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New Zealand makes history at Rugby 7s World Cup

New Zealand makes history at Rugby 7s World Cup

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

August 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

The New Zealand men’s and women’s All Blacks team made history on Saturday and Sunday by becoming the first teams to win back-to-back World Rugby Cup Championships. The men’s side defeated England 33-12 on Sunday while the women retained the title they won back in 2013 in Moscow by shutting out ...

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Standing at 5 feet 10 inches, the Phoenix Arizona native and California State East Bay’s standout forward, sophomore Morgan Greene is a force to be reckoned with. In only her second season as an active player, the sophomore already ranks in the school’s top 10 all-time career points, blocks and...

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Bay Area panel unites women in hip-hop

Shyra Gums,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Nov. 2, 2017, I posted a “Throwback Thursday” Instagram post of me and some of my mentors who were panelists in my first Women in Hip Hop Panel in 2015. I  just tried to show my appreciation for having them all as my “Hip-Hop guardians.” One of my mentors shared the post, resulting in her and many mor...

Females “step up” to Grammys

Females “step up” to Grammys

Earlene Mary Escobal,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life

Recording Academy’s President causes uproar with his comment on lack of female representation at Grammys At the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 28, only 11 female artists were nominated out of 84 total categories. Of the 11 female nominees, two of them won and only one winner aired on the live s...

Women’s basketball season ends

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

After winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference tournament two years in a row, it was shocking to see the California State East Bay Women’s basketball team lose in the first round. On Tuesday, East Bay faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks (16-12 overa...

Babe.net: An alternative outlet for women by women

Babe.net: An alternative outlet for women by women

Joshua Akintomide,
Contributor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features

“I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. It turned into the worst night of my life,” read the headline of the latest news article written by Katie Way of Babe.net. She is among the growing list of women sharing their experiences of sexual assault and harassment. The nature of this headline may not come as ...

Women marched, women rallied

Women marched, women rallied

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

60,000 marched in the streets of San Francisco for the Women’s March Theon Johnson joined the waves of crowds that marched down Market Street for the Women’s March in San Francisco on Jan. 20. Johnson, an associate pastor at the San Francisco-based Glide Memorial Church, marched alongside one g...

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay softball team started their season strong as they beat Dominican University in a two-game series over the weekend. Last year, the team had a decent record with a 27-25 overall record and 19-19 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, which put them...

ESPN suspends sports analyst

ESPN suspends sports analyst

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

We live in a country that holds an ESPN host more accountable than we do our own president. That sounds strange, doesn’t it? To be more consumed in a person giving their opinion on the issues that concern them in regards to the United States of America, more than we care about our president’...

She got game: Doris Burke blazes trail for women sports analysts

She got game: Doris Burke blazes trail for women sports analysts

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sept. 25 marked a defining day not only for sports journalism but for women around the world. Doris Burke, an ESPN NBA analyst, became the first woman to become a full-time game analyst on a national level according to ESPN. Burke has worked for ESPN since 1991 according to their Media Zone site....

Women Sports Film Festival gives an unexpected platform

Women Sports Film Festival gives an unexpected platform

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

If someone asked me a year ago what I’d be doing now, my answer definitely wouldn’t be speaking on panels. On Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 the Women Sports Film Festival took place in Oakland and I had the opportunity to attend as not only a staff member, but also a speaker on two separate panels....

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