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One year later, some students still bemoan smoking policy

One year later, some students still bemoan smoking policy

Roman Banuelos, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

More than a year after Cal State LA banned smoking on campus, students report mixed feelings about the policy, with some still holding grudge. “I’m not doing anything wrong. I study my butt off everyday,” said Erika Banahan, a third year student. “With all this stress that I deal with from ...

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


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Many students don’t realize they have complete access to health care right on campus – let alone that they have been paying for it each semester. The Student Health Center offers dozens of services to all enrolled students. Whether or not they use the services, students pay $132.50 in fees –...

Veterans Resource Center aims to break stigma and build community

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


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On a recent afternoon at Cal State LA’s Veterans Resource Center, students chattered and laughed in between bites of spaghetti and Doritos. Brown paper lunch sacks and takeaway containers lay strewn across the tables in between open books and charging laptops. Ross and Rachel bickered on a “Friends...

Gentrification for Good

Gentrification for Good

October 8, 2018


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Urban renewal. Yuppification. The new Starbucks where the corner cafe used to be. Angelenos know it in various forms and for the most part, residents resist the looming white shadow when it threatens their neighborhood.   But that’s all changing now. Or at least just in Montebello, for the tim...

5 Facts of the Presidential Alert

5 Facts of the Presidential Alert

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018


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An emergency alert was tested nationwide on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 2:18 p.m. Eastern time. The notifications rang out across the U.S. and the internet responded promptly. Social media reacted with memes and confused personal posts. Though the alert was solely a test, the Federal Emergency Management Agency h...

Alumna Leads Charge for Reproductive Health in America as New President of Planned Parenthood

Alumna Leads Charge for Reproductive Health in America as New President of Planned Parenthood

October 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, News, Uncategorized

  She came here at the age of eight with only forty dollars to her family’s name. Now, she’s leading the charge for reproductive health in America. Meet Dr. Leana Wen, a proud Cal State LA alumna, and now the first physician in nearly fifty years to hold the presidency of Planned Pare...

Cellphones: Distraction Machines or Academic Tools

Cellphones: Distraction Machines or Academic Tools

Sean Nesler

October 1, 2018


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  Brennan Hernandez In 1953, Ray Bradbury published “The Murderer,” a short story in which a man is driven to technocide by the constant buzz of mobile communication technologies such as pagers, phones, and computers. Sixty-five years later, some university professors may relate to the ...

With Fall, Comes the Flu

With Fall, Comes the Flu

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health, Newest, News

The flu season is right around the corner and with nearly 30,000 students on campus, that’s a lot of germs in the air. The season starts in October and staying healthy is important for individuals -- and the greater campus community. “Man, last semester I got the flu for what felt like forever. It dropped a few of...

Alumna New President of Planned Parenthood

Alumna New President of Planned Parenthood

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Headlines, Newest, News, Uncategorized

  She came here at the age of eight with only forty dollars to her family’s name. Now, she’s leading the charge for reproductive health in America. Meet Dr. Leana Wen, a proud Cal State LA alumna, and now the first physician in nearly fifty years to hold the presidency of Planned Parenthood. ...

Golden Eagles Fly High Over California State Dominguez Hills

Golden Eagles Fly High Over California State Dominguez Hills

Michael Greigo, Multimedia Journalist

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

LOS ANGELES - - Last Wednesday, California State Los Angeles Men’s soccer team, entered their first CCAA league game at home since breaking in the top 10 for the first time since 2015 and ranked at #8 in the country. They played against California State Dominguez Hills where pulled off a 5-0 victory ...

Women’s Soccer Clutches 2-0 Shutout

Women’s Soccer Clutches 2-0 Shutout

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

October 1, 2018


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LOS ANGELES - - California State Los Angeles Women’s Soccer Team, who are third in the standings with 10 points, looked to bounce back in an emotional and physical game at home against California State University Dominguez Hills, in a 2-0 victory last Wednesday.   The Women’s team, 6-3-1, were looking for ...

DeVos Denied!

DeVos Denied!

Danny Robles, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

On Wednesday, Sept. 12th, The Federal District Court in Washington, D.C overturned United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos’ action to defer loan forgiveness policies that were put into place by the Obama administration.   Earlier this year in July, DeVos sparked indignation amongst stu...

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