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Democrats square off before voting begins

Democrats square off before voting begins

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 15, 2020

Weeks before voting begins in Iowa, six Democratic presidential candidates gathered on stage in the state’s capital of Des Moines at Drake University to convince voters which one of them should run against Donald Trump in the general election. According to recent poll numbers, it’s a tight four person race in Iowa, the inaugural state for the primaries and caucuses. With a race more contentious than ever, this was the most significant debate to date. Fore...

Final Presidential Debate of the Year Hosted in Los Angeles

Final Presidential Debate of the Year Hosted in Los Angeles

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

December 31, 2019

The sixth presidential Democratic debate featured the shortest lineup so far this primary season with seven candidates on stage vying for the nation’s highest office. Hosted by PBS Newshour and Politico at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, the candidates discussed several topics and there were c...

‘Socialist Can Beat Trump,’ say Bernie Sanders Supporters

‘Socialist Can Beat Trump,’ say Bernie Sanders Supporters

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

December 30, 2019

Over 14,000 people gathered near the ocean, hoping to create a blue wave that will carry presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders to the White House. The candidate’s rally held in Venice, California earlier this month brought guest speakers and performers, most notably, professor and activist Dr. Corn...

Democrats Clash on Stage

Democrats Clash on Stage

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

November 27, 2019

Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered on stage for a debate at Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. The event, hosted last Wednesday by MSNBC and the Washington Post, was filled with tension, laughs and ideas as the candidates argued why they should be the next leader of the country. Democ...

DACA’s Fate in the Hands of the Supreme Court

DACA’s Fate in the Hands of the Supreme Court

Lilith Greta Meyer, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court hinted it’s inclined to support Trump’s request to shut down DACA, as reported by the Washington Post.  The program was introduced by former President Barack Obama in 2012 and provides opportunities to work and receive higher education for undocumented immigra...

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Isaac Gutierrez, Managing Editor

November 17, 2019

A 2019 Democratic presidential forum on Latinx issues was held at Cal State LA this morning. The forum featured five presidential candidates: Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro and Tom Steyer. Questions covered a wide range of topics concerning the Latinx community such as...

Greta Rallies the Troops

Greta Rallies the Troops

Joshua Mejia, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2019

“Fridays for Future” continued last week as thousands of youth rallied together to take the streets of Los Angeles in a united school strike. This time joined by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. The rally went from the steps of City Hall to marching through downtown to Governor Gavin Newsom’s...

CSU Chancellor Announces Retirement

CSU Chancellor Announces Retirement

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

October 24, 2019

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White, publicly announced his retirement on Tuesday. White intends to retire at the end of June 2020, the exact date depends on the process of appointing a new successor, according to a CSU press release. The 70-year-old clarified that he wasn’t retiring due to age, nor was influenced by the resignation of the University of California President Janet Napolita...

Unavailable Elevators Cause Issues for Cal State LA Students

Unavailable Elevators Cause Issues for Cal State LA Students

Joshua Letona and Meghan Bravo

October 16, 2019

More than 10 percent of elevators found on campus by the UT were down as of last week, causing problems for Cal State LA students, not just when getting around, but also when getting to classes. The UT found 50 elevators, including six that did not work during a survey conducted late September. The ...

One Earth, One Chance

One Earth, One Chance

Joshua Mejia, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2019

Thousands of students skipped school and took to the streets of Los Angeles in a historic global effort to make their voices heard about climate change. The protest came just in time as the United Nations Climate Action Summit took place over the weekend in New York. Leading this global effort is Swedish 16-yea...

Mitigating Student Debt for Disabled Veterans

Mitigating Student Debt for Disabled Veterans

Kayla Misa, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2019

A new executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Aug. 21 aims to aid the nation’s disabled veteran students in their federal student loan debt by expediting the process of student loan discharge.  According to Military.com, less than 50,000 disabled veterans have received student loan aid simp...

Perspectives on Mass Shootings

Perspectives on Mass Shootings

Evelyn Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

August 27, 2019

The nation continues to mourn with the friends and family of those who are affected by gun violence. Since Aug. 11, 2019, our nation has suffered nine more mass shootings with one being as close as Riverside, California on Aug. 12, 2019, which killed one police officer and injured two other people. Th...

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