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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Christopher Hester,
CSUEB Student
May 10, 2017
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Showcase

In response to the article “Campus Sees Rising Tension in 2017:" I was there for the whole protest. I was with the DISC staff when they decided to protest, when they wanted to make signs, and I walked out there with them when they were the first students to protest. I was there, messaging my fello...

Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features

On March 3 and 4, CSUEB students, universities, nonprofit organizations, a plethora of 18 to mid-20-year-olds and parents entered the New Union at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus armed with goodie bags filled with notebooks, pens, brochures and plastic water bottles for the 2nd annual Queer Confer...

Oakland Pride to close out the summer

Oakland Pride to close out the summer

Ira Lazo,
Contributor
August 24, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Every six months, Oakland’s Queer Gym staff hosts a queer sensitivity program, in which local community members and personal trainers have the opportunity to ask awkward or uncomfortable questions about the gender spectrum. This is the only queer-focused gym in the East Bay and every workout begins...

California schools diversify curriculum

California schools diversify curriculum

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 27, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Lessons about the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans and people with disabilities will be added to California public school curriculum, beginning with second grade textbooks. On July 14, the California State Board of Education, which has 11 members, voted unanimously...

New X-Files, Old Perspectives

Casey Peuser,
Contributor
February 15, 2016
Filed under Blog

When I heard that Shangela Laquifa Wadley, of Rupaul’s Drag Race fame, was set to guest star on the newest reboot of The X-Files, needless to say, I was excited. Shangela is like the little sister of drag queens: she’s annoying, and she never seems to go away, but you love her anyway. That said, her ...

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Campus

For the transgender community, bathroom selection can be tough. Most bathrooms are designated for either men or women; however, Cal State East Bay has started to buck the trend, somewhat. The Diversity and Inclusion Student Center will hold an informative session and play a documentary about the...

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA

Bryan Cordova, Managing Editor
February 20, 2015
Filed under Opinion

With support growing for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Ally, or LGBTQIA community across media platforms, I can’t help but notice how many TV shows like “Scandal,” “Elementary,” and “The Originals,” display same sex affections on a regular basis. It makes me ...

Hate crime victims remembered

Hate crime victims remembered

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Today is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember victims of hate crimes due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. On campus a group called the Transgender Inclusive Action Committee commemorates this day by honoring those who have lost their lives by post...

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