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Voters support changes to Prop 13, according to Cal State East Bay faculty research

The survey found a majority do not approve of major parts of the landmark tax initiative of 1978 that reduced taxes for the state’s homeowners and business property owners, while limiting future increases.

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Noted movie production designer, CSUEB alumnus returning to campus April 24-26

Scott Chambliss '85, production designer for some of the biggest motion pictures of recent years, will talk about his career and the industry.

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C.E. Smith Museum opens newest exhibit: 'The Woman with 1,000 Faces'

The latest exhibit, "The Woman with 1,000 Faces: From Mythic Matriarch to Modern Mystique," is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through June 13.

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CSUEB to launch new women’s studies online degree completion program this fall

Geared towards working adults, the program is designed to acquaint students with feminist scholarship on women, gender, sexuality, and more.

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Newlyweds inspire support of CSUEB scholarships

When Professor Eileen Barrett married Elissa Dennis, they wanted all gifts to go towards a scholarship fund for students from Oakland public schools.

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East Bay Singers, conducted by Buddy James, to perform March 8 at Old Mission San Jose

The 8 p.m. concert -- "You Are the Angel Glow" -- will feature jazz works as well as spirituals and will take place at the historic facility in Fremont.

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Former Broadway hit 'Avenue Q' at CSUEB's University Theatre through March 16

The show is a coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. The final three performances are this weekend.

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University Art Gallery to host the works of 15 BFA students through Feb. 13

The exhibition opens with reception 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Admission is free and the public is invited. Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 12-4 p.m.

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Trumpeters McFadden, Olmos to perform with CSUEB Jazz Orchestra at Yoshi's March 10

Popular jazz musicians Marvin McFadden and Mike Olmos will perform as part of benefit for the CSUEB Music Department Scholarship Fund.

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‘Emerging Artists Exhibition’ open through April 10 at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery

The juried exhibition features artworks by select students from a number of Bay area universities and colleges.

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Acclaimed author Peter Orner to speak Feb. 6 in CSUEB’s Distinguished Writers Series

The novelist and short story writer will discuss and read from his latest works, in addition to answering questions and signing books.

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Fantasy author Laura Lam next presenter for CSUEB’s Distinguished Writer Series

Lam, a Cal State East Bay alumna, will read from and discuss her latest book, “Shadowplay,” Wednesday, Jan. 8. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ on stage Dec. 13-15 in Cal State East Bay’s Studio Theatre

Alice will be presented in “story theatre” style,” where the actors perform as the characters as well as the scenery and props.

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CSUEB choirs to perform at Dec. 7 Winter Choral Gala

The East Bay Singers and Singing Society will perform in the university’s annual Winter Gala titled "East Bay Lessons and Carols" on the Hayward Campus.

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CSUEB Instrumental Music Festival set for Nov. 1

The annual music fest will feature the Cal State East Bay Wind Symphony and selected local high school musicians for a 7:30 p.m. start in the University Theatre.

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Award-winning novelist Keenan Norris appears Nov. 18 for Distinguished Writers Series

The Bay Area-educated author, winner of the James D. Houston Award in 2012 for his debut novel “Brother and the Dancer,” will discuss his latest works.

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‘ICE’, ‘ICE-X’ to showcase CSUEB dance creations Dec. 6-7

These annual holiday dance celebrations of CSUEB’s Theatre and Dance Department, will take the stage Dec. 6-7 for three performances.

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Studium Teatralne to perform 'The King of Hearts' Oct. 5 at CSUEB's University Theatre

The Polish theatre ensemble will perform the play based on the true story of the life of a young Jewish woman trapped in a Warsaw ghetto.

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Kazim Ali, poet-novelist, to read latest works for Distinguished Writer Series

The award-winning writer will lead off the Cal State East Bay writers series Oct. 21 for the new academic year. The series is sponsored by the English Department.

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‘Follow Me to Nellie’s’ continues West Coast premier at Univ. Theatre through Nov. 24

This award-winning story about African Americans coping with their segregated existence in 1955 Mississippi is told with plenty of blues music.

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Free Fest wins national community service award

Annual Free Fest promotes recycling and reduces waste, winning a regional community service award for CSUEB Housing and Residence Life organizers.

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Electric car charging stations inspire more CSUEB drivers to go green

Funded by a new grant, four additional electric car charging stations have been added to the Hayward Campus to meet growing university community demand.

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Buddy James named founding director for CSUEB’s new School of Arts & Media

The school will enhance the artistic and communication curriculum for Art, Theatre and Dance, Music and the Multimedia Graduate Program.

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CSUEB student trains at renowned dance festival

CSUEB senior Charles Williams is dancing his way to the top with a full scholarship to the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

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Eileen Barrett receives Sue Schaefer Award for 2012-13

The Academic Senate has noticed Eileen Barrett's service to Cal State East Bay's faculty. She's served on the faculty of the English Department for the past 25 years.

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Mary Cardaras' first book examines genesis of the Iraq War

CSUEB assistant professor authors newly published book, "Fear, Power, and Politics: The Recipe for the War in Iraq after 9/11."

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Art students' mini movie earns spot at Cannes Film Festival

CSUEB seniors Justin Nunez and Joshua Folsom created a film that attracted the interest of student festival judges. As a result, it won the chance to be seen by thousands of Cannes festival goers.

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Art Gallery to host annual juried student exhibition through June 8

The year’s best art work produced by CSUEB students will be on display for the Juried Art Exhibition.

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Students learn from the pros at CSU Summer Arts

Photographer Scott Hopkins of the Cal State East Bay faculty is among the professional artists leading two-week intensive sessions for CSU Summer Arts.

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Performance Fusion offers diversity of student-created work through June 9

The creative work of Cal State East Bay theatre and dance students shines with Performance Fusion shows in the University Theatre and Studio Theatre on the Hayward Campus.

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Novella Carpenter, urban farmer-writer, to speak at CSUEB May 28

The author of “Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer” will discuss the history of American sustainability practices for the 2013 History Spring Speaker program on the Hayward Campus.

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Concert honoring longtime CSUEB professor set May 23

Admission is free to the concert, which will be held in the Recital Hall (room 1055) of the Music Building on the Hayward Campus.

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Poet Patricia Smith to read from her latest works for Distinguished Writer Series

The poet, playwright and performance artist will visit Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus April 25. She will sign copies of her latest book and answer questions from the audience.

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‘Emerging Artist Exhibition’ Open through April 13 at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery

The exhibition is open in the gallery located on the first floor of the A & E building on the Hayward Campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Music legend Eddie Daniels to perform at 28th Annual CSUEB Jazz Festival

Daniels will be in concert during the two-day festival Friday, April 19 in the University Theatre and perform with and provide instruction for young musicians the next day.

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'Apocalypse and Adaptation' opens in March at CSUEB

The C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology on the Hayward Campus will provide hosts the exhibition on how "Catastrophes Shape Society” through June 14 in room 4047 of Meiklejohn Hall.

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SNL’s Pickett to give rare Bay Area performance benefiting CSUEB Music Department

'Saturday Night Live' musical director Lenny Pickett will perform at Yoshi's jazz club in Oakland's Jack London Square March 11 with Cal State East Bay's Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are on sale.

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‘Bat Boy: the Musical’ at CSUEB’s Univ. Theatre through March 17

In a musical production blending horror and comedy, the Department of Theatre and Dance brings the mysterious "Bat Boy" to life during run that ends with Sunday matinee.

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CSUEB offers free music education workshop by John Feierabend Feb. 9

John Feierabend, one of the nation’s premier music educators, will lead a free community workshop at Cal State East Bay to emphasize the importance of providing music education for children.

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Distinguished Writer Series for 2013 opens with author Lucille Lang Day

The noted nonfiction author will read from her new memoir, "Married at Fourteen," Feb. 6 at the Hayward Campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Articles from previous years are available in the CSUEB News Archives.

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