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Boards Now Aboard

Jose Elizondo, Contributor
June 21, 2017
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You can say goodbye to, traffic, no parking, and cars full of crammed surf boards. Metrolink has just announced that you can now catch a train to catch a wave while carrying your board. Metrolink added storage compartments specifically for surfboards, which means that you’re now allowed to carry y...

Vehicle Burglary on the Rise

Vehicle Burglary on the Rise

Xochitl Gomez, Contributor
June 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Cal State LA has recently been the center of attention due to an increased number of auto burglaries. It’s been common to see posts on the Facebook Book Exchange pages of incidents like these occurring. Or even receiving emails, alerting students, staff and – faculty to take precaution. These situ...

Judge orders the release of immigration rights activist Claudia Rueda

Judge orders the release of immigration rights activist Claudia Rueda

Carlos Gomez, Managing Editor
June 10, 2017
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On Friday, June 9, an immigration judge in a San Diego courtroom ordered the release of Claudia Rueda, a Cal State LA student who was picked up by immigration enforcement in Boyle Heights on Thursday, May 19. Judge Annie S. Garcy granted her release calling Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s decision...

Meet your new president

Meet your new president

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
May 31, 2017
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The Cal State LA Campus felt empty on a random Wednesday following spring finals week. While many students were likely relaxing at home and making travel plans for the summer, newly elected Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President David Zitser, was working at the University-Student Union (U-SU) alongside...

Manchester in Mourning

Manchester in Mourning

Ani Nalbandian, Copy Editor
May 30, 2017
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Among the 22 killed in the Manchester bombing are children as young as eight, a police officer, a schoolteacher, college students, and a young couple. The victims were children and parents waiting for loved ones leaving the Ariana Grande concert on May 22. A suicide bomber was on the forecourt of...

CSU Smashes Butts

CSU Smashes Butts

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
May 30, 2017
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Under the Cal State University System (CSU) Executive Order 1108, all CSU campuses will be 100% smoke, vape, and tobacco free starting September 1, 2017. The executive order was issued by CSU Chancellor Timothy White, and takes the place of Executive order 599, which gave each campuses the option to...

KICK THIS

KICK THIS

Erron Franklin, Editor-in-Chief
May 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The University announced that the Los Angeles Football Club, an MLS franchise, will construct its state-of-the-art training facility and team offices on campus. The CSU board of trustees green-lighted the $30 million project, that will be completely funded by LAFC, making it one of the league's most...

Sweet treats during finals week

Sweet treats during  finals week

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor
May 26, 2017
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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
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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
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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...

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