University Times

Hit-and-Run Takes the Life of Golden Eagle Freshman

Hit-and-Run Takes the Life of Golden Eagle Freshman

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Community News

On Thursday night, Nov. 15, friends and family gathered around the corner of 1st St. and Virgil Ave. to honor the death of, Cal State LA freshman, Andy Olivera. The flower adorned traffic light served as the centerpiece of the vigil which overflowed onto the street by attendees.   The 18...

Four Great Study Spots Near East Los Angeles

Four Great Study Spots Near East Los Angeles

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community News, Lifestyle

The threat of finals week looms, both ominous and inevitable, striking a mixture of fear and relief into the hearts of both first years and seniors alike. Between work and Netflix, friends and family, and the siren call of a city filled with endless distractions, it can be difficult to find a time and...

After School Program Relies on Food Donations

After School Program Relies on Food Donations

Jordan Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community News

Kids who attend the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club’s afterschool program have time to play, learn through science and other educational activities, and of course, have a snack. And they come hungry. On a recent afternoon, some of the kids wolfed down cheese sticks, crackers, apples and milk....

A Journey Through the Desert and Back to My Childhood

A Journey Through the Desert and Back to My Childhood

Berenice Moreno, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest, News

As a child growing up in Michoacan, Mexico, I had taken my first footsteps on the small rural ranch where I lived, overlooking hills in the distance and a dam nearby that looked more like a lake. I would jump on the rocks alongside the dam and watched gorgeous sunsets behind the hills. However, I...

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community News, Newest

      Cal State LA’s College of Arts and Letters showcased photos, sculptures, paintings, fashion designs and other student work in a gallery in the Fine Arts building.   The exhibit brought in crowds of people: Some were relatives of students with art work dis...

University Moves Forward with High-Rise Plans

University Moves Forward with High-Rise Plans

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Community News, Newest, News

A new high-rise will soon house 1,500 freshmen and sophomores on campus. The building will feature, among other things, a new dining hall with multiple food stations offering various cuisine options, a large multi-purpose room seating up to 250 people, a workout room, a yoga studio, a meditation ...

The University Club: A Review

The University Club: A Review

Jordan Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health, Opinion, Uncategorized

When some students walk past the University Club on campus, they wonder: Is it a night club? Is an exclusive members-only area? Is it only for faculty and staff? The truth is, the University Club is open to all. The misconception has been around for a while, as reported by the University Times ...

Are Your Voting Rights In Jeopardy?

Roman Banuelos, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

A 2017 lawsuit challenging a state law that allegedly suppresses minority voters from making it to the polls could influence the November election. “California is failing to comply with these requirements because its DMV fails to provide voters with the proper application process for voter regist...

Newsom and Cox differ drastically on immigration, transportation and healthcare

Newsom and Cox differ drastically on immigration, transportation and healthcare

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

Californians will decide next week between two very different candidates for governor. Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco, supports the state’s sanctuary law. John Cox, a political outsider and businessman, wants to do away with it. Newsom supports the bullet train and ...

Transfer retention rate rises

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

Graduation rates for transfer students attending Cal State La for three years have increased to 64 percent in 2014 -- up from nearly 38 percent in 2005, according to data from university’s Enrollment Reporting System.   University staff and administrators credit resources such as student support services and advisement opportunities and new policies -- including requiring a transfer orientation. &...

“Dreamgirl” comes to campus

“Dreamgirl” comes to campus

P'Etra Davis, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community News, Uncategorized, Video

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