Program aims to give Compton preschoolers holiday gifts

By Andrea Scott Staff Writer The Cal State Dominguez Hills Center for Service-Learning, Internships & Civic Engagement (SLICE) and CSUDH Jumpstart have made it their mission to bring joy to those in need each holiday season. In previous years, the mission was to provide goods for the homeless. Though they had great success, this year… Read More Program aims to give Compton preschoolers holiday gifts

Digital media students recognized documentary

By LaQuanda McNeil Staff Writer “Plastic Disaster” is an award-winning documentary produced by Frarida Alami, Sal Vasquez, Jenine Carre, three senior digital media arts students at Cal State Dominguez Hills who wanted to show how bad plastic is for marine life. The documentary was filmed in San Diego, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, Long Beach and… Read More Digital media students recognized documentary

Men’s basketball one for three in Aloha State

By Miguel Angel Lomeli Staff Writer The men’s basketball team traveled to Honolulu for the Hoops in Hawaii Thanksgiving Classic tournament. The team’s first game was Nov. 24, where the Toros defeated Hawaii Pacific 77-73. Freshman Colten Kresl led the way for the Toros, scoring a season-high 30 points on 9/19 shooting while hitting seven… Read More Men’s basketball one for three in Aloha State

Jim Crow is no longer the law but it still exists in spirit

By LaQuanda McNeil Staff Writer Jim Crow laws stripped blacks of their new freedoms after the Civil War. The laws were created to keep black Americans at a disadvantage economically, educationally and politically after Reconstruction. The laws were named after a blackface act in the early 1800s, but became a popular racial slur by 1890.… Read More Jim Crow is no longer the law but it still exists in spirit

Veteran journalist gives advice to future women of color journalists

By Fernanda M. Tovar and Julissa James Staff Writers We were two of the six Cal State journalism students invited to bid farewell to one of Univision’s longest-standing journalists, who broke through glass ceilings in her prolific career by being one of the first women anchors in Spanish-language media. Maria Elena Salinas is a Mexican-American… Read More Veteran journalist gives advice to future women of color journalists