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Cal State LA Faculty Lead One Night Show at the Playhouse

Cal State LA Faculty Lead One Night Show at the Playhouse

Fernanda Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Department of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance came together for the one-night show starring Cal State LA’s newest faculty.. Patricia Kilroy and Adam Snow of the music department and Roberto Alcaraz and Daniel Czypinski of the theatre and dance department got together to lead “...

Accountant Howard Bunsis Reveals His Findings on Cal State LA Finances

Accountant Howard Bunsis Reveals His Findings on Cal State LA Finances

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

“They’re crying poverty when they shouldn’t be,'' commented Howard Bunsis in his seminar last Thursday.  Bunsis held a seminar, in the Golden Eagle Ballroom, breaking down Cal State LA’s finances and compared the 2012 school year to most recent available data (2018).  Bunsis is a Pro...

Caught in the Smoke

Caught in the Smoke

Kayla Misa, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2019

This week, a sixth person, a woman older than 50 who had a multitude of health defects, has died from lung disease after using e-cigarettes that worsened her symptoms. As of this month, there have been more than 450 possible cases of lung illness reported because of e-cigarette use, and after the hospitalizat...

OSD Student Leverages ADA Lawsuit Win To Demand Change

OSD Student Leverages ADA Lawsuit Win To Demand Change

Joshua Letona, Copy Editor

September 17, 2019

Roy Payan, a visually impaired student, said he is using his lawsuit win against Los Angeles City College (LACC) as leverage to better the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance at Cal State LA. The UT reached out to Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) and Informative Technology Servic...

Take Your Studies Across the Globe

Take Your Studies Across the Globe

Richard Tzul, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Golden Eagles were presented with opportunities to fly across the world at the Study Abroad Fair. The fair stretched from outside the bookstore to the career center on a sunny Wednesday. Canopies served as booths to provide info on the different ways to embark on a study abroad trip. Business ac...

Free Legal Services Now Available for Undocumented Students

Free Legal Services Now Available for Undocumented Students

Richard Tzul, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

Cal State LA is taking part in a CSU-systemwide implentation of legal services for the undocumented community of its campuses. The free legal services at Cal State LA will be provided by the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), a social justice organization that advocates for the rights and ...

Everytable Gets a Second Home on Campus

Everytable Gets a Second Home on Campus

Kayla Misa, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

Everytable has announced plans to open a second location in mid-November at Salazar Hall.   Located on the first floor of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, the current Everytable is also the first open on a university campus.  With such popular demand, students have conveyed their needs and wants for a Salaza...

Out of Service

Out of Service

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

For most students, elevators are the way to go when you don't feel like going up or downstairs, but for students with disabilities, like Jonathan Garay, elevators are a major necessity.  The University Library currently has two elevators out of use. One in the Library North and one the Library Sou...

Food Pantry’s Service Day Brings Light to Food Insecurity

Food Pantry’s Service Day Brings Light to Food Insecurity

Jillian Bell, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

Cup of noodles, fruit snacks, pasta, soup, beans, cereal, corn, tomato sauce and fruit cups were some of the many items found in free pre-filled bags given to Cal State LA students at the Food Pantry’s Service Day. “Our food pantry opened in April of 2017 - since its opening, we served approxim...

Protestors Denounce ICE at Cal State LA

Protestors Denounce ICE at Cal State LA

Christopher Lazaro, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2019

Due to the growing number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids occurring across the country administered by the Trump Administration, protesters came out to Cal State LA on Thursday to stand against ICE. One of the student activists who led the protest, Maeve Campbell, believes that ...

Celebrating 45 Years at the Student Union

Celebrating 45 Years at the Student Union

Lilith Greta Meyer, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2019

Free massages, caricature drawings and a 15-foot climbing wall – that is how the University-Student Union (U-SU) celebrated its 45-year anniversary. First opened in 1975, originally in the building that is now the Student Health Center, the Student Union moved around campus quite a bit before g...

Cal State LA Goes Green

Cal State LA Goes Green

Richard Tzul, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2019

Gold is the new green, as solar power technology is helping Cal State LA save money and the environment. The newly opened Structure E has brought 1,686 parking spaces to Cal State LA; it's also undergoing the installation of solar panels on its rooftop. The 2,800 solar panels, altogether, compose ...