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The Heart of East LA

The Heart of East LA

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

“East LA Interchange” explores the effects of gentrification, freeway construction and the reputation of East LA and Boyle Heights. Kalin was inspired by the community and presented a different image of East LA to audiences. Bringing the film to Cal State LA was important to Kalin. “I think...

School Spirit at the Bowl Out

School Spirit at the Bowl Out

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

ASI hosted its Nineteenth Annual Cal State LA Bowl Out at the Golden Mile Bowling Lanes Wednesday night on Feb. 6, 2019 for Spirit Week. Golden Eagle Radio provided listening entertainment to students as they filled the venue. According to the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Spirit Commissioner Shaunteria...

City drops charges against Cal State LA Chair of Pan African Studies

City drops charges against Cal State LA Chair of Pan African Studies

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

All eight of the charges brought up by the city of Los Angeles against Melina Abdullah–chair of the Pan African Studies department and co-founder of the LA chapter of Black Lives Matter–have been dropped. Following the hearing, she shared the news with a crowd of supporters. Dozens braved the...

Women’s Basketball Rallies Back to Beat the Otters

Women’s Basketball Rallies Back to Beat the Otters

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

After being defeated by the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on Homecoming Night last Thursday on Feb. 7, the Cal State LA women's basketball team looked to get back on track as they took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game at University Gym on...

Homecoming Brings Mixed Emotions

Homecoming Brings Mixed Emotions

Jesse Palomera, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

The Spring 2019 Homecoming started off with music blasting, free Pink’s Hot Dogs, vegan food and a giant basketball carnival game attracting long lines of students just before the men’s and women’s basketball games. The festivities prior to the games allowed students to interact with on-campus...

Golden Eagles Bounce Back Against Seawolves

Golden Eagles Bounce Back Against Seawolves

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team looked to rebound after a tough 76-74 loss against the San Francisco State Gators last Thursday, as they faced off against the Sonoma State Seawolves at the Wolves’ Den in Rohnert Park for a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game on Saturday,...

Grand Opening Eats

Grand Opening Eats

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

The latest produce-focused meal service on campus–Everytable–celebrated its grand opening Monday, Jan. 28. Those in attendance included: President William A. Covino, Vice President Jose Gomez, and Everytable CEO Sam Polk, who presented this new and healthy alternative to students and faculty. Vice...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The app is an early warning system that alerts Los Angeles residents of an incoming earthquake–providing...

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

2018 was a challenging season filled with highs and lows for the Golden Eagles baseball team. Despite injuries to certain players, the Golden Eagles were able to overcome these challenges, as they finish the season with an overall record of 28-24. The Golden Eagles also finished fifth in the California...

Settlement Reached between University and Former Athletic Administrator

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 29, 2019

Former Olympic athlete and Cal State LA Administrator Dr. Sheila Hudson, accused the University of gender discrimination in Aug. 2016. Meanwhile, she accused ex-Athletic Director Mike Garrett of sexual harassment simultaneously. Hudson’s 22-page complaint alleged that Heisman Trophy recipient Mike...

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team traveled to Carson to battle the Cal State Dominguez Hill Toros in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) matchup. The Golden Eagles spoiled the Toros’ Homecoming Game, as they defeated their crosstown rivals, 77-57 at the...

Golden Eagles Unable to Break Losing Streak

Golden Eagles Unable to Break Losing Streak

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Women's Basketball team traveled to Carson to take on the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game. However, the Golden Eagles found themselves on the wrong side of the box score, as they were defeated by their...