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La Raza’s spoken word event inspires people of color writers

La Raza’s spoken word event inspires people of color writers

October 17, 2018

“I want to be the person I needed when I was younger. I want to encompass what I needed to see when I was growing up,” New York native Danyeli Rodriguez Del Orbe said. This was one of the main messages of Del Orb...

La Raza Student Association commemorates the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students

La Raza Student Association commemorates the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students

September 26, 2018

The names of 43 missing students projected through a megaphone, their faces prominently printed in black and white on posters that sprawled across the University Bookstore Lawn. The La Raza Student As...

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

The Fair Political Practices Commission is currently reviewing a complaint against two Cal State Long Beach professors, one of whom is running for office in the city. The complaint argues that Rigoberto Rodrigue...

Man who made death threats to La Raza Student Association remains in custody

Man who made death threats to La Raza Student Association remains in custody

Kat Schuster, News Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under News, Today

After racially discriminating rhetoric and death threats were made to La Raza Student Association through Facebook comments, a man remains in custody facing felony charges and a hefty bail of $275,000. ...

Death threat suspect still awaiting trial

Mac Walby, Managing Editor

November 29, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Just over a month after being reported to University Police Department by members of La Raza Student Association, 40-year-old Christopher David Cook was booked into the Long Beach City Jail according to the CSULB Newsroom. “[The suspect was] taken into custody without incident today after complex and methodical investigation that began in September,” said Fernando Solorzano, chief of university police, in a statement. ...

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

November 29, 2017

Associated Students Inc.’s resolution against hate speech faced backlash this week as some senators claim it was “whitewashed.” The intent of the resolution is to let students know ASI recognizes the ...

University Police arrest suspect for threats made to La Raza Student Association

University Police arrest suspect for threats made to La Raza Student Association

November 21, 2017

Two months after La Raza Student Association received death threats through Facebook, a suspect was taken into custody. 40-year-old Christopher Cook of Fountain Valley was booked by University Police into the Long Beach City Jail on suspicion...

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

November 7, 2017

A banner drop that read “Do you know the difference between Chicano, Hispanic and Latinx?” adorned the bookstore lawn at Cal State Long Beach at Latino Week of Welcome. For many students, this was...