 28th annual ‘al Fresco’

East Bay welcomes new and former students with 28th annual ‘al Fresco’

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

September 21, 2016

Nothing says welcome to a new school year at Cal State East Bay like a free concert. The university will continue its tradition of ringing in fall term with its 28th annual al Fresco, a festival hosted by the Student Life and Leadership department. This year’s celebration will feature li...

Women’s soccer team off to a rocky start

Women’s soccer team off to a rocky start

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

The California State East Bay women's soccer team had an upsetting start to the California Collegiate Athletic Association competition. The team and Coach Amy Gerrace traveled to Southern California facing both California State Los Angeles (3-2-2) and California State Dominguez Hills (5-1) to kick...

Staff turnover continues at East Bay

Staff turnover continues at East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 31, 2016

Staff turnover continues at Cal State East Bay. Audrey Katzman, Academic Affairs budget and communications director, will leave East Bay this month in pursuit of a position in Walnut Creek, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Edward S. Inch said Aug. 24. Katzman initially...

Athletic director honored by East Bay

Athletic director honored by East Bay

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016

It was a short ride, but it was memorable. Cal State East Bay hosted a farewell for former athletic director Joan McDermott, who accepted the same position at her alma mater, San Francisco University, on Aug. 23. McDermott will take over at USF in a few weeks and East Bay tabbed Dr. Don Sawyer ...

Hayward more than my home

Hayward more than my home

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016

When I drive up the Harder Hill and come to school at Cal State East Bay, it’s like a different world. I can almost forget about what’s waiting for me when I come back down. Many East Bay students leave Hayward when school is over, but I am still here, in the city I was born and raised ...

McDermott accepts new position at USF

McDermott accepts new position at USF

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 24, 2016

Just when it seemed like Cal State East Bay’s athletic department couldn’t experience any more turnover, it did. Nearly a year and four months into her tenure as East Bay’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Joan McDermott has accepted a new position as the Senior Associate Athletic ...

Baseball coaches step down

Baseball coaches step down

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2016

Coaches leaving Cal State East Bay is starting to become a trend. CSUEB men’s baseball Head Coach Bob Ralston and Associate Head Coach Darren Lewis — a former San Francisco Giants center fielder — both stepped down on Aug. 11, according to Director of Athletics Joan McDermott. The m...

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