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New food pantry feeds campus community

New food pantry feeds campus community

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
March 14
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The Guerrilla Food Pantry, which opened its door last Monday, serves free food and other necessities to all students, faculty, and staff at Cal State LA. The pantry is located in King Hall C4036. Its operating hours for the Spring 2017 semester are Monday to Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Tuesdays...

The Strain of the American Fabric

The Strain of the American Fabric

Kyle Frizol, Intern
March 13
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In recent memory, police violence has seen widespread attention across media networks and has surfaced deep rooted frustrations in cities and communities throughout the country. Consequently, the attention placed on police isn’t without a great amount of controversy, in regions covering much of the...

Here’s What You Need to Know about the LA Election

Here’s What You Need to Know about the LA Election

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
March 13
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On March 7, Los Angeles re-elected Mayor Eric Garcetti by an overwhelming 80 percent. A small number of Angelenos also casted their votes for ballot measures, city council members, and school board members. The largest LA City Council race was District Seven, the northeast San Fernando Valley. 20...

YAF Dropped Lawsuit Against University Employees

YAF Dropped Lawsuit Against University Employees

Enron Franklin, Copy Editor
March 13
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Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), a student organization on campus has dropped its lawsuit against university employees. Since the suit was filed in May of 2016, Cal State LA has changed its policies regarding free speech and expression on campus. The suit stemmed from a February 2016 speaking engage...

The Golden Eagles emBRAce the act of donating

The Golden Eagles emBRAce the act of donating

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
March 13
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Eagles Care brought awareness to students on Wednesday, March 18 in the Student Union Plaza about gender based violence and the importance of services that are available to assist victims of sexual assault. This time around, Eagles Care’s March event focused on The Grateful Garment Project, an organization...

World Politics Discussed in University Theater

World Politics Discussed in University Theater

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
March 10
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Two highly acclaimed professors of history gave a joint lecture in the USU Theatre on Friday titled, Asia and the world: politics of "Anger & Hate". Aishwary Kumar, Assistant Professor of Intellectual History at Stanford University, focused his analysis on populism in India and the U.S. Jeffrey W...

Sweet Treats Are Made of This

Sweet Treats Are Made of This

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
March 7
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Night Market events have been a phenomenon with many SoCal residents with the exposure of various food cultures and entertainment native to the vicinities of Orange County and the 626 area code. On Thursday evening, March 2, Center for Student Involvement (CSI) brought the phenomenon of Night Markets...

You can always PAGE us

You can always PAGE us

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
March 7
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On Wednesday, March 1st, the College of Professional and Global Education (PAGE) hosted the International Student Forum inside Golden Eagle Ballroom 2 providing international students with a platform to voice their concerns about recently declared issues within the US dealing with immigration and travel....

Handicap Parking Placard Misusers Beware

Handicap Parking Placard Misusers Beware

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
March 6
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There are many students attending Cal State LA who are disabled and require the specialized handicap parking spots all around campus. However, there are several students who abuse these designated parking spots to park closer to their classes, such as lot 8 located behind the fine arts building. Janet...

Cal State LA reaches top ranks

Cal State LA reaches top ranks

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
March 6
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The education research publisher founded in 2004 is completely based on over 57,000 student reviews and ratings from thousands of colleges. The rankings for 2017 Top Graduate Schools include twenty master’s program rankings, ten online master’s program rankings, and four doctoral program rankings....

Sociology Club’s event prompts student reaction

Sociology Club’s event prompts student reaction

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
March 6
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The Cal State LA Sociology Club is set to host an event about how students can get a job with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. However, the event is not sitting well with some students on campus. On March 1, several witnesses describe two women tearing down event flyers that were on...

Dr. Nancy McQueen awarded 2017 Clare Booth Luce Scholarship

Dr. Nancy McQueen awarded 2017 Clare Booth Luce Scholarship

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
February 28
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Dr. Nancy McQueen, Professor of Microbiology and Associate Dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS), will attend the Higher Education Resources Services (HERS) Institute at Byrn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in July after being awarded with the 2017 Clare Booth Luce Scholarship. “I...

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