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ASI Opens the Floor to Students

ASI Opens the Floor to Students

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

November 13, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

Last Thursday, Nov. 8, students filled the Innovation Hub, in the University Library, to voice their campus-wide concerns during the Student Advocacy 101 mixer. The Senators of Associated Students, Inc. (ASI), who hosted the mixer, offered students lunch as well as reasons why it is beneficial to use ...

A journey through the desert and back to my childhood

A journey through the desert and back to my childhood

Berenice Moreno, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

As a child growing up in Michoacan, Mexico. I had taken my first footsteps on the small rural ranch where I lived, overlooking hills in the distance and a damn nearby that looked more like a lake. I would jump on the rocks alongside the dam and watched gorgeous sunsets behind the hills.   ...

Celebrating Our Vets

Celebrating Our Vets

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

The 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony was a celebration on-campus to represent our soldiers, marines, airmen, sailors and coastguards.     The ceremony was hosted by the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) and offered a panel of veterans and national public figures including, LA County Supervisor Hilda Soli...

Get your art fix: Student work highlighted

Get your art fix: Student work highlighted

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

      Cal State LA’s College of Arts and Letters showcased photos, sculptures, paintings, fashion designs and other student work in a gallery in the Fine Arts building.   The exhibit brought in crowds of people: Some were relatives of students with art work dis...

University Moves Forward with High-Rise Plans

University Moves Forward with High-Rise Plans

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

A new high-rise will soon house 1,500 freshmen and sophomores on campus.   The building will feature, among other things, a new dining hall with multiple food stations offering various cuisine options, a large multi-purpose room seating up to 250 people, a workout room, a yoga studio, a medita...

The Blood on Our Hands

The Blood on Our Hands

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

It has become a horrific American ritual. Every year, citizens across the nation steel themselves for the inevitable death toll. They just pray the AR-15 does not train on their neighborhood. And when it does, if it does, they clean up the mess as quickly as they can and move on. They will not feign ig...

Costumes, Candy and a Police Escort

Costumes, Candy and a Police Escort

Marissa Chavez, Contributing writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, Newest

It was a Happy Halloween for over 120 young girls and boys who had the opportunity to Trick-or-Treat with real police officers at the Department of Public Safety.   Since 2008, the department has opened its doors to students from the Anna Bing Arnold Day Care Center for a morning of candy and f...

The Dead Live On

The Dead Live On

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Newest, Uncategorized

  Thursday, Nov. 1, California State University Los Angeles, celebrated Dia De Los Muertos by throwing “Los Muertos Viven”, an event hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center, at the Student Union Plaza. The multi-cultural event, which honored past family members and friends, offered several ...

Learning From the Pros

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

The Television, Film & Media Studies (TVFM) Department teamed up with Golden Eagle Radio on Friday, Oct. 26, to host the first annual Entertainment Reporting Symposium.   This was an all day event at the U-SU Theatre with panels, workshops and seminars from some of today’s top industr...

Alumna Director Returns to Cal State LA

Alumna Director Returns to Cal State LA

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

Mesmerized by theatre and the storytelling involved, Randee Trabitz wrote and directed her first play when she was in fourth grade.   It seems she never stopped since. She went on to do stage managing, screenwriting and directing. She’s a story analyst for Disney Animation. She was a the...

El color de mi piel no me deja votar

El color de mi piel no me deja votar

Nasario Vásquez Jr., Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under La Onda, Newest

La mitad del término presidencial marca un tiempo importante para los estadounidenses y toda persona que vive en los Estados Unidos. Las elecciones del 6 de noviembre son cruciales por la cantidad de senadores representantes en la cámara y gobernadores estatales que serán elegidos. Los nuevos ofi...

Rebelde, Rebelde

Rebelde, Rebelde

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

On Saturday evening, Grammy award-winning artist Seu Jorge performed a set highlighted with David Bowie’s classics to a sold-out Luckman Theatre crowd.   Dressed as Pelé dos Santos, a singing sailor, Jorge opened the show with “Ziggy Stardust” and took off from there, performing a v...

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