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Farewell to the Paper Boy

Farewell to the  Paper Boy

Richard Molina, News Editor

December 5, 2017


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Jim Munson is a professor of journalism and the Business/Advertising Manager for the University Times (UT). This semester will be his last as he will be retiring and moving to Arizona. Munson attended Cal State Fullerton to study communications and business but left to start a family and work full-time...

Occupy the Imagination

Occupy the Imagination

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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A special screening and discussion for the film “Occupy the Imagination: Tales of Seduction and Resistance” by filmmaker Rodrigo Dorfman took place in the Luckman Fine Arts Intimate Theatre. This was part of the ongoing show "How to Read el Pato Pascual: Disney's Latin America and Latin America's...

Administration goes on record about broken elevators

Administration goes on record  about broken elevators

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Students who are familiar with Cal State LA’s elevators know that they have not been reliable this past semester. Malfunctions have long frustrated riders, leading some students to vent about this issue on the Cal State LA Book Exchange Facebook page. One student, Evelyn Sanchez, mentioned that...

Furry Stress Relief

Furry Stress Relief

Jenifer Murua, Contributor

December 5, 2017


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Finals are upon us and stress has taken a toll on students. With papers to write and exams to study for, it is no doubt that students need time to unwind and relax during the last week of the semester. Cal State LA hosted a therapy cat and dog event at the main walkway on Nov. 28, where four dogs...

Something’s in the Air

Something’s in the Air

Malerie Wilkins, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Google focuses on collecting data with their Street Car View to identify which areas in busiest cities in California are most polluted and Boyle Heights classified as a “toxic hotspot.” If you live in Southern California, then you probably have seen the Google Street View car with the camera placed...

CalStateTEACH: A Virtual Program with a Real Success

Malerie Wilkins, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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CalStateTEACH is a California State University (CSU) online school-based, multiple subject credential program that uses the latest mobile learning technology of iPads, apps, videos and text messages in order to help individuals across California who are considering teaching as a profession. Faculty...

Students to Suffer Under GOP Tax Plan

Students to Suffer Under GOP Tax Plan

Richard Molina, News Editor

December 1, 2017


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On Thursday Nov. 16, the House of Representatives approved a tax cut bill by a vote of 225 to 207. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) was excited to support the measure at the announcement press release: “Passing this bill is the single biggest thing we can do to grow the economy, restore opportunity...

Eddy and the Golden Eagle

Eddy and the Golden Eagle

Ashlee Navarec, Contributor

November 29, 2017


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On Thursday, Nov. 9, Cal State LA was given the 2017 Eddy Award for promoting economic development throughout Southern California. The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) presents this award once a year to the candidate with the highest economic development potential. Cal State LA...

Who Wants to Play?

Who Wants to Play?

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


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On Monday, Nov. 20, The Pit was scheduled to have a Couples and Best Friends Forever (BFF) Game. The interactive game would have consisted of a question and answer game for Couples or BFFs to test how well they really know each other. The duo that knew each other the best and could score the most points...

Cannabis Advisory Committee

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

November 27, 2017


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This past October, The Department of Consumer Affairs revealed the members of California’s new Cannabis Advisory Committee under the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC). The 22-member committee is made up of a diverse group of industry members, health experts, law enforcement officials and union leaders....

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Like it or not, California is going green, and that is not in regard to the environment. While Cal State LA, currently prohibits the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana, many believe California state laws should ‘pot’ this steadfast rule. Federal law places heavy fines on marijuana,...

Disease at Disney

Disease at Disney

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017


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Several cases of Legionnaires’ disease have occurred in Orange County and health officials discovered that many with the disease had recently visited Disneyland. Since this discovery, Disneyland has shut down two of its cooling towers that were contaminated with bacteria. The outbreak has infected...

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