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ASI President means business

ASI President means business

Anthony Karambelas
August 23, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Who’s ready for a new school year? Our new ASI President, Kayla Stamps, certainly is. The fourth year Communications major deservedly won the respect of an overwhelming majority of voters in last year’s ASI election. So who is she and what can we expect from her this year? In her freshman year a...

Just Another Tourist Attraction

Just Another Tourist Attraction

Pablo de la Hoya
August 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Los Angeles is now home to a new attraction in the center of Downtown: Skyspace LA . One thing many have pointed out in online reviews is that it is simply a tourist trap and not worth the price tag. Although, the price to experience Skypace LA and the highly anticipated slide is $33 for adults, it...

Spending Your Summer Time

Spending Your Summer Time

Valerie Lesser
July 27, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

As summer is upon us, one may find themselves with an abundance of free time that was once dedicated to studies. What better way to spend this newfound freedom than enjoying all the SoCal has to offer? Read on for affordable and accessible ways to pass the summertime, suggested to you by the students...

Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante honored with U.S. Postal Service stamp

Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante honored with U.S. Postal Service stamp

July 22, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The U.S. Postal Service has honored distinguished Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante with a Forever Stamp. Escalante, who taught calculus at Garfield High School and inspired students for 17 years, was immortalized in the critically acclaimed 1998 film Stand and Deliver. Escalante passed away ...

College v. Trade School

College v. Trade School

Monique Castellanos
July 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Is college right for you? Many students often feel that college is the “right” thing to do, almost as if there aren’t other options to survive, financially, in the adult world. Of course, college is always sought because higher education results in higher salaries once degrees are earned. According...

Pokemon is now the Biggest Mobile game in the U.S.

Pokemon is now the Biggest Mobile game in the U.S.

Janette Marquez
July 20, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

The new Pokemon Go mobile game has taken over the world. Within a week, the mobile game has been downloaded more than 7.5 million times, leaving Instagram and Twitter in the dust. Pokemon Go is a free reality game app that can be downloaded on iPhone and Androids. It challenges users to find and catch...

Avoid Getting Burned!

Avoid Getting Burned!

Zeanna Imperial
July 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Summer is making its presence well known with temperatures keeping consistent upward of 80 degrees. It’s the season for lounging at the pool for hours, frolicking on the beach all day, and being outdoors at any and every moment possible. While enjoying those lovely rays of sunshine, caution should...

Summer Fashion Tips

Summer Fashion Tips

Monique Castellanos
July 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Is it getting too hot for clothes? California’s temperatures continue to rise as the summer continues. High temperatures are set to soar as our second heat wave of the year comes near. To keep cool, we’ve listed some of summer 16’s hottest trends that will help maintain your cool, all the while,...

Fall Semester is just around the corner

Fall Semester is just around the corner

Janette Marquez
July 13, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Cal State La quarter system has come to an end, Fall semester is around the corner. The quarter system was a fast-paced program for many students; dividing the academic quarter into four, Fall, winter, spring and summer each with 10 weeks. However, semesters divides the year into fall and spring semesters,...

Grieving for Orlando

Grieving for Orlando

Valerie Lesser
July 12, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

A Wall of Remembrance has been arranged for the Cal State LA community to pay their respects and stand in solidarity with the victims of the Pulse club shooting in Orlando. Those who wish to visit the wall and pay their respects can find the display on the second floor of the University Student Union...

Summer Session at Cal State LA

Summer Session at Cal State LA

Valerie Lesser
July 11, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The efficiency of unconventional school terms, such as the six week summer session, is up for debate among students, faculty and administrators alike. If there's one thing everyone agrees on, it is that the shortened sessions raise the bar on students’ expectations within the condensed time frame. Some...

Drugstore v. Department Store Makeup

Drugstore v. Department Store Makeup

Xochitl Gomez
July 11, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

If you’re a makeup enthusiast, you understand that cosmetics can get very expensive. Whether using an expensive brand or not, makeup isn’t cheap. No matter the quality given by the product, there’s several other ways to get the same amazing looks for a cheaper price. Sephora, is one of the biggest...

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