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Prop 55, the CSU, and You

Carlos Gomez, Production Manager

October 17, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Many California voters have their eyes on the election. Many items will be up for voting on the November ballot, but one item should stand out to students and faculty: The California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act, otherwise known as Prop 55. Prop 55 is an extension of Prop 30, which wa...

ASI hosts National Voter Registration Day to get students active and aware

ASI hosts National Voter Registration Day to get students active and aware

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

       According to the National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) organization, a shocking six million Americans did not vote in the 2008 presidential election because they either missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. As the voter registration deadline for the heated 2016 el...

Sample a taste of Korean culture–and food!

Sample a taste of Korean culture–and food!

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

On Tuesday, September 20, students had the opportunity of not only learning about Korean culture, but also getting a ‘Taste of Korea’ through an event that was organized by the Center for Korean American and Korean Studies and Dr. Hyojoung Kim from the Sociology department on campus. With booths...

Vote! Vote! Vote! ¿Por Quien?

Vote! Vote! Vote! ¿Por Quien?

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Vote! Vote! Vote! Everybody should register and vote! It’s your right as a U.S. citizen! Bring your abuelas, bring your tios, and bring your amigos to the voting booth! We can’t get what we want if we don’t vote! This message echoed in the University-Student-Union Theatre on September 22 during...

Paper Plane structure soars over Grand Park

Paper Plane structure soars over Grand Park

Emmanuel Maresca

September 23, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

In the skies over Grand Park, a cluster of enormous canvas origami airplanes now float in midair in Downtown Los Angeles after their grand reveal last Tuesday. The installation of the ten planes suspended over Olive Court, a popular meeting place for food trucks and hungry Angelinos on their lunch break,...

L.A.’s coyotes stir worry in residents and students

L.A.’s coyotes stir worry in residents and students

Leyah Galindo, Contributor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Over the past few months, several coyotes have been spotted throughout Southern California. There is an estimated 5,000 coyotes living in Los Angeles alone and many residents are concerned over their safety as the number of attacks on people and pets are on a steady rise. Just this month, Grant Rea...

Terror becomes reality at Halloween Horror Nights

Terror becomes reality at Halloween Horror Nights

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Halloween season is upon us, in case you have not seen your local Target’s section, and while coffee shops are preparing pumpkin spice lattes for their customers, Universal Studios is preparing for the ultimate horror experience to immerse their guests in the most authentic film experience. Celebrating...

Red White Y Tu Forum on campus this week to speak about the Hispanic vote

Red White Y Tu Forum on campus this week to speak about the Hispanic vote

Ricky Rodas, Copy Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

On Thursday, Sept. 22, The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will hold the first of its Red White Y Tu forums at Cal State LA in the Student Union Theater. According to Denise Lopez, CHLI Media Liaison, this nationwide tour is part of an initiative to “bring together congressional...

Student group’s flag memorial for 9/11 victims

Student group’s flag memorial for 9/11 victims

Kyle Frizol

September 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

If any day comes to mind when America stood still and felt the alarms of helplessness at the hands of terrorism, it is September 11th, 2001. Forever imprinted in the consciousness and hearts of those that witnessed the tragic events take place, whether in person, on television, or in the numerous publicatio...

Parking permit delivery delay resolved after low supply

Parking permit delivery delay resolved after low supply

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

The first day of the fall semester was predictive; student excitement, flickering lights in King Hall and parking drama. My first parking experience was significantly better than last year, I found a spot within three minutes, but the drama lied within the parking-permit-purchase-procedure. I bought my on-site campus permit online and...

Pokemon Go Health Walk complete success!

Pokemon Go Health Walk complete success!

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Pokémon Go Health Walk participants really caught ‘em all last week...or at least all the Pidgeys that the game has to offer. The plethora of Pidgeys, several Spearows, periodic Pidgeotto, aloof Pidgeot and one-of-a-kind Eddie the Eagle caused a flurry of feathers on campus last Wednesday. But besides...

Family mourns the loss of TVF student Brandon Nwarueze

Family mourns the loss of TVF student Brandon Nwarueze

Gerardo Amezquita, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

On the early morning of August 20, Cal State LA student Brandon Onyemaechi Nwarueze was killed in a two-car collision on the eastbound 10 Freeway in Ontario, as reported by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner’s Division. The 25-year-old Nwarueze was a TVF student noted for his high spirits,...

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