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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

a graphics of Fentanyl.
Fentanyl, the opioid that is laced to the on-going epidemic

Happiness, drowsiness, nausea, confusion, and even death. These are the effects people experience when taking the synthetic opioid,...

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ormer ASI president, Jaime Arellano with his hands up and wearing a mask.
BREAKING: ASI president resigns for undisclosed reasons

In an Instagram post, ASI announces that Jaime Arellano resigned as president on Nov. 15. The post explained that according to ASI...

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a face shot of all the board of trustees in Cal State LA.
President Covino’s annual salary raised by 29%

Cal State LA’s president, William Covino, is seeing a new bump in his salary. As of July 2022, Covino’s new salary is $451,103,...

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The search committee forum was hosted in the Luckman Theatre on campus, although Cal State 
LA community members were able to attend either in person or virtually.
Diversity and the presidential search

Faculty from all walks of life stood in solidarity with one another to voice their concerns during the Cal State LA presidential search...

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Confessions of a ‘good boy’

My mom has a good heart and she shows it by teaching my brothers and me how to be good people. When I was growing up, she used to...

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Both siblings taking a photo at college commencement.
Spina Bifida has impaired my body but it can’t keep me from achieving my goals

More than 15 years ago, I worked out at the gym four days a week, two hours each day. Despite moving around in a wheelchair, my arms...

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Bollywood to Hollywood: International student transitions to life in East Los Angeles

Before Dhananjay Desai, or DJ, arrived in East Los Angeles from Mumbai, India, he researched what the area was like. He had watched...

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Los Angeles Community Profiles
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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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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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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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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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