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Coronavirus and racism: A dangerous mix for Asian Americans

Coronavirus and racism: A dangerous mix for Asian Americans

Richard Tzul and Christopher Lazaro

April 1, 2020

As a child, Simon Tam was the victim of several racially motivated attacks. He said his school officials neglected to act and now he’s worried leadership, at a much higher level, is failing to thwart anti-Asian sentiment. The contagious coronavirus may not discriminate but Chinese Americans and ...

BREAKING: Second reported COVID-19 case at Cal State LA

BREAKING: Second reported COVID-19 case at Cal State LA

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 30, 2020

A second reported case of a Cal State LA student with COVID-19 was announced via a school wide email on Monday. “The student has not been on campus for nearly three weeks, days before starting to experience symptoms, and has not physically been in contact with anyone in our community since that tim...

BREAKING: Cal State LA student tested positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Cal State LA student tested positive for COVID-19

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

A school-wide email announced that a Cal State LA student has tested positive for COVID-19. The email, sent by Nancy Wada-McKee, the vice president for student life, said “the student is recovering at home in self-isolation and feeling better.” As determined by the school’s medical director, there is no he...

BREAKING: Cal State LA gets a new provost: José Luis Alvarado

BREAKING: Cal State LA gets a new provost: José Luis Alvarado

Joshua Letona, Entertainment Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

 Four months after former Cal State LA provost Lynn Mahoney left, the university will see its next provost and vice president for academic affairs in José Luis Alvarado.  In a university wide email, President William A. Covino introduced Alvarado to the community. He credited the hire to his experience as the ...

BREAKING: One crisis on top of another: Student loan debt amid the coronavirus pandemic

BREAKING: One crisis on top of another: Student loan debt amid the coronavirus pandemic

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

UPDATED: March 27, 2020 @ 1:45 p.m. Students and graduates across America are in the same boat struggling with mounting student loan debt. Now, they have one more crisis to unite them: the coronavirus pandemic. In response to the ever-growing health and economic crisis, President Trump on Friday...

Los Angeles pushes to protect renters and homeowners during COVID-19

Los Angeles pushes to protect renters and homeowners during COVID-19

Denae Ayala and Christopher Lazaro

March 23, 2020

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:59pm While “several measures” were approved to shield LA residents from evictions and foreclosures, they’ve yet to be made officially law “and may not be soon,” reported the L.A. Times. This is because LA City Council meetings are cancelled for the remainder ...

BREAKING: Housing residents required to move out

BREAKING: Housing residents required to move out

Joshua Letona, Entertainment Managing Editor

March 20, 2020

Cal State LA students currently living in on-campus housing are required to move out by Monday, Mar. 23. The move comes under the guidance of Governor Gavin Newsom regarding the coronavirus pandemic.  Only students who rely on housing such as international students and Guardian Scholars will be exempt a...

Los Angeles and California escalate coronavirus response

Los Angeles and California escalate coronavirus response

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 19, 2020

As the coronavirus rocks the world, bringing new developments by the hour, the largest state in the country and its most populous city waged a new attack in the ongoing war against an invisible enemy. On Thursday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti along with Los Angeles County officials announced a “S...

CCAA officially cancels the remainder of 2020 spring sporting events

CCAA officially cancels the remainder of 2020 spring sporting events

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

California Collegiate Athletic Association officials canceled the rest of the CCAA 2020 spring athletic season effective immediately, after a consultation with the CCAA Presidents/Chancellor Board on Wednesday. This followed earlier cancellations by the NCAA of winter and spring championships.  For...

BREAKING: Cal State LA to continue online classes for the remainder of spring 2020

BREAKING: Cal State LA to continue online classes for the remainder of spring 2020

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2020

Alternative instruction will continue through until the end of spring semester, according to a campus-wide email sent out by Cal State LA’s President Thursday evening. The announcement came in light of “COVID-19 developments that have taken place” that have caused the university to re-evaluat...

How food services on campus are being affected thus far

How food services on campus are being affected thus far

Denae Ayala and Christopher Lazaro

March 18, 2020

Daniel Keenan, director of Restaurant and Catering Facilities at Cal State LA, said during a phone interview, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s recent announcement forced the food court on campus to allow people to only order take-out.  Garcetti’s order closed all dine-in restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gyms and entertai...

BREAKING: Cal State LA Commencement 2020 canceled

BREAKING: Cal State LA Commencement 2020 canceled

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2020

"Commencement 2020 will not be held this spring" according to a campus-wide email sent out on Tuesday by Cal State LA President William A. Covino. This decision came after a string of California State Universities postponed or canceled their commencements due to COVID-19 concerns. There is no indication...

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