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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 Veterans virtually convey experiences in David Washburn Films
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 […]

Bay Area filmmaker David Washburn visited Chabot College, showing three powerful emotional driven short films involving veteran’s transitioning to a normal lifestyle, as many veterans participated in the screening in building 800, on Oct. 23, 2014. As part of the Veterans Documentary Corps productions from San Francisco State University’s Documentary Film Institute.

Veterans virtually convey experiences in David Washburn Films

On Oct. 23 2014, Veteran Documentary Corps (VDC) filmmaker David Washburn showcased three of his short documentary films at Chabot College. The showcase was sponsored by the Hayward Public library, Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Office of the Chancellor, Chabot College of the President, Chabot Veterans student organization, and the American Association of University Women’s […]


Five Nights At Freddy’s 2

26 November 2014

Scott Cawthon, the solo game developer and creator of the summer’s hottest indie horror game, “Five Nights at Freddy’s”, released the highly anticipated sequel, “Five Nights at Freddy’s 2”. On the surface, it looks like the game is overall more of the same thing, but Cawthon creates a world that continues to surprise, terrify, and […]

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Top Five Black Friday Shopping Tips!

26 November 2014

Black Friday is a part of an American holiday ritual that signals Christmas being just months away. It helps us with great deals on purchases that would normally be overpriced, but things can get a little overboard.   “People get crazy for things they don’t need,” said Chabot student David Gonzales. To avoid the crazies […]

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Where Are You Shopping This Year?

26 November 2014

Do You Know Where You’re Going on Black Friday? It’s the time of year where right after we give thanks for what we already have, we buy a bunch of stuff we don’t need, or probably do need, or want to have just because. No one’s judging you, though – because we all do it. […]

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What you should know about Ebola

18 November 2014

In the last few months, a close watch has been kept to keep the rare Ebola virus contained as it breached U.S. borders on Sept. 30, 2014. In the U.S., there have been a total of four cases of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Three of those patients are health care workers […]

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Women’s soccer: CCSF overtakes Chabot 3-2

15 November 2014

On Friday, Nov. 14, the Chabot College Lady Gladiators lost to the San Francisco City College Rams by a score of 3-2 at home to end the season. The game began in control of Chabot with City taking control after about 20 minutes. At the half hour mark, Hannah Mikles’ cross found Alejandra Sanchez in […]

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Men’s soccer: EVC Hawks take down Chabot 5-3

12 November 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, Evergreen Valley College men’s soccer team defeated Chabot College 5-3 in Hayward, California on the Chabot campus. The game started out promising for the Gladiators when Ramon Alcazar intercepted an attempted clearance by the Evergreen Valley defense and passed to forward Isaac Mensa, who scored the first goal of the […]

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Corporations vs. employees: Should anyone work on Thanksgiving day?

22 November 2014

Social media is taking a stand against big box department stores who plan on opening their doors to Black Friday consumers as early as Thanksgiving night. Users are boycotting to thwart retail giants with the following viral pledge: “Because I believe in family…I pledge to not shop on Thanksgiving. If I’m shopping, someone else is […]

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At the Police Brutality meeting in room 722, D’andre Teeter gives his opinion speech for the matter of “Militarization of the Police” on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Chabot guest speakers talk police brutality, militarization of police, and Ferguson

21 November 2014

In a forum sponsored by Chabot Library and the Change it Now (CIN) program, guest speaker Reverend Michael McBride discussed police brutality, mass incarceration, and militarization of the police to an audience of students and faculty at the Chabot College event center. McBride is a representative of stopmassincarceration.net and PICO National Network. McBride shared the […]

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20 November 2014

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SSCC Town Hall Meeting 11/11 Report: Bottle Water Fountains, Transportation Initiative, ‘De-stress Week’, and more

19 November 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Student Senate of Chabot College (SSCC) hosted a town hall meeting in the 700 building of Chabot in front of students and faculty. The meeting focused primarily on future events for the school, issues among the attendees at the meeting, and potential initiatives and depositions that students may be able […]

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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
1st Annual Literacy Drive, the goal of this event is to recruit Chabot College Students to tutor elementary and grade school students. #chabotcollege #literacy  #community

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Player Highlight, Runningback Christian Batiste (8) of chabot outruns Mervin McCane (3) of feather River  on Sept. 27, 2014, at Gladiator Field, Hayward, Calif. Batiste rushed for 108 yards on 12 carries, with two touchdowns along with a long of 58. The spectator will start highlighting more player preformances ob every Chabot Sports teams on instagram so stay tunned. Photo by David Andrew Soriano Head Photo Editor at the Chabot Spectator. #football #run #nfl #beastmode #instagood #photooftheday #playerHighlight
Yesterday the Chabot Gladiators unveiled new uniforms.  Do you like them or not? Kicker Miguel Esteban poses gor a photo after chabot beat feather river 54-37 on Sept. 28, 2014, at Gladiator field, Hayward, Calif. #chabot #chabotcollege #football #nfl #instalikes #instafollow #instagood #photooftheday photo by David Andrew Soriano

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