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Cal State LA’s Very Own Takes on the Emmys

Cal State LA’s Very Own Takes on the Emmys

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Headlines, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Newest, News

Internship leads student to a star studded night LOS ANGELES - - Last Monday evening, Samuel Rodriguez, known as “Bubbles” to many, was among television’s elite, when he represented California State University Los Angeles, as a trophy presenter, during the 70th Annual Primetime Emmys, held at...

Woman on the Rise

Woman on the Rise

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

It is the question every 5-year-old wants the answer to: how do I become president? Truthfully, the answer isn’t so simple.   The position has no set pathway to success and no predetermined model for minting. Many back down from the challenge before election season, but Nia Johnson was ...

Full-Time Reporter, Part -Time Professor

Full-Time Reporter, Part -Time Professor

Anthony Karambelas, Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

Steve Lopez is a journalist for the LA Times and part-time professor at Cal State LA. He has won numerous awards for his journalistic pieces, spanning seven newspapers and four news magazines, including a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist for his columns on elder care. He also wrote three novels, two colle...

More Hot Water in Hollywood

Richard Molina, Copy Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under News

For decades Hollywood has quietly harbored sexual offenders. Last year it was revealed that Harvey Weinstein, one of the biggest and most influential producers in Hollywood, had a long history of sexual abuse with over 80 allegations from various women and high-profile celebrities. Weinstein was then rem...

I do have the time I’m just doing something else

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Being a college student is a busy job; add on work, internships, physical activity and family time and you have one packed schedule. The University Tutorial Center held an information group with tips to manage your time properly and provided many sample schedules and calendars. With a small group of people, s...

Yes Workers, We Can

Anthony Karambelas, Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under News

“Si, se puede! Si, se puede! Don’t be afraid to shout!” she proclaimed. “Your education only makes you louder!” On Sept. 6, the Chicano & Latino Studies Department hosted a talk by Dolores Huerta, who alongside Cesar Chavez, has become something of a household name among Californians, f...

Social Clubs at Cal State LA

P'Etra Davis, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Representatives of some of Cal State LA’s 130 clubs and student organizations stood at booths last week recruiting members, doling out over 500 free meals and catching up with fellow members. But that often isn’t enough. “There are two types of students. There are the students that have been invol...

8 Oddities of Sorority Life

Martha Nerio, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Joining a sorority on campus is a great way to network, volunteer and raise money for the organization’s philanthropic efforts. When sororities recruit, they enumerate the benefits of joining a sorority. What they don’t tell you right away is all activities you’ll be doing that most people wo...

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News

Many students don’t realize they have complete access to health care right on campus – let alone that they have been paying for it each semester. The Student Health Center offers dozens of services to all enrolled students. Whether or not they use the services, students pay $132.50 in fees –...

Veterans Resource Center aims to break stigma and build community

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

On a recent afternoon at Cal State LA’s Veterans Resource Center, students chattered and laughed in between bites of spaghetti and Doritos. Brown paper lunch sacks and takeaway containers lay strewn across the tables in between open books and charging laptops. Ross and Rachel bickered on a “Friends...

Campus Housing Costs Continue to Increase

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

On-campus room and board fees at Cal State LA increased nearly 4 percent last academic year from the year before, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. What’s more, there has been an uptick in room and board costs every year since the 2014 to 2015 academic year – totaling a 5...

NASA-funded program lifts off some students’ careers

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under News

Isaac Cano, a Cal State LA computer science graduate student, deeply valued his experience with the university’s Direct STEM program. “It definitely was a dream come true for me. Ever since I was young, I had always wanted to do something in aerospace Being introduced to the program has given...

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