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Thousands of peaceful protesters march in downtown L.A.

Protesters walk through Third Street tunnel.

Logan Bik and Orlando Mayorquin

June 4, 2020

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — A few thousand protesters gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall in the early afternoon on Thursday. The protest remained peaceful as the police and National Guard presence was limited to protecting surrounding buildings, a continued shift in tone from the clashes that t...

Peaceful march in Burbank, co-organized by incoming CSUN freshman

Over 1,400 protesters took to the streets of Burbank on Thursday.

Sloane Bozzi and Victor Rojas

June 4, 2020

BURBANK — About 100 people convened at McCambridge Park, located on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank at 12 p.m. on Thursday as the eighth day of protests continued throughout Los Angeles. The group marched from the park to Burbank City Hall. The protest was organized by Reed Shannon and Natalie ...

UCLA students call for funding of Black Resource Center, divestment of UCPD at campus protest

Samantha Bravo and Michaella Huck

June 4, 2020

WESTWOOD — UCLA’s Black Graduate Student Association hosted a protest to show solidarity with all those who have died in officer-involved killings and proclaim a list of demands of the government and the University of California system. At 1 p.m., around 500 protesters gathered in between Royce...

The silence of college coaches is deafening

The silence of college coaches is deafening

Andres Soto, Sports Editor

June 3, 2020

It has been over a week since the brutal and inhumane murder of George Floyd at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers sparked outrage and protests nationwide. Athletes from all levels have taken to Twitter to voice their frustrations and some, such as former Golden State Warrior Stephen Jackson,...

Protesters show support at Woodland Hills protest despite the 99 degree heat

Protesters hold up an American flag upside down.

Logan Bik,, Editor in Chief

June 3, 2020

WOODLAND HILLS — Demonstrators honored the life of George Floyd outside of the Warner Center in Woodland Hills on Wednesday. Despite the 99 degree heat, a few hundred protesters gathered around 3 p.m., holding up signs on the sidewalk as drivers passing by in their vehicles honked in support...

Black Lives Matter protest in DTLA calls on L.A. County District Attorney to resign; Garcetti announces $250 million in cuts from city budget to fund programs for minority communities.

Black Lives Matter protester holds up his fist as protesters chanted

Orlando Mayorquin and Michaella Huck

June 3, 2020

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Thousands gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall at 3 p.m to participate in a Black Lives Matter protest calling for the resignation of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey. Protesters claim that Lacey has failed to prosecute police officers for their misconduc...

Thousands protest against D.A. Jackie Lacey at Hall of Justice; Actor Lakeith Stanfield speaks out on the inaction of those in power

Tyler Ridgle and Tiago Barreiro

June 3, 2020

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — A Black Lives Matter protest took place in front of the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The protest is part of an ongoing campaign to oust Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, whom BLM alleges has been lenient on police brutality by the LAPD. Actor...

Peaceful protest outside of L.A City Hall; protesters marched on 110 Freeway briefly

The National Guard stands outside of the LAPD headquarters in downtown L.A.

Logan Bik, Editor in Chief

June 2, 2020

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Demonstrators gathered outside of Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to demand justice for George Floyd and a revised Los Angeles Police Department budget. After chanting outside of the City Hall’s steps, the few thousand demonstrators marched through the city ...

Thousands of protesters rally at L.A. Mayor Garcetti’s official residence

Protesters pulling away from the entrance of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's official residence.

June 2, 2020

CENTRAL LOS ANGELES — A police helicopter flew overhead as approximately 2,000 protesters rallied in front of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence, the Getty House, in Windsor Square to demand change in the policing system Tuesday evening. Led by Black Lives Matters’ Los Angeles chapte...

Students lead peaceful protest on CSUN campus and surrounding neighborhood

CSUN students holding protest signs on campus

Samantha Bravo

June 2, 2020

NORTHRIDGE — A group of CSUN students organized a peaceful protest that took place on the CSUN campus Tuesday. The protest began at noon on the Oviatt Lawn and ended at around 3:30 p.m. with a moment of silence for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other victims of police brutality. The ...

CSUN students, faculty and administrators create a space for healing amid the George Floyd protests

Photo from the virtual program hosted by the University Student Union and University Counseling Services on May 29

Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

June 2, 2020

CSUN students, faculty and administrators were given the opportunity to process their thoughts in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Over 100 participants attended the virtual Zoom discussion Friday evening, where they shared personal experiences and frustrations. Paulette Theresa-Schechtel and Abram Milton,...

Black Lives Matter protests in Granada Hills

Protester holds up a sign that says

Mano Baghjajian, Gillian Moran-Perez, and Michaella Huck

June 1, 2020

GRANADA HILLS — Young people and families gathered on the corner of Zelzah Avenue and Chatsworth Street to show their solidarity peacefully on the sixth day of George Floyd protests. Around a hundred people of different ages and backgrounds chanted “Black lives matter” and held signs wi...

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