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The question to hold active shooter training on campus

The question to hold active shooter training on campus

Espi Juarez
June 23
Filed under Lifestyle

With the recent UCLA shooting, several Cal State LA professors and students are worried and curious whether professors on our campus should be required to receive active shooter training. “I think we need more than Internet-based training because that’s how work exercises are done in an institution...

Sweet escape of finals with Jolly Ranchers

Sweet escape of finals with Jolly Ranchers

Gerardo Amezquita, Editor-In-Chief
June 21
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Finals frenzy turned its ugly head for the final week of the spring quarter, but the friendly hard candy brand Jolly Rancher lent a hand. Stationed around campus on Thursday, June 9, several reps for the candy company gave out free bags filled with fruity candy to help with the stresses of studying. Maria...

Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan Mubarak!

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
June 20
Filed under Lifestyle

Ramadan mubarak! Happy Ramadan! This year’s Ramadan month has officially started on June 6, and it will end on July 6. In this month of spiritual detox, Muslims around the world will fast and abstain from eating and drinking during the daylight hours. Once the sun sets, they are able to consume...

Congratulations to Cal State LA’s largest graduating class

Congratulations to Cal State LA’s largest graduating class

Mimi Li
June 20
Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

For the first time in Cal State LA history, nearly 8,000 graduates walked the stage to receive their diplomas for the 69th Commencement. The ceremonies took place over a span of three days on June 9, 10, and 11. Graduate students in the College of Health and Human Services and the College of Natural and...

Economists Say, “NFL Stadiums aren’t Cash Cows”

Daniel Esparza
June 10
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

Los Angeles got what it wanted, an NFL team has finally returned to the City of Angels and they’re called the Los Angeles Rams. In that, the building of a new NFL stadium will take place in Inglewood, California, a city where the running joke is “Inglewood, always up to no good!” Still, many have...

Seniors Look Back At Becoming Greek, Was it Worth it?

Seniors Look Back At Becoming Greek, Was it Worth it?

Mary Yanes
June 9
Filed under Lifestyle

When Anthony Navarro, senior business major, first joined Phi Sigma Kappa, he was thrown into another world involved with many campus activities. "Being Greek provides you with an unlimited amount of resources to network and by applying your social skills it can take you to many places." Networking...

Soothe and Groove: Meet Local Band “City Rabbits”

Soothe and Groove: Meet Local Band “City Rabbits”

Janice Peregrina
June 9
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

A mix of acoustic guitar, soulful and melodic vocals, and DIY spirit make up City Rabbits, a Los Angeles-based band on the rise. Cal State LA junior vocalist Laniah Lee, and musical partner guitarist Sergio Soto, have worked on the project for about a year now. As the time has passed, City Rabbits have...

Emotional Memorial Day ceremony on campus

Emotional Memorial Day ceremony on campus

Anthony Karambelas
June 9
Filed under Lifestyle, News

It’s the question that demands an excusatory answer: how did you spend your Memorial Day weekend? For us, college students, Memorial Day means another 24 hours to study (or procrastinate) for finals. The hard truth is, very few Americans understand or even appreciate Memorial Day for what it is. ...

Get a D, earn an A

David Ochoa
June 9
Filed under Lifestyle

A common excuse for a bad grade many students use is that the professor is out to get them. Most of the time that’s just what it is, an excuse for their poor performance in class. But on the rare occasions of when it’s true, where can students go to prove it? Not all grades have to be final. Whether it...

Copa America soccer tournament comes to the U.S.A.

Copa America soccer tournament comes to the U.S.A.

Brisa Dominguez
June 9
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Sports

"This is the biggest sporting event of the year and I'm not planning to miss it," said Manuel Hernández, a junior TVF major about the highly anticipated soccer tournament, Copa America. Formally known as the South American Football Championship which has finally arrived in the United States, this...

Brace yourselves, fall is coming

Brace yourselves, fall is coming

Pablo De La Hoya, Web Editor
June 8
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Showcase

Over the past three quarters parking has been a topic on the top of a lot of student’s minds. From increased pricing to solutions that didn’t help the majority of the student body it still remains a heated topic. In the summer of 2015 the announcement was released regarding an increase in parking...

Vegan Dish takes home the gold in annual food industry contest

Vegan Dish takes home the gold in annual food industry contest

Marina Andalon
June 8
Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Cal State LA’s Food Science and Technology program won first place in the 29th Annual Southern California Food Industry and Conference held in Anaheim. The team won for the second year in a row and received a $1,000 cash prize. There were nine college teams that participated and Cal State LA rose to...

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