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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A Black Lives Matter protester with a strong message of being deaf but still able to hear the movement and its importance. Photo by Nathan Dumlao, Unsplash By Iracema Navarro, Political Editor Politics can be a sensitive subject that tends to be avoided in daily conversations within this country especially in 2020 with President Trump, […]

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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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“Kamala Harris” by Gage Skidmore is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0 by Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief When Joe Biden announced Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate at the 2020 Democratic Convention a few weeks back, a flood of emotions washed through me. Some were positive, and some were, well,less so. Her decades-long career as a […]

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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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Soldaderas carrying the heavy equipment for their fellow soldiers during the Mexican Revolution. Photo courtesy of the University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections. Editor’s note: This is one of the stories that ran in yesterday’s special e-edition of the Bulletin, a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium March. Destiny […]

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More than 150 people were arrested and three were killed at the Chicano Moratorium March in August, 1970. Photo courtesy of CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections. Editor’s note: This is one of the stories that ran in yesterday’s special e-edition of the Bulletin, a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium March. […]

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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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Shirley Chisholm, first African American woman to announce her candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and first African American woman in Congress in 1968. Photo from the Library of Congress via Unsplash. By Iracema Navarro, Politics Editor Presidential nominee Joe Biden has said he will announce his running mate in early August. with […]

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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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K-pop fans at a Got7 Concert at The Forum.  Photo by Jasmine Nguyen By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief There’s always a pit in my stomach when I see the words “K-pop Stans” trending on Twitter or in a headline.  Maybe it’s due to flashbacking to my very intense phase of enjoying Korean idols and pop culture […]

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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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Protesters  in Newport Beach chanted the names of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor as traffic drove by, honking in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo by Taylor Helmes By Taylor Helmes, Managing Editor If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, there’s a chance you saw a scene that looked like […]

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Protester’s sign in the 2018 March for Our Lives rally in Kansas City. Photo: Annie Bolin, Unsplash By Iracema Navarro, Politics Editor The coronavirus has cast a shadow over voting in the 2020 elections, including fears of lower voter turn-out due to possible concerns over catching the virus at the polls, and a roiling controversy […]

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Photo: Poster, circa 1970 By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief One of the three officers who stood silently the night of May 25 in Minneapolis as another officer pressed his knee to the neck of George Floyd for nearly nine minutes, was Tou Thao. Thao is Hmong,  a Southeast Asian ethnic group that resides in Vietnam and […]

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By Brian Hinchion, Staff Reporter And then there was one. Bernie Sanders announced he would be suspending his presidential campaign in a live stream posted on his twitter account on April 8, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee in this 2020 general election in November. Just five days later on […]

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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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“The people need to flowers not corporations.” Photo by Dignidad Rebelde. By Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 infection in the United States, was announced Jan. 20, we have seen the true face of the American government, and no, I’m not talking about democracy. I’m talking about capitalism.  We have […]

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“My heart overflows with gratitude for the workers giving us life.” Photo by Dignidad Rebelde. By Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter The coronavirus is an equal opportunity threat, making no distinction between rich, poor or anything and everything in between. But there is a huge distinction in the economic repercussions of that threat: those who can afford […]

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By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor A month ago I wrote about the growing xenophobic behavior towards Asian Americans due to the now pandemic of COVID-19. Back in February, it was a few uncomfortable glances and unfunny tweets on Twitter but now as the virus has fully become a crisis for many Americans, the xenophobia against […]

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Agricultural workers in California’s Central Valley Photo by Salvador Oceguera By Salvador OcegueraSpecial for the Bulletin “Cesar Chavez to me is like an angel sent from heaven,” says Marta Velasquez,  56. “If it weren’t for him women wouldn’t have a place in agriculture. “ Velasquez is a farmworker in the Central Valley. Usually ignored, overlooked […]

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By Andrea Mendez, Staff Reporter Women may have won the hard-fought right to vote 100 years ago, but there remains serious obstacles to anything close to full equality.  So even though the California State University, Dominguez Hills women’s studies department’s exhibit  “The Women’s History Collections” commemorates the suffrage centennial, it also highlights the urgent issues […]

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By Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter Imagine enrolling in a class where stress management is part of the syllabus; where instead of trying to connect with the words of a 3,000-year-old philosopher, your connection is with the Earth through an urban gardening class; where ancestral wisdom in the classroom is valued as highly as academic knowledge; […]

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By Iracema Navarro, Political Affairs Reporter Just when you thought it was safe to go to your mailbox now that the primary election is behind us and all those mailers have finally been thrown out, you’re about to get something really important in your mail: a reminder to take the 2020 Census. The Decennial Census […]

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By Iracema Navarro, political affairs reporter It kind of gets lost in all the attention lavished on who will be the Democratic Party nominee in the November general election against President Trump, but there is a lot more at stake in the California Presidential Primary Election which ends Tuesday. Yes, that’s right: ends. Registered voters could […]

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By Iracema Navarro, Staff Reporter Educating and engaging students about the March 3 California primary, the Nov. 7 general election and the 2020 U.S. Census was the focus of the Feb. 20 Drive the Vote and Get Counted event in the LSU. About 50 students and community members attended the two-hour event, which was hosted […]

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By: Brenda Verano, Staff Reporter The clock for undocumented students is ticking, the time to renew is NOW. As the clock winds down to a fateful U.S. Supreme Court decision that could upend the lives of more than 800,000 Dreamers across the country, including an estimated 500 at California State University, Dominguez Hills, the university […]

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By: Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor The symptoms of the Coronavirus include fever, cough, or shortness of breath and can lead to pneumonia.  Another symptom that may occur is xenophobia.  Well, that’s according to a now-deleted Instagram post courtesy of the University Health Services last week at the University of California, Berkeley. The post stated that […]

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By: Iracema Navarro, Staff Reporter In an effort to make voting more convenient and accessible, California made major changes in the process in 2016–and CSUDH is part of it. The  CSUDH Vote Center will enable voters to cast their votes in person from Feb. 29 to March 3  in room EE-1213 in the Extended Extended […]

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Spanish-language version follows English version By Brenda Verano, Staff Writer Last Monday, after a 5-4 conservative-leaning majority vote, the U.S. Supreme Court approved the public charge rule to go into effect starting February 24th.  Tomorrow, the Dreamers Success Center will hold an event providing information about this decision. This has given a green light to […]

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By Iracema Navarro, Staff Writer  CSUDH student Mouine Jackson-Taylor thinks that every person living in this country is equally important and that we all count. Just as important, she thinks we should all be counted. The senior public relations and advertising manager is also a recruiting manager for the U.S. Census Bureau, which next year […]

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By: Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief Contributing Writers: Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor, Robert Rios, News Editor Last Tuesday, Nov. 12, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could end DACA and drastically affect the futures of nearly 800,0000 people living in the U.S., including approximately 500 undocumented students at California State University, Dominguez […]

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By Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief The sun beat down on the tops of our heads as the breeze stirred the long grass that tangled itself around the metallic signs and rusted barbed wire lining the cliff of the Golan Heights, separating it from the Syrian border.  Zohar Kapustin pointed to a far off spot on the […]

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By Iracema NavarroStaff Reporter The latest drama bordering on the absurd consuming Washington D.C. and much of the press the past few weeks has leading characters most of us know: President Trump. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Whatever that Ukrainian president’s name is. But the true star attraction is a name discussed around the […]

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By Jeremy Gonzalez, Sports Editor     A massive earthquake struck the state of California this month that sent shock waves around the rest of the country and could fundamentally shake the foundations of collegiate sports. On Monday Oct. 2, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom changed the sports world by signing into law a plan that would […]

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By CSUDH Bulletin Staff The First Amendment, and what it protects,  can be a little tricky; we know that it protects the right NOT to speak; students being able to wear anti-war symbols at school; and our personal favorite, the ability to use certain offensive words and phrases to convey political messages. But what does […]

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By Jordan DarlingNews Editor Rules are rules and they are there for a reason. But at least one group on campus wonders if the rules on free speech on this campus should be broken in favor of progress. The  issue that members of the campus chapter of the Young American For Liberty, currently an unrecognized […]

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By Alex GrafManaging Editor As reported in the April 11 issue of The Bulletin, a state-wide organization that advocates for California State University, Students for Quality Education, has launched a campaign to disarm campus police on the 23 CSU campuses. While the goals of the No Harm Disarm campaign are bold–along with disarming university police, […]

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By Alex GrafManaging Editor On Tuesday, Mar. 12, California Governor Gavin Newsom made the controversial decision of putting a moratorium on the state’s death penalty. Critics of the decision were quick to point out that California voters rejected a ban on the death penalty as recently as 2016, by a seven-point margin. And it’s true […]

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By Alex GrafManaging EditorPhoto by Glenn Marshall The Students for Quality Education, a grassroots organization that advocates for California State University students across the state,  launched a statewide campaign March 11 that aims to disarm all California State University police.        Instead of responding to threats to campus safety with firearms, the campaign, […]

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In anticipation of CSUDH’s first Free Speech Week, which will be held the week after Spring Break, the Bulletin is reposting a staff editorial from February 2018, concerning one CSUDH professor who experienced an internet flaming from those who would like nothing more than to stifle academic freedom on college campuses.

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By Jordan DarlingNews Editor In 1776 our founding fathers declared that all men are created equal and in short told the British Crown to get f***d because the United States of America was now an independent nation.   From the very beginning, Americans have utilized our fundamental right of free speech to fight for change. […]

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By Kelsey ReichmannEditor-in-Chief Vocal conflict erupted Thursday near the LSU and NSM building as a group of students engaged in a heated yelling match with a man spewing homophobic and sexist views he called “the word of Jesus.” “I believe that this campus and you students associated with it are idolatrous,” said the man, who […]

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By Cindy SepulvedaContributing Writer It’s no secret that attending college now is more expensive than ever. Like most students across America, I applied for financial aid. Financial aid for college students is one of the most critical processes in obtaining a college education. In fact, just how important is financial aid in achieving a college […]

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By Alex GrafManaging Editor California State University, Dominguez Hills may see its currently closed theater and pool re-open, more tenure-track faculty and classes added, and increased resources for food insecure and homeless students. At least that’s the hope from newly elected California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 state budget, which he unveiled on Jan. 10. […]

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By Migdalia SanchezStaff Writer Flu season is upon us, and everywhere we turn we are reminded to get the flu shot. It truly couldn’t be easier.  You can get the flu shot at your local pharmacy, some employers offer it during work hours, and the Student Health Center distributed a campus email Jan. 17 informing students […]

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By Akeem Ivory Staff Writer I am indifferent to Donald Trump’s win. Is it because I don’t think politics are impactful? No. Is it because I don’t care about some of the extremely offensive statements he has made? No. Is it because I don’t care about his policies? No. The reason why I’m not losing […]

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By: Lili Ramirez Staff Writer My heart sank into my stomach as they announced Donald Trump the new elected president of the United States. I embrace being a woman, I am proud of my Mexican roots, and it is a privilege for me to be American, but on Nov. 8, America let me down. I […]

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By Da’ Ron Frost Opinion Editor As you all know, egotistical, arrogant, misinformed, racist, misogynistic bully Donald Trump was elected the next president of the United States of America. Now that Trump won the election, I have to accept a man with no prior political experience to lead this country for the next four years, […]

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