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Sweet treats during finals week

Sweet treats during  finals week

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under News

Many different ethnic groups call the United States of America home, and each of them has a unique culture that they celebrate. While tensions between some of these groups have made it hard to accept one another’s differences, trying another culture’s food is often the gateway for conversation an...

Good Journalism Rewarded

Good Journalism Rewarded

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under News

On Friday, May 19, representatives from the 8-Ball Welfare Foundation hosted a scholarship award ceremony at the University Times office. Receiving these awards were two journalism students, Minjeong Shin and newly appointed Editor-in-Chief of the University Times, Erron Franklin. According to their web...

Success Stories Continue in Grad School

Success Stories Continue in Grad School

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

It is the most anticipated time of the year where nationwide, countless graduation candidates wait for the day to move their tassel from the right, to the left. After years of exams, papers, presentations, and projects, Cal State LA students finally walk across the big stage to receive their degrees....

Online Arrangement Ends in Assault

Online Arrangement Ends in Assault

Kyle Frizol, Intern
May 22, 2017
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On Monday, May 15 at 11:45PM, a student was sexually assaulted in parking lot 7 on campus. She reported that she was meeting the suspect at the parking lot, and was forced into his car and assaulted. The victim described the background of this encounter, indicating that she had met the male online and was...

2017 Commencement at Cal State LA

2017 Commencement at Cal State LA

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

It’s been a bright and warm few days of commencement services at Cal State LA and in Southern California. However, family and friends made it out to the Billie Jean King Sports Complex to support graduates during the 2017 commencement ceremonies. The University has over 240,000 alumni worldwide and that number...

Twins from Saudi Arabia to receive doctoral degrees at Cal State LA Commencement

Twins from Saudi Arabia to receive doctoral degrees at Cal State LA Commencement

Public Affairs Office, Contributor
May 19, 2017
Filed under News

Fahad and Faisal Alnemary are twins from Saudi Arabia who studied together at California State University, Los Angeles. On May 22, they will march together across the Commencement stage and receive their doctoral degrees in special education. Their education at Cal State LA prepared the brothers for...

US Widening Income Gap Hits Close to Home

US Widening Income Gap Hits Close to Home

Ani Nalbandian, Copy Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under News

According to California public records, President William Covino was paid an astounding $392 thousand in 2016, while some Cal State LA faculties could have potentially qualified for food stamps. Covino’s salary is the second highest of all CSU presidents, closely behind the President of CSU East Bay...

70-year-old grandmother to earn Doctor of Education at Cal State LA

Public Affairs Office, Contributor
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

When Berenice Onofre Vasquez walks across the stage to receive her Doctor of Education, it will mark a proud moment in a life-long journey for the 70-year-old Santa Monica grandmother. As the most senior member of the California State University, Los Angeles Class of 2017, Onofre Vasquez has shown...

Class project promotes immigrant rights

Class project promotes immigrant rights

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

The uneasy climate surrounding the issue of immigration stems from President Trump’s executive order. Immigrant deportation prompted some Cal State LA students, faculty, and administrators to act. Several faculty members began displaying posters outside their offices stating that they are, “unafraid...

Marrian Zhou

Marrian Zhou

Margie Low, Contributor
May 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Marrian Zhou developed a passion for writing and an interest in journalism during her time at California State University, Los Angeles. Zhou started out at Cal State LA with a desire to improve her communication skills. Along the way, she found a professional calling—to become a foreign correspondent. In A...

Another moon-lit breakfast

Another moon-lit breakfast

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under News

Organizations at Cal State LA frequently host all sorts of events for students providing them with opportunities to relax from busy school schedules. On Tuesday night, May 10, the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) hosted their annual Moonlight Breakfast at the Golden Eagle Ballroom; an event specif...

‘The people, the spirit and the heart’

‘The people, the spirit and the heart’

Erron Franklin, Copy Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, the EPIC office now a part of the Center for Engagement, Service and the Public Good held a celebration for its 50th anniversary of carrying out its mission in the community. The celebration took place at the Golden Eagle Ballroom and many of the programs past leaders were in attendance to s...

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