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Living La Vida Lupie

Matthew Gonzalez, Contributor
March 12, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

Derived from a Senior Capstone class assignment, this year’s newest edition towards community engagement was devoted to Lupus awareness. The Club “Living La Vida Lupie” was founded by six senior Communication Studies majors who partnered with Lupus Research Alliance and Lupus LA to raise awareness...

Stepping Out of the Box and Into the Mixer

Stepping Out of the Box and Into the Mixer

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

I don’t know what I was thinking when I heard “queer mixer.” Maybe just some talking over the famous Cal State LA pink lemonade? Then I walked in and found tables arranged around the Los Angeles Room in speed dating style, with a paper sign on each tabletop arranging them by zodiac sign. Somewhat...

Liquor Referral AA okay

Liquor Referral AA okay

Malerie Wilkins, Contributor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

According to the Cal State LA clery report last year, 266 students were given liquor law referrals and 265 of those students were caught drinking in the dorms on campus. Drinking and college may seem like they go hand in hand, but when a student is consuming underage, or is belligerently drunk, it can...

“Nalgona Positivity Pride” leads workshop in the decolonize your body series

“Nalgona Positivity Pride” leads workshop in the decolonize your body series

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

Gloria Lucas, the founder and director of body positive project “Nalgona Positivity Pride” (NPP), led the decolonize your body series on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the University Student Union. The NPP project is a Xicana-Brown Indigenous project that focuses on intersectional body positivity; eating...

The Task of our Lifetime

The Task of our Lifetime

Kyle Frizol, Intern
February 27, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

Earth, a single planet whose inhabitants is approaching eight billion people, is nothing short of a miracle of infinitely statistical proportions. The odds of finding life in the universe is vastly miniscule, nonetheless discovering human life. Regardless, this reality exists, and each of these nearl...

With Great Love Comes Great Vulnerability

With Great Love Comes Great Vulnerability

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

The Center for Gender and Sexualities and the Cross Cultural Centers organized the very first “Conversations at the Dinner Table” event in the University Student Union’s Los Angeles Room. The room had Valentine’s Day themed tables with red tablecloths fully set for a fancy dinner, colored mas...

Communal Rooms at the Marriott

Christian Velez, Contributor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

Last September Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts merged into one company. The merger left the new Marriott with 30 brands and more than 5,700 hotels in 110 countries, making Marriott the largest hotel company in the world. Well now, the largest hotel company in world is making headlines,...

What’s Your Plan After College? ASI Can Help

What’s Your Plan After College? ASI Can Help

Miguel Arriola, Intern
February 14, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

The student government (ASI) is launching a pilot program known as “Life After College”. ASI President Kayla Stamps describes the initiative as “an accelerated preparatory program that essentially provides career development resources, mentorship, and exclusive networking and training opportunities for ...

Keeping Up with the Indígenas

Keeping Up with the Indígenas

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

The Center for Gender and Sexualities recently put a spotlight on one group in particular and how changing times have shaped how these people are living today. Maylei Blackwell, the Director of Chicana/o Studies and Gender Studies at UCLA, was the special guest speaker at this event. Her main focus w...

Scam is the new spam

Scam is the new spam

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

Job scams have been a new way for scammers to get your information. Some college students have already fallen victim to these scams, so here’s a way for you to get smart and learn to protect your information. One of the most common job scams out there is the “get something for nothing” styl...

The Year of The Rooster

The Year of The Rooster

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

If you’re wondering how exactly the Chinese Calendar works, timeanddate.com is here to explain. “The Chinese calendar does not count years in an infinite sequence. Each year is assigned a name consisting of two components within each 60-year cycle. The first component is a celestial stem element, an...

Meals on wheels

Meals on wheels

Matthew Gonzalez, Contributor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Are you trying to tone up for your new year's resolution?  Don't know where to find any healthy alternatives on campus? Cal State LA has sixteen venues across campus where students can purchase a meal or snack during their down time from classes. The Office of Communications and Public Affairs sent out a m...

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