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Cal State LA Alumna’s Career Started Early — in 4th Grade

Cal State LA Alumna’s Career Started Early — in 4th Grade

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community News, Newest

Mesmerized by theater 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 theater critic...

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...

Baby Trump Looms over Prop 10

Baby Trump Looms over Prop 10

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

Chants of “Yes on 10!” and “The rent is too damn high!” echoed throughout the streets of downtown Los Angeles last Saturday afternoon.   Advocates and supporters of Proposition 10 gathered outside the Los Angeles City Hall for a rally as the “Baby Trump” balloon loomed in the ba...

Death of a Journalist

Death of a Journalist

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

It’s something out of a horror movie: a fiancée drops off his mobile phone with his soon-to-be bride and heads into a consulate to fill out paperwork for his upcoming marriage. Hours later he is nowhere to be found. Little does she know, she will never see her husband again--at least, not in one pie...

Should paramedics be required to be on-call during breaks?

Should paramedics be required to be on-call during breaks?

Roman Banuelos, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest

Los Angeles residents will decide whether or not companies can require emergency ambulance employees to be on-call during their lunch breaks. Proposition 11, the Emergency Ambulance Employee Safety and Preparedness Act, would allow paramedics who work for private ambulance companies to stay on-call du...

Measure would approve $1.5B for children’s hospitals

Measure would approve $1.5B for children’s hospitals

Berenice Moreno, UT Community News Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health, Newest, News

Voters will decide next week on a state ballot measure that would allow the state to issue $1.5 billion bond to improve and expand children’s hospitals. Eight private nonprofit children’s hospitals and five University of California children’s hospitals will be eligible for the bond, including Childr...

Election Guide 2018

Election Guide 2018

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest, News, Politics

Housing prices, aging infrastructure among issues California voters will weigh in on next week Skyrocketing housing prices, immigration, homelessness, aging hospital equipment, concerns about the gas tax and educational inequalities are some of the issues that have inspired ballot measures and candidat...

Concha With a Cop?

Concha With a Cop?

Danny Robles

October 23, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

On Tues., Oct. 16, The Cal State L.A. Department of Public Safety arrived to the University-Student Union plaza in police cruisers at around 8:40 a.m. with warm coffee and conchas. In an effort to break bread with the Cal State L.A. community, campus police greeted students and passersby with a smile foll...

First Time Voter Dilemma

First Time Voter Dilemma

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

This coming midterm election ballot is filled with hot button issues, but many first-time voters on campus find themselves voting just to vote, not knowing who or what to vote for. Though the University has been making efforts to try to get students to become registered voters by offering student...

Governor Brown, Thumbs Down

Governor Brown, Thumbs Down

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

On the same day that he was given the bill, Governor Jerry Brown dismissed SB 320. A bill that required by law, all University of California campuses and California State Universities to be provided with abortion medication by January 2022. The medication serves as a option for women to terminate a pre...

Reinstate rent control?

Reinstate rent control?

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest

Both supporters and opponents of Proposition 10 can agree that rent is “too damn high” in California.   The state ballot measure would allow local governments to adopt rent control on any type of rental housing.   Supporters say residential rental prices have skyrocketed in recent years and media...

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