University Times

Meeting the Candidates

Meeting the Candidates

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

March 19, 2019

Associated Students Inc. (ASI) held their Candidate Meet and Greet at the University-Student Union (U-SU) plaza from 2-4pm on March 13. The event provided students the opportunity to meet and chat with the ASI presidential candidates for the academic 2019-2020 school year. Students were also able to...

Impaction Moves Forward with Amendments

Impaction Moves Forward with Amendments

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 12, 2019

On Feb. 18, President William A. Covino sent out a university-wide email explaining the schools decision to declare impaction beginning fall 2020. After three public hearings and feedback from students and the community, Covino and members of the administration have decided to move forward with impaction,...

ASI Election Season

ASI Election Season

Monica Tamayo, P.R. Assistant

March 12, 2019

Student elections for the 2019 - 2020 Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) presidency are around the corner. This year there are two candidates running for ASI President. Students will have the opportunity to vote for their next student leader on March 26 and March 27. “My overall goal for the...

Eagle Con Strikes Again

Eagle Con Strikes Again

Isaac Gutierrez, Copy Editor

March 11, 2019

Eagle-Con made its return this past weekend for the spring 2019 semester. Initially serving as a platform for students to learn about the film industry and network with industry professionals, Eagle-Con is now an opportunity for students and attendees from all walks of life to come together to explore...

Students to Face Steep Rent Increases

Students to Face Steep Rent Increases

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

On-campus housing prices are expected to increase by over $1,000 for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, according to Rebecca Palmer, the director of Housing and Residence Life. The increase can be attributed to the building of a new housing complex, which will be located near Lot 7. The new prices...

Farmers Market Returns To Campus

Farmers Market Returns To Campus

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

March 4, 2019

The Farmers Market made its semester debut Feb. 27 with vendors selling everything from elotes and aguas frescas to kettle corn and fresh fruit. This is the first Farmers Market on campus since the 2018 spring semester. The market was put on hold due to staff transitions that the Associated Students...

Everytable’s New Breakfast Bowls–Live Reaction

Everytable’s New Breakfast Bowls–Live Reaction

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 28, 2019

Cal State Los Angeles Students Monica, Mya, Roman, Giselle and Vince  React to the NEW Breakfast Bowls from Everytaable.  The New breakfast bowls made their debut a few weeks ago. The new bowls The Smokey Chipotle Hash and The Turkey Sausage Breakfast Hash are available at the Everytable storefront...

The Problem with Admission

The Problem with Admission

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 26, 2019

“Impaction disproportionately targets the students” “We’re not intimidated, we’re not scared, we’re here to support each other” “They’re supposed to be serving us” “This plan denies our opportunities”     Cal State LA held three public hearings last...

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 23, 2019

Thursday’s public hearing was unlike any forum held in recent memory. From the start, students, faculty, and community members were determined to make their voices heard, and they were successful. This was the two of three public hearings scheduled to be held as a response to the students rebuttal t...

Operation Impaction

Operation Impaction

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 18, 2019

In recent years, Cal State LA’s enrollment numbers have increased by 25 percent according to University President William A. Covino. There are currently 22,649 full-time students according to the Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, yet there is only enough funding for...

New Goals for the Farmer’s Market

New Goals for the Farmer’s Market

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Spring semester promises to offer more than flowers as Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will reintroduce its farmers market on campus, Wed, Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ASI interim executive director Marcus Rodriguez hopes to differentiate the event by calling it a “food fair” that aims to combine...

Eco-Friendly Addition to ASI

Mya Taylor, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) committee gave a warm welcoming to their newest member Ugbad Farah on the Feb. 14. It was a unanimous decision to welcome her onto the team; the ASI committee agreed that she was qualified for a member position. While studying for her masters degree in environmental...