September 17, 2020
  • 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
  • 8:00 am Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Booted Out of the Bubble: Clippers Postseason Ends in Round 2 (again)
  • 8:00 am Politics, A Sensitive Subject Because It Matters
  • 7:48 pm COVID-19 Self-Screening Hits iToro App
  • 2:57 pm SDSU Aztecs Football Taking Over Carson’s Dignity Health Sports Park in 2021
  • 9:50 am Free Flu Shots Available For Current Students
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The free drive-up clinic will be accepting walk-in appointments on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Photo courtesy of Student Health Services (SHS). By Chris Martinez, Staff Reporter The Student Health Services (SHS) Center will be hosting a flu shot clinic this Thursday, Sept. 17 from 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. to […]

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1974 time capsule used to commemorate 1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet. Photo by Stephen Chamberlain By Destiny Jackson, Perspectives Editor Who knew our school had a team of explorers hidden within the confines of the fifth floor of the university library? I had almost forgotten, due to COVID-19 keeping us off of campus. Nonetheless, […]

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Professor Charles Thomas hopes to take the win in the city of Carson’s District 1 race in November. Photo courtesy of Charles Thomas. By Brenda Fernanda Verano, News Editor This fall, besides continuing as an instructor at California State University, Dominguez Hills’ College of Business Administration and Public Policy, Charles Thomas has embarked on a new […]

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New CSUDH Blackboard logo. Screenshot from https://toro.csudh.edu/. By Melanie Gerner, Staff Reporter You may have noticed that new Learning Management System (LMS) smell on your first day attending classes online at California State University, Dominguez Hills. And you would be right. The visual aspects of the Blackboard Ultra (BbU) LMS, including the “Institution Page” and […]

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While the campus is mostly silent, there has been much  conversation over the summer. Photo by Iracema Navarro. By Iracema Navarro, Political Editor With the signing of AB 1460 by Gov. Newsom on Aug.17, an ethnic studies course is officially a requirement for CSU students graduating in the 2024-25 academic year. But the signing of […]

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Nearly 300 people participated in last week’s healing event. Courtesy photo. By Iracema Navarro, Political Editor A healing and solidarity event designed to serve as a bridge between faculty, staff, and students to support social change and anti-racism Thursday drew nearly a capacity virtual crowd of 300. The “It Takes a Village Black Lives Matter Healing and […]

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Photo by Callum Shaw for Unsplash. By Robert Rios, Campus Editor The two-day Twitter-spawned grassroots event #ScholarStrike, in which some 6,000 faculty members across the country are shifting the focus of their classes to teach-ins centered on issues of social justice and anti-racism is being felt at California State University, Dominguez Hills. The event’s organizers […]

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The new science building’s grand opening plans have been derailed by the coronavirus. Photo by Iracema Navarro. By Daniel Tom, Staff Reporter In a perfect world, or at least one not turned upside down due to a global pandemic, the opening of the new Science and Innovation building on the California State University, Dominguez Hills […]

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#Scholarstrike began to go viral on Twitter as faculty and professors like Anthea Butler from the University of Pennsylvania spoke out on the two-day event slated for Sept. 8-9. By Robert Rios, Campus Editor America’s ongoing racial reckoning is not skipping the campus of  California State University, Dominguez Hills, virtual semester or not. Today, the […]

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By Carina Noyala and Jonathan GhattasStaff Reporters No campus department or organization is as involved in Welcome Week 2020  as the CSUDH Career Center, which by the end of today will have hosted six virtual events in four days. It only makes sense,  as with one out of six Americans estimated to be out of […]

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CSUDH Male Success Alliance held a virtual meeting via Zoom Wednesday to talk about activism in today’s climate. Photo courtesy of the Male Success Alliance. By Chris Martinez, Staff Reporter The California State University, Dominguez Hills Male Success Alliance held a virtual open house Wednesday  to explain  what activism is and to inform people about […]

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CSUDH’s Center of Service-Learning, Internships & Civic Engagement (SLICE) is hosting a virtual Town Hall this Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to address questions and concerns about this fall semester online. Photo courtesy of SLICE. By Taylor Helmes, Managing Editor Many returning faculty and students had a forced introduction to distance […]

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CalMatters presento un Town Hall virtual Aug. 19 con California State University Cancillor Timothy P. White. Este es un artículo republicado escrito por The Cal State Journalism Newswire. This article is available in English here. By Erick Salgado | CSU Wire La Universidad del Estado de California Canciller Timothy White habló en un ayuntamiento virtual […]

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CalMatters hosted a virtual Town Hall Aug. 19 with California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White. This is a republished story from The Cal State Journalism Newswire. Este articulo también esta disponible en español aquí. By Madeleine Beck | CSU Wire SACRAMENTO—California State University Chancellor Tim White spoke Wednesday in a virtual town hall hosted […]

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CSUDH is among the 23 CSU campuses now requiring an ethnic studies course as a graduation requirement beginning with the freshman class of 2021-22. Photo by Iracema Navarro. By Iracema Navarro, Politics Editor A last-minute attempt by the California State University system to broaden an ethnic studies bill, which opponents said diluted the original purpose […]

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California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California where the State Legislature convenes. Photo by m mucoki on Unsplash By Iracema Navarro, Political Editor Updated 8/03/2020: Additional reporting by Brenda Verano and Robert Rios One month after the state voted to introduce an ethnic studies requirement to the California State University, the CSU Board of Trustees, […]

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Dr. Donna J. Nicole (left) and Dr. Anthony Samad (far right in second photo) are co-chairs of the Task Force on Racial reconciliation announced last week by Dr. Thomas A. Parham (far left, second photo), who stands beside Dr. Michael Eric Dyson , a noted professor and author who spoke on campus in 2019. Photos […]

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This story is for republication, written by The Sundial’s Orlando Mayorquin. Photo by David J. Hawkins. By Orlando Mayorquin | CSU Wire The California State University Board of Trustees voted 13-5 to pass a measure to establish a CSU systemwide ethnic studies and social justice requirement starting in the 2023-2024 academic year. The measure is the […]

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The CSUDH Campus News Center, the product of the university’s Communications and Public Affairs department, reported yesterday that the university has reached an agreement to house the approximately two million items in the Mayme A. Clayton Collection of African American History and Culture. Dr. Clayton, a university librarian and historian, accumulated the collection of photographs […]

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By Jeremy Gonzalez, Sports Editor The 2020 Major League Baseball season will be a completely new experience and hopefully one we will never have to go through again.  But though the season is cut to a miniscule 60 games compared to a 162-game season, fewer games make each one that much more valuable, almost feeling […]

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The location of this university was moved from its planned site in Palos Verdes in large part to give higher education access to communities ravaged by the 1965 Watts Rebellion. The university commemorated the 50th anniversary of that event in 2005 with a year-long exhibit that included an oral history project. Saying that even a […]

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Photo by Bill Oxford on Unsplash By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief Last week, the world of higher education was thrown into chaos as the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) announced new guidelines that would have prohibited international students from taking all their classes online or risk being deported from the country.  This announcement was met with a whirlwind […]

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Photo by Nitish Meena on Unsplash By Brenda Fernanda Verano, News Editor As an estimated one million international students with hopes of studying in the U.S., along with the colleges and universities that were planning on hosting them, try to figure out how to deal with regulations announced last week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

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Fall semester brings uncertainty due to pandemic and new guidelines for international students. Photo by Robert Rios. By Brenda Fernanda Verano, News Editor While universities across the country, many of the approximately 1 million international students who are planning on studying in the U.S. in the fall semester await the ruling of a federal judge […]

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Photo by Taylor Helmes. By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief Updated at 5:26 p.m.: Chancellor Timothy P. White, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and several other universities announced Thursday the State of California will file a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration for their recent policy that threatened international student’s currently studying in the U.S. through the Student […]

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This vote will make CSU undergraduate students take a 3-unit ethnic studies class as a graduation requirement. Photo by Kyle Smith, Unsplash. By Robert Rios and Taylor Helmes It’s been a busy summer break for Donna Nicol, chair of the Africana Studies Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. In early June, amid the wave […]

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Photo by Nitish Meena on Unsplash By Yeymy Garcia, Production Editor Updated July 8 at 4:49 p.m.: The Bulletin misnamed Charles Thomas as chair of the Academic Senate – Current chair is Laura Talamante. The federal organization in charge of issuing visas to international students in the U.S.–including hundreds of CSUDH students–announced yesterday that foreign […]

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The Women’s Resource Center held an online “Social Justice 101” teach-in to help educate students on how to be an ally in the fight against systemic racism. By: Brenda Fernanda Verano, News Editor Over the past 55 years since its establishment, California State University, Dominguez Hills has been committed to its educational mission to “provide […]

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Two students in University Housing have tested positive for COVID-19, as well as one campus employee. By Taylor Helmes, Managing Editor Two students living in student housing and a university employee who had been on campus the past two weeks have tested positive for COVID-19. The first case was announced Wednesday in an email to […]

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By Todd Mathews CSUDH President Thomas A. Parham is no stranger to the written word, considering he’s written more than 45 journal articles and book chapters, as well as authored two books and co-authored several others. His specialty is psychology, which makes sense as he is a licensed psychologist in the state of California and […]

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A look inside the Toro Dreamers Success Center, during a 2019 arts competition event co-hosted by External Relations and Congresswoman Diaz Barragán. Photo courtesy of Lisa Sueki By Brenda Fernanda Verano, News Editor  Editor Note: The writer is an undocumented student. The approximately 750,000 undocumented immigrants across the country brought to the U.S. as children […]

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Photo by Fibonacci Blue, Minnesota, from https://commons.wikimedia.org/ By Taylor Helmes, Managing Editor Cities across Southern California saw their share of protests that roiled the nation and world this weekend, sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died while detained by four Minneapolis police officers, one of whom has […]

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California State University, Dominguez Hills is full of winners. This year, five professors took home awards from the Faculty Leaves and Honors Committee. Dr. Ryan Bowels Eagle, Dr. Vivian Price, Dr. Debra Best, Professor Anne Garrett and Dr. Jenney Hall have all deservedly received rewards this year for their hard work and dedication to their […]

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Eddie Soto will have to wait a year to walk the Toro sidelines again. Photo courtesy of Toro Athletics. By Jackson CascioStaff Reporter The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced Tuesday that all NCAA sporting events will be suspended for fall 2020. The announcement was made by Dr. Gayle Hutchinson, the chair of the CCAA […]

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Photo by Nova Blanco-Rico. By Destiny Torres and Yeymy Garcia, Staff Editors The future may be uncertain for California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the next semester, but the Latinx center is still confirmed to be coming this fall.  On March 3, about 50 students, faculty, and alumni gathered to share El Comité’s, a group […]

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By Jackson Cascio, Staff Reporter In this era of uncertainty and confusion, there are some entities that have stepped up in support of those who are probably the most confused and stressed. High school seniors and junior college transfers are getting some support from the California State University and University of California systems. The UC […]

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By Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief What the fall semester in 2020 will look like at this campus is anybody’s guess right now.  Will, there be a limited opening with smaller class sizes to maintain social distancing protocol;  will everything be online; will there be a hybrid?Who knows? But the person who will know first is CSUDH […]

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The Student Success Hub has been a work in progress since day one By Dayzsha Lino, co-news editor. The WRC is the first organization to move out of the Student Success Hub, which students and faculty have criticized for being too crowded and not allowing for private, intimate conversations between students, counselors, and advisors.    Adams […]

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B’y Robert RiosCo-News Editor The Associated Student Inc. elections may have been done in the midst of a pandemic that shut down most of the campus, but Rihab Shuaib still came out a winner: she won election as the next student body president, of CSUDH, the first female to serve in that role in some […]

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By Jordan Darling,Editor-in-chief What the fall semester in 2020 will look like at this campus is anybody’s guess right now. Will, there be a limited opening with smaller class sizes to maintain social distancing protocol;  will everything be online; will there be a hybrid? Who knows? There are too many variables, from the amount of […]

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Photo by Robert Rios. By Robert Rios, Co-News Editor With the direction of the world being stopped by the coronavirus, the university is currently calculating the enrollment of students for the next semester that may show a drastic change in the school’s population.   At the final CSUDH Academic Senate meeting for the academic year of […]

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CSUDH student, Jesús González, Class of 2019. Photo courtesy of Jesús González. CSUDH’s Ceremonies and Events and President Thomas A. Parham announced Monday, April 27, a week of virtual graduation celebration activities as a result of commencement being postponed until further notice. Parham reassures students in a memorandom that commencement will still happening at a […]

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The Head Man (left), Johnny Velasquez from the Jicarilla Apache Nation, led all the other dancers into the arena at last year’s pow wow. Photo by Glenn Marshall. By Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor The elemental sounds of nature replicated by the flute and drums, the powerful singing of those who call to their ancestors, and […]

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Graphic by Andrea Mendez. By Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter Why exactly should immigration matter to an American nationalist? Because it should. It’s that simple. In my private utopia, I would end this piece on that, but of course, for the sake of immigration advocacy I will continue.     And, no, white people who are not white […]

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Photo by Robert Rios. By Destiny Torres, Arts and Entertainment Editor In the days before the safer-at-home order was put in place, the walkways and buildings at California State University, Dominguez Hills were bustling with friends laughing, clubs tabling and procrastinators running to the printer stations.  Today, however, the halls are unusually quiet, the parking […]

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By Robert Rios, Co-News Editor The Chancellor’s Office of the California State University system has asked all schools that use in-person testing to administer the California State University Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement to temporarily suspend the requirement.  A memo sent out by the Chancellor’s office to the CSU Provosts said that the decision to stop […]

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The first employee to test positive for the coronavirus is currently self-quarantining at home and is apparently one of the “lucky ones,”‘ CSUDH President Thomas A. Parham announced in an email memo today. The full text of the memo is at the bottom of this post. Meanwhile, two days after the OC Register reported that […]

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Today’s virtual fair begins at 11 a.m. By Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter          Name the social or environmental movement, from No Nukes in the 1980s to #metoo in the 2010s, and chances are you can draw some kind of line linking its tactics, goals or spirit to the grandmother of all modern movements of the […]

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Photo by Destiny Torres. By Benny Morales, Staff Reporter CSUDH welcomed new faces on Toro Admit Day on March 7 just before the school went on lockdown. Now, many high school seniors are left uncertain of their future for attending college in fall 2020.  Students from all over the county came to visit this informative […]

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Illustration by Darlene Maes By Matthew Alford, Staff Reporter The same week the city of Carson voted to make it mandatory that anyone out in public must wear some type of mask or face covering, one of the construction workers on the CSUDH campus tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-quarantining along with 13 […]

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