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The Man Behind the Hand

Joshua Letona, Reporter Intern

April 23, 2019


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The State Playhouse opens its doors for the last show this Spring semester with the sci-fi western “The Unseen Hand”. Written by playwright Sam Shepard, the show follows Blue Morphan (Joel Eddington-Morrison), an nearly 120-year-old cowboy living in 1960s Azusa, California, as he comes across...

Seniors Headline at Grad-Chill-A

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

April 23, 2019


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The senior graduating class of 2019 gathered around the University-Student Union (U-SU) Plaza to celebrate the very first Grad-Chill-A last Wednesday, hosted by Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) and the Alumni Association. The event featured music, games, food by Baja Cali Fish & Tacos and...

The Library That Could Be

The Library That Could Be

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

April 23, 2019


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Cal State LA’s Library has not been renovated since it was built in the late 1950s, including both the North and South Wings. Upon his arrival in 2016, library dean Juan Carlos Rodriguez began working with Facilities Planning to develop a library project that would better serve the university community. After...

ASI Tensions Escalate to Racial Slurs and Miscommunications

ASI Tensions Escalate to Racial Slurs and Miscommunications

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 23, 2019


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Last Thursday’s Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) board of directors meeting was met with the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition in public attendance. The Coalition has been working alongside President Nia Johnson on the Resolution of No Confidence in President William Covino. For weeks prior...

A night with Dr. Sengupta

A night with Dr. Sengupta

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

April 16, 2019


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The Associated Students Incorporation (ASI) and College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology (ECST) held “An Evening with Dr. Sengupta” last Thursday inside the University Student Union (U-SU) theater. Dr. Anita Sengupta is a rocket scientist and aerospace engineer. For over 16 years,...

Opt to Adopt

Opt to Adopt

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

April 16, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 9, the grassy null by the Library’s South Palmer Wing drew attention as furry pets paid the campus a visit in hopes of being adopted. The Baldwin Park Animal Care Center brought eight dogs, including chihuahuas and pitbulls, and one cat last Tuesday in hopes that they would be...

Dreamers, Fly High

Dreamers, Fly High

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

March 28, 2019


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Commencement 2019 is a few weeks away. In addition to the general ceremony where seniors walk across the stage with their classmates from their college, there are several other ceremonies such as the Cross Cultural Center’s (CCC) Cultural Graduate Celebrations and Early Entrance Program ceremony. This...

ASI Voting

ASI Voting

Monica Tamayo, Public Relations Assistant

March 28, 2019


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Associated Students Incorporated hosted the first day of the ASI elections Voting Party on Tuesday March 26th in the USU - Plaza at 12pm. Students were encouraged to come out and vote for their favorite candidates to take office along with the USU Board of Directors for the upcoming school year. Those...

Film Festival Gets Cut

Film Festival Gets Cut

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2019


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The Golden Eagle Film Festival has been canceled for the spring 2019 semester. The event, which has gone on for the past 21 years, gave Cal State students the opportunity to showcase their films, and to be judged by industry professionals. Dr. John Ramirez, the Department Chair of Television, Film and...

ASI Candidates Address Their Platforms

ASI Candidates Address Their Platforms

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


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Funding, undocumented students, and outreach were the most common topics discussed at the Q&A for Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) candidates. The candidates spoke to a room of students composed primarily of fellow ASI members. Low student turnout has been a common issue at ASI events....

Impaction: What’s next?

Impaction: What’s next?

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 26, 2019


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Cal State LA administrators made the decision to move forward with impaction despite the opposition from many of the students, faculty, and community members. The Final Admissions Proposal was submitted to the Chancellor’s office on March 15, which institutes the raise for admissions criteria and...

Meeting the Candidates

Meeting the Candidates

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

March 19, 2019


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Associated Students Inc. (ASI) held their Candidate Meet and Greet at the University-Student Union (U-SU) plaza from 2-4pm on March 13. The event provided students the opportunity to meet and chat with the ASI presidential candidates for the academic 2019-2020 school year. Students were also able to...

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