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ASI Fee Increase Denied

ASI Fee Increase Denied

Joshua Letona, News Editor

December 10, 2019

A fee increase that Associated Students, Inc. has been weighing for months did not make it past a board vote. During a meeting last Thursday, the referendum was voted down, relieving students of an incremental increase in ASI fees. According to Vice President for Finance Christopher Koo the proposal would have ...

Introducing Virtual Parking Permits

Introducing Virtual Parking Permits

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

A new virtual parking permit system is being introduced to Cal State LA in Spring 2020 in hopes of enhancing the current mail order version.  Launched by Parking Services as part of a new parking management service, the permit allows the license plate number of the car to be used in place of physical permi...

Therapy Dogs Make it Just in Time

Therapy Dogs Make it Just in Time

Christopher Lazaro, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2019

It’s that time of year again where anxious students preparing for finals get one-on-one time with some furry friends. The school’s Health and Wellness center hosted “Break for Paws” in which Paws-to-Share, an organization that provides animal visits, brought therapy dogs to help students destress fr...

‘Diciembre Mexicano’ Enchants the Luckman Theatre

‘Diciembre Mexicano’ Enchants the Luckman Theatre

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Filled with color, culture, dance and music, Diciembre Mexicano brought Mexican traditions and holiday spirit to Cal State LA in late November. The Luckman Theatre audience welcomed December with Baile Folklorico (Folkloric dance) performed throughout the holiday-themed show. Grandeza Mexicana Folk Bal...

Vice Provost Joins SFSU

Vice Provost Joins SFSU

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

In late November, a campus-wide email sent out by the Office of the Provost, announced the vice provost for student enrollment’s leave of office. On Monday, Tom Enders moved on to work as the special assistant to San Francisco State University’s (SFSU) president, Lynn Mahoney, a Cal State LA ve...

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Talks Music Diversity at Cal State LA

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Talks Music Diversity at Cal State LA

Christopher Lazaro, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation gathered professionals to discuss on campus how to enter and survive in the music industry in terms of diversity. In the panel discussion Nov. 20, the topic of D.E.I. (Diversity Exclusion Inclusion) was addressed by Pamela Burga, the manager of diversity and...

Police Chief Addresses Concerns Regarding Recent Campus Threats

Police Chief Addresses Concerns Regarding Recent Campus Threats

Erick Brigham, Multimedia Journalist

November 20, 2019

“I choose not to accept this as the norm,” said Cal State LA’s Chief of Police Larry Bohannan about the recent Cal State LA shooter threats. Recent threats to campus have generated anxiety and fear throughout Cal State LA. Bohannan came to an Associate Students Inc. (ASI) meeting last Thursda...

Lend a Hand, or Give Anything You Can

Lend a Hand, or Give Anything You Can

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The holidays are near and the spirit of giving is here.  Educational Participation in the Communities’ (EPIC) 48th Annual Toy and Food Drive is currently underway. For the past 47 years, this campus-wide event has donated toys and food to those in need.  EPIC, Cal State LA’s community servi...

Democrats Court Latinx Vote on Campus

Democrats Court Latinx Vote on Campus

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

November 19, 2019

The Democratic primary season kicks off in a few months. As the presidential candidates campaign throughout the country, there’s one demographic they’ll want to win over: the Latinx community. On Sunday, five candidates spoke separately about issues concerning the country’s largest minority gr...

LACHSA Opera Company Aids CSULA Food Pantry

LACHSA Opera Company Aids CSULA Food Pantry

Christopher Lazaro, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) opera performed a benefit concert for the Cal State LA food pantry. The audience donated canned food to see an early viewing of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” and all food donations will be going to the Cal State LA food pantry. The opera, ...

Housing Residents Donate Hot Meals

Housing Residents Donate Hot Meals

Erick Brigham, Multimedia Journalist

November 18, 2019

The dining commons, located below in housing, contributed to the season of giving by offering students a way to help those in need.  Between Nov. 12 and 15, students had the opportunity to donate meals through the Feed a Need program. This event, hosted once a semester, lets housing students tra...

Campus Voices on the Presidential Race and Impeachment

Campus Voices on the Presidential Race and Impeachment

Richard Tzul and Erick Brigham

November 18, 2019

“I completely approve removing the orange man.” That’s what English major Rey Castillo said when asked how he felt about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The UT conducted an informal video survey on what campus community members had to say about the topics of the Democratic...

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