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Cal State LA students call for more online classes next semester

Mia Alva, Managing Editor November 17, 2021

Many students at Cal State LA are not thrilled that the majority of classes offered next semester will be in-person.  “I started this petition because if not me, then who?” said Nicolette Elia,...

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A tale of two cities: El Monte’s battle to preserve its Latinx history

Erik Adams, Community News Reporter November 17, 2021

There are decades-old tensions where the I-605 and I-10 converge. The unassuming Southern California town of El Monte, located about 14 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, is home to many longtime residents...

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Back to school fraught with questions and worry for some La Puente parents

Nicholas Juarez, Community News Reporter October 25, 2021

With her daughter back at school in person this fall, La Puente resident Christine Frontanez got the call that no parent wants to get.   Her daughter had been exposed to someone who tested positive...

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El Monte parents and students ambivalent about school reopenings this week

Ronald Cruz, Community News Reporter April 19, 2021

After weeks of trying to keep their children focused while they’re in virtual classes,  keeping track of homework assignments and in-class work, and helping them deal with the isolation of being at...

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Cal State LA music department eager for the return of in-person learning

Zoe Little, Social Media editor April 13, 2021

Technological difficulties and the necessity to practice in groups have left students and staff from the music department feeling like they are missing out on the full learning experience they would otherwise...

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Remote learning: Students report having to teach themselves

Mia Alva, Reporter, Social Media Editor March 15, 2021

After a full-year of isolation due to the pandemic, students are still struggling to adapt to online learning. However, not for the same reasons as before. Due to some professors not providing Zoom meetings...

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