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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Kolya Ludwig, Golden Eagle Justice

May 14, 2019

The student struggle against impaction has exposed all that is rotten in the California State University (CSU) system. That effort’s most recent actions occurred at the Academic Senate meeting on Tuesday, May 7, and a sit-in at the administration building thereafter. The Academic Senate is one of...

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 9, 2019

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:38 p.m. On the Friday before spring break, the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) held a special meeting to vote on a single action item on the agenda: the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino. The special meeting was scheduled for Friday, March 29,...

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019

Students, faculty and community members associated with the on-campus coalition, Golden Eagle Justice, filled the public seats at the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Board Meeting on Thursday where two action items were scheduled to be voted upon. The items included the removal of President William...

Impaction: What’s next?

Impaction: What’s next?

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 26, 2019

Cal State LA administrators made the decision to move forward with impaction despite the opposition from many of the students, faculty, and community members. The Final Admissions Proposal was submitted to the Chancellor’s office on March 15, which institutes the raise for admissions criteria and...

Impaction Talks Continue at ASI Board Meeting

Impaction Talks Continue at ASI Board Meeting

Darwin Lopez, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2019

Last Thursday at an ASI board meeting, Golden Eagle Justice presented Provost Mahoney with a petition containing “over a thousand signatures” that critique the job that President Covino, Provost Mahoney, and Vice Provost Enders are doing in regard to listening to student’s comments and concerns. Mahoney...

Impaction Moves Forward with Amendments

Impaction Moves Forward with Amendments

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 12, 2019

On Feb. 18, President William A. Covino sent out a university-wide email explaining the schools decision to declare impaction beginning fall 2020. After three public hearings and feedback from students and the community, Covino and members of the administration have decided to move forward with impaction,...

Impaction: Another Step Eroding Shared Governance

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Sure, it frustrating to see our campus take a left turn towards elitism. But, the new impaction proposal signals a lot more than an attempt to exclude those outside campus walls. It is a breach of trust from within. The administration has made the show of inclusivity, hosting three hearings, an online...

The Problem with Admission

The Problem with Admission

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 26, 2019

“Impaction disproportionately targets the students” “We’re not intimidated, we’re not scared, we’re here to support each other” “They’re supposed to be serving us” “This plan denies our opportunities”     Cal State LA held three public hearings last...

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 23, 2019

Thursday’s public hearing was unlike any forum held in recent memory. From the start, students, faculty, and community members were determined to make their voices heard, and they were successful. This was the two of three public hearings scheduled to be held as a response to the students rebuttal t...

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