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Breaking News: Threat of gun violence to campus found uncredible

Rosio Flores, Editor In Chief November 23, 2021

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 24 @ 8:28 p.m. A University operator received the anonymous threats and Public Safety Officers began investigating. The presence of officers was, “immediately increased on...

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Cal State LA students call for more online classes next semester

Mia Alva, Managing Editor November 17, 2021

Many students at Cal State LA are not thrilled that the majority of classes offered next semester will be in-person.  “I started this petition because if not me, then who?” said Nicolette Elia,...

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Cal State LA honors veteran students

Anna Kuchison, Intern Reporter November 11, 2021

“Being in the Air Force opened a lot of doors for me,” said Itzel Barakat. “And in a way, it's given me a second chance.”  Barakat served as an aviation operator in the U.S. Air Force. She...

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Students share their food pantry experience

Stephanie Medina, Reporter November 7, 2021

Every week, 200 students are allowed to sign up and receive a bag of food from the Cal State LA food pantry. “Students shouldn’t be forced to starve themselves, especially with their busy schedules,”...

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Students and faculty open up about COVID-19 safety concerns

Mia Alva and Rosio Flores November 4, 2021

Although the university has a mask and vaccine mandate in place, many students are concerned over the fact that there are no procedures to enforce social distancing in classes or on campus. “When...

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Financial aid office takes steps to address issues related to high call volumes

Genesis Gonzalez and Anna Kuchison November 1, 2021

The Center for Student financial aid assists many Cal State LA students in the pursuit of their education but for some, the experience can be like going to the DMV with long and tedious lines. “I...

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Women’s volleyball team sweeps through the weekend

Erick Cabrera, Reporter October 25, 2021

The Golden Eagles women's volleyball team continued a winning streak as they defeated the Cal State San Marcos Cougars and the Cal State East Bay Pioneers each by 3-0 over the weekend, bringing Cal State...

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‘The Mental Health Project’ Underway

Stephanie Medina, Reporter October 21, 2021

Focusing on students’ growth in self-care and community care, the first day of the Project Rebound mental health workshop was recently held virtually. Project Rebound assists formerly incarcerated individuals...

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New One Card process: Students speak on struggles

Erick Cabrera, Staff Reporter October 19, 2021

Students waiting to receive their Golden Eagle One Card have found the process took longer than expected.  Justin Tran, a business administration major, wished the experience was easier. “I didn’t...

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Reopening of Xtreme Fitness Center has students excited

Erick Cabrera , Staff Reporter October 6, 2021

The newly reopened Xtreme Fitness Center is welcoming Golden Eagles back into the gym with some enhancements. Featuring new rubber flooring and strength equipment, the center has expanded into former...

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BREAKING: ‘Alhambra Fire’ has Cal State LA students worried 

Mia Alva, Cornell Chuaseco, and Erick Cabrera September 30, 2021

Students on campus were surprised to see a cloud of smoke caused by the “Alhambra Fire” that has now escalated to Major Emergency status. No injuries have been reported, and no evacuations have been...

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Student Housing East has become the ‘college experience’ for freshman and sophomores

Genesis Gonzalez, Reporter September 23, 2021

Cal State LA freshmen and sophomores looking forward to the college experience are brought together by the new dorms. “It is a home away from home,” said Danae Rodriguez Castro, a criminal justice...

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