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Cal State LA Volleyball Suffers Tough Defeat on Road

Solomon Kirven
November 6
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Photo by: Darryl Dennis The Golden Eagles took a tough four set loss to Humboldt State last Friday, Oct. 23rd in Arcata at Lumberjack Arena.  With the loss, Cal State LA dropped to a 15-7 overall record and 7-6 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Humboldt improved to 8-10 and a 6-8 record in ...

Men’s Basketball Season Preview

Oscar Alanis
November 2
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After missing the playoffs in his first year as the head coach of the men’s basketball team, Dieter Horton looks to build upon last year’s success on the defensive end of the court. For the first time since their 12-15 record in the 2008-09 season, the Golden Eagles failed to make the ...

The Promising Youth of the Los Angeles Lakers

Sarkis Adajian
October 30
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After an abysmal couple of seasons, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be headed in the right direction. After having the worst season in franchise history in 2013-14, the Lakers one-upped themselves by having an even worse season in 2014-15. In the midst of all this, the Lakers managed to strike gold ...

Coming Out and Coming Back, LA Galaxy Player Shares His Journey

Michael Gonzales
October 29
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On a cold February morning in East London, Robbie Rogers took his first steps towards freedom when he sent a very personal email to his older sister.  The email was the letter of his coming out. "She kept saying 'Robbie, it doesn't matter. I'm just so happy you're at...

Cal State LA Volleyball Overcomes New Foe

Solomon Kirven
October 26
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The Cal State LA Golden Eagles Women’s Volleyball team was able to pull off a tough victory over a new conference opponent, Cal State San Marcos, on Saturday, October 10th at the Eagles Nest. The Golden Eagles won the match in 4 games with a score of 25-23, 15-25, 25-22, 25-21. Cal State LA&rsq...

For the Dodgers good is not good enough

Fernando Hernandez
October 19
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Another season in the books and the drought continues for the Los Angeles Dodgers who have not won a World Series since 1988.   The Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the New York Mets in a decisive game 5. The Dodgers struggled to capitalize on golden opportunities early on ...

Sunday is more than just Football

Fernando Hernandez
October 19
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Two years ago, Richard Campos had never seen a football game other than the occasional Super Bowl, until he tried Fantasy Football.   “I used to just watch the Super Bowl because friends and family would invite me to their Super Bowl parties,” said Campos, 20, an Engineering Major...

Student Athlete Spotlight: Clarisa Hernandez

Danny Verdin
October 19
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Cal State LA’s women’s Cross Country team have engaged in some pretty amazing races recently. The team has been working nonstop since the beginning of summer to ensure the gold in the NCAA conference race. In the mix of all these competitions is Clarisa Hernandez, a Television, Film an...

Dodgers pitchers on a hot streak

Patrick Shearer
October 11
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Photo courtesy usatoday.com Dodger teammates Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw are having one of the best-combined seasons for teammates in Major League Baseball history.  They are looking like Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale as a duo this season, putting up historical numbers ...

Keep the Trend Going

Tony Romo
October 11
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Photo by Darryl Dennis Who said five goals are not in fashion on this side of the world? Yes, while European clubs have had their share of 5 goal blowouts this season, the Golden Eagles men’s soccer team demolished Hawaii Hilo 5-0 during a home game this past Wednesday. The Golden Eagles, who have been unbreaka...

Cal State L.A. Sports 2015-16

Justin Carrasco
September 3
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The 2015-16 athletic season at Cal State L.A. looks to be full of young and up and coming talent. As the fall quarter looms, the student athletic program not only appears to be ready but also look to try and win as many championships as they can. The men’s and women’s basketball, soccer...

Leadership has no Gender

Justin Carrasco
September 1
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For many years women have not had a prominent role in men’s professional sports. While men have coached women’s professional sports and have had strong roles in the process, women now have broken the barrier and are becoming leaders amongst men. Becky Hammon became the first female head ...

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