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The Problem with Admission

The Problem with Admission

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 26, 2019

“Impaction disproportionately targets the students” “We’re not intimidated, we’re not scared, we’re here to support each other” “They’re supposed to be serving us” “This plan denies our opportunities”     Cal State LA held three public hearings last...

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 23, 2019

Thursday’s public hearing was unlike any forum held in recent memory. From the start, students, faculty, and community members were determined to make their voices heard, and they were successful. This was the two of three public hearings scheduled to be held as a response to the students rebuttal t...

Operation Impaction

Operation Impaction

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 18, 2019

In recent years, Cal State LA’s enrollment numbers have increased by 25 percent according to University President William A. Covino. There are currently 22,649 full-time students according to the Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, yet there is only enough funding for...

New Goals for the Farmer’s Market

New Goals for the Farmer’s Market

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Spring semester promises to offer more than flowers as Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will reintroduce its farmers market on campus, Wed, Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ASI interim executive director Marcus Rodriguez hopes to differentiate the event by calling it a “food fair” that aims to combine...

Eco-Friendly Addition to ASI

Mya Taylor, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) committee gave a warm welcoming to their newest member Ugbad Farah on the Feb. 14. It was a unanimous decision to welcome her onto the team; the ASI committee agreed that she was qualified for a member position. While studying for her masters degree in environmental...

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...

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