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The Ahmanson Foundation provides $1.5M gift for Cal State LA’s State Playhouse

Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Contributor
March 27, 2017
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The Ahmanson Foundation has awarded California State University, Los Angeles a two-year $1.5 million gift to update the University’s State Playhouse.“This gift from The Ahmanson Foundation underscores the crucial role the arts play in our society,” said Cal State LA President William A. Covino....

EcoCAR3 be clean and green

Matthew Gonzalez, Contributor
March 25, 2017
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Cal State LA is the only University in California participating in the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC), and has recently provided an update on their EcoCAR3 project. Cal State LA EcoCAR3 is now going green by turning the current 2016 Chevy Camaro project into a plug in hybrid. EcoCAR3...

Student Advocates Negotiate State Capital for CSU Funding

Student Advocates Negotiate State Capital for CSU Funding

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
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Facing a potential CSU tuition hike, a tiny but mighty group of Cal State LA students are ferociously defending student pocketbooks. Our very own student advocacy group, otherwise known as Lobby Corps, has been especially active in recent weeks, fighting with every last sap of energy to ensure that a...

Female Soviet pilots flew high during World War II

Female Soviet pilots flew high during World War II

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Timothy Paynich, history professor for the College of Natural and Social Sciences, presented “Night Witches” as part of the film series for Women's History Month. The film by Gunilla Bresky depicted female Soviet pilots during World War II. He decided to showcase this film for students to gain a deep...

Conservative, Latino, and Proud

Conservative, Latino, and Proud

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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After the dropped lawsuit against Cal State LA last week, the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) hosted a lecture on Thursday, May 16 titled, “Conservative, Latino and Proud.” Rachel Campos-Duffy, a Fox conservative contributor and mother of eight, gave about an hour long presentation and answered ...

Con-Grad-ulations to the Class of 2017

Con-Grad-ulations to the Class of 2017

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
March 20, 2017
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As graduation approaches, many students have to prepare to send invitations for the ceremony to their family members and gather all necessities for the big day. Rather than having students stress over the preparation, the Cal State LA Alumni Association hosted its long-running Grad Fair for the class of 2017...

A Day with Conan

A Day with Conan

Malerie Wilkins, Contributor
March 20, 2017
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Journalism 3400, a course that focuses on interviewing, recently visited Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank for a live taping of the Conan O’Brien show on TBS. Cal State LA Alumna Ashely Wheeler, started as an intern at the Conan O’Brien talk show production, and now serves as an assistant for the ...

Car on fire… again

Car on fire… again

Oscar Alanis, Intern
March 20, 2017
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A car fire took place on the second floor of Parking Structure A near Salazar Hall on Tuesday, March 14 around 1p.m.  According to Cal State LA’s Department of Public Safety, “the cause of the fire appears to be a wire that shorted in the engine compartment of the vehicle.” As smoke was ris...

Students Protest Against Tuition Increase

Students Protest Against Tuition Increase

Enron Franklin, Copy Editor
March 20, 2017
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On Wednesday, March 15 afternoon, students took part in a protest that started in front of the bookstore, then made its way around campus. The students protesting are against a five percent tuition increase that would take place as soon as Fall 2017. Cal State LA students are urging the California State...

Let’s Talk About Fake News

Let’s Talk About Fake News

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2017
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On Tuesday, March 7, the University-Student Union Theatre hosted the third forum of “Democracy in Action: Educational Forums on Post-Election Federal Policies.” Dr. Octavio Villalpando, Vice Provost for Diversity and Engaged Learning, presented “Fake News, Social Media and the Future of America...

Cal State LA honors 12 distinguished women

Cal State LA honors 12 distinguished women

Emerald Campos, Contributor
March 14, 2017
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The 19th Annual Distinguished Women’s Awards was held on Wednesday, March 8 in the Golden Eagle Ballroom. Dozens gathered to recognize twelve honorees and their achievements and contributions to their communities and Cal State LA. The award ceremony, held on International Women’s Day, filled the...

New food pantry feeds campus community

New food pantry feeds campus community

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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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...

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