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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 www.thegospelcoalition.org “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 xnergywellness.com 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...

Is CSULA a “Food Desert?”

Jacqueline Gutierrez-Beltran

October 20, 2014


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Eat This, Not That! Photo by Google Images As a student at CSULA, one of the most challenging tasks you are going to encounter is sadly not what is in your overpriced, expensive textbooks but how to eat healthy on your campus while on a budget. When I was completing my lower division courses, the...

Say No to DUI

Monique Castellanos

April 27, 2014


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As we all know drinking and driving has terrible consequences, and yet it's surprising the amount of people who continue to mix the two. As a community, it is important that we demonstrate to our peers that it is not okay to drive after drinking, even if "you are only a little buzzed," as they say. Ac...

Say No to DUI

Monique Castellanos

April 27, 2014


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As we all know drinking and driving has terrible consequences, and yet it's surprising the amount of people who continue to mix the two. As a community, it is important that we demonstrate to our peers that it is not okay to drive after drinking, even if "you are only a little buzzed," as they say. Ac...

Erasing Chaos, Finding Peace

Trinity Joseph

April 15, 2014


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Most college students have responsibilities: classes, jobs, internships, relationships, and friendships. Trying to manage every responsibility can be stressful and finding peace can seem unrealistic, especially when responsibilities collide and chaos strikes. Being at peace is not an option; it is a ...

Erasing Chaos, Finding Peace

Trinity Joseph

April 15, 2014


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Most college students have responsibilities: classes, jobs, internships, relationships, and friendships. Trying to manage every responsibility can be stressful and finding peace can seem unrealistic, especially when responsibilities collide and chaos strikes. Being at peace is not an option; it is a ...

Coffee Consumption in College Students

Tatiana Miranda

April 15, 2014


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If you've ever taken the time to walk through the back half of the Cal State Los Angeles campus, I'm sure you've seen the horrendously long line at the campus Starbucks Coffee shop. Rain or shine, students and faculty wait patiently for the most part, for twenty to thirty minutes to get their cup of...

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