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The Perks of Study Abroad

The Perks of Study Abroad

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 18, 2019

Studying abroad can have a positive impact on an individual’s career and individual growth. Students can receive academic credits all while developing language skills and expanding their intellectual and cultural capabilities. The International Student Organization on campus has over 25 different...

University Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution

University Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

Cal State LA has recently been recognized as a military friendly institute for higher learning. This consideration was given to the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) by Military Friendly, a brand owned by VIQTORY. VIQTORY is a company dedicated to creating connections between the military and civilian...

School Spirit at the Bowl Out

School Spirit at the Bowl Out

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

ASI hosted its Nineteenth Annual Cal State LA Bowl Out at the Golden Mile Bowling Lanes Wednesday night on Feb. 6, 2019 for Spirit Week. Golden Eagle Radio provided listening entertainment to students as they filled the venue. According to the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Spirit Commissioner Shaunteria...

Golden Eagles Begin Their Season on the Road

Golden Eagles Begin Their Season on the Road

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

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...

Golden Eagles’ Comeback Falls Short Against the Seawolves

Golden Eagles’ Comeback Falls Short Against the Seawolves

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

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...

Grand Opening Eats

Grand Opening Eats

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

The latest produce-focused meal service on campus–Everytable–celebrated its grand opening Monday, Jan. 28. Those in attendance included: President William A. Covino, Vice President Jose Gomez, and Everytable CEO Sam Polk, who presented this new and healthy alternative to students and faculty. Vice...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The app is an early warning system that alerts Los Angeles residents of an incoming earthquake–providing...

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

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

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,...

Settlement Reached between University and Former Athletic Administrator

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 29, 2019

Former Olympic athlete and Cal State LA Administrator Dr. Sheila Hudson, accused the University of gender discrimination in Aug. 2016. Meanwhile, she accused ex-Athletic Director Mike Garrett of sexual harassment simultaneously. Hudson’s 22-page complaint alleged that Heisman Trophy recipient Mike...

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team traveled to Carson to battle the Cal State Dominguez Hill Toros in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) matchup. The Golden Eagles spoiled the Toros’ Homecoming Game, as they defeated their crosstown rivals, 77-57 at the...

Golden Eagles Unable to Break Losing Streak

Golden Eagles Unable to Break Losing Streak

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Women's Basketball team traveled to Carson to take on the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game. However, the Golden Eagles found themselves on the wrong side of the box score, as they were defeated by their...