Heated protest at livestock markets in Flushing

Queens Examiner – Heated protest at livestock markets in Flushing Animal rights groups held a demonstration in front of two livestock markets in Flushing. On September 30, approximately 20 demonstrators gathered in front of the back-to-back slaughterhouses, P&M Live Poultry and Twelve Baskets Inc., holding signs with photos of farm animals. Some were condemning the butchers and customers. The demonstration, also known as a Save … Continue reading Heated protest at livestock markets in Flushing

Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

TEDxLA comes to Dolby Theatre on December 3rd https://csulauniversitytimes.com/8484/news/imagine-a-future-we-are-building-together/ Finals week is only a few days away, but many of us have already been drained in the transition of semester conversion, especially in need of inspirations for those final papers. Perhaps only a brainstorm led by innovative professionals would charge our batteries. Some would say that Ted Talk always helps, now what if you could … Continue reading Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

Leading real estate developer Charles Quarles sits down with students

‘Professor for a Day’ invites CEO for business teachings https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7885/news/leading-real-estate-developer-charles-quarles-sits-down-with-students/ Cal State LA alumnus Charles Quarles came back to the aerie on Tuesday, October 25 for an inspiring lecture titled ‘Professor for a Day,” hosted by the College of Business and Economics. Having Graduated with his bachelor degree in Business Administration in 1972, Quarles is now the CEO of the Bedford Group of Companies, one … Continue reading Leading real estate developer Charles Quarles sits down with students

Women call catcalling harassment, not flattery

‘No soy tu mamacita’ https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7764/showcase/women-call-catcalling-harassment-not-flattery/ When a girl becomes a woman, it is almost absurd if she does not get yelled “Damn baby, look at that a**” when she walks down the street. This rather offensive action has become a usual and frequent experience for modern women, and more aggressive street harassments keep happening yet not taken seriously by authorities. To advocate for safe spaces … Continue reading Women call catcalling harassment, not flattery

October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

Gender anxiety conveyed through witch trials in the 1600s https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7667/blogs/october-october-beware-of-witchcraft/ “A man was walking along one day and looking for a witch, he believed his penis was used for Maleficien and it was stolen. When he found the witch, he asked, ‘Please, please, can I have my penis back?’ And she said, ‘Alright, keep walking ahead and you will see a bird nest. Take any … Continue reading October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

Sleeping in a box for Box City

If you exit the I-710 to Valley Boulevard in the morning or mid-day, you would usually see a shambling figure standing by the end of the freeway. Sometimes it’s a man wearing a camouflage jacket, holding a cardboard saying “Anything Helps,” and gazing aimlessly at the busy students and workers in their cars. Maybe one of them would be willing enough to donate him something. … Continue reading Sleeping in a box for Box City

Afflicted Nature: Artistic Inspiration to Get Tested

At the end of 2012, there were an estimated 914,826 persons living with diagnosed HIV infection in the United States, according to statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By 2013, there were approximately 47,352 more diagnosis of HIV infection made across the nation. And almost 1 in 8 (12.8%) of those people are not aware of their infection. Following Charlie Sheen’s … Continue reading Afflicted Nature: Artistic Inspiration to Get Tested