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Graduates from 2020 finally got their moment for an in-person commencement at Cal State Los Angeles

Rebecca Galvn, a history major at Cal State Los Angeles, waits to enter graduation ceremonies as Tony Zamora holds a larger-than-life replica to support her at the event Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Graduation ceremonies will be held for graduates on Reeder field at Cal State LA over the next two weeks. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Cal State Los Angeles graduates are covered with confetti at Cal State LA graduation ceremonies Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Graduation cer...
Tags: Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Graduation, Community, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Latina, Reeder, David Crane, Cal State, William Covino, College of Ethnic Studies, Cal State LA


CSUN receives $40 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, largest in school’s history

Cal State Northridge has received a $40 million donation, the largest in its 63-year history, to address equity gaps at the four-year university. The donation comes from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, one of the wealthiest people in the world, CSUN said in a Tuesday morning, June 15, statement announcing the gift. The $40 million CSUN received is part of an overall $2.7 billion in donations Scott is donating to 286 “high-impact organizations in categories and communities that have be...
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Caltech students not satisfied with updated graduation plan; officials defend hybrid celebration

PASADENA >> At first, it seemed like a victory for Caltech students and parents seeking more of a traditional graduation ceremony this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic that has defined so much of life appears to be easing. Nayla Abney, a senior chemical engineering student, read the headline posted Friday, April 30, on a new statement from the school: “In-person Commencement Celebration for the 2021 Graduates.” But as Abney read on, the realization crept in. No mention of a walk across a stage for...
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LA County to remain in orange tier as case rates slightly increase this week

Vaccine-seekers wait in line at Cal State Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 13, the day the site shifted operations from FEMA to the City of Los Angeles. Photo: Mark McGreal Darlene Toledo waited in line at CSULA to get the first of her COVID-19 vaccinein Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Hundreds wait in line for COVID-19 vaccine shots in a parking garage Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Cal S...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Colorado, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Long Beach, Community, Oakland, Pasadena, Dorothy, Eric Garcetti


Residents 16 and older will be able to get coronavirus vaccines at LA city sites starting Tuesday

Residents aged 16 and over will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as early as Tuesday, April 13, at city-run sites in Los Angeles, officials said on Sunday, May 11. “Opening vaccine eligibility to all Angelenos who are 16 and older is a major milestone in our efforts to get more shots into more arms and defeat COVID-19 once and for all,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said. “We urge patience as we continue to ramp up our operations, obtain more doses, and enter this new phase of our campaign to en...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, La, Government, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Fema, Community, Pfizer, Johnson, Eric Garcetti


Fueled by surplus Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Cal State LA site has ‘immediate appointments’ available

With relatively few vaccine appointments slots being filled, state and federal officials are putting out the call to any eligible person to sign up for “immediate appointments” to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the mammoth Cal State LA site. The call comes just days before the Federal Emergency Management Agency and California’s Office of Emergency Services cease control of the site, which next week will transition to the city of L.A. to operate. “We’re light on appointments for the next sev...
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Areas hardest hit by COVID-19 in LA County are least likely to be vaccinated

In the push to inoculate as many people as possible with a limited supply of coronavirus vaccine, public health officials in Los Angeles County have noticed a disturbing trend they say is indicative of the coronavirus pandemic overall and the health care system in general. Those in communities hit hardest by the coronavirus were now the least likely to be vaccinated, and those disparities fell largely along both economic and racial lines. Among the top 10 communities with the highest rates of co...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Kaiser Permanente, Government, Merck, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Biden, Jack, Patricia, Los Angeles County


Cal State San Bernardino student who suffered heat stroke during class run wins $39.5 million settlement

A former Cal State San Bernardino student who suffered heat stroke during a class run that left her severely brain damaged and immobile has settled her lawsuit against the university system for $39.5 million, her attorneys announced Monday, Feb. 22. The settlement is believed to be the largest ever for an injury case involving the California State University system, attorneys for Marissa Freeman said in a news release. Freeman, now 24, was running outdoors, in 95-degree heat, during a kinesiolog...
Tags: News, College, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Jones, CSU, Freeman, Cal State San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Cal OSHA, California State University, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Andrew Jones, Cal State, California State University Board of Trustees


Newsom touts new Southern California vaccine pop-ups as counties transition to Blue Shield network

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited two federally funded pop-up coronavirus vaccination sites in Southern California on Sunday, Feb. 21, part of a statewide tour of such spots aimed at immunizing the state’s hardest-hit communities. The visit coincided with the launch of the transition to a new centralized system — which will include Riverside County in its first wave — to manage the state’s thus-far bumpy rollout of the badly needed vaccine. Newsom, flanked by several local elected leaders, said the mobi...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Associated Press, Pfizer, Blue Shield, Orange County, Riverside County


Coronavirus: Schools line up to reopen as LA County lays out the path

With coronavirus case rates in Los Angeles County now below a level deemed acceptable by the state to open grade schools, students at close to 300 elementary school were poised to get back to class and hundreds more schools could open in a matter of weeks. Average daily case rates in L.A. County reached 20 per 100,000 people as of Tuesday, officially falling below the state’s threshold of 25 cases per 100,000 to open schools grades Pre-Kindergarten to 6th Grade. For those schools that do reopen,...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Kaiser Permanente, La, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Pomona, Los Angeles County, Carson, Ferrer, LA County


Cal State LA hosts first federally supported coronavirus mass vaccine site – with many more to come

A massive COVID-19 vaccination site opened at Cal State Los Angeles on Tuesday, where Gov. Gavin Newsom and a slate of military, federal and local leaders ushered in the first of what is expected to be 100 such sites across the nation — all of them federally supported and state-managed. Newsom declared the sprawling campus maxi-center a significant step toward assuring equity in delivering the vaccines, determinedly placed amid a hot zone for COVID-19 surrounded by multiple densely populated com...
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CSULB first Cal State campus to establish vaccination clinic for staff, faculty and students

Cal State Long Beach became the first CSU campus with its own coronavirus vaccination clinic and began inoculating staff and faculty on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The university, which has nearly 6,400 full- and part-time employees, expects to administer around 1,170 doses this week at its drive-thru clinic — on the second floor of the Walter Pyramid parking structure — and at a second station for walk-ups, said CSULB spokesman Gregory Woods. The university received about 2,400 doses from Long Beach, whic...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Chico, Long Beach, Local News, University Of California, Cal State Fullerton, White, Garcia, U S Food and Drug Administration, CSU, Butte County, Cal State Long Beach, Gregory Woods


CSU system plans return to in-person learning in fall 2021

The California State University system, the nation’s largest public four-year higher education institution, will look toward returning students to in-person learning in fall 2021, which would be about a year-and-a-half since shuttering campuses at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The CSU system, headquartered in Long Beach but with 23 campuses throughout the state, announced plans to bring students back to campus on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Cal State officials had kept the timeline for ...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Channel Islands, Local News, Southern California, San Bernardino, CSU, Golden State, LA County, Fullerton, California State University, Cal State


Newsom vetoes bill requiring ethnic studies for high school graduation

California’s high school students will not be required to take an ethnic studies class to graduate. At least, not for now. Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed Assembly Bill 331 on Wednesday, Sept. 30, his deadline to approve bills in the most recent legislative session. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, vetoed Assembly Bill 331, which would have made an ethnic studies class a high school graduation requirement, starting with the Class of 2030. (File photo by Randy Vazquez, Bay Area News Gro...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, California, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Cta, Soccer, Lausd, Jerry Brown, Donald Trump, Medina, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Brown


Cal State faculty call for reforms to improve racial justice across system

Faculty across California State University are calling for a series of reforms meant to advance racial justice across the 23-campus system, from requiring students to take a class in ethnic studies to disarming campus police. The California Faculty Association, the union representing faculty across the Cal State system, on Wednesday released a report titled “Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation Package,” which also calls on CSU to create Black studies departments at every campus, offer ...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Elise, Black, Southern California, Board of Trustees, CSU, California State University, Latina, Cal State Long Beach, San Diego State, Cal State Northridge


As UC, Cal State seek new chiefs, here are wish lists

By Patricia Mello, CAL matters UC Merced student Edwin Reyes saw the cars rolling in with visitors for a town hall meeting on the hiring of a new University of California president. As part of his on-campus job in the transportation department, he even helped prepare for the event. But Reyes confessed that until the Jan. 31 meeting, he wasn’t sure what UC’s president actually does. “I wasn’t too aware that there’s a president, a chancellor, there are higher-ups and their decisions impact us,” sa...
Tags: News, Education, Obama, California, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Arizona, San Diego, Ncaa, Homeland Security, Ivy League, UC, University Of California, White, Arizona State University


Cal State violated deaf student’s rights, suit claims

A deaf former Cal State Los Angeles student has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit alleging the university failed to provide him needed sign language and communication services, forcing him to drop out of his graduate-level education program — allegations that university officials deny. The lawsuit, which was filed last week on behalf of Long Beach-area resident Gamaliel Datugan, alleges that the former student “repeatedly experienced discrimination based on his disability” by university profe...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, National Center, Board of Trustees, Central District of California, California State University, Knauf, Cal State Northridge, Pacoima, Newsom


Next stop for ‘college promise’ efforts: Free Cal State University?

By Felicia Mello, CalMatters In yet another push to make higher education more accessible in California, a bill filed in the state Legislature last week would extend the state’s tuition-free college guarantee to four years — and beyond community college — for some students, making it one of the most generous programs in the nation. Students who earn an associate’s degree for transfer through the California College Promise program could finish their bachelor’s degrees for free at California State...
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CSU Chancellor Timothy White announces retirement; search for replacement begins immediately

LONG BEACH — California State University Chancellor Timothy White, who has spearheaded efforts to bolster graduation rates in the 23-campus system, announced Tuesday that he will retire next year. White, 70, has led the Long Beach-based CSU system since 2012. “The CSU is deeply woven into the fabric of California, having created opportunities for so many people who now play critical roles in our economic, social and political life,” White said in a statement released by the university. “It has b...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Long Beach, University Of California, White, State, Board of Trustees, CSU, UC Riverside, UCR, California State University, Janet Napolitano


Abortion pills could be given out at UC, CSU universities in California

Hoping for support from California’s new governor, an Inland state senator has re-introduced legislation requiring on-campus health centers at the state’s public universities to offer abortion-inducing pills to students seeking to terminate their pregnancies. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, is similar to legislation vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September. , Brown, who leaves office next month, wrote that the bill wasn’t needed because abortion-inducing medication is “widely ...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, California, Senate, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Abortion, Jerry Brown, UC, Gavin Newsom, Brown, Assembly, San Francisco Chronicle, Rialto


8 in 10 LAUSD seniors apply to college. Here’s the campuses they chose, new study shows

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero, LA School Report Eight out of 10 LA Unified seniors applied to college, and nearly two-thirds applied to at least one four-year college, according to a new report —  the first in a series examining Los Angeles students’ college-going data. Those figures, for the Class of 2017, show that Los Angeles seniors apply at similar rates as their peers nationally. But they outpace their peers in the number of applications they submit. The study is the first by a research partn...
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Grant to fund mental health services at San Fernando Valley Catholic schools

Mental health services will be provided to families with children who attend four Catholic schools in the San Fernando Valley, with the help of a grant from the Well Being Trust. The Well Being Trust awarded $8.5 million in grants to several programs throughout California, with one of the grants going to a project led by a psychologist at Cal State Northridge, Shyrea Minton. Minton’s program aims to offer mental health services at four schools, where many of the students come from low-income, fi...
Tags: Education, California, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Catholic, Local News, Grant, Sun Valley, San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood, Pacoima, Cal State, Providence St Joseph Health, Top Stories LADN, San Fernando Valley Catholic


California student leaders focus on college affordability

The three students who vote on the governing boards of California’s three gigantic systems of higher education say they want to focus attention this year on the costs of housing and textbooks. While tuition will not increase for the 2018-19 school year, those other costs of living and study are increasingly major burdens to many students, according to the students who will be able to vote on such issues at the California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors, the California State University’s B...
Tags: News, Education, California, Uncategorized, California News, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Modesto, Graves, Riverside County, UC, University Of California, Griffin, Ucla, CSU


Summer college enrollment up as Pell Grant money flows, helping students to graduate faster

Federal financial aid changes are producing significant enrollment increases in summer classes at many California colleges and raising hopes that students will be graduating faster as a result. Cal State Los Angeles, for example, has experienced nearly a doubling of its summer school population to about 5,900. Officials attribute most of that growth to the revival and expansion of federal Pell Grants that Congress approved last year for low- and moderate-income students. “That’s a pretty impress...
Tags: News, Education, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, Uncategorized, California News, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, San Diego, Sacramento State, Oakland, Donald Trump, Pell Grants


These ‘historic’ LA schools played a role in the Chicano Civil Rights movement. But they are ‘endangered,’ some say

Five East L.A. schools touched by the Chicano student walkouts of 1968 have been added to America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2018 list by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The designation acknowledges the history of the Chicano Civil Rights Movement and Los Angeles’ place in it, leaders said. Preservationists also want to make sure that the campuses retain their historical value, free from modernization and demolition. Following modernization plans by the Los Angeles Un...
Tags: News, Education, La, Uncategorized, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, National Trust For Historic Preservation, San Fernando Valley, Haber, Chicano, Cal State, Roosevelt High, Top Stories LADN


Need faster internet speeds at school? 9 Cal State University campuses to upgrade connection from 10 gigabytes to 100 gigabytes

Come the fall of 2018, Cal State students at nine campuses — including Long Beach, San Bernardino, Pomona, Fullerton and Northridge — will no longer need to slog through a slow internet connection. In a move that will save the Cal State system money in the long run, the campuses will upgrade their 10 gigabyte-a-second connection to a 100 gigabyte-a-second internet connection. The upgrade in Long Beach and San Diego are already done. The need for the bandwidth is long overdue, said Michel Davidof...
Tags: Technology, Education, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Higher Education, San Diego, Long Beach, Local News, San Bernardino, Northridge, Cal State Long Beach, Davidoff, Cal State Northridge, Cal State, Cal State University


Can all of LA’s public school students be college-ready by 2023? LA Unified leaders seek to ‘Close the Gap’

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero, LA School Report LA Unified made a big commitment Tuesday: by 2023 all students will be college-ready, and — to make sure parents can hold the district accountable — it will now report two different graduation rates. Through unanimous approval of the “Realizing the Promise for All: Close the Gap by 2023” resolution, the board members “publicly commit” to students — including English learners, special education students, foster youth, and those living in poverty — to p...
Tags: News, Education, Obama, California, La, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, University Of California, Essa, Garcia, Rodriguez, U S Department of Education, San Fernando Valley


The San Fernando Valley weighs in on new LA schools chief

San Fernando Valley supporters and critics are weighing in on the new chief of LA’s public schools and what his leadership could mean for the region. Austin Beutner, a businessman hired Tuesday by the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education, has sparked a mixed bag of opinion in the Valley, ranging from concern over his lack of experience running such an operation, to optimism over the experience he has in business. The school board’s 5-2 vote to appoint Beutner, 58, was bold en...
Tags: News, Education, La, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Los Angeles Times, Chinatown, Board, Valley, Hussey, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, South LA


He’s an ‘unconventional choice,’ but new LAUSD chief asks community to embrace change, better education

Los Angeles Unified School District’s next superintendent warned Wednesday of tough choices ahead while aiming to strike a unifying tone in the face of significant union concerns. Philanthropist Austin Beutner, who has no experience running a school or a school district, acknowledged a day after he was tapped by the LAUSD Board of Education that he’s an “unconventional choice.” But the former investment banker and one-time deputy mayor of L.A. said he’s ready to listen, learn and move forward to...
Tags: News, Education, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Orange County, Brown, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Trump Clinton, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Cal State


A push for mental health care at colleges: Depression and anxiety ‘really eat up our kids’

By Felicia Mello, CALmatters When student leaders from 23 California State University campuses came together last fall to set priorities for the academic year, improving campus mental health services received more nominations than any other issue. It beat out even that perennial concern, tuition costs. Cal State Student Association president Maggie White said she’s not surprised. “We’re seeing wait times at counseling centers that are exceeding two or three weeks, people turned away after a few ...
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