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Cal State LA Alum wants a seat in the House

Cal State LA Alum wants a seat in the House

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
February 7, 2017
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Wendy Carrillo, a Cal State LA Alumna, is campaigning to become the next Congresswoman to represent the 34th Congressional District in the United States House of representatives. The seat recently became vacant when Representative Xavier Becerra (D) was appointed as California’s new Attorney General by ...

Trump Sparks Airport Protest

Trump Sparks Airport Protest

Marrian Zhou, Editor in Chief
February 6, 2017
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Protests broke out nationwide again after Trump signed an immigration order banning Muslims from seven countries travel to the U.S. on Friday, Jan. 27. At the Los Angeles International Airport, Tom Bradley International Terminal, protests lasted throughout the weekend. Word spread on social media and...

Students Rally as Trustees Consider Tuition Hike

Students Rally as Trustees Consider Tuition Hike

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Last Tuesday, over 30 students, faculty and staff from colleges across the California State University (CSU) system gathered at the Office of the Chancellor in Long Beach to protest the proposed tuition increase. At the Board of Trustees meeting, they gathered with signs reflecting their anxieties abou...

Immigration Reform Targets the Vulnerable

Immigration Reform Targets the Vulnerable

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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President Trump has kicked off his term with sweeping immigration reform. On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order, banning the citizens of seven majority Muslim countries from traveling to the U.S. for 90 days. He has also banned refugees from entering for 120 days, and indefinitely bann...

From Cal State LA to the White House

From Cal State LA to the White House

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2017
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As college students, we dream big and reach for the stars. We have countless goals we wish to accomplish and people we want to make proud. Crystal Miller graduated from Cal State LA last Spring with a Communication Studies degree, and embarked on a journey to the White House through a coveted interns...

New year, new finances

New year, new finances

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
February 1, 2017
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On Friday, Jan. 27, the Cal State LA Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) Board of Directors, met at the Student Union to discuss their Financial agenda for the coming months. Timothy Achinger, Vice President for Finance, led the meeting as they dealt with the budget review, approving the allocatio...

Do You Want to Get Elected?

Do You Want to Get Elected?

Miguel Arriola, Intern
February 1, 2017
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This past Wednesday, Jan. 23, the Cal State LA Student Union’s third floor Alhambra Room was the site for an Associated Students Inc. Election Info Session. It was the first of at least three planned sessions. “We advocate for the students and help students develop their leadership skills” said...

Cal State LA Ranked Top University for Upward mobility

Cal State LA Ranked Top University for Upward mobility

Enron Franklin, Copy Editor
January 31, 2017
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A recent study by the Equality of Opportunity Project, ranked California State University, Los Angeles the number one university in the nation for upward mobility of its students. Pace University in New York was in second place, followed SUNY University at Stony Brooke. The study was published in the New York Time...

Delays expected on the road

Delays expected on the road

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
January 27, 2017
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On Friday, Jan. 27, the right lane of Circle Drive that turns onto Campus Road was closed off by caution tape after a sinkhole was reported. The sinkhole, measuring an estimated 120 ft. squared, was most likely caused by a broken drain pipe, allowing water to wash away soil from under the street. Rep...

Cal State LA professor honored for advancement of underrepresented minorities

Cal State LA professor honored for advancement of underrepresented minorities

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
January 27, 2017
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Dr. Nancy Warter-Perez, a distinguished professor in Cal State LA’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, was honored by the alumni network of the University of Illinois, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), her alma mater, in late 2016. She was among eight re...

New Leadership at Charter College of Education

New Leadership at Charter College of Education

Sylvia Valdez, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2017
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Starting Feb. 1, California State University, Los Angeles will welcome campus-committed, Dr. Cheryl Ney, as the new Dean of the Charter College of Education. Her career at Cal State LA started back in 2009 while wearing many hats: Associate Vice President, Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Provost, and...

The Skyline of Downtown Los Angeles

The Skyline of Downtown Los Angeles

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2017
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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...

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