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Golden Eagles give back to their community

People volunteering were assigned to certain tasks that turned into a great collaboration.

Tamerlane Salyk, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2020

Golden Eagles gave back to their community by helping distribute food for people in need at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on Friday. The volunteer event was part of the “Cal State LA Gives Back!” initiative spearheaded by the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good. Volunteers ...

Campus fruit stand falls short of health standards

Back in 2017, the fruit vendor was one of the most popular food choices on campus only to have seemingly disappeared in the past few months.

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Driving through some cities of L.A., one can see many fruit stands. The vendors manning the stands offer a variety of fruits ranging from watermelon to cucumbers, that delight the taste buds of some consumers. If one wants salt? Vendors can add it. Does the fruit need seasoning? Try Tajin. Fruit sta...

Educating Cal State LA faculty on military-connected students

Cesar Gonzalez, director of the Veterans Resource Center, led the seminar with a PowerPoint that informed the participants on military-connected students.

Tahiti Salinas, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Friday morning, faculty, administrators, and staff participated in the Vet Net Ally Awareness seminar in the Community Room of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library.  Cesar Gonzalez, director of the Veterans Resource Center and Tai-Lynia Jones, Veterans Benefits coordinator, led the seminar discus...

Students, L.A. County team up to boost voter turnout

Daniel Sanchez, a graphic design major, crafted his artwork based on the drawings of children with special needs. Coordinating with a behavioral specialist and their teacher, he also interviewed them to learn what kind of world the children want to see. Each of his art pieces contains the slogan: “Be the vote for someone yet to have one.”

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Golden Eagles are collaborating with Los Angeles County for the California primary on March 3, otherwise known as “Super Tuesday.'' The campus will be one of many voting centers across the county. Along with the new voting center locations comes new touch-screen technology, and extended voting peri...

ASI looks for new voices on campus

Wendy Romero, Elections and Outreach Commissioner, expresses the concern over Cal State LA’s budget handling over the past year.

Luis Chavez, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

As general elections approach this semester, Associated Students Inc. (ASI) encouraged students to join the student government through a series of workshops on campus.  Senior Coordinator of Student Engagement & Outreach Damarea Parker, who helped organize the Rock the Elections workshops late last mont...

Elevator halted in King Hall

LAFD arrived at the scene after the call was sent out twenty minutes prior.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

On Tuesday, an alarm began ringing in King Hall. The alarm originated from an elevator that was stuck with three people on board. On the scene immediately after the ringing commenced was a campus police officer. He would press himself closely to the shut elevator doors on the second floor and ask...

Student orgs welcome Golden Eagles into open arms

Last Wednesday, the City of Orgs Mixer brought students and organizations together which was hosted by the Center for Student Involvement in the Golden Eagle Ballroom.

Tahiti Salinas, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2020

In a surprising turn of events, the City of Orgs’ first mixer was a success. Despite the late hour, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., plenty of students showed up to the Golden Eagle Ballroom to mix and mingle with the organizations that could potentially make them feel more welcome on campus. While students enjoy...

Campus Voices: The Race, the State of the Union and the Acquittal

Screenshot of Lena Chao from the Campus Voices Youtube video

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

February 8, 2020

On Monday night, the much-anticipated Iowa caucuses had arrived. The process is recognized for delivering momentum to the winning candidate of the state. That momentum was stalled when the results of the caucus were delayed due to technical difficulties with a new app; plus, inconsistencies and error...

Cal State LA brings back the Golden Eagle Parade

The procession consisted of mini-cars each representing student organizations and clubs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Theta Pi were among the fraternities that had their own mini-vehicles.

Tamerlane Salyk, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The recent cold weather was not an issue for parade goers this past Tuesday as the University Student Union (U-SU) became the center of the Cal State LA Golden Eagle Parade, a tradition that was brought back for the first time in seven years.  The idea to make this spirit-filled event belongs to Victor Ceba...

Rosser Hall evacuated due to possible gas leak

Los Angeles Fire department responds to a possible gas leak at Rosser Hall at Cal State LA on Thurday, Feb. 6.

Marisa Martinez and Richard Tzul

February 6, 2020

Cal State LA’s Rosser Hall was evacuated on Thursday due to fears of a possible gas leak; an immediate investigation by the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed there was no such leak. The Public Safety Department sent out a campus-wide text message to inform students of the incident stating, “C...

New elevators to be built on campus

A part of Circle Drive is fenced off near King Hall for the construction of an elevator platform.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 30, 2020

Campus community members are going to get a lift. That is, a lift up from the student housing area to just outside King Hall. Construction of a new elevator tower is taking place to connect the sub-level of campus to outside the back of King Hall’s basement level. The tower will be composed of two elevators ...

Former Cal State LA grad student is suing the university alleging ADA violations

Illustration by Lauren Dahncke

Rosio Flores and George Garcia

January 29, 2020

Cal State LA is facing a lawsuit for alleged disability rights violations. The plaintiff, former student Gamaliel Datugan, who was born deaf, claims he was not properly accommodated by the University in the fall of 2018, according to a press release from the Disability Rights Legal Center. The complaint alleges that Cal Stat...

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