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Grab ‘em by the Presidency: The Female 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

Grab ‘em by the Presidency: The Female 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Headlines, Newest, Opinion, Politics

The Trump administration’s attack on women, immigrants and other minority groups has been well-documented. His inauguration seems to have ushered in an unrelenting stream of misogyny, racism, homophobia and white supremacy. It was unsurprising, considering his own history of sexual misconduct and knack...

MLK Beneath the Surface

MLK Beneath the Surface

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Culture, Politics

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


Filed under Campus News, Headlines, Newest, News, Politics

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...

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Culture, News, Politics

History has a habit of painting in broad strokes. So it may come as a shock to some that the man idolized today as a champion of equality and justice–the man whose name is seen plastered on student scholarships, emblazoned on street signs, schools, hospitals, and civic centers–isn’t all he is made...

The Wave of Women

The Wave of Women

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

Thousands of women filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning to support the third annual Women’s March. Participants waved their signs high as they cheered and danced to music and presentations. “I’m here today because I love women,” said high school student Candice Hunter...

Do We Still Need To “Save Daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Do We Still Need To “Save Daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Isaac Gutierrez, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Community News, Politics

During the upcoming midterm elections in Nov., voters will have a shot at deciding if they want to repeal Daylight Savings Time. A measure on the ballot proposes Daylight Savings Time to be applied year-round rather than biannually, according to the ballot measure language. California Proposition 7 ...

Rueda’s Fight For Justice

Rueda’s Fight For Justice

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Politics

Upon arriving to her house, Claudia Rueda, a Cal State LA Spanish Literature student, noticed a barague of unmarked police vehicles with flashing lights surrounding her family’s home. “For me, growing up undocumented, Police always means ICE,” Rueda stated.   In April of 2017, Rueda’s mother, Teresa V...

Election 2018: It’s On!

Election 2018: It’s On!

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Politics

Election 2018: It’s On! was a post-election conference that provided attendees an opportunity to be informed on local and state measures from the Nov. 6 midterms. It featured lectures from many well-known public figures and our very own Mayor Eric Garcetti. This on-campus conference was organized by t...

307 and Counting…

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Dear Trump.   Don’t be naive. Number 307 will not be the last this year. And as the bodies crumple to the floor, the carnage remains on your watch.   We are 46 weeks into the year. According to the Gun Violence Archive, that places mass shootings at a relative frequency of n...

There’s a Storm Coming

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Uncategorized

Recent weeks have driven a lot northward: voter turnouts, gun-related homicides, and now over 6,000 Central American migrants fleeing violence in their respective countries to seek asylum in the U.S. But along with these migrants comes the pall of a steadily mounting political frenzy.   Trump has ...

Election Guide 2018

Election Guide 2018

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest, News, Politics

Housing prices, aging infrastructure among issues California voters will weigh in on next week Skyrocketing housing prices, immigration, homelessness, aging hospital equipment, concerns about the gas tax and educational inequalities are some of the issues that have inspired ballot measures and candidat...

Housing Measure Would Raise Billions for Residents

Roman Banuelos, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, News, Politics

East and South L.A. residents struggling with the high cost of rent may get help if voters approve a state ballot measure to borrow $4 billion dollars for more affordable housing construction and subsidized home loans for new homeowners. The biggest chunks of that money –$1 billion and $1.5 billion...

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