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High school rivals battle in alumni football game

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 27, 2015

When I played football in high school I used to get really nervous before the games. More than 10 years later, as I padded up for the Tennyson High School versus Mount Eden High School alumni game on Sunday, I didn’t get those nervous feelings. Even as I walked across the field late to warm up...

Community comes together over death

Courtesy H.U.S.D.

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 26, 2015

It turns out the community of Hayward is pretty strong. In the wake of the shooting death of Kionta Murphy Jr. around 1 a.m. on Aug. 4 several local organizations stepped up to help the Murphy family and the community. After the Hayward Unified School District heard about the 17-year-old’s death,...

Hayward teenager killed in shooting

Courtesy H.U.S.D.

Shannon Stroud,

August 4, 2015

On Tuesday morning around 1:00 a.m. a 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Arf Avenue and Morningside Drive according to a press release from the Hayward Police department. Hayward Unified School District named the victim as Kionta Murphy but Hayward police have not confirmed his identity. Murphy...

Hayward responds to U.S. police brutality

Pastor Tommy Smith speaks with the NAACP President Freddy M. Davis on Saturday at Mount Eden High School in Hayward.

Shannon Stroud and Bryan Cordova

May 20, 2015

In response to national news involving police brutality, the City of Hayward partnered with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, Hayward-South Alameda chapter held the Action Readiness Summit last Saturday to build connections between Bay Area officers and members in the...

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