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Training Facility Officially Open!

Training Facility Officially Open!

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

April 23, 2018


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One year after its proposal, the Los Angeles Football Club has officially opened their brand new training facility. The $30 million privately funded center features a practice field where the LAFC players will train and gather during their off time. It will also serve as the team’s operational headquarters...

Cultural Closet: Outfitting the Students

Cultural Closet: Outfitting the Students

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

April 23, 2018


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The Cultural Closet is a new organization serving students who are in need of professional clothing for interviews, meetings and graduation. Goodwill was the inspiration behind this boutique located in the Anthropology Department. “I had to pass up items at Goodwill because of my budget,” said...

Meet the ASI Presidential Candidates

Meet the ASI Presidential Candidates

Jordan Hansen, Contributor

April 16, 2018


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Nia Johnson The first of the two candidates is Nia Johnson; we meet in the library study room for the interview. Stylishly dressed, she exudes confidence as she greets myself and the photographer.  Born and raised in Oakland, she jokes that she chose to study at Cal State LA as the campus is j...

Sanctuary: A Controversial Law

Sanctuary: A Controversial Law

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

April 10, 2018


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In opposition to the California sanctuary laws that limit cooperation between law enforcement officers and federal immigration officials, the Orange County (OC) Sheriff’s Department has made all inmate release dates available online to the public. As of March 26, internet browsers can now log on to...

The Dream Lives On

The Dream Lives On

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


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On the evening of April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Exactly a half century later, on Wednesday, April 4, Cal State LA honored the late civil rights leader with “50 Years After They Assassinated The King”.  The event was held at 4 p.m., representing the...

Puerto Rico Revisited

Puerto Rico Revisited

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

April 6, 2018


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Seven months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are still struggling to recover. A total of 64 deaths have been reported since the hurricane debilitated families and communities throughout the island. Many are still suffering from electrical outages and lack of basic human resources such as food and...

WonderCon: A Glimpse into Pop Culture

WonderCon:  A Glimpse into Pop Culture

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Headlines

WonderCon: the yearly convention presented by Comic-Con International that celebrates comic books, television and the popular arts, returned to the Anaheim Convention Center with a sold out show from March 23 to March 25.  WonderCon's guest lineup of industry professionals included: Jim Lee, publisher...

Please Give Us Some Space(s)

Please Give Us Some Space(s)

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Finding a parking space is a struggle shared by the many students who attend Cal State LA, and parking services is planning to ease this burden with their ambitious new parking project. The campus’ Parking & Transportation service is overseeing the construction of a $65 million parking structure...

E. Coli Outbreak Remains Unsolved

E. Coli Outbreak Remains Unsolved

Kenneth Cyprian, Contributor

April 2, 2018


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The investigation to find the cause of the E. coli 157 outbreak at Cal State LA may take longer than initially expected. Officials from the Los Angeles Department of Health estimated that it may take them two months to track down the bacteria that sent four students to the hospital and closed the dining...

Houston, We have Roaches

Houston, We have Roaches

Kenneth Cyprian, Contributor

April 2, 2018


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Thousands of unwanted guests have moved into Cal State LA’s campus housing, forcing Cal State LA residents to fight off an infestation of American cockroaches. The infestation is not isolated to just campus housing, however: “They’re nasty man,” said Cal State LA’s head maintenance worker...

Trigger Finger?

Trigger Finger?

Melorie Cruz, Contributor

March 26, 2018


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Prosecutors rejected to file any criminal charges against a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer who fatally shot and killed 14-year-old Jesse Romero in Boyle Heights in 2016, According to a memo released by the District Attorney’s Office. In a Federal lawsuit, the parents of Romero claimed...

2018 Los Angeles Marathon

2018 Los Angeles Marathon

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Headlines, Sports

More than 24,000 runners from around the world participated in the 33rd Annual Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, March 18. The marathon course started at Dodger stadium and followed through LA, with each mile marking an iconic landmark. Santa Monica pier marked the final landmark where...

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