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Graduation to Take Place in School Gym

Graduation to Take Place in School Gym

Erron Franklin, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


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In about ninety days the first group of Cal State LA seniors and graduate students will walk across the stage to receive their degrees and shake hands with the president. However, unlike previous years, the 2018 commencement ceremonies are scheduled to take place inside the University Gymnasium locat...

The Year of the Dog

The Year of the Dog

Jordan Hansen, Contributor

February 19, 2018


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A lively mix of vibrant colors and rich sounds filled the Student Union Plaza on Thursday afternoon, as a crowd of Cal State LA students gathered to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a traditional Asian festival. The celebration began at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 and lasted for around an hour. It was...

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

February 15, 2018


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On Feb. 5, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center showed the documentary, Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story. Directed by Dream Hampton. The film shines light on the brutal murder of Shelley “Treasure” Hilliard and the impact she made on her local transgender community. Hilliard...

Divulging a Decade’s Harassment

Divulging a Decade’s Harassment

Ashlee Navarec, Contributor

February 13, 2018


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On Friday, Feb 2, the California Legislature publically released the records of eighteen cases of alleged sexual harassment. 72nd District Assemblyman, Travis Allen, state Senators Robert Hertzberg and Tony Mendoza, and 62nd District Assemblywoman, Autumn Burke, were all included in the completed...

Spying on Student Aid

Spying on Student Aid

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

February 12, 2018


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The U.S Department of Education will soon begin testing a Federal Student Aid Payment Card pilot program, a move that would drastically alter the way student aid is dispersed. The program was announced in a notice published in the Federal Business Opportunities web portal in January, and will be piloted...

Jittery Markets

Jittery Markets

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

February 12, 2018


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When news of the U.S. economy’s quarterly earnings exceeding estimates surfaced last week, financial markets throughout the world reacted, many in negative ways. On Friday, Feb. 2, the Dow  Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 600 points, signalling uneasiness that snowballed at the opening of last...

Ballet Hispánico: Culture and Community

Ballet Hispánico: Culture and Community

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

February 6, 2018


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Cal State LA has recently partnered with Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization. The partnership is part of the new Community Arts Partnership LA that launches this year. Ballet Hispánico will perform annually at Cal State LA as part of its company-in-residence, as well...

Calling the CSU Out!

Calling the CSU Out!

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Last Wednesday, 60 trade workers representing 22 of the 23 California State Universities (CSU’s) gathered in front of The CSU Chancellor's office in Long Beach, where they voiced frustrations with the CSU administration. Teamsters Local 2010, the union that represents the majority of CSUs, excluding...

Attention All Dreamers

Attention All Dreamers

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


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On Feb. 1, Cal State LA held an immigration event where students were informed on DACA and Temporary Protection Status (TPS). There, 5 speakers presented at a forum and followed with a Q&A. Dr. Raphael Sonhestein, the first guest speaker, spoke about where the DACA bill is currently being discussed...

Facility Face-Off

Facility Face-Off

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

January 29, 2018


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On Jan. 16, a group of Cal State LA Facilities workers gathered in front of the student bookstore to protest bad policy and inaction by the California State University (CSU) administration regarding facilities maintenance. The Teamsters Union 2110 organized hundreds of skilled trade workers across...

Engineering the Future

Engineering the Future

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

January 26, 2018


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Freshman Mechanical Engineering student Moises Aldape was at his Dentist’s office for an appointment when he found out that he was one of the recipients of the Naval Sea Systems Command Student Employment Program (NAVSEA) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) scholarship for $10,000. After...

Cal State LA Alumna Elected to Assembly

Cal State LA Alumna Elected to Assembly

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

January 26, 2018


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In early December, Democratic labor activist Wendy Carrillo secured a seat on the Los Angeles Assembly District 51. Carrillo ran against and defeated Democrat Luis Lopez to fill the seat of former assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, who had been elected to Congress earlier in the year. She received 52.8% of the...

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