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Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers

Ethnic studies department confronts controversial fliers
June 2, 2018

Although Cal State East Bay prides itself on being one of the most diverse universities in the nation, the student body has still not been able to escape getting caught up in racial and political debates. Earlier...

Green card holders fear the new administration

Green card holders fear the new administration
March 8, 2017

Members of the Latino community, documented and undocumented, are looking for ways to formalize their presence in the United States because they fear they may be next on President Donald Trump’s “to-do”...

Presidential election got me like ‘nah’

Presidential election got me like ‘nah’
November 2, 2016

I feel like I am at a restaurant but all of the food is gone. All they have is salt, pepper and house salads. That is what the 2016 presidential election feels like to me. I don’t want either entrée,...

Nosotros no somos todos iguales

Nosotros no somos todos iguales
August 24, 2016

Mexicano, Salvadoreño, Guatemalteco y Nicaragüense: todos ellos son "mexicanos” de acuerdo al candidato republicano Donald Trump. Trump ha dicho que los mexicanos son violadores, traficantes...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate
August 17, 2016

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When...

Actor John Leguizamo teaches Latin History to “Morons”

Actor John Leguizamo teaches Latin History to “Morons”
August 3, 2016

John Leguizamo’s new solo performance at the Berkeley Repertory Theater on July 22 was a 90-minute show with no intermission. In “Latin History for Morons,” the 52-year-old award-winning actor, comedian...

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?
August 3, 2016

Facebook’s July diversity report showed that the company lacks any real progress toward achieving diversity among its employees.   According to Facebook’s figures, Black employees totaled 2 percent...

Reclaiming Latino and Latina

Poet Erika Vivianna Céspedes
May 4, 2016

At a recent  “Una Noche de Poesia” event in the Diversity Center at Cal State East Bay, the aroma of café y pan dulce — coffee and sweet bread — filled the dimly-lit room. The evening was dedicated...

Cultural graduation rates and events at CSUEB

May 7, 2015

It’s graduation season again, as California State University, East Bay prepares for the undergraduate commencement ceremony on June 13. Any student who has met eligibility to graduate may participate....

Children’s Museum to host Dia de los Tres Reyes

Tres Reyes cake is commonly served for the holiday.
January 8, 2015

To celebrate Mexican culture, the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose will be hosting a Dia De Los Tres Reyes event this Saturday and Sunday. In partnership with the Museums Latino Cultural Advisors...

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