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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...

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...

Clicking with people, not computers

Clicking with people, not computers

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
April 12, 2017
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The Wellness Fair brings awareness to many issues regarding the well-being of Cal State LA students. The fair hosted by the Cal State LA Student Health Center takes various and interesting approaches to reel in those walking by with a Star Wars themed wellness fair. The intergalactic theme came to light...

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
April 10, 2017
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The rebel-held region of Khan Sheikhoun in North-Western Syria was hit by a suspected chemical weapon last week, killing at least 80 including nearly 30 children. The death toll is expected to rise as many of those who survived the attack are in critical condition. The attack happened in the early...

The New Face of California Politics

The New Face of California Politics

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
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In 2016, California elected its first Senator in nearly 25 years and it was the first African American Senator in the state’s history. Kamala Harris overwhelmingly won the Senate seat with over 61 percent of the vote or 7,542,753 individual votes. For her 2016 campaign, Harris raised roughly $13...

Let’s Talk About Money

Let’s Talk About Money

Marrian Zhou, Editor in Chief
March 27, 2017
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A heated morning discussion would be an understatement to describe the California State University Board of Trustees’ meeting in which they approved the tuition increase. The proposal was passed with 11-8 votes on Wednesday, March 22. Student protesters from across the 23 CSU’s gathered in front...

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...

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...

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...

YAF Dropped Lawsuit Against University Employees

YAF Dropped Lawsuit Against University Employees

Enron Franklin, Copy Editor
March 13, 2017
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Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), a student organization on campus has dropped its lawsuit against university employees. Since the suit was filed in May of 2016, Cal State LA has changed its policies regarding free speech and expression on campus. The suit stemmed from a February 2016 speaking engage...

Handicap Parking Placard Misusers Beware

Handicap Parking Placard Misusers Beware

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
March 6, 2017
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There are many students attending Cal State LA who are disabled and require the specialized handicap parking spots all around campus. However, there are several students who abuse these designated parking spots to park closer to their classes, such as lot 8 located behind the fine arts building. Janet...

Sociology Club’s event prompts student reaction

Sociology Club’s event prompts student reaction

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
March 6, 2017
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The Cal State LA Sociology Club is set to host an event about how students can get a job with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. However, the event is not sitting well with some students on campus. On March 1, several witnesses describe two women tearing down event flyers that were on...

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