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Waving Goodbye to Waivecars… For Now

Waving Goodbye to Waivecars… For Now

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Campus community members can no longer rent the electric emission-free Waivecar at Cal State LA until further notice.  The parked vehicles on campus have a note on the windshield stating, “NOTICE: TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE.” There is a second note tapped on the parking sign stating, “ATTENT...

False alarm: Cal State LA Book Exchange stays online

False alarm: Cal State LA Book Exchange stays online

Catherine Valdez, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

The Cal State LA Book Exchange, a Facebook group known widely across campus, was going to shut down on Jan. 20. That’s what the group’s moderator announced a couple days in advance, only to later recant that statement. “I never put the year,” he wrote in a separate text message to a friend that w...

Academy awards criticized for lacking diversity again

Academy awards criticized for lacking diversity again

Joshua Letona, Entertainment Managing Editor

January 20, 2020

Award season has begun as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its nominees for the 2020 Oscars and controversy is already underway.  The nominations, which were announced Jan. 13, have already stirred some issues revolving around the number of women and people of color nominate...

Killing of top Iranian military commander leads to intense fallout

Killing of top Iranian military commander leads to intense fallout

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 20, 2020

American and Iranian relations deteriorated further after a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian military commander earlier this month. Here’s a look at the strike, the fallout and what the future might hold for both countries. The Strike On Jan. 3, an airstrike, approved by President Trump, killed Iranian Maj. General Qassim Suleimani. The Iranian regime swore “a har...

Men’s basketball ends 5-game skid

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2020

Cal State LA defeated Humboldt State, 81-74, to finally end its five-game losing streak.  The game was another close one from the start. The Golden Eagles led the Lumberjacks at the end of the first half with a slim margin of 43-40, but the Lumberjacks came out strong in the second half. At o...

Women’s March Excludes Black Lives Matter LA

Women’s March Excludes Black Lives Matter LA

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

Black Lives Matter LA accused the Women’s March LA Foundation of exclusivity while planning for its annual march.  Cal State LA’s former Pan-African Studies Chair Melina Abdullah. a founder and organizer of Black Lives Matter LA, spoke out against the march on social platforms on Friday for not ...

Golden Eagles Losing Streak Continues

Golden Eagles Losing Streak Continues

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Cal State LA men's basketball lost their fifth straight game on Thursday, Jan. 16 against Stanislaus State.  The Golden Eagles lost to the final score of 77-85. However, Cal State LA started very strong with a 9-0 lead. Stanislaus state did not score for the first seven minutes of the ball game. Cal ...

Cal State LA Women’s Basketball Defeat Stanislaus State

Cal State LA Women’s Basketball Defeat Stanislaus State

Christopher Lazaro, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Coming off a win against San Bernardino, the Golden Eagles returned home to play against Stanislaus State on Thursday. Despite a slow start by the Eagles they won 69-60. The team offensively shot 22-51 from the field, 7-20 from the three point line and 18-30 from the free throw line; plus had 16 a...

Democrats square off before voting begins

Democrats square off before voting begins

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 15, 2020

Weeks before voting begins in Iowa, six Democratic presidential candidates gathered on stage in the state’s capital of Des Moines at Drake University to convince voters which one of them should run against Donald Trump in the general election. According to recent poll numbers, it’s a tight four person race in Iowa, the inaugural state for the primaries and caucuses. With a race more contentious than ever, this was the most significant debate to date. Fore...

‘Socialist Can Beat Trump,’ say Bernie Sanders Supporters

‘Socialist Can Beat Trump,’ say Bernie Sanders Supporters

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

December 30, 2019

Over 14,000 people gathered near the ocean, hoping to create a blue wave that will carry presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders to the White House. The candidate’s rally held in Venice, California earlier this month brought guest speakers and performers, most notably, professor and activist Dr. Corn...

LA Kings to host Golden Eagles for Cal State LA Day 2020

LA Kings to host Golden Eagles for Cal State LA Day 2020

Isaac Gutierrez, Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

Golden Eagles, get your pucks ready for another Cal State LA collaboration with one of the major sports franchises in the city: The Los Angeles Kings. The Kings face-off against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the STAPLES Center; a Leap Year special. This event continues the strin...

ASI Fee Increase Denied

ASI Fee Increase Denied

Joshua Letona, News Editor

December 10, 2019

A fee increase that Associated Students, Inc. has been weighing for months did not make it past a board vote. During a meeting last Thursday, the referendum was voted down, relieving students of an incremental increase in ASI fees. According to Vice President for Finance Christopher Koo the proposal would have ...

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