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Liquor Referral AA okay

Liquor Referral AA okay

Malerie Wilkins, Contributor

February 28, 2017


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According to the Cal State LA clery report last year, 266 students were given liquor law referrals and 265 of those students were caught drinking in the dorms on campus. Drinking and college may seem like they go hand in hand, but when a student is consuming underage, or is belligerently drunk, it can...

“Nalgona Positivity Pride” leads workshop in the decolonize your body series

“Nalgona Positivity Pride” leads workshop in the decolonize your body series

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

February 28, 2017


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Gloria Lucas, the founder and director of body positive project “Nalgona Positivity Pride” (NPP), led the decolonize your body series on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the University Student Union. The NPP project is a Xicana-Brown Indigenous project that focuses on intersectional body positivity; eating...

The Task of our Lifetime

The Task of our Lifetime

Kyle Frizol, Intern

February 27, 2017


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Earth, a single planet whose inhabitants is approaching eight billion people, is nothing short of a miracle of infinitely statistical proportions. The odds of finding life in the universe is vastly miniscule, nonetheless discovering human life. Regardless, this reality exists, and each of these nearl...

With Great Love Comes Great Vulnerability

With Great Love Comes Great Vulnerability

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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The Center for Gender and Sexualities and the Cross Cultural Centers organized the very first “Conversations at the Dinner Table” event in the University Student Union’s Los Angeles Room. The room had Valentine’s Day themed tables with red tablecloths fully set for a fancy dinner, colored mas...

Communal Rooms at the Marriott

Christian Velez, Contributor

February 15, 2017


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Last September Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts merged into one company. The merger left the new Marriott with 30 brands and more than 5,700 hotels in 110 countries, making Marriott the largest hotel company in the world. Well now, the largest hotel company in world is making headlines,...

What’s Your Plan After College? ASI Can Help

What’s Your Plan After College? ASI Can Help

Miguel Arriola, Intern

February 14, 2017


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The student government (ASI) is launching a pilot program known as “Life After College”. ASI President Kayla Stamps describes the initiative as “an accelerated preparatory program that essentially provides career development resources, mentorship, and exclusive networking and training opportunities for ...

Keeping Up with the Indígenas

Keeping Up with the Indígenas

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

The Center for Gender and Sexualities recently put a spotlight on one group in particular and how changing times have shaped how these people are living today. Maylei Blackwell, the Director of Chicana/o Studies and Gender Studies at UCLA, was the special guest speaker at this event. Her main focus w...

Scam is the new spam

Scam is the new spam

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor

February 7, 2017


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Job scams have been a new way for scammers to get your information. Some college students have already fallen victim to these scams, so here’s a way for you to get smart and learn to protect your information. One of the most common job scams out there is the “get something for nothing” styl...

The Year of The Rooster

The Year of The Rooster

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017


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If you’re wondering how exactly the Chinese Calendar works, timeanddate.com is here to explain. “The Chinese calendar does not count years in an infinite sequence. Each year is assigned a name consisting of two components within each 60-year cycle. The first component is a celestial stem element, an...

Meals on wheels

Meals on wheels

Matthew Gonzalez, Contributor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Are you trying to tone up for your new year's resolution?  Don't know where to find any healthy alternatives on campus? Cal State LA has sixteen venues across campus where students can purchase a meal or snack during their down time from classes. The Office of Communications and Public Affairs sent out a m...

The Prize is Right!

The Prize is Right!

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) drove in the Spring semester by offering students a chance to win some great Cal State LA gear at Prize Palooza. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the University Student Union Plaza, students and guests were able to participate in three fun games. If they landed on ...

The case to legalize prostitution

The case to legalize prostitution

Matt Lopez, Contributor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Prostitution, as the saying goes, is one of the world’s oldest professions.  In the early 1910s, the Department of Justice conducted a census of 310 cities in 26 states to tally the number of prostitutes in the U.S. At the time, the American population consisted of 22 million women ages fifteen to...

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