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

Rows of cots for people to sleep in

La Puente, El Monte and neighboring areas’ homeless population increases

Trevor Megginson, Community News Reporter November 9, 2022

Drug addiction led Everett Jones, 42, to become homeless and end up behind bars for 12 years. After getting out of prison on probation, he said he went to Alcoholics Anonymous — the first step to...

People gathered around a circle

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

Gavin 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...

Abortion rights supporters protest on the streets with signs.

Prop. 1: Access and affordability of abortion services are on the line in the November election

Denis Akbari and Asha Johnson October 17, 2022

Supporters of a statewide ballot measure to widen access to and affordability of reproductive healthcare say it is a basic human right while opponents offer preventative measures for abortion. Proposition...

guy with green tshirt talks with crowd around

City of LA measure ULA: Affordable housing could benefit homeless, elderly

Saadia Jones, Community News Reporter October 14, 2022

Campaign Manager Yuval Yossefy is so excited about a city of Los Angeles ballot measure to tax millionaires, billionaires, and corporations in order to fund affordable housing efforts. That’s why...

A building atop a hill at Granada Park,

A proposal for more public parks and spaces

Andres Perez, Community News Reporter October 14, 2022

Eileen Balam sees a city that has been indoors for too long.  That must change, she insists. That’s why she is for the city of Los Angeles’ measure SP, which would fund the acquisition, development,...

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