A&E Editorial Sports Movie Review: Big Question: Baseball: Forget "The Forgotten." The Pioneer takes issue with Red team takes the war on terrorism. local world series. See page 7. See page 10. See page 4. Serving California State University Hayward and the East Bay November 4, 2004 PUBLISHED FOR THE CSUH COMMUNITY AND THE EAST BAY Free FREE • News p3 • Features, p8 • A&E, pp2,6,7 • Classifieds, p9 • Editorial, pp4,5 • Sports pp9,10 • Movies, p8 Election 2004 Produces Variety of Results By Edwin Okong’o Staff Writer with the results while refusing to speak further on the nationwide defeat. P resident George W. Bush earned four more years in the White House when Sen. John Kerry conceded on “We are devastated,” the volunteer said while sobbing. “No one here is ready to speak.” Wednesday. Alameda County Republican Party With 97 percent of all precincts report- Chairman Jim Hartman said the Republi- ed by 2 p.m. Wednesday, the president can Party’s victory was likely to increase led with 51 percent of the popular vote his party’s membership locally. Hartman and had 279 electoral votes. Kerry had credited Bush’s victory to an underlying 48 percent of the vote and 252 electoral support for the GOP that election poll- votes with Iowa (7) and New Mexico (5) sters failed to notice. unresolved. “There was a reservoir of support In state elections, Sen. Barbara Boxer that did not show in the polls,” Hart- (D) was elected to a third term after man said. defeating her Republican challenger, On the GOP’s failure to unseat former California Secretary of State Bill Boxer, Hartman said the party focused Jones. so much on the recall elections to elect The election also expanded Republi- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger that it took can majorities in Congress with a four- resources away from the Senate race. seat gain in the Senate and at least two Two of California’s key propositions in the House. passed on the Nov. 2 ballot: Alameda County Democratic Party Proposition 69: Election Day: Unlike other polling places across the nation, voters did not have to wait in hour-long lines to cast their ballots, as electronic ballots streamlined the voting process for local polling officials could not be reached for com- • Requires collection of DNA samples ment, but a volunteer at the party head- from all felons, and from adults and locations. Photo/Staci Colwell quarters expressed her disappointment See Election, page 3. Navellier Awarded Alumnus of the Year By Elisa Lewak Staff Writer He has donated over $100,000 to the 750 students per week. He also teaches O ver 100 faculty, staff and alumni gathered for an evening of conver- sation and dinner to honor the alumnus university, including money for the new business technology center. David Thornley, who won the Alumni technology at the department of teacher education. The class he instructs for teachers of the year, the alumni teacher of the Teacher of the Year and received his MS started as a project that was to last year and the outstanding professor of in educational technology leadership only one quarter, but it is so popular that the year at the Palm Event Center in at CSUH, said he was pleased to be there are now six sections of the class. Pleasanton. rewarded for doing something he really Thornley credits his parents with his Cal State Hayward awarded Alumnus loves to do. choice of careers since their own back- of the Year to Louis Navellier, the owner Thornley teaches computer technol- Political Rhetoric: (left to right) Congressional candidates Mark Stroberg(Libertarian), Pete Stark (Democrat) and George of Navellier & Associates and Navellier ogy at Forest Park Elementary School to See Alumnus, page 3. Bruno (Republican) are joined by Nader presidential campaign representative Todd Chretien and California Faculty Association Management Inc., who appears regularly representative Kim Geron to discuss election issues at the forum Tuesday. on cable financial news shows. Navellier Photo/Cassia Clinton received his bachelor's degree in finance Candidates Gather To and real estate management in 1978 and MBA in 1979 at CSUH. In receiving his award, Navellier said, “Literally everything I do today, I learned at (Cal State) Hayward.” Debate Election Issues CSUH emeritus professor Arnold Langsen said that Navellier was thor- oughly focused and quiet as a student. However, if he called on Navellier to an- swer a question in class, Navellier would By Cassia Clinton say, “Show me the money.” Staff Writer there, but believes in an all-volunteer Langsen understood the answer military. He added that a draft was un- better when he ran into Navellier some M ore than 200 students poured into the University Union Oct. 26 for a chance to listen to candidates for likely, as only two weeks prior Congress had defeated a vote instituting a military draft. months after graduation and Navellier was earning a seven-figure salary. Navellier said that because of his Congress and California State Senate “I doubt that much will change in strong accounting background from fervently wrestle with issues such as the next few years to allow (the draft) CSUH, he learned to invest his money homeland security, student health care to happen,” said Bruno. wisely. and the threat of a military draft. Stark and Stroberg oppose both “I wouldn’t have learned that at other Panelists included Congressional can- the war in Iraq and the possibility of a schools,” he said. didates Mark Stroberg of the Libertarian draft. Navellier gives back to the institution And the Winner is ... Cal State Hayward President Norma Rees (center) and Donald Sawyer (chair, Academic Senate, Party, Democratic representative Pete that helped him get where he is today. right) present statistics professor Bruce Trombo with the Outstanding Professor of the Year award. Photo/ Elisa Lewak Stark and Republican George Bruno, and See Issues, page 3. Halloween Extravaganza Provides Informative Time California Faculty Association Treasurer Kim Geron. Tom Condit, California State Senate candidate for the Peace and Free- dom Party, also attended, along with a representative from the Nader campaign, Todd Chretien. By Laura Troia Representatives from various campus Staff Writer bucks gift certificate and five days of free lunch at organizations served as moderators. the union. N The event was hosted by Associated o, Freddie and Jason weren’t there. But a host of The event later moved to the Pioneer Gym and the Students Inc., Student Life Programs, Cal State Hayward student programs were, and CSUH volleyball game, where the costume contest Democracy Matters, The Model United they teamed up to throw a Haunted Union Halloween winner was announced. Nations Club, Alliance for Social Justice, Extravaganza in the University Union Oct. 27. The Halloween Extravaganza was targeted toward the University Union, Feminist Majority Student Life, Freshman Experience Program, Uni- freshmen, although everyone attending the college Leadership Alliance and the Cal State versity Union, Student Development Services, Delta was invited. Name Change Forum Hayward Political Science Club. Chi and Alpha Kappa Omega all took part, providing Each panelist was asked a question free pizza, candy, music, games and contests in the and given two minutes to respond. At spirit of the spooky holiday. the end of the two minutes the other “We are trying to encourage students to get in- Aims To Educate panelists were given an opportunity for a volved,” said Marguerite Hinrichs, advisor and pro- 45-second reply to the original question. grams coordinator for Student Life who oversaw the The panelist first questioned could then event. respond to the criticisms and comments Booths were set up at the event with information of the other representatives. on school activities. Associated Students Inc., Stu- By Michelle Morales Among the most emotionally charged dent Life, the athletics department and the Univer- Staff Writer topics was the looming threat of a mili- sity Union provided information on weekly activities, A tary draft. In spring 2003, at the end of special events, sports and other information to help Name Change Forum addressing the university’s the invasion of Iraq, Pentagon officials educate students on how they can get involved. The name change from Cal State Hayward to Cal expected to drastically reduce the num- organizations also gave away candy, pencils, notepads State East Bay will be held from noon until 1 p.m. ber of troops at the end of the year to and key chains. Wednesday in University Union 101. 50,000 or less. Due to unexpected oppo- The Haunted Union also had various activities in President Norma S. Rees will be present, and As- sition, 130,000 military personnel have which students could participate against each other. sociated Students Inc. Director-at-Large Catherine been kept in place to maintain order in Delta Chi ran the Fear Factor booth with a gummy- Prejoles will moderate the forum. ASI is organizing the addition to 20,000 civilian contractors. worm contest, a grape/eyeball competition and a forum with some assistance from Student Affairs. “(The government) can’t sustain pigs-feet-eating contest. “I am really pleased that the students are doing troops in Iraq without a draft,” said Ray Wong, a freshman majoring in Health Science, this,” said Rees. “I think it shows real leadership on Chretien. “If the Democratic Party had won the gummy-worm and pigs-feet-eating contest. part of the ASI board.” walked out of Congress when (President “This is great. I had to eat the pigs feet to the bone The purpose of the forum, according to ASI Chair George W.) Bush proposed war, our kids Up to Their Eyeballs: In a pre-Halloween celebration, biology major Thao Nguyen in 60 seconds or less and it tasted like boo-boo,” Wong Darrell McKinney, is for students to ask Rees ques- would not be dying.” and chemistry major Marcos Vasquez participate in an eyeball-feeding contest at the said. tions about the name change and to give Rees the Bruno said he supported the war in “Haunted Extravaganza” event in the Student Union. For winning the contest Wong received a Star- Iraq only because our troops are already Photo/Staci Colwell See Name, page 3. The Pioneer News Thursday, November 4, 2004 3 ‘Curiosity Clubhouse’ Kid's Room Opens at Hayward Historical Society By Shatiqua Purifoy Staff Writer One of those voices was Alyssa cation director at the museum Local resident David Smith A private, non-profit educa- The current exhibit, “Pre- Arhontes, of Dublin, whose and creator of the “Curiosity received a mailer about the tional organization, the Hay- cious Cargo: California Indian T he Hayward Historical So- ciety invited local residents to celebrate the opening of its grandmother Pearl Arhontes works at the museum. “I was a little girl and I was Clubhouse.” “I think we could have had more people today, but that’s opening and brought his 3-year- old son, Dante. He said he has always been ward Area Historical Society promotes understanding of the Hayward area’s shared history Cradle Baskets and Childbirth Traditions,” will be on display until Nov. 13. “Curiosity Clubhouse” kid’s talking to a boy, who was my one of those things where we impressed with how the small through educational programs, The next exhibit will be room Oct. 30 at the Historical brother, and we were talking still are not known as a place museum is able to host high- interpretive exhibitions and the called “Celebrations: Cross- Society, 22701 Main St. about the Hayward circus,” said to come,” said McGraw. “The caliber exhibits, and that it is preservation of historic sites and roads of Cultures,” and will The new kid’s room features the 8-year-old. Historical Society has always a shame so few people know artifacts. feature various holidays cele- clothes, technology and toys She said that she likes the been seen as a place for older about it. The museum, open Tuesday brated by different ethnicities. from the past, as well as their clubhouse, had fun making the people who are interested in “We needed a place where through Saturday from 11 a.m. The display will run from Nov. modern counterparts. recording and would come to history. We wanted to reach Dante could play that is safe, to 4 p.m., offers a community 23 to Jan. 8. There is also a replica of one the kid’s room as often as her out to families and kids and let where he could learn about heritage exhibit and changing For more information visit the of the first telephones with a re- parents would bring her. them know that museums are the community and also that is exhibitions, as well as school Hayward Area Historical Society cording of two children talking. Adrienne McGraw is the edu- interesting and fun.” free,” said Smith. and public programs. Web site at www.haywardarea Students Look for Bargains at Outdoor Sale Economics Seminar Urges Students By Glenn Cravens Staff Writer many of the items marked down clothes are on sale. They’re just ond trip to the sale on Wednesday 50 percent or more. so expensive inside.” in another attempt to find a birth- L ike giddy children at a scav- enger hunt, many Cal State Bethany Danicek, a junior, said she was walking toward B o o k s t o r e o f f i c i a l s c o n- ducted the sale Monday and day gift for her mother, a surprise gift for her husband and school To Think Outside Box Hayward students searched for class Wednesday when she saw We d n e s d a y, a b o u t a w e e k supplies for herself. the perfect gift or school supply students looking over items. She later than scheduled, because Cardenas mulled over the coin during the annual outdoor sale wandered over and was happy of the rain that struck the area. purses and license plate rims, un- held last week at the student to see greeting cards for a $1 or Employees hailed the two-day decided on what to purchase. bookstore located at the center less. sale as a success. Bookstore “You can’t pass by a good of campus. “I send a lot of cards,” said manager Sandra Ehrhorn de- sale,” she said. “You try to find By Kevin Austin Tables were stocked with box- Danicek, an Illinois native, who clined comment. nice gifts that don’t cost too Staff Writer they were the first to engage es of items ranging from CSUH said she sends letters about three Vanessa Cardenas, an unde- much. Nobody wants to buy a economics as a way of life. T-shirts to stuffed animals, with times a week. “I’m glad some clared sophomore, made her sec- $50 shirt.” J ames Ahiakpor, Cal State Hayward professor of Ahiakpor said that new authors who write books on Draft, Health Care Discussed Voters OK DNA Collection economics, discussed various economics are not as informed topics in the economic field, in- as they could be. cluding modern macroeconom- “Just know that the newest ics and the study of economics, authors aren’t the best, but still in a seminar in the Music and read them,” said Ahiakpor. Issues, from page one. rights are being infringed upon,” Business Building on Oct. 27. Ahiakpor also discussed said Chretien, calling for reform of Proposition 71: Election, from page one. The seminar ended with a problems in modern macro- Condit explained that the the Patriot Act, which he termed • Establishes “California Insti- questionnaire from students. economics, including consumer problem with the draft was not “a racist, scape-goating cam- tute for Regenerative Medicine” “The main principle is for spending, saving and invest- the draft itself but the reasons paign against Muslims.” juveniles arrested for or charged to regulate stem cell research and kids to learn more about eco- ment, and the rate of interest. the United States is at war. “It is a policy of Democrats to with specified crimes, and sub- provide funding, through grants nomics outside of the box,” Money, he said, can be used for Students also showed increas- be supportive of a broad group of mission to state DNA database; and loans, for such research and said Ahiakpor. “This is a way three things — banks, wealth ing concern for health care. people,” said Stark, acknowledg- and in five years, from adults research facilities. to learn other than the class- and currency. An estimated 45 million Ameri- ing the flaws of the Patriot Act. arrested for or charged with • Establishes constitutional room.” Ahiakpor concluded by say- cans are without health care, said Stroberg countered that the any felony. right to conduct stem cell re- Ahiakpor began his talk by ing that the history of economic Condit. majority of Democrats voted for • Authorizes local law en- search; prohibits Institute’s explaining the study and his- thought is more useful than en- “I am (one of) the top 20 most the Patriot Act and that the Lib- forcement laboratories to per- funding of human reproductive tory of economics. He discussed tertaining. influential politicians in terms of ertarian party had a history of form analyses for state database cloning research. economic writers such as Adam “I thought he did a great health care,” said Stark, who has opposing the statute. and maintain local database. • Establishes oversight com- Smith and his book, “The job,” said C.W. Baird, profes- expanded health-care benefits for The issue of rising college fees • Specifies procedures for mittee to govern Institute. Wealth of Nations.” Ahiakpor sor of economics, of Ahiakpor’s children as well as written leg- also arose during the discussion. confidentiality and removing • Provides General Fund loan referred to the works of these speech. “He was clear and pre- islature to offer more Americans “Higher education is not a high samples from databases. up to $3 million for Institute’s writers as “classics” because cise. He was excellent.” health coverage. priority,” said Geron, noting that • Imposes additional mone- initial administration/implemen- Bruno said that individual re- undergraduate fees increased 63 tary penalty upon certain fines/ tation costs. sponsibility and funding needed percent in the past two years for forfeitures to fund program. • Authorizes issuance of gen- to be addressed before any solu- an institution that should be free • Designates California eral obligation bonds to finance tion to the healthcare issue would of cost, according to the Master Department of Justice to im- Institute activities up to $3 billion be found. Plan of Education. plement program, subject to subject to annual limit of $350 “Health care is a mess. Emer- Many students, such as Naomi available moneys: Authorizes million. gency rooms and hospitals are Gillespie, found the forum to be $7,000,000 loan from Legisla- • Appropriates monies from closing,” he said. “beneficial” but complained that ture for implementation. General Fund to pay for bonds. Stroberg said that health care audience members were not might improve if it became a pub- given more chances to ask the lic entity, and Geron suggested candidates questions. that voting for Proposition 72 “(ASI) didn’t pull more than would be “a small step toward a two or three questions from the better health-care system.” crowd,” said biology student Ran- The issue of homeland secu- dall Clark, adding that ASI chose rity was also a key issue for many friends and fellow members for forum attendees. questions with little regard for “We are the people whose the other students present. Chance To Air Name Concerns Name, from page one. Speaker Fabian Nùñez, Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante, State Superin- chance to educate students as to tendent of Public Instruction Jack why she is suggesting the name O’Connell and Reed are executives change for the university. of the CSU board of trustees. “ASI felt students don’t un- CSUH has undergone several derstand it, so they don’t support name changes in its 47-year his- it,” said McKinney. “Maybe if we tory. When CSUH first opened educate the students it would be its doors in 1957, it was called easier for them to grasp.” the State College for Alameda Although Rees will be listen- County. In 1961, it became the ing to students’ feedback about Alameda County State College. the name change, the recommen- Then, in 1963, it changed to Cali- dation has already been made to fornia State College at Hayward. CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed. In 1972 the university became CSU board of trustees will discuss California State University, Hay- the issue, most likely, in Novem- ward. ber or January. Trombo Gets “I have already given my recommendation to the chancel- lor,” said Rees. “But I would like to think that I’m open minded Award The Urban Teacher Academy enough to where there could be something to change my mind.” The idea of the forum came about after an ASI meeting on Oct. 20 at the Contra Costa Cam- We offer the following programs to assist pus. After the meeting McKinney Alumnus, from page one. you on the pathway to teaching: and Rees discussed how the name ground is in education. change is affecting students, when After getting his bachelor’s McKinney suggested having the degree in the mid-1980s, Thorn- forum and Rees agreed. ley thought he wanted to become • CBEST PREPARATION WORKSHOPS Rees made the formal an- nouncement recommending the a cook. His father tolerated this Math, Reading & Writing Sessions aspiration and even helped him university name change Oct. 7. The get a job. Now forming for the Target Test Date of Hayward campus would be identi- fied as the Hayward Hills Campus, Eventually Thornley took on a job as a substitute teacher, which December 4, 2004 the Contra Costa Campus as the he loved. At his father’s urging, Concord Hills Campus and the pro- he began to teach full time. fessional center in Oakland as the Also, CSUH recognized Profes- Math Workshop Dates Oakland Professional Development Center. sor Bruce Trombo of the statistics Nov. 11 & 12, 18 & 19 department as outstanding pro- The Pioneer first reported the fessor of the year. possible name change in October According to Professor Julia Reading Workshop Dates 2003, even though the idea was actually suggested in previous Norton, statistics department chair, “Trombo put CSUH statis- Nov. 13 & 14, 20 & 21 years. In 1995 a committee was tics on the map.” formed to design a new logo. That committee also recommended the When Norton moved out to Writing Workshop Dates California, she asked her profes- university change its name. sors at Harvard, where she earned Nov. 13 & 14, 20 & 21 The CSU board of trustees will her doctorate, what schools to ap- make the final decision concern- ply to for a job. They mentioned ing the fate of CSUH’s name. Berkeley and Stanford, but also Hayward Mayor Roberta Cooper Apply online for a CBEST application: told her to seek out Trombo at http://www.edschool.csuhayward.edu. and Hayward City Manager Jesus CSUH as well. Armas are planning to attend that Casi Maggio and Felicia Lil- or Call 510-885-2068 meeting. Armas has already con- ienthal entertained guests with tacted the chancellor. songs from the upcoming “Into The CSU board of trustees has The Urban Teacher Academy, A&E 213 the Woods.” 25 members. All serve for two California State University, Hayward In addition, paintings for sale years except for appointed trust- School of Education and Allied Studies by undergraduate student artists ees ,who serve for eight years. Gov. lined the room. All proceeds went Arnold Schwarzenegger, Assembly to the student artists.