Fall 2019


Cuisine with a Conscience

Column Cuisine with a Conscience By Sandy Banks I had two goals on my visit to Everytable at Cal State LA as the spring semester began: I wanted another of those tasty “Salmon Superfood” salads. And I needed an interview with Sam Polk, the restaurant chain’s founder....
Alumni News – Fall 2019

Alumni News – Fall 2019

With $750 in his pocket and one suitcase in hand, Isaac Larian, ’78, moved to the United States from Tehran, Iran, when he was 17 years old. He found work as a dishwasher by night, making $1.65 an hour. By day, he attended Cal State LA in pursuit of a civil...
We Are LA

We Are LA

Standing onstage at the Luckman Theatre, in the glow of the spotlight, President William A. Covino announced the news: “Our goal for We Are LA: The Campaign for Cal State LA is … $75 million,” he said. As he spoke, a sea of gold and black streamers cascaded downward...

Engineering a Life

Cover Story Engineering a Life  Alumnus Salvador Rojas built a robot while studying at Cal State LA. But his greatest invention came outside the lab. By Jillian Beck For a moment, Salvador Rojas glimpsed his future through a courthouse window. Inside the Edmund D....

Preparation Pays Off

Athletics Preparation pays off Cal State LA men’s soccer looks to continue success after repeat conference tournament crowns By Jillian Beck The game is scoreless with seven minutes left on the clock. As the sun dips behind Triton Soccer Stadium in La Jolla, an autumn...