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Students to Face Steep Rent Increases

Students to Face Steep Rent Increases

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

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 to the building of a new housing complex, which will be located near Lot 7. The new prices...

Farmers Market Returns To Campus

Farmers Market Returns To Campus

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

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 spring semester. The market was put on hold due to staff transitions that the Associated Students...

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...

Slaughtered by the Otters

Slaughtered by the Otters

Anthony Quach and Isaac Gutierrez

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 Golden Eagles dropped the series opener to the Otters, as they lost 11-6 at the Otters Sports Complex...

Editor-in-Chief Addresses

Editor-in-Chief Addresses

Kyle Frizol, Editor-in-Chief

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 which analyzes consequences and projections. Where can students and faculty find the raw data that...

California Gets Trumped

California Gets Trumped

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

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. When he says he will expunge all undocumented immigrants, he does it. When he says he will build a...

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...

Operation Impaction

Operation Impaction

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

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 Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, yet there is only enough funding for...

The Heart of East LA

The Heart of East LA

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

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 of East LA to audiences. Bringing the film to Cal State LA was important to Kalin. “I think...

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

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

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

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...

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