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Farewell to the Paper Boy

Farewell to the  Paper Boy

Richard Molina, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Jim Munson is a professor of journalism and the Business/Advertising Manager for the University Times (UT). This semester will be his last as he will be retiring and moving to Arizona. Munson attended Cal State Fullerton to study communications and business but left to start a family and work full-time...

Furry Stress Relief

Furry Stress Relief

Jenifer Murua, Contributor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Finals are upon us and stress has taken a toll on students. With papers to write and exams to study for, it is no doubt that students need time to unwind and relax during the last week of the semester. Cal State LA hosted a therapy cat and dog event at the main walkway on Nov. 28, where four dogs...

Something’s in the Air

Something’s in the Air

Malerie Wilkins, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Google focuses on collecting data with their Street Car View to identify which areas in busiest cities in California are most polluted and Boyle Heights classified as a “toxic hotspot.” If you live in Southern California, then you probably have seen the Google Street View car with the camera placed...

Who Wants to Play?

Who Wants to Play?

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


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On Monday, Nov. 20, The Pit was scheduled to have a Couples and Best Friends Forever (BFF) Game. The interactive game would have consisted of a question and answer game for Couples or BFFs to test how well they really know each other. The duo that knew each other the best and could score the most points...

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Like it or not, California is going green, and that is not in regard to the environment. While Cal State LA, currently prohibits the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana, many believe California state laws should ‘pot’ this steadfast rule. Federal law places heavy fines on marijuana,...

Senior Night Salutations

Senior Night Salutations

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Emotions ran high on the night of Nov. 11 for Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Juan Figueroa’s first senior send off. With a passionate speech before the start of the game, head coach Juan Figueroa had some memorable words for this year’s seniors. “It is a sad day, but it is a happy day. It is...

Water Everywhere but not a Drop to Drink

Water Everywhere but not a Drop to Drink

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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This past Fall, the CSU’s Water Resources and Policy Initiative (WRPI) received a $1.3 million grant to fund twenty student hands-on internships per year. These Community Water Internships will help improve water accessibility in Southern California particularly to those more than 8,000 homeless...

That’s the Spirit

That’s the Spirit

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

November 20, 2017


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On an average day, Cal State LA students interact with clubs and organizations who table outside along the main walkway. However, last Tuesday was a different story, as a large crowd sporting matching shirts ran through the main walkway. On Nov. 14, the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) hosted...

#NoMoreNazis

#NoMoreNazis

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


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Since its announcement at Bethesda’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Press Conference, members of the Alt-Right have been infuriated with the premise of “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,” the action-adventure first-person shooter published by Bethesda. The critically acclaimed title is set...

Alumni Honors

Alumni Honors

Erron Franklin, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


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The Department of Television, Film and Media Studies (TVFM) at Cal State LA held its annual Alumni Awards on Saturday, Nov. 4 at its state of the art sound stage in University Hills. The evening began with a reception where guests mingled and old friends reminisced about their time as students on...

Cal State LA Veterans Day Ceremony

Cal State LA Veterans  Day Ceremony

Ashley Reyes, Contributor

November 13, 2017


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On Thursday, Nov. 9, Cal State LA hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on the Student Union Plaza. The event offered an opportunity for the Cal State LA community to reflect on the services and sacrifices veterans have made on behalf of our nation. The U.S. Army Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion...

Online Sports: A Thing of the Future?

Online Sports: A Thing of the Future?

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Today, everything is being digitized, and sports are no exception. Recently, the U.S. government, as well as other countries, including Japan and South Korea, have recognized esports as an official sport. Since then, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has demonstrated interest in inducting...

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