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Upset Vote Sparks Protest Causing Admin Building to Go on Lockdown

Upset Vote Sparks Protest Causing Admin Building to Go on Lockdown

May 7, 2019


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UPDATED MAY 10, 2019 @ 12:44 p.m. Cal State LA’s Academic Senate held their last meeting of the semester on Tuesday with the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino and Key Administrators on their agenda item. The resolution was pushed through by Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) in colla...

Academic Senate Meeting Comes to an Abrupt End

Academic Senate Meeting Comes to an Abrupt End

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019


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Last Tuesday marked the first time that Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) would bring the Resolution of No Confidence in President William Covino to the Academic Senate this semester. ASI has been working with a student and community organization known as the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition since...

Measles Exposure Leaves Hundreds Quarantined

Kyle Frizol, Editor In Chief

April 26, 2019


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DEVELOPING STORY:   Early this week, an email was sent to the Cal State LA community regarding a possible measles exposure that may have occurred at the University Library on April 11, 2019. Between the hours of 11am and 3pm on that day, faculty, students and staff who visited the Universit...

The River That Connects Us All

The River That Connects Us All

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter

April 16, 2019


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The Los Angeles River connects all the cities, running from the Simi Hills through Los Angeles, and ending in Long Beach. Cal State LA hosted an art exhibit documenting the history of the waterway. “The LA River: The Past, The Present, And The Future” is a collection of photos that spans decades,...

Long Live the Neighborhood Hero

Long Live the Neighborhood Hero

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019


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Last Thursday, dozens gathered around the Golden Eagle Statue to mourn local rapper and community activist, Nipsey Hussle. Hussle was fatally shot just two weeks ago outside of his store, The Marathon, in South Central Los Angeles. Accents of blue and white adorned the scene, from carnations in jars...

Pick Up Your Butts

Pick Up Your Butts

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

April 9, 2019


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The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) hosted its second annual Cigarette Butt Cleanup on March 27 at the university. Students and other attendees participated by picking up cigarette butts around the plaza and across various locations on campus including the Engineering, Computer Science and Technology...

Equipping Women Through Self-Defense

Equipping Women Through Self-Defense

Mya Taylor, Reporter Intern

April 9, 2019


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R.A.D., or Rape, Aggression, Defense, is a women’s self-defense program contracted by Cal State LA to offer a 12-hour-long seminar once a semester. The seminar is divided into two consecutive days on learning risk recognition and reduction. The R.A.D. system teaches the development and enhancement...

A New Way to Dorm

A New Way to Dorm

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

April 9, 2019


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Starting fall 2021, Cal State LA will be home to 1,500 new beds in the first ever traditional style- student housing. However, the new eight story building, equipped with elevators, a courtyard and a private skyway that connects to the university campus, will come at a price. The new price for...

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 9, 2019


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UPDATE: Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:38 p.m. On the Friday before spring break, the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) held a special meeting to vote on a single action item on the agenda: the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino. The special meeting was scheduled for Friday, March 29,...

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019


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Students, faculty and community members associated with the on-campus coalition, Golden Eagle Justice, filled the public seats at the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Board Meeting on Thursday where two action items were scheduled to be voted upon. The items included the removal of President William...

Film Festival Gets Cut

Film Festival Gets Cut

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2019


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The Golden Eagle Film Festival has been canceled for the spring 2019 semester. The event, which has gone on for the past 21 years, gave Cal State students the opportunity to showcase their films, and to be judged by industry professionals. Dr. John Ramirez, the Department Chair of Television, Film and...

The Offseason Blues

Brandon Rodriguez, Reporter Intern

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

After losing back-to-back World Series (2017 - Houston Astros and 2018 - Red Sox), Dodger fans remain restless as the team continues their pursuit for their first championship since 1988. This past offseason was supposed to be the Dodgers’ chance to get the pieces they need to put them over the...

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