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Parking Permit Cost on the Rise

Parking Permit Cost on the Rise

Zeanna Imperial
July 8, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

The question to hold active shooter training on campus

The question to hold active shooter training on campus

Espi Juarez
June 23, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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