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

DeAngelo Ramirez in the PASRC.

Four ways for Black students to find community on campus

Alyssah Hall, Senior Multimedia Reporter January 27, 2023

I enrolled at Cal State LA for the fall semester of 2021, and during that time the majority of classes were on zoom due to the pandemic. I always wanted to find community with other Black students but...

Worm Album Cover with Vinyl. Photo Courtesy of 20 Buck Spin.

Review: Worm’s ”Bluenothing” is full of energy and doom

Adrian Leal, Community News Reporter December 1, 2022

Self-proclaimed “Necromantic Black Doom” band Worm has created its most refined and masterful release to date, blessing the listener with an elegant yet dirge-filled 26-minute EP, and leaving anyone...

An group of performers at the Voices Latinx Indigenous Artists Showcase event.

‘VOICES’ showcase spotlights local Latinx and Indigenous artists and performers

Asha Johnson, Community News Reporter November 14, 2022

Growing up as a Mexican and Black child in Inglewood, Derrick Paris said he noticed that people like him rarely got opportunities to perform or engage seriously in the arts. Paris has had a love for...

People gathered around a circle

First Asian-themed exhibit at Oxy Arts in Eagle Rock helps heal community after racist texts

Gavin J. Quinton, Community News Reporter November 9, 2022

Dozens of people gathered around windows at the Oxy Arts Gallery in Eagle Rock last month. But they didn't see faces staring back. They saw a collection of multicolored post-it notes filled with self-reflections...

Playground Mural Renovation that depicts two tourists in the midst of forest, next to a river, and surrounded by animals

Art and school supplies are ‘little things that can have a big impact’

Andres Perez, Community News Reporter September 27, 2022

Why create murals in economically depressed areas? Those areas need money and resources, not art, some might say. Javier Ruiz, of the H.E.R.R. Foundation in Alhambra, gets it: “The mural is just on...

Rides like a ferris wheel and rollercoaster reflected in water at Disneyland.

This grandma makes theme parks even more magical

Trevor Megginson, Community News Reporter September 21, 2022

Many grandparents spoil their grandkids with gifts. This “meemaw” is different because she does that for complete strangers of all ages.  Laura Mayer, 57, gives away knicknacks to kids and adults...

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