October 20, 2020
  • 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
  • 8:00 am Voter Registration Drives Changed to Social Media Posts
  • 7:42 pm GET ON THE HORN: Rams Week 6 Preview vs San Francisco 49ers
  • 2:31 pm CSUs helping students get hired in their pandemically challenged job hunt
  • 8:00 am Latinx Heritage is every day in LA
  • 8:00 am 31 Movies to get into the Spooky Spirits
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Virtual spread on Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat for voter registration Photo by Carlos Martinez By Iracema Navarro, Political Editor Social distancing has helped define most of this year, but while that means limiting physical contact between people, the 2020 election will hinge heavily on its first word to boost voter turnout. With less than two […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Illustration by Darlene Maes Dear Toro Community,  My name is Jordan Darling and many of you do not know me, but those who do know that I can be very intense and very passionate about the news and can sometimes be a little too intense.  It has been my pleasure to serve as Editor-in-Chief of […]

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It took two months for COVID-19 to seem real for most of us on this campus. It’s taken less than five days for it to turn us inside out and upside down. What felt last Wednesday as more of a formality than a shock to the system (President Parham’s email announcing three days of canceled classes […]

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Thursday, the first day classes were suspended, this is what the LSU food court looked like at 1 p.m. It won’t look any better this week. Photo by Robert Rios By Dayzsha Lino, Co-News EditorCSUDH President Thomas A. Parham announced this afternoon that only employees absolutely critical to the operation of the university should be […]

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Yesterday’s rain supplied a fitting soundtrack for a campus with few students. Photo by Robert Rios. By Robert Rios, Co-News Editor As the shadow of the coronavirus threat lengthens across the world, even our small slice of that world has been darkened by its gloomy haze.  So it was only fitting that on the first […]

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Photo By Nova Blanco-Rico By Robert Rios, Co-News Editor Cal State Long Beach this morning became the latest–and closest to CSUDH–university to announce it is suspending face-to-face classes out of concern over the coronavirus. According to the campus’ alerts page, the school is canceling in-person classes Thursday to Tuesday and will begin alternative or online […]

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Photo By Nova Blanco-Rico By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor With the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus topping 100,000 worldwide, including 250 in the United States, the University of Washington announcing today that is moving to online classes only until at least March 20, and three UCLA students currently self-isolating off campus as they await word whether they are […]

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By Ulises Rodriguez, Staff Reporter Laughter and conversation filled the room as students excitedly prepared themselves to step in front of the camera. One by one, they sat on the director chair to get their makeup done. But these students weren’t getting ready for a commercial or a debate: they were getting primed to compete […]

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By Robert Rios, Co-News Editor The Associated Student, Inc. Clothes Closet has officially opened and it is ready to cover the basic needs of students looking for professional clothing. Last semester, ASI began working on The Clothes Closet, a program in which students could select from donated clothes at no cost. ASI began asking for […]

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By Julissa Casillas, Staff Reporter Some seniors at California State University, Dominguez Hills feel prepared to tackle the challenges that arise post-graduation. For others, graduation brings about feelings of confusion and anxiety.   For those who have doubts, there are several resources for those need help in figuring out their plans.  According to College Fix, half […]

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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 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 Velia Salazar, Staff Reporter A chance to inform the greater campus community of what they do–as well as possibly recruit new members–was the focus of Club Fest, which was on Feb. 20 in the Sculpture Garden. More than 30 student clubs and organizations participated in the event, which was hosted by  Associated Students Inc. […]

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By Jessica Olvera, Co-Sports Editor The California State University, Dominguez Hills baseball team won its first conference series of the season after sweeping California State University, Los Angeles this past weekend.  The Toros are now 9-9 overall and 8-4 in conference play.  The Toros won game one of the series opener by a score of […]

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By Andrea Mendez, Staff Reporter Don’t be fooled by the name of the latest exhibit drawn from the vast material housed in the CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections. “Will the Circle be Unbroken: The Sacred Music of the African Diaspora,” is rooted in the history of the massive Black migration across America from 1940 […]

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By Taylor Helmes, Assistant News Editor Millennials and Generation Z are the future politicians, critical thinkers, and leaders that will soon try to fix all the mistakes the Boomers handed us. That’s why the Dymally Institute is focusing on those students by hosting the 2nd annual Dymally Institute symposium on March 11. Titled “Thinking Lives […]

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The Csudh eSports Association hosted a tournament Feb. 22. Photo by Ulises Rodriguez. By Ulises Rodriguez, Staff Reporter Alright, first of all, you’re probably asking yourself, “what in the blueberry yum yum is eSports.” Well, esports is a new form of athletic competition, except its competition through video games that you could essentially say it […]

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Written By: Melanie Gerner Feb. 25,  Elizabeth Hanna is bringing her story to CSUDH. She will be reading chapter two, Sapphire the Stripper, from her unpublished self-authored autobiography, “Beyond the Broken Gates”. Hanna didn’t know she was going to write a book when she started telling her stories to Trio students at CSUDH ten years […]

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By Taylor HelmesAssistant News Editor Black History Month is commemorated at college campuses across the country, but at CSUDH it has even more significance. Originally planned to be in Palos Verdes, former California Gov. Pat Brown opted to move the campus to its present location in order to give people in the socio-economically challenged communities […]

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By Jeremy Gonzalez, Co-Sports Editor Both CSUDH basketball teams are still in the mix for a playoff spot in the 2020 California Collegiate Athletic Association postseason as they enter the final stretch of the regular season.  Both teams need to finish within the top six teams in the conference in order to qualify for the […]

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Courtesy of Toro Athletics By Brian Hinchion, Staff Reporter The CSUDH softball team will look to build off of last year’s 27-19 overall record and narrowly missing the CCAA postseason by one game. The Toros head coach Jim Maier returns for the second season of his second stint with the team with expectations to pick […]

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Photo by: Nova Blanco-Rico By Jessica Olvera, Co-Sports Editor The 2020 season is on the horizon for the CSUDH baseball team as they are faced with the task of not only improving from their 16-30 overall record last year but proving the California Collegiate Athletic Association’s annual preseason wrong as they were picked to finish […]

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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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By: Angelica Mozol, Social Media Manager & Destiny Torres, Staff Reporter University Police are seeking any witnesses who saw suspicious activity the night of Nov. 7 and morning of Nov. 8 around the entrance of the Queer Culture and Resource Center in the Loker Student Union. A symbol was found Nov. 8 that has been […]

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By: Jordan Darling, Editor-In-Chief CFA  It’s been a busy semester for the California Faculty Association, the union that represents the California State University’s faculty, coaches, counselors, and coaches. From gearing up for the next round of faculty salary negotiations (the current contract expires in 2020)  the CFA represents more than 23,000 members at California’s 23 […]

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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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Will Lack of Funds Derail Plans? By: Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief California State University, Dominguez Hills is feeling the strain of a growing campus, and nothing feels it more than the process that is so critical in that growth: planning the budget.  At a Budget Town Hall held Tuesday, Interim Vice President of Administration and Finance […]

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By Jessica Olvera, Assistant Sports Editor Heading into his fourth year as CSUDH women’s basketball coach, John Bonner believes that continuing to emphasize defense and a winning mentality both on and off the court could elevate the team to a level it hasn’t reached since the Toros glory days of 2013-14 to 2015-16.  While the […]

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By Jeremy Gonzalez, Sports Editor For the past three seasons, the Toros men’s basketball team has qualified for the CCAA postseason but has been unable to get past the first round woes that haunt them, losing to Chico State in 2017, Cal Poly Pomona in 2018 and Cal State East Bay last season.  But with […]

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By: Brenda Fernanda Verano “Three queens. Three cultural centers. Head to head, whose crew will win?,” was the subject line of a  three-hour event at CSUDH. With glamorous wigs, captivating outfits, fake lashes and bright lipstick, the drag queens owned the Drag Show Battle. Tara Nova represented the Toro Dreamers Success Resource Center, whose services […]

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By: Robert Rios, News Editor The future of the CSUDH farmers market may be clearer after today’s Academic Senate meeting as Sustainability Coordinator Ellie Perry will give a report on campus measures to promote sustainability, including whether to continue hosting the market, which began last semester. Perry’s presentation will touch on what sustainability is and […]

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By: Yesenia Flores, Staff Reporter In the past, women were largely left out of the history books, their essential role either downplayed or overlooked or not mentioned at all.  Now, their history and contributions to society will be honored at CSUDH with the creation of the school’s newest department: Women’s Studies, which is launching a […]

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By: Robin Renay Bolton, Staff Reporter A mere three weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could profoundly shape the futures of those undocumented individuals living in America collectively called “Dreamers,”  the demand for free immigration legal services at California State University, Dominguez Hills has exceeded expectations. Originally […]

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By: Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief I sat with my knees pulled up under my chin and looked up at the young woman in front of me, tall and willowy, her long patterned skirt fluttered around her ankles in the afternoon breeze.  She had her back to Andartat Halalei Pe’ulot HaEiva, a memorial for victims of terrorism […]

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By: Destiny Jackson, Co-Opinion Editor CSUDH’s Multicultural Center which includes; the Rose Black Resource Center, Toro Dreamers Success Center and the Queer Culture & Resource Center invites you to watch three queens perform for their life on Oct. 25, as they attempt to create the best inclusive show this campus has ever seen. Welcome to […]

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Prison speaker, photo

By Destiny TorresStaff Reporter It may be surprising to some, but facts are facts: the U.S. has the highest population of prison inmates in the world; 67 percent of them are people of color, which represent only about 37 percent of the American population; and the massive number of incarcerated persons needing to be housed, […]

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Estimated 41 percent of Toros food insecure; 11 percent housing insecure By: Dayzsha Lino, Staff Reporter Food insecurity, housing insecurity, access to mental health treatments and how they factor into graduation rates were the focal point of the Select Subcommittee on Student Success hearing held Monday in the Extended Education building.  The committee is heading […]

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By: Violeta Rocha, Staff Reporter In commemoration of World Mental Health Day on Thursday, Oct.10, the CSUDH Student Health and Psychological Services is holding a series of events on campus this and next week designed to bring awareness of mental health-related issues, how to play a proactive role in recognizing and referring those who need […]

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By: Monique Davis, Co-Lifestyle Editor On Sept. 24, Dr. Donna J. Nicol and selected students gathered in the Dean’s Conference Room to discuss the beginning of the first West Coast chapter of The W.E.B. DuBois National Honors Society. Established in 1991, the program was created to honor W.E.B DuBois, a prolific and influential civil rights […]

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By: Dayzsha Lino, Staff Reporter Chief of CSUDH campus police Carlos Velez and Lieutenant David L. Hall gave a presentation to faculty members and students on Wednesday Oct. 9 in LSU Ballroom B to discuss safety practices on campus.  The event, “Stay Safe DH,” addressed safety concerns relevant to those here at CSUDH and other […]

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Courtesy of Loker Student Union By Angelica MozolStaff Reporter Fans of adventure and road trips need look no further than the Loker Student Union’s “On the Road” series to satisfy both interests. The program is administered by the  LSU activities office and the trips are chosen, organized and implemented by students for students.  Some events […]

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By: Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor “This represents diversity in its purest form.” That is what Adam Kasarda, director of the Student disAbility Resource Center, said earlier this year when presenting CSUDH’s third Ability Ally Training. If you missed out, you’re in luck as they are having another training on Oct. 9, 2019 from 9 a.m. […]

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By: Jessica Olvera, Assistant Sports Editor To get a head start towards protecting yourself from the flu, the Student Health Center on campus is now offering flu shots made available to faculty and staff for $15, while students can get vaccinated at no charge.  According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the […]

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