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Love is In the Air

Love is In the Air

Kelly Vasquez, Newsroom Assistant
February 21
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This past Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Cal State LA University Student Union Plaza was adorned with several red heart balloons and tents filled with arts and crafts, food, and more, celebrating the day of love known as Valentine’s Day. The DIY Valentine’s Day event was put together by the Center for Stud...

Let’s Smash Every Friday

Let’s Smash Every Friday

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
February 20
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Button mashing and joysticks hitting videogame controllers are the sounds heard throughout the halls of the third floor student union building on Fridays, from the newly formed Super Smash Club. Founded by Javier Garcia, a junior Mathematics major, the Super Smash Club was first thought of and create...

How Safe is ‘Sanctuary’?

How Safe is ‘Sanctuary’?

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
February 20
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Despite being classified as a sanctuary city, Los Angeles was unable to avoid the deportation of hundreds of undocumented people this past week. Approximately 160 were arrested during Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, which kept in tune with many of the operations conducted over the p...

What’s Wrong with These Elevators?

What’s Wrong with These Elevators?

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
February 20
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On Tuesday, Feb. 14, an elevator in the King Hall building malfunctioned and stopped on the 2nd floor , trapping 10 individuals inside. Public Safety officers arrived on scene to assist the situation, and the fire department was called to get the people out safely. However, a service technician showed up ...

Father “Boyles” Down Lessons of Kinship and Compassion

Father “Boyles” Down Lessons of Kinship and Compassion

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
February 17
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If you thought that a speaker couldn’t incite gut-busting laughter and heart-wrenching emotion all in the span of an hour, then guess again. Last Thursday, Father Gregory Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries, delivered a remarkably eloquent speech in the Golden Eagle Ballroom, which reduced the packed...

The Divine Nine

The Divine Nine

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
February 17
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Black Futures Month at Cal State LA has introduced the campus community to Black culture through unique events during the month of February. The events have been organized by the Pan African Resource Center in conjunction with the Cal State LA Cross Cultural Center. Last Wednesday’s program featured...

Final 24 Hours: SAAC Food Drive

Final 24 Hours: SAAC Food Drive

Sheila Hudson
February 14
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Dear Colleagues: With just 24 hours to go, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is in need of your help in reaching its goal of collecting 5,000 donated items during this year’s food drive.  As of today, the total donation count is about 1,500 food items. Keep in mind that it is also...

Black and Yellow: These Colors Do Run

Black and Yellow: These Colors Do Run

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
February 14
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Cal State LA and Associated Students Inc. (ASI), continued Spirit Week with the second anuual Golden Eagle Pride 3K, presented by the Center for Student Involvement (CSI). The 3K followed a windy path throughout the campus, began and ended in the University Student Union (U-SU) Plaza. Students, alumni,...

Strike Out!

Strike Out!

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
February 13
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Students celebrated a night of Spirit Week at the 17th Annual Cal State LA Bowl Out on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Students were able to start the night out by striking out the pins from bowling lanes with their crews and continue the fun by partying the night away while Golden Eagle DJ’s were spinning great...

DeVos Confirmation Stirs Mixed Reactions

DeVos Confirmation Stirs Mixed Reactions

Kyle Frizol, Intern
February 13
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Last Tuesday Betsy DeVos, a charter school advocate, was confirmed by the Senate as the Secretary of Education. Her confirmation was made by a split tie breaker of 50-50 that Vice President Pence’s vote decided. DeVos, who was a controversial pick for the role, has a reputation from both Democrat...

Travel Ban Protest Led to Several Confrontations with Administration

Travel Ban Protest Led to Several Confrontations with Administration

Ani Nalbandian, Mimi Li, Staff Reporters
February 13
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On February 7, the Muslim Student Association and the Black Student Union held a Travel Ban protest, voicing their disagreement with the Trump Administration’s policies against immigration. The protest, comprised of hundreds of students, traveled throughout campus, moving through buildings with active c...

Trumps Pick for the Supreme Court

Trumps Pick for the Supreme Court

Miguel Arriola, Intern
February 10
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Jan. 31, saw the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the appointed life-long position of Supreme Court Justice. The 49-year-old Harvard and Oxford-educated lawyer previously served as a judge for the Federal 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.   If confirmed, Gorsuch will fill the vacant ninth seat on the Supreme...

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