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New provost outlines goals

New provost outlines goals

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

When you walk into Carolyn Nelson’s office it feels welcoming, almost like a living room. It definitely doesn’t feel like the office of the interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Cal State East Bay. That is the way the former middle and high school teacher wanted it, welcoming. “I w...

CSUEB prepares for campus sustainability day

CSUEB prepares for campus sustainability day

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

October 14, 2015

It’s been said time and time again, “We need to be more environmentally friendly.” It’s easier said than done but the question is how do we make it happen? To assist in answering that question Cal State East Bay hired Jillian Buckholz as its first director of sustainability. Buckholz was hire...

Se acerca una huelga entre la facultad de la UEC

Se acerca una huelga entre la facultad de la UEC

Louis LaVenture,
Editor de noticias y deportes

September 30, 2015

El 24 de septiembre la Asociación de Profesores de California anunció que tendrá un período de votación de 10 días, comenzando el 19 de octubre hasta el 28 para decidir si quieren organizar una huelga. El presidente de la CFA y la profesora de filosofía y relaciones públicas y administración de ...

Strike looms for CSU faculty

Strike looms for CSU faculty

Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus editor

September 30, 2015

On Sept. 24 the California Faculty Association announced they would hold a 10-day voting period from Oct. 19 to 28 to decide if they would go on strike. CFA President and Cal State East Bay professor of philosophy and public affairs administration, Jennifer Eagan, said at an address to CSU representa...

Is CSUEB earthquake safety a major issue?

Is CSUEB earthquake safety a major issue?

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 2, 2015

Two 4.0 magnitude earthquakes shook the Hayward Fault Line in the last month, the first in Fremont and the latter in Piedmont. The 2.4 magnitude aftershock followed the first quake less than an hour later. Reports rolled in of items falling off of shelves, but no major damage was reported. The second qu...

Ten weeks is not enough time

Ten weeks is not enough time

By Alfonso Galindo,
Contributor

August 26, 2015

Fourteen pages to write a week, for 10 weeks, along with 150 pages of reading assigned each week for 10 weeks. That adds up to 140 pages of writing, maybe more, and 1500 pages of reading all in 10 weeks. Mom said college wasn’t going to be easy but she said it was going to be worth it. Say goodbye...

Eighteen weeks is way too slow

Alex Boucher,
Contributor

August 26, 2015

Cal State East Bay is one of the few California State University schools that runs on a quarter system rather than a semester system, but unfortunately that is going to change in 2018. All but two University of California schools currently run on a quarter system and even though a majority of the...

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 22, 2015

In January, Governor Jerry Brown disappointed California State University leaders when he stated he would allot an operating budget for the 23-school system for the 2015-2016 school year of $119.5 million: $156 million short of what they originally requested. However, Brown last month announced revision...

STEM field leads employment rates for graduates

STEM field leads employment rates for graduates

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 10, 2015

The unemployment rate in California is higher than the country average according to a 2014 Labor Market Information report by the State of California Employment Development Department. In the United States 5.4 percent of the population is unemployed, however, in California that number is 6.3 percen...

Letter to the Editor: CSUEB name change

February 12, 2015

This letter was submitted in January 2015. Ladies and Gentlemen, Ten years ago this month CSU Hayward divorced Hayward, its main campus name of 42 years and married East Bay.. No other CSU before or since had or has 1) dropped a 30 or 40 year old main campus name to take a new one, 2) dropp...

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