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Students hope for improvements on mental health services on campus

Student government resolution drives positive changes
Mia Alva, Social Media editor February 26, 2021

Ezmee Gollas, a kinesiology major, said she saw a Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) psychiatrist in Fall 2019 and that it felt like an “uphill battle” just to make an appointment. “I had...

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Stepping away from social media

Cal State LA students take a break from social media during the school year
Mia Alva, Staff Reporter February 19, 2021

Guillermo Aranda, a kinesiology major, caught himself on his phone late at night for three hours straight, his eyes “struggling to stay open” while scrolling through Instagram and Twitter. Aranda said...

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Dreamers look forward to President Biden’s new immigration policies

The immigration reform bill by President Biden is expected to be unveiled this week
Briana Munoz, Staff Reporter February 17, 2021

Members of the Cal State LA community who are part of the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program said they breathed a sigh of relief when they found out about President Biden’s plans for immigration. The...

FEMA personnel gather in the parking lot in front of LACHSA at Cal State L.A. in preparation for the federal vaccination site that is set to open soon.

Medical experts move in to administer vaccine rollout

University relocates Cal State LA students allowing deployed medical personnel a place to stay
Marisa Martinez, Audio Editor February 15, 2021

Update: March 1, 2021 @ 6:05 p.m. As the nearly year-long pandemic continues, the Cal State LA campus is once again buzzing with a significant number of people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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GroupMe alleged cheating scandal causes Cal State LA to trend on Twitter

Tahiti Salinas, Rosio Flores, and Marisa Martinez February 11, 2021

Cal State LA started trending on Twitter Wednesday night after allegations of cheating arose.  The misconduct was brought forward by a student who allegedly called out the actions of her fellow classmates...

With the election postponed, ASI representatives said they hope to create more outreach to students during the pandemic.

ASI student election postponed to April

Zoe Little, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Cal State LA’s Associated Students Inc. election has been postponed by one month to encourage more students to get involved and apply for a leadership position. The election was originally going to...

BREAKING: Cal State LA chosen as a COVID-19 vaccination site

BREAKING: Cal State LA chosen as a COVID-19 vaccination site

Joshua Letona and Mia Alva February 3, 2021

As part of President Biden’s first 100-day plan to vaccinate 100 million people, Cal State LA will become a vaccination site. News that the campus was working to become a vaccination site came in...

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“Credit/No Credit” not offered for the 2020-21 academic year

Ethan Axtell, Copy Editor February 3, 2021

Despite being offered in the Spring 2020 semester, the “credit/no credit” grading option won’t be offered for the 2020-21 academic year, according to the dean of undergraduate studies Michelle Halwey....

As rollout continues, Cal State LA officials are working with Los Angeles County to make the campus a vaccine site.

Cal State LA hopes to become a future COVID vaccination site

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2021

Cal State LA may become a coronavirus vaccination site, according to a message for the University community on Wednesday. The announcement came from the Student Health Center Director Monica Jazzabi,...

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How professors are helping students impacted by COVID-19

Lurdes Villalpando, Intern Reporter December 31, 2020

During the pandemic, professors have tried to make assignments as flexible as they can while students deal with COVID-19 related issues. For biology professor Bita Bahrami, she made it so she wasn’t...

Fall 2020 Recap | News Break Ep. 3

Catherine Valdez, Staff Reporter December 30, 2020

Today on the News Break, host Catherine Valdez recaps the major news of the Fall 2020 semester. Happy Holidays from Golden Eagle Media.

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BREAKING: Cal State LA loses a second provost in two years

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2020

After five months of holding his position as provost and vice president of academic affairs, José Luis Alvarado has resigned. In an university-wide email, President William Covino announced the resignation...

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