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Growing Fast Wages Chabot library gets $7.5 million makeover Chabot celebrates Dia de los Muertos Geek Week: Students ‘Turn Out’ for political awareness at ‘Ballot Party’ Campus profile: Office of Student Life Chabot, Hayward youth help keep community clean
On Dec. 4, 2014, protesters marched from Fruitvale Bart Station to a neaighboring McDonalds as protested mobbedthe inside, expressing their feelings on minimum wage. [Staff Photo/Davis Dichoso]

Growing Fast Wages

  OAKLAND, Calif. – On Dec. 4, 2014, demonstrators working in the fast food industry gathered outside the Fruitvale Village in hopes to increase minimum wage in the east bay. Fast food employees gathered with other east bay union employees seeking increase of minimum wage, as other counties have already increased their wages within the […]

The area located under the Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum Center (WRAC) in the Chabot College library in Hayward, Calif. is currently undergoing construction from now until Apr. 15 to create larger study rooms and computer labs.

Chabot library gets $7.5 million makeover

The Chabot College library (Building 100) is finally undergoing a $7.5 million renovation to enhance the facility and create more space for students to study. Students and faculty have been waiting for this change for nearly a decade and anticipate tentative completion in April 2015. The Steinberg Architecture firm, which built the San Jose Civic […]

A child gets her face painted at the Dia De Los Muertos Celebration held at the events center on Oct. 30, 2014.

Chabot celebrates Dia de los Muertos

“We’re trying to share our culture with everybody…” – Patricia Melina Glitter, sugars, candles, bread, and Mariachi music filled the events center as Chabot College celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Thursday, Oct. 30. The event was hosted on behalf of Aspire/Excel, Puente Project, Puente Club, EOPS and Chicano Latino Education Association (CLEA) in order […]

Students enjoy the evening festivities at the "Ballot Party" event, held in the cafeteria balcony at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. on Oct. 28, 2014.

Geek Week: Students ‘Turn Out’ for political awareness at ‘Ballot Party’

Passion and Purpose Club invited students to their open invite, “Ballot Party”, on Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the cafeteria’s balcony. The event was hosted as part of the country wide “60/50 Campaign”, which seeks to register 60 percent of student voters by the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act in 2015. “I don’t think […]

The Office of Student Life, located in the 2300 building above the cafeteria in room 2355, just to the right of the top of the staircase. [Galia Abushi/Staff Photo]

Campus profile: Office of Student Life

“Really, it’s about putting you in the position to succeed and to do a good job with the projects and the things that you’re passionate about…” – Arnold Paguio The Office of Student Life, located in the 2300 building just above the cafeteria, is the place that helps students access resources on campus such as […]

Lori Villanueva, Tennyson High School principal, talks to a parent and a child outside of Tennyson High School for Make a Difference Day on Oct. 22, 2014.

Chabot, Hayward youth help keep community clean

On Saturday, Oct. 25, members of different schools, clubs, and youth groups across the city of Hayward arrived at Tennyson High School to participate in Make a Difference Day, which was put on by the Keep Hayward Clean & Green Task Force. The Task Force is a volunteer effort put on by people across the […]


Movie Review: Into the Woods

25 December 2014

Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning musical, “Into the Woods”, makes its big screen debut on Christmas Day. The Disney revamp includes a star-studded cast with musical alums like Anna Kendrick (“Pitch Perfect”), Johnny Depp (“Sweeney Todd”), and Meryl Streep (“Mamma Mia”). The film promises a twist on what audiences have come to know as, “Once […]

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Students discuss plans for future events behind the scenes of Passion & Purpose class at their Dec. 3 meeting at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. [DENISE OLBERG/STAFF PHOTO]

Q & A with Professor Zac Walsh: Behind Passion & Purpose

11 December 2014

Q: Where did the idea of Passion & Purpose come from? Who developed it? A: It truly began from a question one of our former students (now at Berkeley), Skye Ontiveros, asked – something like, “It seems our educational systems our suffering from a lack of passion. Why don’t we create an entire class all […]

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A creek in downtown San Leandro which usually has water smoothly flowing through is very short on water and is drying out due to the extreme state of drought since 2012 throughout all of California, especially in the Bay Area. [Galia Abushi/Staff Photo]

How much have the recent rains helped the CA drought?

11 December 2014

  Last week, the Bay Area was hit with some hard rain, thunder storms and floods as some would hope that it would help ease the extreme drought of not only the Bay Area, but all of California. Some parts of the Bay Area including San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland got between two to […]

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Gifts that Keep on Giving

11 December 2014

GAG gift or not, I will say that sex toys are okay to give as a Christmas gift, to the right person of course, this year. It may seem like a crazy thing to do, but people do it. According to Sebastian Urdialez, the manager for L’amour Sex Shop in Fremont, Calif. the sales do […]

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“Bible study” club needs to recruit in a different, non-intrusive fashion

11 December 2014

NOTE: (In the 12/11/14 edition of the Chabot Spectator, the article stated that the club mentioned in this article was that of the Chabot FX Club. This is incorrect, however, as it was learned after the printed issue that the club mentioned in this article was not the Chabot FX Club, but instead a group […]

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Surprisingly Enjoyable

11 December 2014

Now that the semester is over, I can look back and say that my fears going into the semester were nothing to be scared about. At the beginning of the semester, the fear of what was to come over the next 18 weeks may have been a little overwhelming. Now that those 18 weeks are […]

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Hockey Versus Football

11 December 2014

Is hockey a harder sport to play than football? In a question that has fans of two different sports in constant prideful debate, a true answer will be hard to come by. As an avid football fan and ex-player, experience shows that hockey takes the trophy on which game is more difficult. Fans of football […]

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Students pass licensure exam

11 December 2014

The Chabot College Nursing Program celebrates another successful year with a 100 percent pass rate on its graduate students’ National Council Licensure Exams (NCLEX). All 37 of the students to whom the exam was delivered passed on their first attempt. Graduates who pass their NCLEX become licensed to work as nurses. The department has been […]

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Chabot students and Hayward community residents questioned Attorney Nasiri based on their personal legal issues that related to the topics addressed at the Immigration Forum held in the event center on Nov. 13.

Immigration Forum

11 December 2014

On Nov. 13, Latinos with Purpose and Mecha hosted an immigration forum at the Chabot College event center at 6 p.m. The forum informed students and the community about AB-60, a law that issues a driver’s license for first time applicants, and also spoke about Dream Act for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and attaining a Visa-U. […]

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Pvt. Dino Granzella (left), Cpt. Brandon Hartman (center), and Kristopher Klix (right) walk the track on Nov. 14 at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. during a Veteran’s Day event. [DENISE OLBERG/STAFF PHOTO]

Student Veteran’s Organization honor Veteran’s day at Chabot

10 December 2014

The Student Veteran’s Organization hosted a field day on Nov. 13, in honor of Veteran’s Day. The event was held at the Chabot track and field at noon followed by a BBQ feast afterwards. Students and veterans were welcomed to participate in a series of physical activities that included: tug of war, shot put toss, […]

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#Icantbreath Chabot students staged a walk out in perspective of the #Ferguson shooting and #Brown #BlackLivesSave #HandsUpDontShoot
Protesters demanded higher wages for fast food employees in the east bay, as they marched down International Blvd in Oakland, Calif. on Dec. 4, 2014. #upthepayeastbay #15 #OccupyOakland #Oakland #Protest #FastFood 
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Protesters marched down International Blvd in Oakland, Calif. demanding an increase in minimum wage on Dec. 4, 2014. #protest #99percent #Oakland #15
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ASPIRE, CLEA, EOPS/CARE, EXCEL, and The Puente Club put together a festive Dia De Los Muertos celebration to Chabot with face painting, sugar skull decorating, music and MORE! #chabotspectator #diadelosmuertos #dayofthedead
Chabot Colleges, Dia De Los Muertos exhibit celebrating for Oct. 26th. #chabotcollege #diadelosmuertos
Bay Area Filmmaker David Washburn, visited #ChabotCollege show casing three short films on veteran's makings the transition into modern life. #Hayward #Library #Veterans #Filmmakers
Running back coaches Greg Tuyor (left) and Andy Sparano (right) coverse during a 59-29 win over Delta college on Oct. 18, at Gladiator field, Hayward. The Chabot offence generated a school record 480 yards on the ground , the previous record was previously 445 yards in 1990. The Gladiators will travel to  Fresno on Saturday as the number 1 rushing team in the state of California!!!#football #chabot #chabotcollege #instagood #instalikes #photooftheday
The Chabot Gladiators were able to beat the Delta Mustangs 53-29 on Saturda, October 18, 2014, at Gladiator Field, calif. They are now 3-3 and will travel to Fresno on Saturday. Photo by David Andrew Soriano  #Chabot  #chabotcollege #football #nfl #photooftheday #instagood #sports
A short hype video from the football game two weeks ago when Chabot Played Sacramento City, full video can be seen on our you tube Channel TheChabotSpectator. Chabot Football will play in their first confrence game today 7:00 at Gladiator Field.  #chabotcollege #chabot #football #collegefootball
The chabot soccer team celebrates after a 3-2 win over Foothill college on Oct 14, at Hayward, Calif. Kimber Lohman was able to kick a clutch goal in extra time to secure a win for Chabot!
Chabot Women's soccer head coach Markus Bathelt celebrating a 3-2 victory over foothill college on Oct. 14 at Hayward, Calif. Kimber Lohman was able to kick a clutch goal in extra time to secure a win for Chabot! Photo by David Andrew Soriano #chabot #soccer
The Blue Angles did a fly by over the Golden Gate bridge for fleet week on Oct. 11, at San Francisco, Calif. The air show was nearly cancelled due to the fog but the show went on when visibility improved. Photo by David Andrew Soriano #photography #artistic #beastmode #instagood #photooftheday
The Blue Angeles came to San Francisco for fleet week on Oct. 11, at San Francisco, Calif. It is estimated that over 1 million spectators came to watch the air show.  Photo by David Andrew Soriano #blueangels #beast #photography #photooftheday #instagood #like4follow #photo
The 22 AC transit line prepares to turn towards Herperian Bvd on Oct. 10, at Chabot College, Hayward, Calif. The passion and purpose club along with AC transit are trying to pass a transportation initiative so that Chabot students will get discounts for riding the AC transit, this is a preview for our next issue set to be released one day earlier on Wednesday October 15. Photo by David Andrew Soriano #chabot #actransit #hayward #bus #instagood
A ferris wheel illuminates the sky above southland mall on Oct. 10, at Hayward, Calif. Will you go to the Carnival before it disappeaers?  Photo by David Andrew Soriano using slow shutter techniques. #carnival #Hayward #chabot #southland
The new exhibit Song & Sorrows for #OMCA Oakland Museum of California features artist Jesse Hernandez curating works for the 20th anniversary of Dias De Los Muertos, in Oakland Calif. #graffiti #art
Over the weekend Chabot Football lost a though game  52-49 against Sacramento City, within the last 17 seconds on 3rd and Goal from the 25 quarterback Jason Samuels (not pictured) of Sacramento city hit Jason samuels (11) for the touchdown on Oct. 4, at Sacramento, Calif. The gladiators will enter their bye week 2-3 and then will face Delta at home. #chabot #football #tagsforlikes #instafollow
New issue out today, first time in the spectators history that volleyball got front page. Also articles on student life director Arnold Paguio, Christine pelosi, opinion piece on the NFL as well as many more!!! Find the yellow bins around campus to get your copy!! #chabot #chabotcollege

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