November 29, 2020
  • 11:43 am A Long History for University’s Newest Major
  • 5:15 pm Issue 5 of Bulletin Live! Collector’s Item! Worth its Weight in Digital Paper!
  • 4:06 pm Special Election Issue
  • 4:03 pm Three best Latinx Halloween & Horror Short Films available now on HBO Max
  • 9:49 am Issue 3 of CSUDH Bulletin Live if You Want It
  • 3:24 pm Hispanic Heritage Month Update
  • 2:00 pm South Bay Economic Forecast Goes Virtual
  • 3:52 pm BREAKING NEWS: Classes for Spring to be Online, CSU Chancellor Announces
  • 9:39 am “Strikes” and Solidarity
  • 8:30 am March Into History: Just 5 in 1970, CSUDH Growth Shaped by Historic Event
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 5:18 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 7:03 pm ‘The Bull On’: College Pigskin–Week 4 Preview
  • 4:00 pm Abilities Outweigh Disabilities: Special Education Thriving Amid Pandemic
  • 12:00 pm New Committee Bridges Athletics, Social Justice
  • 10:00 am Pow Wow to Bring Sacred Touch Online
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Treat yourself to some skin-crawling films to enjoy a fall night inside. Photo by Jasmine Nguyen. By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief Did you hear something? A branch creaking? A hurried pair of footsteps creeping through your hallway? The sounds of the wind or are those whispers outside your window?   Is there a ghost? A zombie slowly […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month ends Oct 15 here are some of the best short films HBO Max has to watch. Screen capture by Carlos Martinez. By Destiny Jackson, Perspectives Editor Fall is undoubtedly the best time of year, well at least to me. I mean, who doesn’t love the end of summer? Seriously, if you’re one […]

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Photo courtesy of Josefina López. By Melany Ruiz, Staff Reporter Last week, Josefina López, an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and activist, offered wise words to students who are aspiring writers. López, whose breakthrough 1992 play “Real Women Have Curves,” was turned into an award-winning Sundance film in 2002, has had more than 100 productions of her […]

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 Hulu’s selection of Blockbuster, supernatural, thrillers, and slashers horror movie selections. By Cindy Canas, Staff Writer While we are still in a pandemic and Halloween is just right around the corner, it is the perfect time to get into the spooky spirits. Apps such as Skype, Zoom, Discord, Houseparty, Disney Plus’ GroupWatch, and Netflix Party […]

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Black Lives Matter protesters walking down Bellflower Boulevard in Bellflower this summer. Photos by Christopher Martinez. By Christopher Martinez, Staff Reporter When people hear the term “woke” in a socially aware context, they may think of people who do not live in a community where social injustice and racism are a fact of life. But […]

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Mulan (Liu) reveals her secret and asks to be persecuted to keep honor to her name. Illustration by Carlos Martinez. By Carlos Martinez, Staff Reporter It was 1998 when Disney created an animated-action adaptation based on Chinese folklore, the story of Hua Mulan. a fierce warrior who disguised herself as a man and took her […]

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Movie theater in Long Beach with doors locked and lights off, displaying its temporary closure on the marquee. Photo by Carlos Martinez. By Carlos Martinez, Staff Reporter It’s almost impossible for me to remember what life was like before the pandemic. I vaguely remember making plans with my coworkers for the ticket presale of “Black […]

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OK, so The Bulletin didn’t break the news that “Space Force,” a new Netflix comedy starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich, would be joining the streaming service. But we sure mentioned that some of the filming for the show, which premiered last Friday, was done on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. In […]

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By Velia Salazar, Staff Reporter Growing up, there were times I thought I only existed in cartoons. That’s what my TV told me. While there were plenty of white faces on TV representing every facet of life, the only brown-skinned faces I saw were of cartoon characters. While very young, the only Latina I saw […]

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By Sarai Henriquez, Staff Reporter Toros as we say goodbye to another school year here at the Bulletin we want to leave you on a happy note and to remind you to wash those hands.  Defying Gravity- Wicked  “Something has changed within me. Something is not the same I’m through with playing by the rules. […]

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By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor As May approaches, I find myself excited for Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month to celebrate with my community. But this year, it took a different turn for many, especially with the rise of Asian-based hate crimes and the cancelation of many AAPI events due to COVID-19. It’s hard […]

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By Sarai Henriquez In the city that never sleeps, New York Broadway shut the doors to all theaters and all musical lovers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following New York, California theater shows were canceled and the CSUDH theater and dance department did the same.    This spring semester, the theater and dance department […]

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Graphic by Andrea Mendez. By Sarai Henriquez, Staff Reporter  To all my fellow Toros that miss Disneyland, you are not alone. We at The Bulletin miss Disney too, but fear not, here is The Bulletin’s top five Disney songs to wash your hands too. So you can bring that pixie dust magic to your house.  […]

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By Ulises Rodriguez, Staff Reporter As the toilet paper apocalypse started back in mid-March, everyone was fighting over hand sanitizer, toilet paper, and water bottles. Now the thing that stood out to me the most was how everyone was leaving only one brand of water on the shelves. Yup, Dasani. Is Dasani that bad? Would […]

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By Sarai Henriquez, Staff Reporter To all my fellow Toros who would get criticized for staying on the couch all day and watching Netflix, our time has arrived. Thanks to streaming platforms, movies are just one click away. Since we are all in lockdown due to COVID-19 and we can’t go out to the movies […]

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By Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor We will soon be rolling into one month since Disneyland closed its gates and I can imagine the pain annual passholders are currently going through.  One of our writers wrote a piece on how she feels about Disneyland closing. Read it here.  I do not currently have an annual passport, […]

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By Dayzsha Lino, Co-News Editor On January 11, I went to Disneyland with a few of my best friends. I had a ton of Christmas money left over and my friend, Mellisa, offered to pay for half of my SoCal residents ticket. It was the first time that I’d gone to Disneyland in 13 years, […]

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Photo courtesy of Nate Lubben By: Sarai Henriquez, Culture Assistant While the name August Wilson might not be a common one in many households, those with an appreciation for American theater certainly know it. But regardless of your familiarity with this two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright, those who made the wise decision to check out the […]

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By Brian Hinchion, Staff Reporter With seemingly endless presidential scandals, threats of world wars, and general unrest and turmoil whenever you turn on the news, it’s no wonder many young people in America are using social media to escape this daunting reality. The app that has really skyrocketed in popularity in the last year is […]

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By Sarai Henriquez, Assistant Culture Editor While the name August Wilson might not be a common one in many households, those with an appreciation for American theater certainly know it.  But regardless of your familiarity with this two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright, you will walk out of the current production of his play “Seven Guitars” at […]

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By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor Women’s History Month has quickly arrived, which means you have the whole month of March to respect women, I know a daunting task but! If you have time to spare after that and are looking for some ways to entertain yourself and uplift women’s narratives, these eight films might be […]

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Director Jozben Barrett (left) works with some of the cast from “Seven Guitars” (Clockwise from top): Jordan Hyman, Tevin Jackson (standing), Nisey Turner, and Irene Jones. Photo by Sarai Henriquez By Sarai HenriquezCulture Assistant As a theater artist and an educator, one of Jozben Barrett’s driving focuses is to tell the untold, or under-told, stories […]

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I usually log in to Twitter expecting quality memes, heart-warming videos of animals or last-minute news, but for three days straight, all that seemed to appear in my feed was Aaron Hernandez and this so-called “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” documentary. My first thought was, “Who is Aaron Hernandez?” I’m sorry football fans, […]

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Director Jozben Barrett (left) works with some of the cast from “Seven Guitars” (Clockwise from top: Jordan Hyman, Tevin Jackson (standing), Nisey Turner and Irene Jones. Photo Cred: Sarai Henriquez By Sarai Henriquez, Assistant Culture Editor As an artist and an educator, one of Jozben Barrett’s driving focuses is to tell the untold, or under-told, […]

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By Nova Blanco-Rico, Photo Editor It is that time of the year again where the overpriced heart-shaped candies and teddy bears are put on the shelves, along with the feel-good romantic movies that get the hearts fluttering. But what’s even better are the somber movies that get our hearts to break, forcing us to consume […]

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Oscar Carmona Bulletin By Sarai Henriquez, Staff Reporter There are many ways for California State University, Dominguez Hills students to get involved on campus, from clubs to rooting for sports teams, but have you ever thought of working with the campus radio station?  KDHR is an internet radio station founded in 2004 by CSUDH students […]

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By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor  The film “Parasite” has garnered various amounts of praise throughout its run. Starting from winning the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film, to receiving six nominations at the 92nd Academy Awards, which include best picture and best director. But there might be one big flaw in this otherwise perfect […]

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Andrea Mendez-Ochoa Bulletin By Sarai Henriquez, Staff Reporter Friendship, love, betrayal, forgiveness, and faith are what’s in store this spring from the CSUDH Theater and Dance Department as a play from the most acclaimed African American playwright of the 20th Century, and one about the most reviled names ever are on tap. “Seven Guitars,” the […]

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By LaVielle Hibbert Faculty in CSUDH’s Theatre and Dance department have reached into the vault to revive, and reset, some of their favorite dance pieces, in a nod to the University Theatre opening after more than a year. “Renovations,” which opens Friday, is the name of the event, which fits the show as well as […]

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By Monique DavisStaff Writer CSUDH got a taste of what it’s like to be taken over by Hollywood a couple of weeks ago when a film crew working on the new Netflix show “Space Force,” starring Steve Carrell and John Malkovich, occupied parts of the campus.                 But since 2014, Hollywood by the Horns, a […]

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By Matthew AlfordStaff Reporter Shooting on an upcoming show on Netflix continues on campus today. The show, starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich, about the creation of a new American “space force” filmed last week and the big attraction was a helicopter on the lawn west of the University Theatre. But today, the big attraction […]

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Danielle DeGuzman By Dayzsha LinoStaff Reporter Actress and Theater Arts major Danielle DeGuzman is no stranger to the spotlight. Growing up in Temecula, she discovered her passion for dance at the tender age of 4. Though she was a very shy kid, DeGuzman’s personality shined whenever she was given a chance to perform in front […]

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By Dayshza Lino, Staff Reporter A clever Filipina and two white dudes stumbling over themselves to prove how open-minded they are. A woman who wakes up every morning with her memory erased. Some of the greatest hits in the history of the Toro dance program. Not to mention a sock puppet and the re-opening of […]

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By Jasmine NguyenStaff Reporter  There’s been a lot of attention over Asian American stories in Hollywood over the past two years, with films such as “Crazy Rich Asians” gaining praise for its all-Asian cast. \So when I saw the trailer for “The Farewell,” I was already excited about it. Being Vietnamese and Thai, I don’t […]

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By Tristin TaylorStaff Writer Students will show off their storytelling skills and raise their voices loud and proud April 28 in the Hollywood by the Horns Story Slam. Designed to both give students the chance to hone their public speaking skills as well as learn about storytelling mechanics and creativity, the even provides a safe […]

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By Migdalia Sanchez The idea of being trapped in a room with two complete strangers might not seem so bad at first. But when you’re stuck with them forever, it can be even worse than death. In fact, the phrase, “Hell is other people,” comes from a play with that scenario: “No Exit,” which concludes […]

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By Joseph BaroudStaff Writer After an extended delay due to safety concerns in the campus’ main theater, “Undocumented” is finally on stage at CSUDH. The play, written by Elaine Romero, was originally set to take place in the 444-seat University Theatre last October. But an inspection of the theater discovered “significant safety concerns,” that forced […]

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By Fernando BazanStaff Writer We have all encountered someone in our life who is frustratingly naïve, someone who believes incorrect information even when presented with facts. Not to say they are bad people, just incredibly dense.  In 2006, Mike Judge directed and produced “Idiocracy,” a film set in a world filled with characters who embodied […]

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By Liliana Ulloa Lifestyle Editor The heart of every 1990s baby exploded with nostalgia as James Earl Jones’ voice echoed through their ears, “Everything the light touches is our kingdom.” As the original voice of Lion King Mufasa follows images of the Savanna sunrise, the iconic song “The Circle of Life” chants the very words […]

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By Joseph Baroud Staff Writer The California State University, Dominguez Hills Theatre and Dance Department’s first performance of the 2018-19 season is one of the most influential plays of the 20th Century—and one that has gained considerable traction in theaters across the world since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. The play is […]

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By Fernando Bazan Staff Writer In a time when so much is dominated and infused by social media, it is difficult to separate our real life from the one we display online. In 1997, when the internet was still in its primitive stages, Japanese director Satoshi Kon made a film that eerily foreshadows that contemporary […]

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By Bria Overs Editor-in-Chief “Queen Sugar” episode director Shaz Bennett and staff writer Mike Flynn gave CSU Dominguez Hills’ students key insights into what it’s like working in Hollywood, as well as their experiences in the media industry as a woman and a person of color at an event hosted last Thursday by Hollywood by […]

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By Cindy Sepulveda Staff Writer Hollywood by the Horns is hosting a free, one night only episode screening of the highly acclaimed television drama series, Queen Sugar, on Thursday, Oct. 18th 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Locker Student Union Ballroom B. Director and writer Shaz Bennett and Mike Flynn will lead a discussion following the […]

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By Alex Graf and Kelsey Reichman In the wake of a recent inspection, the University Theatre at CSUDH has been closed indefinitely due to safety concerns, according to a campus-wide email distributed early today. As a result, the theatrical production of “Undocumented,” is canceled for the fall semester with plans to bring it back early […]

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By Cecilia Juarez Staff Writer Take a trip to meet your favorite A-list celebrities with LSU as they present #OnTheRoad: Tussaud’s Wax Museum and Free In-N-Out, for you and a guest on Sept. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students and their one guest will meet on campus along with LSU and other participants […]

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By Jesse Garcia Staff Writer Advisory Warning: Intense sexual acts are about to take place at the University Theatre for everyone curious enough to travel back in time to the conventional, laced-up Victorian-era treatment of the female malady once referred to as “hysteria.” Sara Ruhl’s 2009 play “In the next room (Or the vibrator play)” which runs at […]

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A scene from last semester’s production of Spanish playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca’s play, “Blood Wedding.” Photo courtesy of the Theater Department. By Jesse Garcia Staff Writer The CSUDH Theater department follows up last semester’s acclaimed production of Federico Garcia Lorca’s play “Blood Wedding” with a semester filled with offerings that, let’s just say, aren’t exactly your […]

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By LaQuanda McNeil Staff Writer “Plastic Disaster” is an award-winning documentary produced by Frarida Alami, Sal Vasquez, Jenine Carre, three senior digital media arts students at Cal State Dominguez Hills who wanted to show how bad plastic is for marine life. The documentary was filmed in San Diego, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, Long Beach and […]

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By Morgan Williams Staff Writer On Nov. 11 “The Little Prince,” directed by Theater Department Professor Kelly Herman had a sold out matinee showing at 1 pm. The student and faculty members did an amazing job telling the classic story of “The Little Prince.” The production was held in the Edison or otherwise known as […]

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By Jacqueline Resendiz Morales Staff Writer “Blood Wedding”, a play centered around a complicated love triangle, was colorful and gave the audience the opportunity to see the actors closer than usual. The actors were out of the public eye for a few scenes, but most of time they stayed in the background and in character. […]

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