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Life is a Phi-esta

Life is a Phi-esta

Matthew Gonzalez and Xavier Jones
October 24, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Cal State LA currently has 25 Greek organizations on campus listed on the University-Student Union's website. This semester, Fraternity Kappa Sigma hopes to be reinstated, while Sorority Delta Phi Epsilon gets an established colony on campus. Back in the day, an earlier chapter of Kappa Sigma hosted a hist...

Living in a world of privilege

Sylvia Valdez, Intern
October 20, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

The hour-long seminar was informative, to say the least. From Queer Theory, food insecurity, to CSU systems innovations, the meeting on Oct. 13, started with English and Woman Sexual Studies professor, Dr. Benjamin Bateman. Dr. Bateman began by explaining Queer Theory stemming from gender and femini...

Prop 55, the CSU, and You

Carlos Gomez, Production Manager
October 17, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Many California voters have their eyes on the election. Many items will be up for voting on the November ballot, but one item should stand out to students and faculty: The California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act, otherwise known as Prop 55. Prop 55 is an extension of Prop 30, which wa...

ASI hosts National Voter Registration Day to get students active and aware

ASI hosts National Voter Registration Day to get students active and aware

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

       According to the National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) organization, a shocking six million Americans did not vote in the 2008 presidential election because they either missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. As the voter registration deadline for the heated 2016 el...

Sample a taste of Korean culture–and food!

Sample a taste of Korean culture–and food!

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

On Tuesday, September 20, students had the opportunity of not only learning about Korean culture, but also getting a ‘Taste of Korea’ through an event that was organized by the Center for Korean American and Korean Studies and Dr. Hyojoung Kim from the Sociology department on campus. With booths...

Vote! Vote! Vote! ¿Por Quien?

Vote! Vote! Vote! ¿Por Quien?

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Vote! Vote! Vote! Everybody should register and vote! It’s your right as a U.S. citizen! Bring your abuelas, bring your tios, and bring your amigos to the voting booth! We can’t get what we want if we don’t vote! This message echoed in the University-Student-Union Theatre on September 22 during...

Paper Plane structure soars over Grand Park

Paper Plane structure soars over Grand Park

Emmanuel Maresca
September 23, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

In the skies over Grand Park, a cluster of enormous canvas origami airplanes now float in midair in Downtown Los Angeles after their grand reveal last Tuesday. The installation of the ten planes suspended over Olive Court, a popular meeting place for food trucks and hungry Angelinos on their lunch break,...

L.A.’s coyotes stir worry in residents and students

L.A.’s coyotes stir worry in residents and students

Leyah Galindo, Contributor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Over the past few months, several coyotes have been spotted throughout Southern California. There is an estimated 5,000 coyotes living in Los Angeles alone and many residents are concerned over their safety as the number of attacks on people and pets are on a steady rise. Just this month, Grant Rea...

Terror becomes reality at Halloween Horror Nights

Terror becomes reality at Halloween Horror Nights

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Halloween season is upon us, in case you have not seen your local Target’s section, and while coffee shops are preparing pumpkin spice lattes for their customers, Universal Studios is preparing for the ultimate horror experience to immerse their guests in the most authentic film experience. Celebrating...

Red White Y Tu Forum on campus this week to speak about the Hispanic vote

Red White Y Tu Forum on campus this week to speak about the Hispanic vote

Ricky Rodas, Copy Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

On Thursday, Sept. 22, The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will hold the first of its Red White Y Tu forums at Cal State LA in the Student Union Theater. According to Denise Lopez, CHLI Media Liaison, this nationwide tour is part of an initiative to “bring together congressional...

Student group’s flag memorial for 9/11 victims

Student group’s flag memorial for 9/11 victims

Kyle Frizol
September 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

If any day comes to mind when America stood still and felt the alarms of helplessness at the hands of terrorism, it is September 11th, 2001. Forever imprinted in the consciousness and hearts of those that witnessed the tragic events take place, whether in person, on television, or in the numerous publicatio...

Parking permit delivery delay resolved after low supply

Parking permit delivery delay resolved after low supply

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
September 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

The first day of the fall semester was predictive; student excitement, flickering lights in King Hall and parking drama. My first parking experience was significantly better than last year, I found a spot within three minutes, but the drama lied within the parking-permit-purchase-procedure. I bought my on-site campus permit online and...

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