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The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Mask on a table. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Vaccines no longer required on campus but masks still are

Erik Adams, Senior Multimedia Reporter April 17, 2023

Cal State LA students and faculty received a campus-wide email on April 14 stating that vaccinations were no longer required by the university. The email said that “[e]ffective April 6, 2023, the...

Sinkhole view. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Sinkhole dragging down campus life

Anne To, Managing Editor April 6, 2023

Traffic jams, buses rerouted, and classes missed are just some of the many inconveniences the sinkhole underneath Circle drive, between Campus Road and the entrance of Lot 2, have caused. A campus-wide...

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library has multiple places on its various floors to study alone or with a group. Photo by Anthony Aguilar.

Places students like to study on campus

Anthony Aguilar, Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2023

College students understand that finding the best locations to go study is very important to help with their school performance. But it can be challenging to find some of the best locations on campus,...

A photo op cutout was one of hundreds of images on display at the Eagle-Con gallery. Photo by Erik Adams.

‘Not just white boys and gadgets’: Eagle-Con explores ethnicity and gender in science fiction

Erik Adams, Senior Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2023

While dismantling science-fiction stereotypes and discussing the genre’s marginalized chronicles, Eagle-Con’s “Multi-ethnic History of Science Fiction” event sparked discussion and explored new...

Students who may suffer with reading disabilities can utilize software like Kurzweil ® which is a computer based assistive technology that helps with the learning process. Graphic by Will Baker.

How to get help as a disabled student

Thomas Davila, Multimedia Reporter April 2, 2023

“I have a disability. Yes, that’s true, but all that really means is I may have to take a slightly different path than you,” said Guinness World Record holder for the longest wheelie in a wheelchair,...

Cesia Rios, a psychology major, trying to avoid puddles on the Cal State LA campus. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Rain, rain, here to stay

Anne To, Managing Editor March 21, 2023

Another rain storm is expected to hit Los Angeles starting from Sunday, Mar. 19 to Wednesday, March 22, according to the National Weather Service Los Angeles. “This will be a soggy first half of the...

Cal State LAs garden of well-being is part of the WellBeingU initiative. Photo by Will Baker.

CAPS slowly rebuilding after past problems

Anna Kuchison and Victoria Ivie March 6, 2023

After many past complaints about Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), there have been some major changes that are supposed to improve the care students receive. Struggles with mental health...

Brenda Rodriguez playing pool in the USU game room located on the second floor. Photo by Victoria Ivie.

Cal State LA moves game room to a new location

Anna Kuchison, Intern Reporter March 3, 2023

The Cal State LA game room is back after it closed to move locations. This time it’s in a bigger—and some say better— location on the second floor of the USU. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Petitioners often stand outside on the main walkway asking students for signatures or donations. Graphic by Anne To.

Students complain that religious groups on campus are being pushy

Thomas Davila, Multimedia Reporter March 3, 2023

Campaigner, inquirer, seeker, solicitor. These are synonyms to describe a petitioner. On the other side of the spectrum, we have religious groups which are like petitioners in a sense that they go around...

UT Digital: Cupid’s Social

The Cal State LA Center for Student Involvement (CSI) recently hosted a Cupid Social event in the University Student Union Plaza in honor of Valentine’s Day. Students gathered to celebrate love with...

Photographs of six different air vents at King Hall, the Library, U-SU, Arts & Letters, Fine Arts, and Salazar Hall. Photos and collage by Will Baker.

Is the air filtration at Cal State LA routinely maintained?

Anthony Aguilar, Multimedia Reporter February 27, 2023

The air filtration in campus buildings and classrooms helps prevent air contaminants from getting people sick such as viruses including COVID-19 and the flu. But some at the university have concerns...

There are four different graduations hosted by the Cross Cultural Center. Graphic by Fatima Rosales.

Don’t want to walk in Lot 5 for graduation? No problem

Priscilla Caballero, Multimedia Reporter February 23, 2023

10 tickets for your families and loved ones instead of four? Yes please. Cultural dances and guest singers? Count me in. Sashes and affordable grad gown and caps? Sign me up. With graduation approaching,...

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