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Living nightmares from my commute

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.

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 to get to school, and the commute can be very daunting depending on what time you leave. For the...

Temporary parking woes on campus

Temporary parking woes on campus

Jeremy Truesdell,
Contributor

November 1, 2017

Approximately 16,000 students attend CSU East Bay, and a vast majority of them are commuters who visit the university at least once a week, according to the California State University Office of the Chancellor. There are transit options available to these students: BART, AC Transit, campus shuttles...

Traffic consistently bad in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 30:  Traffic leaves San Francisco at the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend on June 30, 2006 in San Francisco, California. Despite the rising cost of gasoline, daily gasoline demand was up 0.9 percent from a year ago. According to AAA about 40.7 million Americans will travel over 50 miles or more from home during the 4th of July holiday, an increase of about 1.2 percent over last year.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Jamie Lee DaSilva,
Contributor

October 2, 2017

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have become accustomed to traffic jams. The morning commute, chock-full of bumper-to-bumper interactions, starts around 5 a.m. and lasts until 10 a.m., sometimes longer. The afternoon and evening commute begins generally around 3 p.m. and lasts until abo...

The classic cars of Havana

The classic cars of Havana

Peter Wang,
Contributor

September 21, 2017

As a petrol head, illegal street racing scene in the movies can always touch my heart, while this time it blew my mind by showing 1949 Chevrolets Fleetlin race 1956 Ford Crown Victoria on the ramshackle, half-ruined, but somehow beautiful main street of Havana, just as Pico Iyer wrote,”...in commun...

Modification of old cars in Cuba

Modification of old cars in Cuba

Peter Wang,
Contributor

August 29, 2017

Watching the movie “Fast and Furious 8” was an amazing experience that bonded me with Cuba. As a petrol head, illegal street racing scene in the movies can always touch my heart, while this time it blew my mind by showing 1949 Chevrolets Fleetlin race 1956 Ford Crown Victoria on the ramshackle, h...

Peter Wang

Peter Wang

Peter Wang,
Contributor

August 27, 2017

How I met Andy I just can't believe I oversleep at the very beginning of our trip to Cuba, the first day in Cuba, the first morning in Cuba. I missed my first breakfast in Cuba, I let slip my first time to hang out with my friends and schoolmates in Cuba, I lost the chance to have a fantastic tour...

Life in the fast lane

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Raymundo Pedroza,
Contributor

March 10, 2016

What do I do when when my favorite pastime is driving above legal-limit speeds on hot sticky tires, screeching on red hot brakes and other potentially dangerous automotive activities? I take it to the track. When I attend a “track day” at concrete racetracks in Salinas and small towns all around...

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