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Golden Eagle week a hit with new and returning students

Golden Eagle week a hit with new and returning students

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The first week of class instruction is always tough for incoming freshmen, as well as returning students at Cal State LA. In order to soothe all the stress and loathing between classes or attempting to find a parking space, the Center of Student Involvement (CSI) hosted the aptly named Golden Eagle Week. Student run clubs and organizations gathered arou...

Get to know the University-Student Union

Get to know the University-Student Union

August 31, 2016


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The University-Student Union is an extraordinary place for students to utilize as a resource due to the copious programs available. The Cross Cultural Centers, the Center for Student Involvement, the Xtreme Fitness Center, and The Pit are free for students. Students' tuition already includes a University-Student Union fee o...

Phi Sigma Kappa A-mazes the student body

Phi Sigma Kappa A-mazes the student body

Matthew Gonzalez, Contributor

August 29, 2016


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Throughout Golden Eagle Week, clubs and organizations spent numerous ways to get students involved. This included purchasing personalized Snapchat geofilters of their organizations, playing amplified music, coordinating dance routines, and trying to find their own niche to socialize with students. Greek...

Parking Pains: Off-Campus Lot, The Semester System, and Possible Solutions

Parking Pains: Off-Campus Lot, The Semester System, and Possible Solutions

Janice Peregrina

August 29, 2016


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Hardly one week into the semester and the precarious parking situation Cal State LA is going through manifested itself with a bullet. Student lots filled to capacity before noon even hit, and those lucky enough not to be turned away at the gate waited in exhaustingly long lines while drivers combed through...

Whoops! No FastPass for this line.

Whoops! No FastPass for this line.

Marrian Zhou

August 29, 2016


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It is that time of the year again—waiting in long lines. Although fall semester is the destined busy season for many offices on campus, with even more new students admitted this year, are they ready for the challenge? Despite the long line to purchase parking permits, Financial Aid Office also...

ASI President means business

ASI President means business

Anthony Karambelas

August 23, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Who’s ready for a new school year? Our new ASI President, Kayla Stamps, certainly is. The fourth year Communications major deservedly won the respect of an overwhelming majority of voters in last year’s ASI election. So who is she and what can we expect from her this year? In her freshman year a...

Just Another Tourist Attraction

Just Another Tourist Attraction

Pablo de la Hoya

August 2, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Los Angeles is now home to a new attraction in the center of Downtown: Skyspace LA . One thing many have pointed out in online reviews is that it is simply a tourist trap and not worth the price tag. Although, the price to experience Skypace LA and the highly anticipated slide is $33 for adults, it...

Spending Your Summer Time

Spending Your Summer Time

Valerie Lesser

July 27, 2016


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As summer is upon us, one may find themselves with an abundance of free time that was once dedicated to studies. What better way to spend this newfound freedom than enjoying all the SoCal has to offer? Read on for affordable and accessible ways to pass the summertime, suggested to you by the students...

Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante honored with U.S. Postal Service stamp

Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante honored with U.S. Postal Service stamp

July 22, 2016


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The U.S. Postal Service has honored distinguished Cal State LA alumnus Jaime Escalante with a Forever Stamp. Escalante, who taught calculus at Garfield High School and inspired students for 17 years, was immortalized in the critically acclaimed 1998 film Stand and Deliver. Escalante passed away ...

College v. Trade School

College v. Trade School

Monique Castellanos

July 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Is college right for you? Many students often feel that college is the “right” thing to do, almost as if there aren’t other options to survive, financially, in the adult world. Of course, college is always sought because higher education results in higher salaries once degrees are earned. According...

Pokemon is now the Biggest Mobile game in the U.S.

Pokemon is now the Biggest Mobile game in the U.S.

Janette Marquez

July 20, 2016


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The new Pokemon Go mobile game has taken over the world. Within a week, the mobile game has been downloaded more than 7.5 million times, leaving Instagram and Twitter in the dust. Pokemon Go is a free reality game app that can be downloaded on iPhone and Androids. It challenges users to find and catch...

Avoid Getting Burned!

Avoid Getting Burned!

Zeanna Imperial

July 19, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Summer is making its presence well known with temperatures keeping consistent upward of 80 degrees. It’s the season for lounging at the pool for hours, frolicking on the beach all day, and being outdoors at any and every moment possible. While enjoying those lovely rays of sunshine, caution should...

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