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Democrats square off before voting begins

Democrats square off before voting begins

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

Final Presidential Debate of the Year Hosted in Los Angeles

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

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

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

Democrats Face Off on Debate Night

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

California Gets Trumped

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

MLK Beneath the Surface

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...

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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