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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 Newest, 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 Newest, 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

Election Guide

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...

Do We Still Need To “save daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Isaac Gutierrez, Contributing Writer

October 23, 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.   Cal...

Congressional candidates’ personal stories shape their platforms

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Politics

As Rep. Judy Chu faces off against Bryan Witt for her seat on the U.S. House of Representatives, their backgrounds shape a lot of their views.   Chu told the UT that her experience as a psychology professor in the Los Angeles Community College District for 20 years -- at Los Angeles City College...

Right-Wing Campus Speakers vs the First Amendment

October 23, 2018


Filed under Politics

There has been an elephant in the room, and it’s one that’s tugging at Covino’s pant leg.   What happens when the Young Americans for Freedom CSULA Chapter brings a conservative speaker to campus? Historically, chaos, pandemonium—everything expected when a campus that has maintained a ...

DeVos Denied!

DeVos Denied!

Danny Robles, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

On Wednesday, Sept. 12th, The Federal District Court in Washington, D.C overturned United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos’ action to defer loan forgiveness policies that were put into place by the Obama administration.   Earlier this year in July, DeVos sparked indignation amongst stu...

Woman on the Rise

Woman on the Rise

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

It is the question every 5-year-old wants the answer to: how do I become president? Truthfully, the answer isn’t so simple.   The position has no set pathway to success and no predetermined model for minting. Many back down from the challenge before election season, but Nia Johnson was ...

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