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Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey

Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey

Alicia Moss, Contributor

November 7, 2016


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If you would have walked onto the 3rd floor of the Student Union last Tuesday, you might’ve been under the impression that Cal State LA was hosting a comedienne after hearing the rolls of laughter emanating from the Los Angeles Room. The Sociology Club, however, was hosting professional speaker and adv...

Reliving Maestro of Pop: Richard Duardo

Clarissa Alana Romo

October 31, 2016


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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Artist and Master Print Maker, Richard Duardo’s art is currently on display at the the Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery. Duardo’s prints were key in Chicano art community and pop-culture icons. He was incredibly passionate about art and fine art screen printi...

Women call catcalling harassment, not flattery

Women call catcalling harassment, not flattery

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor

October 20, 2016


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When a girl becomes a woman, it is almost absurd if she does not get yelled “Damn baby, look at that a**” when she walks down the street. This rather offensive action has become a usual and frequent experience for modern women, and more aggressive street harassments keep happening yet not taken se...

Pulitzer Prize journalist Sonia Nazario tales of child refugees

Kyle Frizol, Intern

October 11, 2016


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What does a Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times reporter and an 11-year-old boy have in common? As Sonia Nazario, the woman who found that answer learned, the necessity and desire to be loved is shared throughout the world. Without it, boys and girls grow up cold and let evil take over their hearts...

October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor

October 11, 2016


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“A man was walking along one day and looking for a witch, he believed his penis was used for Maleficien and it was stolen. When he found the witch, he asked, ‘Please, please, can I have my penis back?’ And she said, ‘Alright, keep walking ahead and you will see a bird nest. Take any birds you...

England’s Sunday Magic: The Redemption of British Cuisine

Marrian Zhou

April 28, 2015


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Sunday Roast Photo by Marrian Zhou When you try to decide what you would like for dinner and someone suggests, “British”, the response usually consists of a laugh, a smirk, and a simple word with a sarcastic tone, “Really?” I mean, what can I say? The iconic Fish & Chips that is ...

“I’m Just Saying” Blog Post: The Pancake Queen and the Tragic Star

Mary E. Montoro

March 26, 2015


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Aunt Jemima Bottles Photo courtesy of http://onsugar.com Who didn’t grow up eating Aunt Jemima pancakes? So fluffy and wonderful tasting especially with the syrup dripping slowly. Sometimes there was more syrup than pancakes on the platter. Her smiling face accompanied with a red and white chec...

“I’m Just Sayin'” Blog Post: Unconventional Women Leaders: Sadie Hawkins and Betty Boop

Mary E. Montoro

March 10, 2015


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Helen Kane and Betty Boop Photo Courtesy by http://www.wonderworkerpress.com   The fictional Sadie Hawkins should be considered a leader in the feminism movement. Before her, women didn’t have a voice outside the home. Their opinions were ignored. The man was the center of their universe, and then th...

“I’m Just Sayin'” Black History Post

Mary Em Montoro

February 25, 2015


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Willie Francis Photo courtesy by http://photosinhouse.com We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men under correctional control today than were under slavery in 1850.  John Legend said after receiving his Grammy for Best Original Song for “Glor...

“I’m Just Sayin'” Blog Black History Month Post

Mary Montoro

February 23, 2015


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Carter G. Woodson Photo courtesy by http://i.huffpost.com I was bused to a school in Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn in 1972. I was one of the first black kids in the history of the school.                       ...

Chasing Wonders: Over The Sea and Bach Again

Marrian Zhou

September 29, 2014


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Music Playing  In London, U.K., there are still classical musicians performing at the Market Place. The performances are continuous and as a bystander, you can always come here in a sunny afternoon for a little ease of mind. With a glass of Champagne, a side of delicious snack, and a good company, ...

CSULA Graduate Hopes To Be Top Cop

Norma Palacios

August 6, 2014


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Would you know what career option to focus on before attending high school or college? For CSULA graduate Lizeth Meza, the career option and discovery of law enforcement has been a desired path since the 4th grade. A guest speaker had visited the school to discuss it further, and it began. Now, as she c...

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