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Album Review: ‘Cast Away’ by Strange Talk

A casual listener might overlook this detail, but the first track can either make or break an entire album. In this debut offering by Aussie quartet, Strange Talk, the titular track, “Cast Away,” did not disappoint. It provided the hook that the entire album needed to pique a newbie listener’s interest. “Cast Away” starts off […]

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Ariana Grande Has no ‘Problem’ Getting to #1

On Monday, April 28, Ariana Grande sent her fans in a frenzy after the release of her new song, “Problem,” featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. Her management promoted the much-awaited track by releasing snippets of the song and using hashtags such as #11daysuntilproblem on Twitter. Following the success of her debut album, Yours Truly, the […]

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Director Leann Conley-Holcom, conducts her Chabot College Chamber Choir through numerous songs at the recital hall in building 1200 on Friday, Mar. 20, 2014. [Davis Dichoso/Staff Photo]

Chabot choir spearheads spring concert series

On Thursday, March 20, 2014, the Chabot College Chamber Choir commenced their spring choral concert series at the Recital Hall. Led by Director Leann Conley-Holcom, the choir enticed the crowd and started the show with a rhythmic rendition of “Keep Your Lamps!” which is an African-American spiritual chant arranged by Andre Thomas. The Recital Hall’s […]

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Peter Erskine introduces the next song during the Chabot college Jazz Concert on Mar. 7, 2014.

Chabot College Jazz Concert

On Friday, March 7, 2014, the Chabot community was entertained with a jazz concert that took place at the Reed L. Buffington Performing Arts Center. This semester’s jazz concert was a great success. Both the jazz ensemble and orchestra played well and delighted the audience with sounds that can be described as both captivating and […]

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Pincushioned Takes Chabot!

The Chabot College Electronic Music Department has brought “pincushioned” – an interactive media duo from Phoenix, Ariz. – to the Little Theater on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The duo, who have been a group since 2007, consisted of Australian local Barry Moon and percussionist Douglas Nottingham from North Carolina. They go above and beyond in […]

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Juris Fernandez and Richard Poon start with a duet top kick of the show at Chabot College Performing Art Center on Nov. 29, 2013. [Davis Dichoso/Staff Photo]

Filipino Artists Serenade Chabot

On Friday, Nov. 29, Filipinos flocked the Chabot Performing Arts Center to enjoy a night of serenading by two of the Philippines’ homegrown talents. Juris Fernandez and Richard Poon, both well-known singers in the Philippines, visited their “kababayans” (countrymen) in the Bay Area and sang their rendition of famous love songs both new and old. […]

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Live 105’s Spookfest

The music was throbbing and the lights were ablaze at Live 105’s 2013 Subsonic Spookfest at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Partygoers came outrageously bedecked and bedazzled. Many wore tutus, Halloween costumes and fairy wings and lots of glitter. Doors opened at 5:30 pm and hosts Aaron Axelson and Miles […]

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Music Review: Time to Panic at the Disco

Las Vegas native Band, Panic! At the Disco, Brenden Urie (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Spencer Smith (drums), Dalton Weekes (bass)have recently released their fourth album “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die”. The band is  mostly known for their out of the box sound, style, and lyrics have recently The band once again changes […]

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Miley Cyrus; Molly Serious

Like the majority of Hollywood’s most watched child stars, Miley Cyrus falls deep into the pit of fame and fortune, or moreso, the rock ‘n roll lifestyle. The Disney icon jumpstarts her newfound identity and surprises ex -Hannah Montana followers with the album, Bangerz, which was released Oct. 8, 2013. Although Bangerz is far from […]

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Peaking with Lorde

Lorde’s recent album, Pure Heroine, is a breath of fresh and crisp air. Released on Sept. 27, 2013, the 16 year old phenomena puts a troubled adolescent’s life into a single mixtape. Listening to her tracks give a person the same high as a Schedule I narcotic. Her distinct but calming voice sends chills down […]

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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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