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Newsom’s ethnic studies requirement changes CSU curriculum

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.

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 Uhlenkamp, Senior Director of Public Affairs for the CSU.  Under this new ethnic studies grad...

Opinion: Hearing out Sanders’ supporters and other voices on Twitter can be exhausting but enlightening

Bernie supporters still want to have sway in the presidential campaign. (Photo by Parker Johnson on Unsplash)

Ethan Axtell, Community News Reporter

April 15, 2020

Looking for elevated and articulate political discourse on Twitter is like searching for Michelin Star cuisine in a dumpster, guided only by your tongue. You’ll never find what you’re looking for but you just might discover what people are eating. In other words, you might not find brilliant political insight o...

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 ...

How to prepare to vote in California’s Primary

A group of people hold “vote” signs around a voting ballot.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

February 26, 2020

The California Primary is fast approaching on March 3, as part of Super Tuesday, in which 14 states participate in the selection of the Democratic Party’s nominee. Along with the Democratic race are also state and local contests on the ballot for the Golden State. Here’s a voting guide to hel...

Analysis: Impeachment trial rattles parties

House impeachment managers, Rep. Jerry Nadler (left) and Adam Schiff (right) hold a news conference after day five of the Senate Impeachment trial against President Donald Trump.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 27, 2020

A condensed recap of the trial deepening the division in the country

Democrats square off before voting begins

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (right) privately speak after the Democratic presidential primary debate on January 14, 2020.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

January 15, 2020

Weeks before voting begins in Iowa, six Democratic presidential candidates gathered on stage in the state’s capital of Des Moines at Drake University to convince voters which one of them should run against Donald Trump in the general election. According to recent poll numbers, it’s a tight four person race in Iowa, the inaugural state for the primaries and caucuses. With a race more contentious than ever, this was the most significant debate to date. Fore...

Final Presidential Debate of the Year Hosted in Los Angeles

(From left to right) Democratic presidential hopefuls, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and businessman Tom Steyer participate in the sixth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by PBS NewsHour and Politico at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California on December 19, 2019.

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

December 31, 2019

The sixth presidential Democratic debate featured the shortest lineup so far this primary season with seven candidates on stage vying for the nation’s highest office. Hosted by PBS Newshour and Politico at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, the candidates discussed several topics and there were c...

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Bernie Sanders finishes up his time at the Democratic forum that focused on Latinx issues at the Cal State LA Luckman theater.

Isaac Gutierrez, Managing Editor

November 17, 2019

A 2019 Democratic presidential forum on Latinx issues was held at Cal State LA this morning. The forum featured five presidential candidates: Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro and Tom Steyer. Questions covered a wide range of topics concerning the Latinx community such as...

Democrats Face Off on Debate Night

The fourth Democratic Debate took place at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019.

Richard Tzul, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

A dozen candidates squeezed onto one stage for an intense night of debating.  The fourth Democratic presidential debate took place in Ohio on Tuesday evening with the leading 12 Democractic candidates duking it out on stage over a number of issues. A lot was said in the approximately three-hour ...

California Gets Trumped

Illustration by Miles Gaius

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

If there is anything we have learned from Trump’s two years in office, it is this: the man delivers on his promises. When he says he will terminate Obama’s immigration executive orders, he does it. When he says he will expunge all undocumented immigrants, he does it. When he says he will build a...

MLK Beneath the Surface

Donovan Leonard, a fourth year student at CSULA at the King You Didn't Know event. Photo by Brian Delgado

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter

February 6, 2019

Cal State LA presented Martin Luther King Jr.: The King You Didn’t Know, exploring MLK beyond his notable work that has been considered for decades. The event was hosted by the program coordinator, Donovan Saddler, guiding the audience through open discussions alongside his two panelists, Dr. Fred...

Settlement Reached between University and Former Athletic Administrator

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 29, 2019

Former Olympic athlete and Cal State LA Administrator Dr. Sheila Hudson, accused the University of gender discrimination in Aug. 2016. Meanwhile, she accused ex-Athletic Director Mike Garrett of sexual harassment simultaneously. Hudson’s 22-page complaint alleged that Heisman Trophy recipient Mike...

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