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The Skyline of Downtown Los Angeles

The Skyline of Downtown Los Angeles

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
January 25
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The College of Business & Economics presented the John Gerro Real Estate Symposium at the JW Marriott in Downtown Los Angeles in the morning of Thursday, January 19th. The symposium entitled 'The Changing Skyline of Downtown Los Angeles' discussed projects and developments in progress that will have an i...

Campus Lecture Invitation: Jonathan Alexander

Office of the Provost and Vice President for for Academic Affairs, Contributor
January 14
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Dear campus community, You are cordially invited to attend Jonathan Alexander’s keynote talk at the inaugural Cal State LA Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop on January 19 at 3:00 p.m. in the Golden Eagle Ballroom 2.  Dr. Alexander will discuss the communicative dynamics of personal and rhetorical...

Cal State LA’s new vice provost seeks to improve student success through diversity and inclusion

Cal State LA’s new vice provost seeks to improve student success through diversity and inclusion

Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Contributor
January 4
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As an undergraduate student, Octavio Villalpando found his calling helping faculty members create a program to recruit and retain students of color seeking business degrees. “There was nothing better in life than helping other students of color achieve success in school,” Villalpando says, recalling...

Blackout

Blackout

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
December 30
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On Thursday, December 15, Cal State LA was hit by a blackout that left many Cal State Faculty, Staff and Students in the dark. Power was completely shut off and it was pitch black for a brief moment until the emergency lights illuminated the hallways. Employees in the Golden Eagle building quickly...

Cal State LA receives $7 million gift to name School of Nursing

Cal State LA receives $7 million gift to name School of Nursing

Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Contributor
December 20
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California State University, Los Angeles announced Monday that it has received a $7 million gift that will name the Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing and establish the Chin Family Institute for Nursing. This transformative gift comes to the university from Patricia Chin and her husband, William Chin, M.D.  Dr. ...

The Wholidays come to Universal Studios Hollywood

The Wholidays come to Universal Studios Hollywood

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
December 18
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The holiday spirit is in full effect at Universal Studios Hollywood with their annual winter event “Grinchmas” that is inspired by Dr. Seuss’s story “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” The halls of the park have been decked with Christmas decorations but the tallest decoration of them all ...

Cal State LA takes top prize in L.A. Mayor’s Cup competition

Cal State LA takes top prize in L.A. Mayor’s Cup competition

Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Contributor
December 14
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California State University, Los Angeles won the grand prize of $25,000 in the first-ever L.A. Mayor's Cup, a competition in which university students create innovative solutions to vexing civic problems. “This is a wonderful victory for our college’s entrepreneurship students and their Small Business Strong Cal State LA Team in the L.A. Mayor’s Cup,”...

Cal State LA foster students take short film to White House

Cal State LA foster students take short film to White House

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
December 14
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Rolling, slates, action! When a group of foster youth produce a short film, they might expect it to be screened at a local film festival. But for such a film to end up at the White House, grabbing the attention of the President himself? Well, that’s a whole different story. This past October,...

Resolute criminal justice majors prepare for careers in the face of increased police shootings

Resolute criminal justice majors prepare for careers in the face of increased police shootings

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
December 14
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Eleven police officers were fatally shot in the month of November following a year of tension between civilians and law enforcement, which remains a contentious issue for students on the Cal State LA campus. Some criminal justice majors foresee a future with the police force here in Los Angeles, and...

Mugabe might go Zimbab-away

Mugabe might go Zimbab-away

Ricky Rodas, Copy Editor
December 7
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This past month Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, hinted at retirement, saying in a key speech to senior government officials and police leaders, “If I am failing, let me know. I will go.” This news comes after a year of Zimbabweans rallying against Mugabe, who has ruled the country since its independence...

Cal State LA Federal Credit Union is this year’s Secret Santa

Cal State LA Federal Credit Union is this year’s Secret Santa

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
December 7
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The Cal State LA Federal Credit Union (FCU) is decking the halls this holiday season with their “12 Days of Christmas” campaign. During campaign, the FCU is extending their helping hand to the campus and surrounding area of El Sereno by playing Secret Santa to randomly selected members and past members...

Dreamer students ponder the future in the face of a Trump administration

Dreamer students ponder the future in the face of a Trump administration

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
December 7
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With President-elect Trump set to begin his term in January, many undocumented students on campus will have more to worry about over the next four years than the average American citizen. The Cal State LA Dreamers students are woven into the fabric of the University, which is why both President William...

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