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Review: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS!

Crowds of toddler toting parents, cotton candy wielding merchants, and the distant sounds of trumpeting pachyderms and shrieking wild cats fill the Oakland Arena. The circus has definitely come to town. The world renowned Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings it’s newest show, “Legends” to San Jose’s SAP Center August 20, 2014-August 25, 2014, […]

Mayor Michael Sweeney talks about Hayward's progress and financial status at the state of the City address on Thursday, June, 2014, at the Chabot College Community Center. [Staff Photo/ Maria Maniego]

Chabot hosts State of the City

On Thursday, June 26, city dignitaries and Leadership Hayward graduates gathered at Chabot College for the annual Hayward Chamber of Commerce luncheon and State of the City address. Led by Chamber president and CEO Kim Huggett, the Leadership Hayward graduates were given recognition for their hard work and dedication. Marie de Leon, Hayward Promise Neighborhood […]

Actor Michael Morris playing Lucas, a young gay male making decisions on his life with his male counter part in this controversial role of self awareness. [Davis Dichoso/Staff photo]

Emerging works: “The Last Aria” & “Proposition”

Two outstanding plays were performed on Friday, May 9, at the Chabot College Little Theater as part of a series of performances for Emerging Work. Both student-written, “The Last Aria” and “Proposition” exemplified the talents of Chabot College students who delve into theater arts. Both plays were well-received by the receptive audience. Chabot students Lauren […]

Business Student Awards Ceremony

On Tuesday, April 29, students and teachers from the Chabot College Business Department came together in Building 700 to honor students and to give awards during the third annual Business Fair. Instructors from the Business Department honored their students by giving various awards and recognition for their work and its quality. “Well, I hope the […]

Dr. Stacy Thompson, vice president of Academic Services, sits at her desk in Room 210, Building 200, while discussing her future plans for Chabot on April 9, 2014. [Davis Dichoso/Staff Photo]

Introducing: Dr. Stacy Thompson

On April 9, 2014, Dr. Stacy Thompson, Chabot College’s new vice president of Academic Services, sat with The Chabot Spectator to fill us in on her plans for our school’s future. Only a full week has passed since Dr. Thompson’s first day on the job, but in this short period of time, she is already […]


Poster Child, Kemba Smith visits Chabot

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, motivational speaker, Kemba Smith, graced the Chabot College community with her presence to share the troubles she had been through during her past life. Smith discussed her experiences in an abusive relationship with a drug dealer, which caused her to spend about six years in jail where she gave birth […]


Moview Review: Sex Tape

18 July 2014

If the title doesn’t give it away already, the movie is about a sex tape made by a couple, who is struggling to keep the intimacy alive in their marriage that has become unexciting over the years. In an unfortunate turn of events, the video gets leaked to a number of friends and family. The […]

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Movie Review: The Purge: Anarchy

18 July 2014

Remember when “The Purge” came out in 2013? The story was so unique and interesting that we just had to see it, and it eventually became a huge hit. Well, director and writer James DeMonaco is back for the second installment with a completely new story. No more Ethan Hawke or Lena Headey? Nope. It’s […]

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Movie Review: Deliver us from Evil

04 July 2014

Director Scott Derrickson and his writer Paul Harris Boardman are teaming up once again in their new movie “Deliver us From Evil.” The duo had teamed up previously on “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” and “Devil’s Knot.” What we have to admire about Derrickson is that his horror movies have a story to them rather […]

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Movie Review: Earth to Echo

04 July 2014

Here’s a combination of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” and “The Goonies” that works just enough. Movies like “Earth to Echo” do a great job of reaching our hearts and exploring our imagination. Kid movies in general tend to mean so much to us because they seem to find a way back to our childhood. This is […]

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Movie Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

27 June 2014

The Autobots are back, and well, they never really leave, do they? Five years after the Chicago War, the now extinct Autobots reemerge with dampened spirits. Optimus Prime took the form of a ragged, rusting truck – the sign of defeat and loss of hope. But when Prime crossed paths with Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), […]

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Movie Review: “Under the Electric Sky” on the Silver Screen

07 June 2014

“EDC 2013: Under the Electric Sky”, a Focus Features film directed by Dan Cutforth (Project Runway), documents the adventures of several unlikely Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) music festival goers from various walks of life. The cast includes: Jose Perales, a rave enthusiast who dances from his wheelchair, an “old kandi” couple who found love at […]

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Movie Review: The Fault in Our Stars

06 June 2014

Based on a New York Times bestseller by John Green, “The Fault in Our Stars” adapts the story of two unlikely star-crossed lovers who unknowingly find passion as they share a similar and tragic demise. The film adaptation involves Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), who has Stage 4 thyroid cancer that caused metastasis formation to […]

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Movie Review: Maleficent

01 June 2014

Surprisingly the impression from trailers and the dark atmosphere provided by advertisement had me thrown. Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) is told from a first person perspective as she tells her side of the dark fairytale story. As a young fairy, she ruled the magical creatures of her kingdom, as optimistic as she is, her roll is […]

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22 May 2014

You might have seen a new survey being passed around campus. You might have questioned its relevance to your life. Well, here is why you need to pay closer attention to what it’s really for. This initiative put forth by the Passion and Purpose class is for the large group of students who have to […]

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Lindsey Stirling’s Shatter Me Tour Comes to San Francisco

22 May 2014

In the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, a line snakes around the corner of South Market and Turk in front of The Warfield Theater on May 17th, 2014. “America’s Got Talent” 2010 finalist and international YouTube sensation, Lindsey Stirling, has come to town. Her sold out two hour show, which drew thousands of dedicated […]

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The  Chabot Defence intercepts a pass from the offence during a srimage on Aug. 23, 2014 at Chabot College, Hayward, Calif. The Chabot football team will open its season at Butte College on September 6, 2014. Photo by David Soriano
The Gladiator defence get into a huddle before it faces the Gladiator offence during a scrimage on Aug. 23, 2014 at Chabot College, Hayward, Calif. The Chabot football team will open its season at Butte College on September 6, 2014. Photo by David Soriano #football  #chabot
Chabot football held a scimage to prepare for the regular season on Aug. 23, 2014 at Chabot College, Hayward, Calif. The Chabot football team will open its season at Butte College on September 6, 2014. (Photo by David Soriano) #Chabot #football #sports
Like to thank everyone who visited our table today for Gladiator day, hope you guys enjoy the rest of the semester. #thespectator #chabotcollege
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We're out here for Gladiator Day! Stop by our table to say hi, and be sure to pick up our very first issue of the 2014 Fall Semester! See you all there! 
This week we have a school survival guide for all of you new students here at Chabot College. Need help setting up dates with counselors, getting information on transferring, and if you're just looking for news classes to add? Take a read on the front page to find out. 
We talk about what the Top 5 Songs of the Summer were and we remember the late Robin Williams along with former Chabot student, Adam Pye.

For sports, we have an in depth preview of the Chabot Football season. Find out how Chabot is planning to win their 4th straight conference title in a brand new conference with familiar foes. We also explore the upcoming seasons for men's and women's soccer, and volleyball. 
#Chabot #ChabotCollege #Football #RIPRobinWilliams #College #AdamPye #Hayward #BayArea #EastBay #Journalism #VolleyBall #Soccer #Aladdin
Great things coming fall 2014 semester. #thespectator
Levi's Stadium during the second half of the MLS game between the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders FC, Santa Clara,. Calif. On August 2, 2014. Photo by David Soriano
San Jose Earthquakes star Chris Wondoiowski l (8) embrases his daughter Emersyn after a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders FC during the Inaugural Opening game of Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif,. On Saturday, August 2, 2014.photo by David Soriano @runthatdistancetf
The Chabot Baseball team is one win away from going to the state Championships series in Fresno after tying the series 1-1 yesterday against the Sequias Giants (game one 8-13 loss) (game two 11-1 win). Todays  game will be at noon at Chabot College. Photo by David Soriano @runthatdistancetf #chabot #baseball
The Chabot baseball team will battle for a chance to go to the state championship series, the top 8 series start tomorrow at Chabot college Photo by David Soriano @runthatdistancetf #baseball  #chabot
Emerging Works: Proposition - Actor Michael Morris. Written by: Pieter Boonzaller. Plays run through May 7 - 10, 2014. #ChabotCollege #Theater #Plays 
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Emerging Works: The Last Aria -Actors Joe Navarette and Melissa Edwards. Performances run through May 7 - 10, 2014. #ChabotCollege #Plays #Theater

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Box score of today's baseball playoff game Chabot vs Mission college, a critical game two tomorrow for the Gladiators if they win they advance to the next round of the CCCAA playoffs. #chabot #gladiators
The Chabot baseball team gets a 20-4 win over Canada in game 3 of the series during the CCCAA baseball playoffs. The gladiators are the #1 seed in northern California and  hope to advance to the state Championships, the next series will be from May 9th-11th all at home. #baseball #chabot #gladiators
The following Chabot athletes have made it into the Northern California track and field championships finals, Trevor Hubby got in Both the Pole Vault and Javelin, also Donald Pearson for the Long jump, both athletes will fight for a spot to go to the State Championships next Saturday at De anza college. The top and bottom left image are from Friday. May. 2, 2014 at De Anza college, Cupertino, Calif. Bottom right is grom the Hornet invatational last month #tracknation #trackandfield
FINAL! The Chabot Gladiators advance to the next round of the CCCAA Baseball Tournament after dominating Cañada College 20-3! In the best-of-3 series, Chabot won the first game on Friday 2-0, all while dropping the next game which happened earlier today, 3-2. For Game 3, two seven-run innings were more than helped the Gladiators advance! The Super Regionals are up next for Chabot and the games will be played from May 9th-May 11th next weekend at Chabot College! #chabot #baseball #cccaa #cccbca #playoffs
Tim Wise, speaks White Privilege in #ChabotCollege Little Theater.
Young adult author Erica Lorraine Scheidt, read from her award nominated book Used of Boys. #ChabotCollege #Library #Books #Author

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