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Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Multicultural sorority established on CSUEB Hayward campus

Reem Habte,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

On Nov. 3, 2017, Zeta Sigma Chi became the newest sorority on Cal State East Bay’s campus and joined 31 existing Greek organizations. But this sorority chapter is different from most of the others; they were created specifically to be a multicultural group that accurately reflects the ethnic divers...

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Journalist Yessenia Funes opens CSUEB’s Earth Week

Justin Mutch,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Metro

Yessenia Funes, an environmental journalist for the blog Earther, gave a keynote speech to kick off Earth Week at CSUEB, April 23 through 27. She gave an informative and poignant presentation in the Multipurpose Room in the New University Union about environmental racism, as well as other forms of envir...

Communication students build a new radio station on campus

Communication students build a new radio station on campus

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life

This quarter, California State University, East Bay offered a class in the communication department that had not been offered in twenty years. Comm 3160, “Radio Operation,” has not been offered since CSUEB was known as CSU Hayward. The class is run by Kevin Pina, communication department lecturer...

CSUEB prepares to end contract with Aramark

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Philadelphia-based corporation, Aramark, took over the university food services on July 1, 2006. This contract with Aramark came with an expiration date, June 30, 2018. Just a little over four months left, the question of who will be the next food service provider that will take over the univers...

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Campus Safety 101: Walking around CSUEB at night

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Winter time on Cal State East Bay’s campus can get cold and especially dark since daylight savings time ends in November. The dark evenings will continue until daylight savings returns in early March. For anyone on campus studying or taking night classes, this means having to cross parts of campus...

New chapter and new beginnings for East Bay Chapter of PRSSA

New chapter and new beginnings for East Bay Chapter of PRSSA

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

In 2002, nine communications majors created the Public Relations Student Society at Cal State East Bay to help each other pursue careers in the public relations industry. The organization started out strong numbers-wise, but over time they struggled to keep club enrollment up above the minimum of 10...

CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus

CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus

Alaina Bigelow,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

How East Bay’s Theater Department is starting an open discussion When George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter movement was born. It has since become a chapter-based, global activist movement aimed at reducing violence against Black communities. Here at Cal S...

CSUEB has blurry policy on alcohol

CSUEB has blurry policy on alcohol

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

I went on a journey in search of information on how to have a tailgate at CSUEB: the ability to cook food, drink alcohol and socialize on campus before sporting events. Although that was the original intent of my inquiry, I ended up finding out just how confusing the CSUEB alcohol policy is in its current...

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

A hit and run accident was my introduction to CSUEB

Robert Glasspole,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

I was involved in hit and run accident on Sept. 21 while parked near the bookstore in Lot A. As a student who commutes to Cal State East Bay daily from San Mateo, parking is the most stressful part of my drive. Drivers can be easily distracted while driving in parking lots which leads to accidents. Two...

Student housing in high demand

Student housing in high demand

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

It was a warm Sunday afternoon when I left Sacramento and set off toward what would become my new home: Hayward. Finally, freedom was attained. I had just moved out of my parents’ house to attend college at Cal State East Bay. I received warm welcomes from family friends who were kindly letting me ...

Getting physical at CSUEB

Getting physical at CSUEB

Jocelyn Jensen,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion

The Freshman 15 is notorious: it is common for students who are new to campus to gain a few pounds during their first year in college. Realistically 3-5 pounds, is what a new student  might gain due to lack of food portion control or from binge drinking, according to August 2017’s US News & Wor...

Touring, not what we imagined

Touring, not what we imagined

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features

To the average spectator it may seem like traveling bands appear to music venues at a magical flick of a wrist or even through a secret portal hidden behind the curtains. The truth is usually a lot messier than that. Getting from one show to another usually consists of cramming, eating out of cooler...

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