The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Studio arts major Shannon Turner sitting on the newly installed benches around campus.
What’s up with the new benches?

When the spring semester started, students walking to and from Martin Luther King Hall, student may have noticed new benches that were...

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2023 graduating students will hold commencement on a campus parking lot, just like last year.
BREAKING: The countdown to commencement comes with disappointment

One hundred and nine days until commencement and graduating students have mixed feelings about what Cal State LA has in store for Commencement...

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The Golden Eagles bench celebrates a big play.
Lady Golden Eagles are ready to battle for NCAA Tournament spot

The Cal State LA women’s basketball team is on pace to have their best regular season record in the past six seasons. The team is...

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DeAngelo Ramirez in the PASRC.
Four ways for Black students to find community on campus

I enrolled at Cal State LA for the fall semester of 2021, and during that time the majority of classes were on zoom due to the pandemic....

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Rocketing rent prices outpace housing vouchers

Rental prices are rising throughout Southern California but what happens when they surpass allowable limits set by public housing vouchers? Vouchers...

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People swarming into the gates of a theme park entrance
Prices rise at Disneyland since reopening

For many fans, Disneyland is a magical place where fairytales come to life. For some, that’s true only until they’re hit with recent...

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Allegations fly between Boyle Heights council members

A Boyle Heights council meeting this fall ended in a resignation. One Boyle Heights neighborhood council member alleged her colleagues...

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Los Angeles Community Profiles
Aerial shot of a commercial strip with shops.
Shops in Figueroa Street in Highland Park, a historic neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles. (Cornell Chuaseco UT)
Collage de Celia Cruz, Selena Quintanilla, y Rocio Durcal.
Opinion: Tres Iconos Fundamentales en la Música Hispana

En honor al mes de la historia de la mujer, recordaremos a tres iconos de la música hispana, incluyendo “La reina del Tex-Mex,”...

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La 30a Conferencia Anual del Día de la Historia Latina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEpd3E5l4Fw Por primera vez en 30 años, la conferencia anual organizada por Hispanas Organizadas...

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Los residentes se despiden de la torre de Sears

Sentado en la esquina de Olympic Blvd. y Soto St. se encuentra uno de los edificios más reconocibles de Los Ángeles, conocido por...

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A portrait of President William Covino, from the Cal State LA website.
BREAKING: President Covino announces retirement

On August 18, President William Covino announced he will be retiring at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year. He will retire in June...

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Students walking on campus.
Breaking: Cal State LA classes will move online for the first three weeks of the spring 2022 semester

According to President William A. Covino in a campus email, classes for spring 2022 will be on temporary remote instruction for the...

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Main walkway on campus some students are pictured walking.
Cal State LA students call for more online classes next semester

Many students at Cal State LA are not thrilled that the majority of classes offered next semester will be in-person.  “I started...

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‘VOICES’ showcase spotlights local Latinx and Indigenous artists and performers
Cal State LA celebrates Dia de los Muertos
Ofrendas by students and alumni honor loved ones for Dia de los Muertos
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Golden Eagle Snapshots

The Eagle Nest

The Eagle Nest introduces the university's young athletes to the Cal State LA community. JOSHLYN AYALA Ayala is a freshman...

The women basketball team celebrating.
Women’s basketball feels ready for new challenges this season

After a canceled season in 2020 and battling through a pandemic that caused the team to miss crucial time on the court and participate...

People gathered around a circle
First Asian-themed exhibit at Oxy Arts in Eagle Rock helps heal community after racist texts

Dozens of people gathered around windows at the Oxy Arts Gallery in Eagle Rock last month. But they didn't see faces staring back....

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Children in the Boys and Girls Clubs child care program help create a poster. Picture taken by Edward Nelson/UT
Prop 28: Should taxpayers help add more arts and music programs in schools?

Thinking outside of the box. Engaging diverse learners. Providing a creative and therapeutic outlet. These are some of the benefits...

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An actor in a bed, while another actor speaks to them.
Keely and Du in the post-Roe era

“Keely and Du,” a production run through early October by the department of theater and dance, centers the voices of underrepresented...

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Curl up with a good book this winter break

The semester is coming to a close, and soon it’ll be winter break—time for sleeping in, hanging out with friends, sipping warm...

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Cooking to Cure: S(m)oothe your headaches
Cooking to Cure: S(m)oothe your headaches

What does a Starbucks venti quadruple shot of espresso have in common with the philosophy of quantum mechanics? They both can give...

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday accounted for nearly $20 billion in 
revenue for the 2022 shopping season
5 Black Friday tips and deals

Every year, Black Friday is a day of savings and a way for stores to get rid of overstock. Here are tips and some of the best deals...

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A Director at LAHSA attended the Alhambra Homeless Count to help organize the event
L.A. County homeless count goes digital, raising concerns about its new app

Pens and clipboards were replaced with an app this year for hundreds of volunteers who participated in the annual Homeless Count organized...

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A art of a computer with NFT sneakers while energy is being consumed
NFTs: Trending and dangerous?

Every day, thousands of people hop onto the internet to hang out with friends, look at videos or play video games for dozens of hours.  They...

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Incoming freshmen are making connections through a screen

Before Fall 2021 comes into play, incoming freshmen are already finding new ways to connect with their future classmates through apps...

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