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UPDATED: Third Potential Threat Found in On-Campus Bathroom

UPDATED: Third Potential Threat Found in On-Campus Bathroom

Joshua Letona, News Editor

November 12, 2019

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 6 @ 11:10 p.m. A rumored date surfaced on social media late Tuesday evening, spreading concerns throughout the Cal State LA community. A tweet stating that the graffiti found last Wednesday in a bathroom stall on campus that threatened the school's safety specified of Nov....

The One-Year Remembrance of a Golden Eagle Freshman

The One-Year Remembrance of a Golden Eagle Freshman

Luis Chavez, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Family, teachers, and friends celebrated the life of Andy Olivera, a former Cal State LA engineering major, who passed exactly a year ago Sunday, Nov. 10. He was honored in a commemoration divided into three events.  The day began by offering a mass at his resting place in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in...

The Art and Politics Exhibit Takes a Stab at Today’s Political Climate

The Art and Politics Exhibit Takes a Stab at Today’s Political Climate

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

November 12, 2019

As partisan tension continues to fuel the divisive fire running rampant across the country, the Cal State LA community vents its anger, fear, and passion through the Art and Politics Exhibit. The exhibit opened last Wednesday on the first floor of the northern wing of the library and will run until Friday. The...

Eagle Alerts: How To Verify Your Contact Information

Eagle Alerts: How To Verify Your Contact Information

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

With the recent unsubstantiated threats made on-campus, it’s important to make sure you are receiving Eagle Alerts. An Eagle Alert is part of the University’s emergency notification system, which sends students, staff, and faculty alerts via their emails or text messages. According to the Administration...

Proactive, Not Reactive

Proactive, Not Reactive

Isaac Gutierrez and Amairani Hernandez

November 12, 2019

With school shootings seemingly an unfortunate norm, it is imperative to educate the public on basic safety procedures.  Over the past two weeks, there have been three non-credible threats made to Cal State LA: a phone call, an alleged rumor and threatening graffiti found on a restroom wall.  ...

Student Veterans Take Their Next Steps After College

Student Veterans Take Their Next Steps After College

Lilith Greta Meyer, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

At his first job after returning home from military service, Ali Tayyeb and his co-workers were asked to stay late to organize the shelves of the sporting goods store. “Of course, I’ll do it!” Tayyeb agreed immediately. All of his co-workers clocked out. That was the first time he realized that...

Cali Gets Tropical

Cali Gets Tropical

Lilith Greta Meyer, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

With tacos and indie tunes, music fans ended this year’s festival season at Tropicalia Fest in Pomona. The two-day festival kicked off Saturday with a line-up of Latinx bands and artists and featured indie acts on Sunday. Usually a one-day festival, this year’s two-day event is a new innovation that so...

“Doctor Sleep” is a Slow Burn, but an Emotionally Satisfying Sequel

“Doctor Sleep” is a Slow Burn, but an Emotionally Satisfying Sequel

Joshua Letona, News Editor

November 8, 2019

Stephen King notoriously hated director Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of “The Shining,” calling it “too cold” and saying there was “no sense of emotional investment in the family” in a 2006 interview with The Paris Review. Now, director Mike Flanagan hopes to bridge the visions of Kubrick and King in the almost 40-year later sequel “Doctor Sleep....

Who’s Watching the Watchmen?

Who’s Watching the Watchmen?

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

November 7, 2019

The following contains major spoilers for the “Watchmen” comic.   HBO’s “Watchmen” debuted late last month, continuing not only the story of the original graphic novel, but also its political controversies. From Panel to Screen As a fan of the original, I was excited for the ne...

Department of Public Safety Questioned Over Mass Shooter Threat

Department of Public Safety Questioned Over Mass Shooter Threat

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Monday marked the second potential shooting scare that echoed throughout Cal State LA within a span of a week following the Annex Link lab threat from an unknown caller. Rumors of a shooter targeting the campus library surfaced on social media Monday afternoon prompting an increase in security sur...

Second Shooting Threat Raises Concerns

Second Shooting Threat Raises Concerns

Joshua Letona and Darwin Lopez

November 5, 2019

Rumors spread of another shooter threat, but this time surrounding the campus library.  On Monday, another non-credible shooter threat targeted Cal State LA. It’s the second threat to occur in a span of a week. However, unlike the previous threat, this one was passed on by third and fourth partie...

Do You Know How To Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails?

Do You Know How To Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails?

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

National Cybersecurity Awareness month recently came to an end, but phishing emails never seem to.  According to Cal State LA’s Information Technology Security, phishing emails are sent to the recipient with the purpose of obtaining personal information such as usernames, passwords and financial accoun...