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Students Showcase Research at Competition

Students Showcase Research  at Competition

John Montoya, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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The California State University (CSU) recently held their 32nd annual Student Research Competition in Sacramento. Both undergraduate and graduate students came together to showcase their research on current popular issues. Students were given the opportunity to work among University faculty and professional...

Who killed David Josiah Lawson?

Who killed David Josiah Lawson?

Jordan Hansen, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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Cal State LA students and the Lawson family gathered around the Golden Eagle Statue on Tuesday, May 15 to bring awareness to the “Justice for Josiah” movement. David Josiah Lawson, a 19-year-old criminal justice major, was stabbed to death last year in the Northern Californian city of Arcata in...

Honoring Student Leaders

Honoring Student Leaders

Melorie Cruz, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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Last week, Cal State LA’s Student Leader Awards honored student leaders, organizations and advisors by recognizing their contributions and the hard work that they have done to enhance the lives of students. The celebration began with President William A. Covino, who acknowledged the dedication and...

Group Projects: Worth the Stress?

Group Projects: Worth the Stress?

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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As the semester concludes, it seems as though everyone is rushing to finish up group projects. For some, this is an easy way to complete an assignment; however, for others, they would rather work alone. It may seem great to team up to collaborate on an assignment, but sometimes working with peers proves...

Metrolink: Prices are Going Down!

Metrolink: Prices are Going Down!

John Montoya, Contributor

May 15, 2018


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Starting July 1, Metrolink will offer a 25 percent fare reduction to all Metrolink customers riding from San Bernardino-to-Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is a six-county commuter train service, wants to appeal to new riders; it will provide almost...

Grad 2025: Initiating Success

Grad 2025: Initiating Success

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


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Foster kids are far less likely to enroll in and graduate from college, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The CSU Graduation 2025 Initiative is a program intended to help students graduate and ensure they receive the necessary opportunities in order to succeed in school. Part of this...

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Danielle Nava, Contributor

May 15, 2018


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With finals week here, there are various ways in which students are strategically preparing to pass their exams. Many students will invest their time in making flash cards and study guides, hiring tutors or meeting with study groups. While these are all great methods to use, the foods that individuals...

Lucky For Us, We’ve Got the Luckman

Lucky For Us, We’ve Got the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


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One million patrons, seventy-two countries and one mission; The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA has long been regarded as an artistic hub. Each year, their gallery and theater pull from world-renowned singers, painters, musicians and performers to excite the community in artistic celebration. Founded...

Contamination in Boyle Heights Remains Unresolved

Melorie Cruz, Contributor

May 11, 2018


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The Exide Technologies Battery Recycling Plant in Vernon closed three years ago for emitting toxic substances into the air, ground, water supply and on highways. As a result, thousands of homes were left with lead-contaminated soil. Three years following the shutdown of the Recycling Plant, only 270...

Alcohol Lands Two LAPD officers in Custody

Alcohol Lands Two  LAPD officers in Custody

Jordan Hansen, Contributor

May 11, 2018


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An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Sergeant was arrested early Friday morning, April 27, after a Glendale Police Officer found the Sergeant (Sgt.) asleep at the wheel of a car. The passenger in the vehicle, an LAPD Commander, was detained on suspicion of being drunk in public.  ...

Student Decodes Ancient Record System

Student Decodes Ancient Record System

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

May 10, 2018


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Prior to the colonization of the Americas in the 16th century, the Incan Empire ruled one of the largest empires known to man. Spanning across the western side of South America, the Inca territory included over 10 million people speaking a variety of languages. Since its fall as a result of Spanish disease...

Live at the University: Wednesday’s Hope

Live at the University: Wednesday’s Hope

Cristian Velez- Rodriguez, Contributor

May 10, 2018


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Last Friday at the University-Student Union (U-SU) Plaza, students in the Television, Film, and Media studies 4400 course, debut their end of semester project “Wednesday’s Hope”. The class will be showcasing a video installation featuring the indie band Wednesday’s Hope.  In their class, students have been working on...

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