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Black jacket that says the word dreamer.

Dreamers look forward to President Biden’s new immigration policies

The immigration reform bill by President Biden is expected to be unveiled this week
Briana Munoz, Staff Reporter February 17, 2021

Members of the Cal State LA community who are part of the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program said they breathed a sigh of relief when they found out about President Biden’s plans for immigration. The...

BREAKING: Cal State LA chosen as a COVID-19 vaccination site

BREAKING: Cal State LA chosen as a COVID-19 vaccination site

Joshua Letona and Mia Alva February 3, 2021

As part of President Biden’s first 100-day plan to vaccinate 100 million people, Cal State LA will become a vaccination site. News that the campus was working to become a vaccination site came in...

Weighing the options: Cal State LA students consider the COVID-19 vaccines

Mia Alva, Staff Reporter January 31, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccine sites popping up in California, Cal State LA students are beginning to think about which vaccine they should take, or if they want it all. Senior Martha Nerio works as a healthcare...

As rollout continues, Cal State LA officials are working with Los Angeles County to make the campus a vaccine site.

Cal State LA hopes to become a future COVID vaccination site

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2021

Cal State LA may become a coronavirus vaccination site, according to a message for the University community on Wednesday. The announcement came from the Student Health Center Director Monica Jazzabi,...

Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders on his first day of his office as president of the United States. Image from Flickr and Creative Commons 2.0.

Unpacking President Biden’s policy agenda

Ethan Axtell, Copy Editor January 20, 2021

Despite weeks of efforts from the Trump administration, Joe Biden has been sworn in as president of the United States. With four years ahead, Raphael Sonenshein, executive director of the Pat Brown Institute...

President Trump incited an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building during the final Electoral College vote. Photo from

Cal State LA community members respond to the U.S. Capitol insurrection

Joshua Letona, Tahiti Salinas, and Marisa Martinez January 13, 2021

Last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol displayed a “double standard” for Melina Abdullah, Cal State LA professor and co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement. The...

Breaking: Cal State LA students may return to campus fall 2021

BREAKING: Cal State students may be returning to campuses for Fall 2021

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2020

With the progress of a coronavirus vaccine, an anticipated return to in-person courses looks possible, according to CSU Chancellor-select Joseph Castro. “We are approaching planning for the 2021 fall...

Cal State LA University Gym/Cal State LA Photo Archives

Cal State LA athletes continue training in hopes to play next year

Lurdes Villalpando, Intern Reporter November 16, 2020

With no update on whether sports will resume for the Fall Semester of 2021, athletes and coaching staff continue to prepare and train in the hopes they’ll be back on the field and courts. The coaching...

Dr. Joseph I. Castro is poised to serve as the eighth California State University chancellor, according to a press released by the CSU public affairs office. Castro previously served as the president of Fresno State University since 2013. CSU press released image.

BREAKING: Fresno State President selected as new CSU Chancellor

Tahiti Salinas, Managing Editor September 23, 2020

The first chancellor of color was announced Wednesday morning as the California State University Board of Trustees appointed Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro. Chancellor Timothy White will be...

CSU Chancellor, Timothy P White, at the California State University Board of Trustees meeting in 2015.

BREAKING: CSUs to stay online for spring semester

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2020

In a press release on Monday, Chancellor Timothy White announced all 23 CSU universities will remain online for the Spring Semester. Spring semester remained a question mark when the chancellor’s...

Assembly Bill 1460, now signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, will require CSU to offer ethnic studies courses by 2021-22, so students can complete their three-unit course in ethnic studies.

Newsom’s ethnic studies requirement changes CSU curriculum

Rosio Flores and Meghan Bravo September 10, 2020

The California State University “Ethnic Studies & Social Justice” requirement was recently trumped by Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of Assembly Bill 1460 into law on Aug. 17, according to Mike...

Protestors march in Downtown Los Angeles in support of the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality. The recent protests were sparked from George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota where we died due to a police officer pinning him down to the ground with his knee on his neck for close to nine minuets. Photo courtesy of Corinne Baptiste.

Cal State LA students show up to protest, despite threats of police violence and coronavirus

Joshua Letona and Marisa Martinez June 9, 2020

Some of Cal State LA’s very own have joined in on the protests against police brutality in LA County. In the weeks since George Floyd’s death, worldwide outrage has sparked protests to end social injustice...

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