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Gender, Sexuality, and Equality research takes main stage

Gender, Sexuality, and Equality research takes main stage

Kyle Frijol, Intern
April 28, 2017
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On Wednesday, Cal State LA hosted its 13th Annual Student Research and Creative Arts Conference on Genders and Sexualities. The conference included the tradition of promoting and presenting student submitted research on a plethora of topics, including gender, sexuality, feminism, and queer identities....

American Communities Program Fellows Share Research

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
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On Monday April 17, the American Communities Program (ACP) held a symposium where current ACP Fellows discussed their research on the theme of “The Humanities & American Cultures Stakes and Specificities.” The American Communities Program is a non-profit organization jointly funded by Cal Sta...

A Look into the Diaries of a Femme

A Look into the Diaries of a Femme

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
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What is femme and how do self-identified femmes experience the world around them? The show, Diaries of a Femme, explores what it means to be a femme, for there is no one way to be femme. Performers voiced their experiences around topics that were present in the many areas of their lives, such as gen...

Freeing the Spirit from Stressors

Freeing the Spirit from Stressors

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
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Deadlines for final projects and exams are coming up quickly. With less than a month to go in the semester, it is easy to be overwhelmed with responsibilities. The Mind Matters initiative, introduced by President and First Lady Covino over three years ago, has made an effort to assist students with the...

Cal State LA Hosts 2017 Presidential Debate

Cal State LA Hosts 2017 Presidential Debate

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
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Last Tuesday, Cal State LA hosted an officially recognized Presidential Debate. Except this one didn’t involve Trump. Instead, students running for various executive ASI positions duked it out on the issues, providing their stances on school policies and addressing student concerns. Eight candidates i...

Cal State LA Is Down To Earth

Cal State LA Is Down To Earth

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
April 24, 2017
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On Thursday April 20, Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) hosted their 8th Annual Earth Day Celebration at the main walkway on campus. ASI Environmental Affairs Commissioner, Sonia Lotfabadi, talked about the process behind putting the celebration together. “We [ASI Environmental Policy Committe...

TedxCalStateLA

TedxCalStateLA

Ani Nalbandian, Copy Editor
April 24, 2017
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On Friday, April 21, the first ever TedxCalStateLA was hosted at the U-SU Theater. Seven speakers from diverse educational backgrounds spoke about their areas of expertise which included body positivity, suicide counseling and Hispanic character driven children’s books. Organizer of the event, Syd...

Covino Gets a Passing Grade

Covino Gets a Passing Grade

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
April 24, 2017
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President Covino’s three-year review is now complete. He earned the confidence of Chancellor Timothy White and the Board of Trustees, as stated in a memo from the Office of the Chancellor. All CSU presidents undergo a review every three years, this is a first for Covino since being appointed as the Pr...

Speechy Keen Returns Home for Forensics Showdown

Speechy Keen Returns Home for Forensics Showdown

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2017
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Last Monday, April 10, Cal State LA’s Forensics Speech & Debate Team wrapped up a very successful year with a final showcase, displaying the final product of their hard work for all to see. The hour-long event provided momentum for the team before they jetted off to defend their first place tit...

YAF Hosts Conservative Speaker Rick Santorum at Cal State LA

YAF Hosts Conservative Speaker Rick Santorum at Cal State LA

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2017
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The Cal State LA chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) hosted former United States Senator Richard John “Rick” Santorum for an event titled “Leftist Bigotry,” which focused on “the importance on religious liberty and why the government should not violate your religious beliefs” ac...

Rosser’s Back on Campus

Rosser’s Back on Campus

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
April 17, 2017
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On Monday, Cal State LA held a dedication ceremony for the unveiling of James M. Rosser Hall; named after the University's longest serving President. Many Cal State University Administrators who served during Rosser’s tenure were present to witness this special moment. The afternoon was filled with praise and val...

EOP Accused of Suppressing Dreamers Voices

EOP Accused of Suppressing Dreamers Voices

Ani Nalbandian, Copy Editor
April 17, 2017
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Since the inauguration of President Trump, outwardly it seems the Cal State LA Administration has been supportive of undocumented students. However several Dreamers students have come out in opposition of this assessment. Rocio Diaz, a Peer Mentor at the Dreamers Resource Center, has filed an official...

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