Failed dislosures of HIV status will no longer be a felony

By LaQuanda McNeil Staff Writer Starting Jan. 1, 2018 it will no longer be a felony to knowingly expose a sexual partner to HIV in California. Not disclosing HIV status to a partner will become a misdemeanor instead. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 239, which reduced the penalty and associated jail time, on Oct.… Read More Failed dislosures of HIV status will no longer be a felony

Super Saturday seeks to provide opportunities for African American students

By LaQuanda McNeil Staff Writer Outreach and School Relations at CSUDH will present the Super Saturday African-American College & Career Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28. The summit was created to increase college preparation, enrollment and graduation rates among African American students. Students can attend seminars and workshops, receive assistance with federal… Read More Super Saturday seeks to provide opportunities for African American students

‘Festival of New and Improvised Music’ presses play

By Alexia Williams Staff Writer Cal State Dominguez Hills is continuing the “Festival of New and Improvised Music,” a series of free concerts hosted by the music department on campus. Performances, conversations and master classes taught by renowned composers and musicians will be the talk and highlight of the festival. This semester the festival will… Read More ‘Festival of New and Improvised Music’ presses play

‘Made in Cotton’ explores challenging themes

By Andrea Scott Staff Writer “Made in Cotton” will feature pieces from Mark Steven Greenfield, Karen Hampton and Raksha Parekh beginning on Oct. 25 in the University Art Gallery. This exhibit focuses on racial politics, the production of cotton and the history of slavery. Each artist excels in different types of imagery, from using cotton… Read More ‘Made in Cotton’ explores challenging themes

Graduation application is expensive

By Eduardo Landa Staff Writer Commencement is only seven months away, but seniors graduating next semester should already be applying for graduation this month. One of the things students might find when applying for graduation is the $65 processing fee. “The majority of that fee goes for commencement,” said Tara Hardee, the CSUDH university registrar.… Read More Graduation application is expensive

Documentary examines the relationship of Latino immigrants and their LGBTQ+ children

By Julissa James Guest Staff Writer Cal State Dominguez Hills students gained insight into the complex relationship of Latino immigrants and their LGBTQ family members through a recent screening of “El Canto del Colibrí,” a 2015 documentary directed and produced by activist filmmaker, Marco Castro-Bojorquez. The film, screened in honor of National Coming Out Day… Read More Documentary examines the relationship of Latino immigrants and their LGBTQ+ children