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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

Parking Permit Cost on the Rise

Parking Permit Cost on the Rise

Zeanna Imperial
July 8
Filed under Lifestyle

Continuing students at Cal State LA are taken back after learning that there will be a $65 increase in parking permits that will begin during the upcoming fall semester, bringing the cost to a total of $165. The parking services program decided that “there is a need to upgrade existing parking facilities...

Cal State LA has a New Campus Location

Cal State LA has a New Campus Location

Cody Parks
June 30
Filed under Lifestyle

The new downtown LA campus, located at the Intersection of Grand and Eight Street, brings new educational opportunities to the ever-growing Cal State LA student family. Formerly, the campus was only located in Alhambra. Courses are compatible to those offered through the normal campus. These include...

OP-ED: The Conjuring 2 Review

OP-ED: The Conjuring 2 Review

Xochitl Gomez
June 29
Filed under Lifestyle

When it comes to seeing scary movies based on true stories, I’m usually the one who chickens out first. Whether they’re true or not, I cannot sit down for about two hours getting constantly frightened. The Conjuring 2 gave me chills to the point that I could not finish watching it. Weird, right? I...

The Etiquette of Tipping

The Etiquette of Tipping

Zeanna Imperial
June 28
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

Dining at a restaurant is supposed to be a carefree, joyous experience. You don’t have to cook or clean, and you get a delicious meal. Once the check is dropped, the joyous felling turns to angst as the stress of leaving a fair tip ensues you. This is a common occurrence as there isn’t a set of...

Let’s get a thousand feet high with glass “skyslide”

Let’s get a thousand feet high with glass “skyslide”

J. Aaron Delgado
June 24
Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Rising almost 1,000 feet tall in Downtown Los Angeles is OUE’s Sky Slide that resides on the iconic U.S. Bank tower, the tallest skyscraper West of the Mississippi. The news of the Sky Slide was announced earlier this year to accompany OUE’s Sky Space, which is an open-air lounge that will feature...

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