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Housing Residents Donate Hot Meals

Cal Fresh and Food Pantry Intern Ayzia Clowney interviewd by Erick Brigham

Erick Brigham, Multimedia Journalist

November 18, 2019

The dining commons, located below in housing, contributed to the season of giving by offering students a way to help those in need.  Between Nov. 12 and 15, students had the opportunity to donate meals through the Feed a Need program. This event, hosted once a semester, lets housing students tra...

Campus Voices on the Presidential Race and Impeachment

Cal State LA students were interviewed about their opinions on the impeachment inquiry.

Richard Tzul and Erick Brigham

November 18, 2019

“I completely approve removing the orange man.” That’s what English major Rey Castillo said when asked how he felt about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The UT conducted an informal video survey on what campus community members had to say about the topics of the Democratic...

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Bernie Sanders finishes up his time at the Democratic forum that focused on Latinx issues at the Cal State LA Luckman theater.

Isaac Gutierrez, Managing Editor

November 17, 2019

A 2019 Democratic presidential forum on Latinx issues was held at Cal State LA this morning. The forum featured five presidential candidates: Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro and Tom Steyer. Questions covered a wide range of topics concerning the Latinx community such as...

UPDATED: Third Potential Threat Found in On-Campus Bathroom

A SUV stationed in front of the Public Safety building.

Joshua Letona, News Editor

November 12, 2019

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 6 @ 11:10 p.m. A rumored date surfaced on social media late Tuesday evening, spreading concerns throughout the Cal State LA community. A tweet stating that the graffiti found last Wednesday in a bathroom stall on campus that threatened the school's safety specified of Nov....

The One-Year Remembrance of a Golden Eagle Freshman

A group photo of everyone who participated in the run is shared. Before the vigil, everyone honored Andy by participating in one of his favorite activities, running.

Luis Chavez, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Family, teachers, and friends celebrated the life of Andy Olivera, a former Cal State LA engineering major, who passed exactly a year ago Sunday, Nov. 10. He was honored in a commemoration divided into three events.  The day began by offering a mass at his resting place in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in...

Eagle Alerts: How To Verify Your Contact Information

Illustration by Lauren Dahncke

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

With the recent unsubstantiated threats made on-campus, it’s important to make sure you are receiving Eagle Alerts. An Eagle Alert is part of the University’s emergency notification system, which sends students, staff, and faculty alerts via their emails or text messages. According to the Administration...

Proactive, Not Reactive

A police motorcycle and a vehicle parked at the Public Safety lot.

Isaac Gutierrez and Amairani Hernandez

November 12, 2019

With school shootings seemingly an unfortunate norm, it is imperative to educate the public on basic safety procedures.  Over the past two weeks, there have been three non-credible threats made to Cal State LA: a phone call, an alleged rumor and threatening graffiti found on a restroom wall.  ...

Student Veterans Take Their Next Steps After College

People in uniform stand side-by-side each other next to the parked Humvees.

Lilith Greta Meyer, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

At his first job after returning home from military service, Ali Tayyeb and his co-workers were asked to stay late to organize the shelves of the sporting goods store. “Of course, I’ll do it!” Tayyeb agreed immediately. All of his co-workers clocked out. That was the first time he realized that...

Department of Public Safety Questioned Over Mass Shooter Threat

A still of Ryan Murphy from an interview over the shooting threat at the Annex Link.

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Monday marked the second potential shooting scare that echoed throughout Cal State LA within a span of a week following the Annex Link lab threat from an unknown caller. Rumors of a shooter targeting the campus library surfaced on social media Monday afternoon prompting an increase in security sur...

Second Shooting Threat Raises Concerns

A Cal State LA campus police vehicle stations itself in the front of the library on Monday, November 4, 2019 at around 1:30PM. The library is the second mass shooting target to receive a threat in the span of one week

Joshua Letona and Darwin Lopez

November 5, 2019

Rumors spread of another shooter threat, but this time surrounding the campus library.  On Monday, another non-credible shooter threat targeted Cal State LA. It’s the second threat to occur in a span of a week. However, unlike the previous threat, this one was passed on by third and fourth partie...

Do You Know How To Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails?

Illustration by Lauren Dahncke

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

National Cybersecurity Awareness month recently came to an end, but phishing emails never seem to.  According to Cal State LA’s Information Technology Security, phishing emails are sent to the recipient with the purpose of obtaining personal information such as usernames, passwords and financial accoun...

Learning from the Pros

Nina O’ Brien, the associate professor of Communication Studies and Management of Cal State LA, goes over a resume workshop at the Connect the Dots event.

Joshua Letona, News Editor

November 5, 2019

What exactly are companies looking for in employees? It’s a daunting question when filling out resumes and applications. Cal State LA students got the chance to network with industry professionals and find out exactly what they need to make it during “Connect the Dots” on Friday. The day-long ...

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