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Housing asks on-campus residents to go home

Housing asks on-campus residents to go home

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

On Monday, an email was sent out to campus residents from Housing and Residence Life detailing the plans of how it will proceed amidst coronavirus concerns.  The email included a request from Housing for students to return home as soon as possible if they are able to do so to mitigate any potential spr...

BREAKING: Cal State LA bans public events in light of coronavirus

BREAKING: Cal State LA bans public events in light of coronavirus

Richard Tzul and Marisa Martinez

March 10, 2020

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 10 @ 8:20pm Cancel culture has gone viral… literally. On Tuesday, President William Covino announced in a campus-wide email that all public events on campus were cancelled up until the end of May — effective immediately. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on ...

Universities in L.A. prepare for coronavirus

At the start of week 8, hand sanitizer stations arrive all over campus for precautions against Coronavirus

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

A virus has brought forth a public health crisis and the most tumultuous economic period since the financial crisis of 2008. Universities are responding. Some Cal State LA administrators have asked professors to begin transferring their curriculum to Canvas, an application that allows students and pr...

Homeboy Industries founder misses campus speaking event

President William A. Covino shaking hands with champion award recipient, staff member Christopher Johnson.

Tahiti Salinas, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2020

An L.A. based reverend is on a mission to provide compassion and hope for former gang members seeking a better life. Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit who founded Homeboy Industries, the self-described “largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world.” As part of the campus Min...

Grand Opening Eats

Grand Opening Eats

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

The latest produce-focused meal service on campus–Everytable–celebrated its grand opening Monday, Jan. 28. Those in attendance included: President William A. Covino, Vice President Jose Gomez, and Everytable CEO Sam Polk, who presented this new and healthy alternative to students and faculty. Vice...

Measure would approve $1.5B for children’s hospitals

Picture of the Miler Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach

Berenice Moreno, UT Community News Reporter

October 23, 2018

Voters will decide next week on a state ballot measure that would allow the state to issue $1.5 billion bond to improve and expand children’s hospitals. Eight private nonprofit children’s hospitals and five University of California children’s hospitals will be eligible for the bond, including Childr...

A Great American Tragedy

Kyle Frizol, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018

Throughout the Country, hundreds of universities, workplaces and institutions offer mental health resources to their staff, students and their people. For those suffering from depression, stress and isolation, these resources serve to guide and educate individuals to lead happier and healthier lives. Howev...

Homeless Deaths Continue to Grow

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018

The number of homeless people dying in Los Angeles County increased about 5 percent -- from 622 to 653 -- so far this year compared to the same period last year, according to Sarah Ardalani, a spokesperson with the LA County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Homeless deaths have been on the rise the pa...

With Fall, Comes the Flu

Illustration of a cold, huge needle.

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

The flu season is right around the corner and with nearly 30,000 students on campus, that’s a lot of germs in the air. The season starts in October and staying healthy is important for individuals -- and the greater campus community. “Man, last semester I got the flu for what felt like forever. It dropped a few of...

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018

Many students don’t realize they have complete access to health care right on campus – let alone that they have been paying for it each semester. The Student Health Center offers dozens of services to all enrolled students. Whether or not they use the services, students pay $132.50 in fees –...

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