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Cal State LA vies for top spot in L.A. Mayor’s Cup competition

Cal State LA vies for top spot in L.A. Mayor’s Cup competition

Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Contributor
December 7
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Cal State LA is a finalist in the L.A. Mayor's Cup, a competition in which university students create innovative solutions to vexing civic problems.  The Cal State LA team is a resident of LA BioSpace, an incubator on campus that offers bioscience startup companies the springboard they need to succeed. “...

Cal State LA researchers made SAE International on energy management system

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
December 6
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Climate change has gotten everybody on edge in recent years, with the fluctuating temperatures across the world and the latest announcement of Donald Trump as President of the United States. To levitate the problem, Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs) are highly recommende...

Taking “skrrt” too literally

Taking “skrrt” too literally

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
December 5
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On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an accident on campus around 12 P.M. near the University-Student Union. The incident involved Cal State LA student Matt Lopez, who was driving his motorcycle on campus. According to Robert Lopez, executive director of the department of communications...

Student sought for pulling false fire alarm, panics disabled student

Student sought for pulling false fire alarm, panics disabled student

Gerardo Amezquita, Editor in Chief
December 5
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University authorities are looking for a male student who allegedly set off a false fire alarm in the Music building on Nov. 10 around 1:30 P.M., according to a statement by Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police Rick Wall. A faculty member captured a photograph of the man as he walked through...

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and University “team up” for youth leadership summit

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and University “team up” for youth leadership summit

Alicia Moss, Advertising Assistant
December 5
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On Friday morning, Cal State LA hosted the Central American Youth Leadership Conference – an event organized by Homies Unidos that provided workshops and access to services for over 300 youths and their families. The conference for high school students ran from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. and began with a...

Students assist LAPD in local crime analysis

Students assist LAPD in local crime analysis

Kyle Frizol, Intern
December 1
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In one of the most densely populated cities in the world, Los Angeles can feel crowded and leave individuals wondering what their personal impact on the city is. Of the over three-million individuals who inhabit the City of Los Angeles, and the ten-million who live in Los Angeles County, individual ...

Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

Marrian Zhou, Managing editor
November 30
Filed under News, Showcase

Finals week is only a few days away, but many of us have already been drained in the transition of semester conversion, especially in need of inspirations for those final papers. Perhaps only a brainstorm led by innovative professionals would charge our batteries. Some would say that Ted Talk always ...

Cal State LA student wins prominent Paralegal Scholarship

Cal State LA student wins prominent Paralegal Scholarship

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
November 28
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The newly opened Downtown LA campus is proud to have Cynthia Castaneda, who was recently awarded with the Los Angeles Paralegal Association’s (LAPA) Student Membership Scholarship Award. The one thousand dollar award is given to one student who demonstrates academic excellence and a desire to beco...

‘Wall of Dialogue’ engages campus in post-election healing

‘Wall of Dialogue’ engages campus in post-election healing

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
November 28
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The Wall of Dialogue, originally displayed in the first floor of King Hall near the Department of Modern Languages and Literature and now in front of the University Library, is a compilation of post-its, posted anonymously by faculty and students on campus, with messages relating to the presidential el...

Cal State LA, U-pass the test

Cal State LA, U-pass the test

Ricky Rodas, Copy editor
November 28
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If you’re a student who relies heavily on Metro transportation to travel, then you’re in luck. In a University-wide email sent to students on Tuesday, Cal State LA announced it’s new Metro U-pass, a deal stemming from the campus’ new partnership with Metro’s Universal College Student Trans...

Can campuses become sanctuaries?

Can campuses become sanctuaries?

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
November 28
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At the Academic Senate meeting last Tuesday, the Senate went over their first reading item, which was to provide protection for undocumented students by preventing university collaborations with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and deportation efforts. Initially titled as a declaration for Cal...

Burglar strikes as students prepare to take off for the holidays

Burglar strikes as students prepare to take off for the holidays

Matthew Gonzalez, Social Media Correspondant
November 28
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On Tuesday, there were two reported burglaries within the Cal State LA Housing Complex as reported by the Public Safety Department. The first incident occurred between the late hours of 10:00 pm and 11:30 pm within building 5 of Phase II and the second reported incident occurred at 9:15 pm in Phase I....

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