Out of Options: Stairs Alongside Student Housing are the only accessible way to campus

Alexis Thrower
April 21, 2015
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Long Staircase Photo  Alongside Cal State L.A.’s student housing is a steep flight of stairs (one hundred count), which is the only way to quickly access campus for residents. Although student housing is not the primary issue for the concern of a lack of accessibility to the residents, this is an o...

Coconut Water vs. Gatorade

Garland Dyer
April 7, 2015
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Coconut Water Splash Photo courtesy of The verdict is in! Natural, organic, products free of artificial dyes and sweeteners are gaining popularity amongst consumers, more so than ever when compared to their heavily commercialized counterparts. Coconut water has been gaining popularit...

The Xtreme Fitness Center

Garland Dyer
April 7, 2015
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Photo of Cal State L.A. Student Union courtesy of From the $91.50 University-Student Union Fee, students have access to the Xtreme Fitness Center. The Xtreme Fitness Center offers up to date fitness equipment, personal training, and various group exercise classes, as well as locker rooms with showers. Xtreme Fi...

Spotlight on the Student Health Center

Eric Jernigan
April 1, 2015
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Student health Center Photo by Timmy Truong We all get sick; it’s a fact of life. But what do you do when you need to go to the doctor and do not have insurance? Unfortunately, this is something many students deal with all the time. Although President Obama has now made it required by law to have health insu...

How Eating Can Make You Smarter

Eric Jerigan
March 17, 2015
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Eggs for Protein! Photo It’s that time of the quarter again: finals are here! Like every other time these come around, students everywhere will be cramming to get the best grade possible to ensure a final grade to be proud of. They will be trying all sorts of tricks to study smarter or get the ...

Health Care Management Association Draws the Future of Healthcare Management

Samir Ramirez
March 9, 2015
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Healthcare photo courtesy by The Cal State L.A. Healthcare Management Association held an event on Monday, March 2nd, in which they gathered alumni speakers working in the healthcare field to share their pathway to their successful career.  The night was open to bo...

So, Are You Okay?

Taylor Preza
February 23, 2015
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Kevin and Debbie Covino by Taylor Preza ‘Are you okay? Is something wrong? Can I help you?’ These were the only words Kevin Hines desperately needed to hear on September 25th of 2000. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years prior, this was the day when Kevin Hines attempted to take his own life by jumpin...

The Freshmen 15: Most Don’t Take It Seriously

Nailah Phelps & Norma Dominguez
February 10, 2015
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Battle Freshmen 15! Photo courtesy by “I can’t believe how much weight I’ve gained in only a few months I’ve been here. Even my family noticed I was picking up on my weight when I went home for the holidays,” Andrea K. said.   For Andre...

The importance of taking care of your body

Sabrina Sarmiento
January 20, 2015
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Wellness Photo courtesy of College students are known for having poor diets, small wallets and little sleep. Trying to stay healthy sometimes is not always an easy task for students who are on the go. Here are a few tips to help students who want to make fitness a priority. Being healthy starts with taking care o...

Eat this not that!

Sabrina Sarmiento
January 12, 2015
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Eating this! Photo  When it comes to eating healthy, college students find it difficult because of their super-tight budgets, ridiculously busy schedules and not always knowing what to purchase while grocery shopping. A college student’s meal is whatever is the quickest, most convenient and the ch...

Producing Protein Sustainably for a Growing Population

Noelle Halter
November 10, 2014
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Meat Production by Google Images In the United States, there is an abundance of protein in an average diet. Americans actually eat more protein than necessary, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The most obvious source of protein in the diet is meat. Besides providing protein,...

Safety First

Guadalupe Garcia
November 3, 2014
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Saftey First By Google Images We come to think of campus as an environment of health and safe learning, but do construction projects conducted while school is in session jeopardize the safety of students and staff? The question becomes relevant for Cal State LA under the light of the ongoing constructi...

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