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Patrolling in Pink

Patrolling in Pink

Malerie Wilkins, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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The Pink Patch Project is a groundbreaking public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the battle against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in fighting the devastating disease. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), it is estimated that approximately...

Stolen Vehicles on Campus

Stolen Vehicles on Campus

Alexandra Bell, Contributor

October 20, 2017


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Amid the chaos of finding parking and getting to class on time,now students have something else to worry about. On Sept. 19, Cal State LA student, David Tecum, had his 1993 Honda Civic stolen from the top level of Lot A. “You would think coming to school leaving your car here—and you pay for...

From Riots to Rebuilding

From Riots to Rebuilding

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the College of Business and Economics held a discussion titled “Looking Back to 1992: Changes in Our Communities.” The guest speakers in attendance included: Paul Ong, Tom Larson, Pamela Stephens, and Daniel Tellalian. The discussion examined the progress 25 years after the...

Pet-Adoption Back on Campus

Pet-Adoption Back on Campus

Jenifer Murua, Contributor

October 20, 2017


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Midterms are underway, and students are preparing for their exams. Whether it’s a report they must turn in or an actual test to take, students are stressing and cramming everything that they can. Sure, students will take advantage of an opportunity to decompress midterms, right? The perfect spot to...

Lessons in Love

Lessons in Love

Omolola Odeniyi, Contributor

October 20, 2017


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On Oct. 12, Chaz Cruz, Assistant Director of the Cross Cultural Centers (CCC), hosted “Relationship Talk: Lemonade Vs. 4:44” in the Pasadena room of the University Student Union (U-SU). The event addressed myths about relationships, particularly in African American culture, and used recent albums,...

Celebrating faculty publications

Celebrating faculty publications

Richard Molina, Deputy Copy Editor

October 18, 2017


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Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery is hosting the Faculty Book Exhibition displaying the published works of faculty in celebration of the university’s 70th anniversary. Works authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited by faculty throughout the university’s departments were gathered by curator...

Changes to Contraceptive Coverage

Changes to Contraceptive Coverage

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Last Friday, a new mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services will remove contraception from health insurance coverage paid by faith-based employees. Beginning with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, preventive care has remained an integral part of health insurance, including all contraceptives....

EPIC Secures Lives

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Food insecurity (the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food)  affects many people in Los Angeles County, including Cal State LA students. The Cal State LA  Educational Participation in the Communities (EPIC) office is working to combat this issue...

Party in the Pit

Betty Green, Contributor

October 16, 2017


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The University Student Union (U-SU) consists of a basement with a gym as well as a lounge-like room called “The Pit.” Every Thursday The Pit hosts Happy Hour. From 12 to 1pm games are free to play.  There is also a DJ playing live music and free popcorn. A raffle is held at the end of happy hour...

Sex, Lies, and Our Culture of Abuse

Michael Levitsky, Contributor

October 16, 2017


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On Oct. 5th, The New York Times published their investigation regarding multiple accounts of sexual harassment and misconduct by famous Hollywood producer and co-founder of Miramax Films, Harvey Weinstein. Some of the notable films produced by Harvey include “Shakespeare in Love” and “Pulp Fiction”. ...

Victims Speak Out

Ashley Reyes, Contributor

October 16, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 10, a women’s advocacy group known as UltraViolet flew a banner over Hollywood, pressuring the entertainment industry to put an end to sexual misconduct in the workplace. The banner, which read “Hollywood: Stop Enabling Abuse”, was a response to the recently published New York...

Pillars of Black Community celebrated

Pillars of Black Community celebrated

Carlos Gomez, Managing Editor

October 13, 2017


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On Friday, Sept. 29, the Pan African Studies Department held its fourth annual Black Community Honors. This years honorees included individuals who have worked hard to create a better world for black people to live in. Department Chair, Dr. Melina Abdullah, was the Master of Ceremony. The evening...

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