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City drops charges against Cal State LA Chair of Pan African Studies

City drops charges against Cal State LA Chair of Pan African Studies

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Newest

All eight of the charges brought up by the city of Los Angeles against Melina Abdullah–chair of the Pan African Studies department and co-founder of the LA chapter of Black Lives Matter–have been dropped. Following the hearing, she shared the news with a crowd of supporters. Dozens braved the...

Women’s Basketball Rallies Back to Beat the Otters

Women’s Basketball Rallies Back to Beat the Otters

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Sports

After being defeated by the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on Homecoming Night last Thursday on Feb. 7, the Cal State LA women's basketball team looked to get back on track as they took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game at University Gym on...

Homecoming Brings Mixed Emotions

Homecoming Brings Mixed Emotions

Jesse Palomera, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Sports

The Spring 2019 Homecoming started off with music blasting, free Pink’s Hot Dogs, vegan food and a giant basketball carnival game attracting long lines of students just before the men’s and women’s basketball games. The festivities prior to the games allowed students to interact with on-campus...

Men’s Basketball Blows Out the Otters

Men’s Basketball Blows Out the Otters

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Newest, Sports

After suffering a tough overtime loss on Homecoming Night against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, the Cal State LA men's basketball team looked to bounce back with a win against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game on Sat, Feb. 9 at the University...

Golden Eagles Begin Their Season on the Road

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Newest, Sports

The Cal State LA baseball team will open its season on the road this year against the Dixie State Trailblazers today at 3 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST). The Golden Eagles were originally scheduled to take on the Biola Eagles at home on Mon, Feb. 4, but due to heavy rainfall, the game was postponed...

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Culture, Newest

The Cross Cultural Centers (CCC) host an event on campus last Thursday to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The day included special performances, crafts, guest speakers and a variety of cultural food. Each year, many of the individuals who celebrate this tradition do not go to work or do any cleaning...

Golden Eagles’ Comeback Falls Short Against the Seawolves

Golden Eagles’ Comeback Falls Short Against the Seawolves

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Newest, Sports

After snapping their eight-game losing streak in a 50-39 victory over the San Francisco State Gators last Thursday, the Cal State LA Women’s Basketball team looked to pick up another win on the road as they travel to Rohnert Park to battle the Sonoma State Seawolves in the Wolves’ Den for a California...

Golden Eagles Bounce Back Against Seawolves

Golden Eagles Bounce Back Against Seawolves

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Sports

The Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team looked to rebound after a tough 76-74 loss against the San Francisco State Gators last Thursday, as they faced off against the Sonoma State Seawolves at the Wolves’ Den in Rohnert Park for a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game on Saturday,...

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Newest, News

For the past few years, Andy Garcia and his All Star CineSons have booked an impressive array of gigs, from the Geffen Playhouse to the Catalina Jazz Club. It was only a matter of time before they injected the Luckman Fine Arts Complex with a shot of that Cuban flavor only they deal. On Feb. 2, Andy...

One Million Dollar Grant for Student Filmmakers

Monica Tamayo, Public Relations Assistant

February 6, 2019


Filed under Newest, News

Cal State LA’s undergraduate program in the Television, Film and Media Studies department has received a grant of $1 million to support diversity in filmmaking. This donation is part of an ongoing five-year partnership between the University and Hauser & Wirth Gallery to use film as a tool for...

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Sports

2018 was a challenging season filled with highs and lows for the Golden Eagles baseball team. Despite injuries to certain players, the Golden Eagles were able to overcome these challenges, as they finish the season with an overall record of 28-24. The Golden Eagles also finished fifth in the California...

Fyre vs Fyre

Fyre vs Fyre

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under News

White sandy beaches, brunch on a yacht, sexy celebrities galore and enough alcohol to quench the thirst of the USC and UCLA fraternity rows combined; this was the image that Fyre Festival sold when they announced its existence to the world. Unbeknownst to those who bought into the millennial dream,...

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