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

a graphics of Fentanyl.

Fentanyl, the opioid that is laced to the on-going epidemic

Erick Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter November 28, 2022

Happiness, drowsiness, nausea, confusion, and even death. These are the effects people experience when taking the synthetic opioid, fentanyl. Considered to be 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times...

ormer ASI president, Jaime Arellano with his hands up and wearing a mask.

BREAKING: ASI president resigns for undisclosed reasons

Anne To, Will Baker, Brian Lai, Multimedia Reporter & multimedia and social media editor November 16, 2022

In an Instagram post, ASI announces that Jaime Arellano resigned as president on Nov. 15. The post explained that according to ASI bylaws, “The Vice President for Administration will assume the responsibilities...

a face shot of all the board of trustees in Cal State LA.

President Covino’s annual salary raised by 29%

Erik Adams, Multimedia Reporter November 15, 2022

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, an increase of over $100,000 from his previous pay of $348,423. The...

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

Jessica Lopez, Multimedia Reporter November 13, 2022

Faculty from all walks of life stood in solidarity with one another to voice their concerns during the Cal State LA presidential search open forum held in Luckman Theatre on November 2.  The forum...

University Times Logo with a background of the U-SU on Cal State LA campus

Get Out the Vote 2022

Alysia Burke , Multimedia Reporter November 5, 2022

With less than one week before Election Day, Cal State LA students and faculty are joining forces to educate students on their voter rights, and urge them to get out and vote on Nov. 8. A student-led...

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Free menstrual products are now more accessible to students

Denis Akbari, Intern Reporter October 31, 2022

The installation process of free menstrual products began in early October in the South Village dorms and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, according to the university. In accordance...

Mural painting featuring students and the obstacles they had to overcome being a DACA recipient or dreamer.

DACA students still face ‘limbo’ after court’s decision

Erick Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter October 17, 2022

A federal appeals court ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) unlawful - a decision that will affect approximately millions. In California alone, there are 183,000 DACA recipients across...

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Salazar Cafe reopening early October and plans for future food spots

Anne To, Multimedia Reporter October 17, 2022

Salazar Cafe and other food establishments on campus, like the University Club and Kikka Sushi, all closed down during the pandemic. But Salazar Cafe is expected to reopen around early October, according...

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Cal State LA addresses water concerns

Anne To, Multimedia Reporter October 17, 2022

Los Angeles County, along with the rest of California, is currently going through severe droughts, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Some students are concerned about the amount of water used on...

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Thefts make up largest chunk of recent campus crimes

Erick Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter October 2, 2022

With a month into the fall semester,  crime has increased along with students on campus. The University Times reported that over the summer, 50 percent of crimes on campus were vandalism. Police Chief...

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Residents trapped in South Village elevators

Denis Akbari, Intern Reporter October 2, 2022

Many residents keep getting stuck in elevators in the South Village dorms, according to students interviewed. While some admit it is their fault for jumping inside the elevators, others are concerned about...

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Plan to graduate this year? Here is what you need to know

Mia Alva, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2022

Are you ready to graduate? Do you know about the graduation application?  Here are some tips and deadlines from the graduation office and commencement website to keep in mind this year.  Graduation...

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