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Students roam the quad at Cal State L.A. If passed, the tuition increase proposal would raise their schooling costs by 6% annually over the next five years. (Aug. 25, 2023/ Photo by Marcos Franco)

CSU employee unions and supporters stand against inequitable wages and tuition

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor September 19, 2023

Like many other students enrolled at a CSU, 18-year old Christopher Rodriguez relies on grants to cover campus expenses and other costs of living while at Cal State L.A. But what the first-year electrical...

The Cozen report was conducted throughout all CSUs came in a month late from the original announced timeline. Graphic by Anne To

Why some students feel Cal State LA Title IX is letting down sexual assault victims

Anna Kuchison, Multimedia Reporter September 19, 2023

Introduction and The Cozen Investigation:   The Cozen Investigation found several issues of concern about The California State University (CSU) Title IX office. This included inconsistencies...

CFA members and CSU students protest tuition increase

Leslie Magaña Arias, Xavier Zamora, and Anne To September 19, 2023

    CSU students are not the only ones who oppose tuition increases. Members of the California Faculty Association stood with students at a rally held by Students for Quality Education...

Berenecea Johnson Eanes will start her term as president in Spring 2024. Photo courtesy of the Cal State La Public Affairs Office.

First ever Black female Cal State LA president appointed

Anne To and Brian Lai September 15, 2023

  Cal State LA’s first ever Black woman president in history, just got appointed by the CSU Board of Trustees.    Berenecea Johnson Eanes will serve as the ninth president for the...

The sinkhole is now filled up and fencing around the area has been removed.

Six months later, the sinkhole at Circle Drive is finally gone.

Brian Lai and Anne To September 15, 2023

Though the sinkhole is now gone, it won't soon be forgotten. Students interviewed this week and last recalled the frustration it invoked as well as the gratitude they feel now that it's fixed.   In...

Mask on a table. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Vaccines no longer required on campus but masks still are

Erik Adams, Senior Multimedia Reporter April 17, 2023

Cal State LA students and faculty received a campus-wide email on April 14 stating that vaccinations were no longer required by the university. The email said that “[e]ffective April 6, 2023, the...

Sinkhole view. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Sinkhole dragging down campus life

Anne To, Managing Editor April 6, 2023

Traffic jams, buses rerouted, and classes missed are just some of the many inconveniences the sinkhole underneath Circle drive, between Campus Road and the entrance of Lot 2, have caused. A campus-wide...

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library has multiple places on its various floors to study alone or with a group. Photo by Anthony Aguilar.

Places students like to study on campus

Anthony Aguilar, Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2023

College students understand that finding the best locations to go study is very important to help with their school performance. But it can be challenging to find some of the best locations on campus,...

A photo op cutout was one of hundreds of images on display at the Eagle-Con gallery. Photo by Erik Adams.

‘Not just white boys and gadgets’: Eagle-Con explores ethnicity and gender in science fiction

Erik Adams, Senior Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2023

While dismantling science-fiction stereotypes and discussing the genre’s marginalized chronicles, Eagle-Con’s “Multi-ethnic History of Science Fiction” event sparked discussion and explored new...

Students who may suffer with reading disabilities can utilize software like Kurzweil ® which is a computer based assistive technology that helps with the learning process. Graphic by Will Baker.

How to get help as a disabled student

Thomas Davila, Multimedia Reporter April 2, 2023

“I have a disability. Yes, that’s true, but all that really means is I may have to take a slightly different path than you,” said Guinness World Record holder for the longest wheelie in a wheelchair,...

Cesia Rios, a psychology major, trying to avoid puddles on the Cal State LA campus. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Rain, rain, here to stay

Anne To, Managing Editor March 21, 2023

Another rain storm is expected to hit Los Angeles starting from Sunday, Mar. 19 to Wednesday, March 22, according to the National Weather Service Los Angeles. “This will be a soggy first half of the...

Cal State LAs garden of well-being is part of the WellBeingU initiative. Photo by Will Baker.

CAPS slowly rebuilding after past problems

Anna Kuchison and Victoria Ivie March 6, 2023

After many past complaints about Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), there have been some major changes that are supposed to improve the care students receive. Struggles with mental health...

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