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Activists turned social mediaists

Andrew Beltran
March 4, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

The finale of the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC) series "Cup of Culture" came to an end on Monday, Feb. 22, where a presentation was given on social media and the impact that is has caused on television. "Cup of Culture is a series that takes place every quarter. It focuses on different topics such as...

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...

Letter of Recommendation: King Krule’s “6 Feet Beneath The Moon”

Letter of Recommendation: King Krule’s “6 Feet Beneath The Moon”

Hector Aguilar
February 17, 2016
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

London has often been depicted as a dark and gloomy place, so it makes sense that a native of the area would produce a dingy record. To get an idea of the kind of mood this album creates, imagine driving in the London slums late at night while listening to the soft pitter-patter of the sprinkling rain...

Spread the love

Spread the love

Marcela Valdivia
February 16, 2016
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

The University-Student Union plaza was covered in red to spread the love for this Valentine's Day with arts and crafts for students to make for someone special. Multiple tables were set in the plaza for students to sit down and make a unique craft. Supplies consisted of wooden hearts that students...

Team Xtreme won big at Dodgeball Tournament

Team Xtreme won big at Dodgeball Tournament

Cynthia Alvarez
February 12, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

The 4th annual “Bleed Gold” Dodgeball Tournament took place on Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, with a total of ten student teams participated in the big event. The winners of the tournament won cash prizes. First place took home $600, second place won $500, and third place won $400. The Dodgeball Tournament ...

The search is on for the new Miss East Los Angeles

The search is on for the new Miss East Los Angeles

Hannah Jacobsen, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, News

As Cal State LA student Emma Andreini nears the end of her year as Miss East Los Angeles, the Miss America affiliate is again searching for contenders who will compete in 2016 for the crown, scholarship money, and a chance to move up to the Miss California competition. Connie Oliver, the Executive Director for Mi...

Lunar New Year the Hollywood Way

Lunar New Year the Hollywood Way

Marrian Zhou
February 11, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Although Lunar New Year is not an American festival, it is significant for more than 350,000 Asian families living in Los Angeles as well as tourists who come to spend the Winter in Californian sunshine. The festival is usually celebrated over dinner table with the entire family, just like how Americans...

Transgender student details experience in a Greek sorority

Transgender student details experience in a Greek sorority

Marina Andalon
February 9, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

“Transgender, a person born in the incorrect body. The way they feel on the inside does not match their exterior,” say Jack Oliver Villalobos, who was assigned female at birth and formerly known as Jennifer Marie Villalobos. In 2015 the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon National Board of Directors...

The Pros and Cons of Grading on a Curve

Ani Nalbodian
January 28, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

After a short hiatus from college, I began working towards my undergraduate degree again in the fall of 2015. My first day on campus was packed with constant déjà vu; it was like I had forgotten how to go to school and I was being constantly reminded of the basics. I was re-learning the whole sheba...

Free artwork for your hard work

Free artwork for your hard work

Marina Andalon
January 28, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Some of the most iconic and largest museums Los Angeles has to offer will present free general admission to the public on Jan. 30th for the 11th annual “Museums Free-For-All” event. There will be over 30 museums giving the public an opportunity to experience art, cultural and natural history, and science all...

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Katelin Petersen
January 28, 2016
Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

You can’t live your whole life behind your phone, bro. You just can’t do that.  You gotta live in the now.” Lawrence said, as she scolded a reporter at the Golden Globes on Jan. 10th.   Some may say she was a bit rude to the reporter, but she proved a valid point.  Addiction to sma...

Carmela Ice Cream: You’ve Never had Ice Cream Like This

Oliver Ordonez
August 27, 2013
Filed under Lifestyle

  Ice Cream is in our genes, well not really but the taste of this beloved pastime is irreplaceable. If you are a risk taker like me, than allow me to take you on a mouth-watering adventure and indulge in Carmela Ice Cream.  Carmela Ice Cream started from the bottom at local farmers markets, and now ha...

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