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Surviving Finals 101

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

May 10, 2018


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This time of year can be stressful for students as they struggle to find motivation, time and energy during finals week to finish strong. Here are some helpful tips to keep you thriving during finals week.  Time Management Some students find it easier to get through assignments with a strictly s...

DACA and Deferred Action

DACA and Deferred Action

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Once again, the lives of over half a million U.S. residents are up in the air. With a new court ruling that has challenged the government’s DACA rescission, the program may not only be back in the running, but also opened up to first-time applicants and required to process applications for advanced...

Mental Health: Beyond the Stigma

Mental Health: Beyond the Stigma

Ashlee Navarec, Contributor

May 7, 2018


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Students gathered around the University-Student Union (U-SU) Plaza last Thursday to engage in mental health awareness at the second annual #StigmaFree event. Students donned green ribbons in support of a “StigmaFree” mindset when it came to their mental health. By remaining “StigmaFree”, students...

The Great Healthcare Conundrum

John Montoya, Contributor

May 4, 2018


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On Tuesday, April 24, the Department of Political Science teamed up with the Department of Communication Studies to host “Health Policy and Politics in Washington.” Invited guest speaker, Noam Levey, National Healthcare Reporter of the Los Angeles Times, discussed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The...

Revealing the Hispanic Voice

Revealing the Hispanic Voice

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

May 3, 2018


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In a political climate where people of Mexican descent are under attack, there has been a movement to reveal the voices that the United States has long suppressed. After centuries of English-speaking Anglo Americans dominating mass media outlets, students have begun promoting cultural recognition by...

Tuition Prices to Stay

Mary Pace, Contributor

May 3, 2018


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After weeks of debate, the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees made the announcement that university tuition will not increase for the academic year 2018-19.  The CSU Board of Trustees is also pushing to keep tuition affordable for students. According to the CSU News System, last November the ...

The Legalization of LA Street Food

The Legalization of LA Street Food

Melorie Cruz, Contributor

May 1, 2018


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The Los Angeles City Council has officially approved the legalization of street vending with a vote of 11-4. Councilmembers Joe Buscaino, Curren Price Jr. and Jose Huizar have sixty days to create a sidewalk vending ordinance outlining exactly what street food legalization will look like in Los Angeles. According...

Johnson Wins Presidency

Johnson Wins Presidency

Jordan Hansen, Contributo0r

April 30, 2018


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The results are in: Nia Johnson is to be the next President of the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI).  The election results were announced just before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, signalling the end of a hard-fought campaign between the two Presidential candidates: Nia Johnson and Medrik Minassi...

U.S Media Under Attack

U.S Media Under Attack

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin monitoring the media in the U.S. Specifically, it will begin to compile a database of journalists and “media influencers”. For some, this news is very alarming.  In a country that has always protected freedom of speech from its birth, this sor...

Cal State LA Paves the Way

Cal State LA Paves the Way

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018


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Next year, the university will begin its work as an anchor institution for the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), which feed economic and intellectual resources to their local communities. This means the city of Los Angeles is about to get a booster shot. The Coalition was formed...

LA’s Housing Situation

John Montoya, Contributor

April 26, 2018


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Angelenos are in the midst of a housing crisis. Whether its high mortgages, increased rent, or evictions, Los Angeles’ housing is becoming more problematic. However, the local leaders are aware of these issues and are taking considerable measures in order to address the problem.  Currently, the homeless situation is at an all-time h...

A Fecal Fiasco

A Fecal Fiasco

Ashlee Navarec, Contributor

April 26, 2018


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The Los Angeles Fashion District is home to wholesale businesses, retailers and designers. They describe themselves as the home of cutting edge styles that are influencing fashion throughout the world. However, on Thursday, Apr. 12, local authorities engaged in a counterfeit cosmetic raid on multiple...

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