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The Breed Street Shul, once the center of Jewish worship in Los Angeles, has been closed for renovations

Take a scenic hike through… Boyle Heights?

Jordan O’Kelley, Community News Reporter October 13, 2021

When you think of taking a long, recreational walk-in California, images of sunny hillsides and calm beaches may come to mind, not the bustling streets of Los Angeles. However, representatives of an...

Two people in traditional clothes and colorful feather headdresses dance.

Art and culture converge in El Monte

Victoria Ivie, Community News Reporter October 12, 2021

Four dancers wear headpieces adorned with fierce animal heads. They ask ancestors for permission to perform honored traditions, commanding the attention of a hushed crowd. As the performers throw themselves...

Headshot of Tlalla Esparza. (Priscilla Caballero/UT).

A celebration of Latino and indigenous cultures in Alhambra

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter October 6, 2021

Aztec dancing. Salsa and Bachata music. An ofrenda for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And lots of food: Papusas, elotes, agua frescas and churros.  These were some of the highlights of Fiesta...

Vendors engage with event attendees as the night rolls in. (Courtesy of Erik Adams. UT.)

El Monte farmers market returns in time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Erik Adams, Community News Reporter October 4, 2021

Just as El Monte residents were starting to enjoy having a new farmers market in town in 2020, it was shut down because of the pandemic. Now, it’s back in full swing and there’s a lot to celebrate,...

Performers walking off stage at the end of their routine that they performed at the Show Up Show Out event on Friday in the U-SU Plaza.

BSU Shows Out

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor March 19, 2019

Students at Cal State LA celebrated the black community at the first ever Show Up Show Out event this past Friday. During the event, the U-SU Plaza was home to vibrant performances that made the crowd...

Casey Cuellar (left) and Jessica Berón perform in She Kills Monsters, a play performed at the State Playhouse and directed by Sara Guerrero. Photo courtesy of Department of Theatre and Dance

She Kills Opening Night

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter March 11, 2019

“She Kills Monsters” premiered as the first show of the spring semester at Cal State LA’s State Playhouse last Thursday night. As the audience entered the theater, 90’s music filled the room, setting...

An Evening of Culture

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant March 5, 2019

Traditional dances, food and attire from around the globe filled the Golden Eagle Ballroom. The College of Professional and Global Education, in partnership with the International Student Organization,...

Picture of a tiny cat against a barbed weird and a dog chained up with his collar.

Pixar Sparks New Tales

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter March 4, 2019

From the studio that brought you tear-jerking animations like Coco and Up, and blockbusting franchises like Cars, Monsters Inc., Toy Story and the Incredibles, now comes a more experimental arm of operations....

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...

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