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Fuel Your Body For Success

Fuel Your Body For Success

Nancy Martinez
March 31, 2016
Filed under Health, Showcase

The student life is quite stressful and because our minds are always preoccupied, it’s important to maintain a healthy diet. Some researchers suggest that bad food consumption affects brain function, and that definitely should concern a college student. Being capable of using one’s brain to...

Smoking policy unlikely to be modified

Leyah Galindo
March 31, 2016
Filed under Health, News

Students, faculty, and staff may find others smoking a bit of an annoyance as they are trying to avoid the smoke for a number of health reasons. Unlike other CSU and UC campuses, Cal State LA has yet to ban smoking on campus. Under the current smoking policy, smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of...

Got beef with the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle?

Got beef with the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle?

Daniel Vidal
March 31, 2016
Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

As the number of vegetarians and vegans grow, students inform and learn more about the different lifestyles. A vegetarian diet only excludes meat, as where a vegan diet prohibits people from eating any animal products like milk, cheese, and eggs. Many people find it difficult to cut meat or other animal products...

Something for everyone at Cal State LA’s farmers market

Lorena Ramirez
March 25, 2016
Filed under Health, Lifestyle

Vendors provided fresh fruits, vegetables, Kettle corn, tacos, baked potatoes and much more at the monthly Farmers’ Market meet on campus Monday, March 1, along the Main Walkway. The Market provides students with fresh strawberries, grapes, oranges, apples and avocados, in addition to many other...

Cal State LA Microbiology Student awarded high honor for women’s health research

Cal State LA Microbiology Student awarded high honor for women’s health research

Marrian Zhou
March 11, 2016
Filed under Health

Karl Liboro is a microbiology major at Cal State LA and his recent project has been honored with the Howell-CSUPERB Research Scholar Award at the 28th CSU Biotechnology symposium, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County this past January. The award was offered by the CSU Program for Educatio...

HIV High Among African American Gay and Bisexual Men

HIV High Among African American Gay and Bisexual Men

Taylor Preza
March 11, 2016
Filed under Health

A recent study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released that among gay and bisexual men, African American gay and bisexual men are most affected by HIV by a staggering 50% risk rate. Diagnoses, including that group, have increased by 22 percent in the last decade. According...

Cal State LA students prepare for finals by turning to Adderall

Marina Andalon
March 4, 2016
Filed under Health, Lifestyle

It’s 10 P.M. on a Sunday night and you have a final at 9:50 A.M. tomorrow, and you have not started studying for that Physics exam. Well you are in luck, Adderall is a drug that can help you, and is sold on Cal State LA. James*, senior majoring in Civil Engineering says, “Adderall can take me...

Fuel Your Body For Success

Nancy Martinez
March 4, 2016
Filed under Health

The student life is quite stressful and because our minds are always preoccupied, it’s important to maintain a healthy diet. Some researchers suggest that bad food consumption affects brain function, and that definitely should concern a college student. Being capable of using one’s brain to its...

The Real Struggles of Mental Illness

Cynthia Alvarez
March 4, 2016
Filed under Health, Lifestyle

For the second week in a row Steve Lopez author of The Soloist and long time columnist for Los Angeles Times presented at Cal State LA regarding issues people with mental illness struggle in our community. This time he brought a special guest Gary Foster producer of the movie “The Soloist,” which st...

Zika virus poses a new threat, causing birth defects

Zika virus poses a new threat, causing birth defects

Thalia Ramirez
February 23, 2016
Filed under Health, News, Showcase

The H1N1 outbreak, or so-called swine flu that happened in 2009 was one of the scariest to hit the nation. In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Ebola a public health emergency. Now the agency has claimed the unexpected Zika virus to be a global health emergency. The virus broke o...

Getting on track with Julia Budniak, third place winner of the L.A. Marathon

Getting on track with Julia Budniak, third place winner of the L.A. Marathon

Ani Nalbandian
February 23, 2016
Filed under Health, News

Resident Track and Field Assistant Coach, Julia Budniak, placed third in the 2016 Los Angeles Marathon, coming in a little under five minutes ahead of the next best long distance runner. Placed in an elite group of a half a dozen women, Budniak was on track to finish fourth in the event when at mile...

Women’s Heart Alliance touches beyond the heart

Women’s Heart Alliance touches beyond the heart

Lina Sandoval
February 12, 2016
Filed under Health, News, Showcase

With life being so busy and hectic trying to accomplish daily tasks along with responsibilities that come with being a student, making time to go to the doctor’s office can be an almost impossible task. On Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, the members of Women’s Heart Alliance know this and that is why they...

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