University Times

CAPS leaves students’ questions unanswered

Jonna Fries, director of CAPS, attended the ASI Board Meeting and gave some insight into the accessibility of receiving CAPS services.

Meghan Bravo, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

As controversy and anxiety loom over mental health resources on campus, the school’s director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), presented an update at a student-government meeting last month. It was the first time such a presentation occured at these meetings in at least three years, accord...

Universities in L.A. prepare for coronavirus

At the start of week 8, hand sanitizer stations arrive all over campus for precautions against Coronavirus

Marisa Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

A virus has brought forth a public health crisis and the most tumultuous economic period since the financial crisis of 2008. Universities are responding. Some Cal State LA administrators have asked professors to begin transferring their curriculum to Canvas, an application that allows students and pr...

Hollywood production designer awarded for his ‘wondrous’ work at Eagle-Con 2020

Executive director of the Art Directors Guild Chuck Parker (left), production designer Rick Carter (middle) and Cal State LA’s Arts and Letter Dean, Linda Essig, (right) gather for photos as the ceremony comes to a close.

Isaac Gutierrez and Joshua Letona

March 9, 2020

To commemorate about 30 years of work, Hollywood production designer Rick Carter was presented with the Imaginator Award: an award given at Cal State LA’s Eagle-Con 2020. According to the Eagle-Con website, the award celebrates “wondrous” achievements in visual conceptualization and standout achieve...

Former Pan-African Studies Chair threatened at gunpoint

Melina Abdullah holds a press conference explaining the incident.

George Garcia, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

“Get off my porch, I will shoot you,” were the words that Melina Abdullah heard after walking up to the home and ringing the doorbell. As David Lacey, husband to Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey, opened the door, a video, posted on Black Lives Matter’s social media accounts, displa...

The Future is invisible

Illustration by Crystal Nigo-Bravo

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

On Monday, an on-campus speaker was introduced as a “futurist.” Robert Tercek, author of the book “Vaporized,” gave a talk on the future of society. He argued he is not a “futurist,” but is, in fact, a strategist that prepares and analyzes where the future is heading. He started the semi...

Golden Eagles vote in Golden State primary

Students spread out all through the voting area in the Palmer Wing of the library during Super Tuesday as the primaries continued throughout the day.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Super Tuesday arrived in full force as Golden Eagles lined up to cast their vote in the Democratic primary along with other races and measures on the ballot.  The campus voting center, which opened on Saturday morning and closed on Tuesday evening, hosted an gargantuan amount of voters on Election ...

Golden Eagles flock to Sanders

As part of a Sanders campaign event, campus community members gathered in support of the self-labeled democratic socialist, marching from the USU plaza to nearby the voting center on campus.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Campus community members gathered enthusiastically on the eve of Super Tuesday in support of Sen. Bernie Sanders, the current frontrunner for the presidential Democratic nomination. The event featured actor Josh Hutcherson, a national surrogate for the Sanders campaign, delivering remarks on stage at the...

A helping hand: CalFresh

A whiteboard asking students how they deal with wellness was present in front of the USU Plaza on Thursday, February 27th.

Catherine Valdez, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

On Thursday, the CalFresh Outreach team was out in front of the U-SU, providing application assistance and celebrating black leaders who promoted wellness. Sesley Lewis, the coordinator of food and housing security, decided to incorporate Black History Month with CalFresh Day by displaying pictur...

Analysis: The Golden Brick Road to the Golden State on Super Tuesday

Early voters cast their vote in at the new electronic voting booths in Panorama City on March 2, 2020.

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

The past few days have been explosive in an already eventful race to the presidency. On Saturday, by an enormous margin, Joe Biden won the South Carolina primary. The victory reignited a deteriorating campaign, propelling Biden to be within reach of Bernie Sanders, the current frontrunner, by six delegat...

No chill for the Food Pantry

Sweet Goldfish packets within a huge plastic Tupperware

Rosio Flores, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Food Pantry would need to require the correct permits in order to offer perishable goods

From “Mei Ling” to “Marilyn”

Marilyn Ching shares a backstory on her poetry before reading it.

Luis Chavez, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

This year’s Jean Burden Poetry Series special guest Marilyn Chin enlightened the Golden Eagle Ballroom, celebrating the immigrant identity by bringing to life some of her most famous poems.    Lauri Scheyer, director of the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (CCPP), announced the Henri...

Golden Eagles give back to their community

People volunteering were assigned to certain tasks that turned into a great collaboration.

Tamerlane Salyk, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2020

Golden Eagles gave back to their community by helping distribute food for people in need at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on Friday. The volunteer event was part of the “Cal State LA Gives Back!” initiative spearheaded by the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good. Volunteers ...

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