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Off to the Playoffs

Cal state la mens basketball is playing on the court.
After clinching a playoff spot, the Golden Eagles look ahead to face the Gators in the first round
March 4, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Cal State LA men's basketball team wrapped up their regular season in comeback fashion, with a 67-65 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) victory over the Stanislaus...

Students to Face Steep Rent Increases

Comic of csula student being beaten up by a man which represents
March 4, 2019

On-campus housing prices are expected to increase by over $1,000 for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, according to Rebecca Palmer, the director of Housing and Residence Life. The increase can be attributed...

Farmers Market Returns To Campus

The Farmer's Market is back on campus
March 4, 2019

The Farmers Market made its semester debut Feb. 27 with vendors selling everything from elotes and aguas frescas to kettle corn and fresh fruit. This is the first Farmers Market on campus since the 2018...

The Problem with Admission

President William Covino listens to students, community members, and Cal State LA faculty and staff's concerns regarding the administration's planned impaction proposal.
Students and community members continue to fight the university’s proposal throughout the public hearings and on-campus protests.
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...

Slaughtered by the Otters

Photo courtesy of Cal State LA Athletic Department.
February 26, 2019

It was a rough weekend in Seaside, CA for the Cal State LA men's baseball team, after they lost all four California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) games to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. The...

Editor-in-Chief Addresses

Editor-in-Chief Addresses
After publishing the impaction cover story last week, we had various individuals write to us expressing their concerns and opinions of the situation. This week, I will be taking a moment to provide my opinion to one submission in particular. Specifically, the writer submitted four points that they requested written responses to.
February 26, 2019

Hello. I would like to please ask for written responses to the four points below: 1. Impaction is an important decision that should be evaluated using verifiable and appropriately cited research data...

California Gets Trumped

Illustration by Miles Gaius
Trump declares national emergency for his border wall and extracts funds from California to foot the bill.
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....

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

Students, community members, and Cal State LA faculty and staff voice their concerns to President William Covino and Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Lin Mahoney, about their planned impaction proposal.
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...

Operation Impaction

Operation Impaction
Cal State LA has proposed a plan to cut enrollment for incoming freshmen beginning Fall 2020.
February 18, 2019

In recent years, Cal State LA’s enrollment numbers have increased by 25 percent according to University President William A. Covino. There are currently 22,649 full-time students according to the...

The Heart of East LA

'East LA Interchange' directed by Betsy Kalin.
Cal State LA presented the 2016 documentary “East LA Interchange” at the University-Student Union (U-SU) Theater on Mon, Feb. 11. The event followed with a Q&A from the production’s director, Betsy Kalin.
February 18, 2019

“East LA Interchange” explores the effects of gentrification, freeway construction and the reputation of East LA and Boyle Heights. Kalin was inspired by the community and presented a different image...

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

Chair of Pan African Studies, Melina Abdullah, outside Los Angeles City Hall after being detained.
February 13, 2019

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...

Women’s Basketball Rallies Back to Beat the Otters

Cal State LA women's basketball team wins against Monterey Bay in a game of 73-64.
February 13, 2019

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...

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