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What are Golden Eagles watching?

Ethan Axtell, Copy editor April 16, 2021

With more spare time on their hands, Cal State LA students share what they have been watching. Films and TV shows that have been nominated for this year’s Oscars or honored at the Golden Globes ceremony...

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Cal State LA music department eager for the return of in-person learning

Zoe Little, Social Media editor April 13, 2021

Technological difficulties and the necessity to practice in groups have left students and staff from the music department feeling like they are missing out on the full learning experience they would otherwise...

The commencement ceremony is one of the few major university events whose fate is left in question due to the coronavirus pandemic.

BREAKING: Cal State LA announces details for in-person commencement

Covino announces graduation ceremonies will be held at Rose Bowl Stadium
Ethan Axtell, Rosio Flores, and Tahiti Salinas April 9, 2021

UPDATED: April 13, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. Covino announces Tuesday that graduation ceremonies will take place at Rose Bowl Stadium. An in-person commencement that will celebrate the Class of 2021 and 2020,...

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Students share their remote exercise class experiences

Some students raise concerns, while others enjoy the stress relief
Briana Munoz, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

For some students, physical fitness classes are out of the question due to the lack of equipment and in-person help. Others have taken up the challenge of enrolling into online fitness classes. For a Cal...

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Cal State LA students prep for a rejuvenating week

Briana Munoz, Reporter April 1, 2021

After dealing with midterms, Cal State LA students are eager to hop into spring break with socially-distanced plans in full bloom.  Last year, spring break landed in the midst of stay-at-home orders...

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Women’s History Month: Highlighting life-long activist Melina Abdullah

Zoe Little and Mia Alva March 31, 2021

Melina Abdullah, a Cal State LA professor, activist and one of the founding members of the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Black Lives Matter movement, is credited for helping spark the recent racial reckoning....

A screenshot of the recent virtual Associated Students Incorporated, Board of Directors meeting. President Covino and others are on screen.

Breaking: Covino announces steps toward an in-person commencement for Class of 2021

Marisa Martinez March 25, 2021

Updated March 25: Aaron Castañeda's graduation has been corrected. President William A. Covino announced that the Cal State LA administration will be looking for an outdoor venue in order to have...

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Cal State LA students anticipate another virtual graduation

Krysta Pae, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Graduation for the Class of 2021 is just a few months away and soon-to-be Cal State LA graduates are uncertain about what the school will be doing to honor their achievements. “My expectation for...

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A glimpse at an ‘Evening with LA Cultural Toons’

Briana Munoz, Reporter March 23, 2021

Updated March 23: Robert Weide’s department has been corrected. At an event this month, some Cal State LA students had the opportunity to virtually sit down with the ambassadors of LA urban culture,...

La 30a Conferencia Anual del Día de la Historia Latina

Asistentes comparten su experiencia de la convención virtual
Catherine Valdez, George Garcia March 19, 2021 Por primera vez en 30 años, la conferencia anual organizada por Hispanas Organizadas para la igualdad política también conocido por H.O.P.E., se llevó...

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Student clubs you can join since there is no “Club Rush”

Briana Munoz, Reporter March 19, 2021

As the university continues to function through a virtual platform, it may be unclear as to which campus clubs are currently active and which are not. Prior to the pandemic, Cal State LA offered “Club...

Dr. Joseph I. Castro, who is currently serving as the eighth California State University chancellor. Castro previously served as the president of Fresno State University since 2013. CSU press released image.

New CSU Chancellor addresses student concerns about fees and tuition

Joseph I. Castro’s background fuels his approach to student issues
Catherine Valdez and Rosio Flores March 17, 2021

Tuition costs, mandatory recreation and other fees for on-campus activities and services — some of which aren't as accessible during the pandemic — were addressed by Chancellor Joseph I. Castro during...

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