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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

Thomas Chavez (5) during a baseball game on March 2, 2020.

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

At the start of week 8, hand sanitizer stations arrive all over campus for precautions against Coronavirus

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

Commencement 2020 will not be held this spring due to COVID-19 concerns.

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...

Campus Voices: Coronavirus

Campus Voices: Coronavirus

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

  UPDATE: Thursday, March 12 @ 3:38pm Cal State LA classes have been cancelled from March 16 to March 19. The cancellation period is intended to allow professors to transition to “alternative instruction,” which will commence on Friday, March 20. The Wednesday announcement was made...

BREAKING: Cal State LA cancels classes temporarily and will resume online-only in light of coronavirus concerns

At the start of week 8, hand sanitizer stations arrive all over campus for precautions against Coronavirus

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Classes at Cal State LA will be canceled from Monday, March 16, to Thursday, March 19, according to a campus-wide email from the university president. The change in schedule is in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and an attempt to “keep our students, faculty, and staff healthy,” according to t...

BREAKING: Cal State LA bans public events in light of coronavirus

BREAKING: Cal State LA bans public events in light of coronavirus

Richard Tzul and Marisa Martinez

March 10, 2020

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 10 @ 8:20pm Cancel culture has gone viral… literally. On Tuesday, President William Covino announced in a campus-wide email that all public events on campus were cancelled up until the end of May — effective immediately. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on ...

Universities in L.A. prepare for coronavirus

At the start of week 8, hand sanitizer stations arrive all over campus for precautions against Coronavirus

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

A virus has brought forth a public health crisis and the most tumultuous economic period since the financial crisis of 2008. Universities are responding. Some Cal State LA administrators have asked professors to begin transferring their curriculum to Canvas, an application that allows students and pr...

Former Pan-African Studies Chair threatened at gunpoint

Melina Abdullah holds a press conference explaining the incident.

George Garcia, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

“Get off my porch, I will shoot you,” were the words that Melina Abdullah heard after walking up to the home and ringing the doorbell. As David Lacey, husband to Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey, opened the door, a video, posted on Black Lives Matter’s social media accounts, displa...

Golden Eagles vote in Golden State primary

Students spread out all through the voting area in the Palmer Wing of the library during Super Tuesday as the primaries continued throughout the day.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Super Tuesday arrived in full force as Golden Eagles lined up to cast their vote in the Democratic primary along with other races and measures on the ballot.  The campus voting center, which opened on Saturday morning and closed on Tuesday evening, hosted an gargantuan amount of voters on Election ...

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