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

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Eagle Rock event planner thrives by networking with family-run businesses

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter June 18, 2022

Small businesses in Eagle Rock don’t just make the neighborhood special, but they support each other -- helping them survive threats from chain businesses and economic downturns alike. That’s according...

Rapper on the rise: Treviar

Braylin Collins, Reporter & News Break Anchor June 2, 2022

Treviar Hartsfield is an up-and-coming artist in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, he recently made the decision to move to the West Coast and pursue his dream of making music. His...

Bryan Harris and Lynn Nguyen on screen during their Coca-Cola short film.

First-year transfer students transfer their dream from page to screen

Will Baker, Reporter May 5, 2022

Despite being the first year Cal State LA has entered, two Golden Eagles made a big splash in the Annual Coca-Cola Refreshing Film’s Program (CCRFP) contest. The Cal State LA students even made one...

Star Wars related event at Eagle Con. Four people are on stage dressed up as characters from Star Wars.

No better time to be a nerd: Eagle-Con makes sci-fi a reality

Erik Adams, Reporter March 21, 2022

Sci-fi, fantasy and comic books. What do these all have in common? Why, they’re all at Eagle-Con, of course. A mixture of virtual and in-person guests assembled over a weekend long series of panels...

Three dancers performing a show of Tibetan drum dancing for audience members

Alhambra’s Lunar New Year Festival returns, uplifting spirits

Anne To, Community News Reporter February 28, 2022

The festival that has been held since 1997 was back this month after a two-year hiatus during the pandemic. It was downsized from five blocks to one block and happened at the city’s weekly farmer’s...

Woman with red handkerchief on her head sits at soundboard with many buttons.

Twixxy: From homelessness to newfound success

Stepanie Sical, Community News Reporter December 21, 2021

She grew up in the San Fernando Valley, her parents separating when she was young and the family becoming homeless at times. Now, she is a rising star in the local music scene,  goes by the name, Twixxy,...

Purple and pink lights on set and profile of film set workers

Experts: Keeping film sets safe means hiring more experienced professionals

Jordan O’Kelley, Community News Reporter December 21, 2021

Is the film business a safe industry to work in? A few months ago, it would have sounded like a weird question, but with the recent tragedy that occurred on the set of  “Rust,” the question has gained...

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Metroid Dread review: It was worth the wait

Oscar Torres, Community News Reporter November 12, 2021

After nearly 20 years since the release of the fourth game in the 2D series, Metroid is back and better than ever with the release of Metroid Dread. Bringing an end to a long-running storyline and starting...

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SoCal Nigerian community and fans enjoy Burna Boy at the Hollywood Bowl

Erik Adams, Community News Reporter November 9, 2021

A funk-laden groove and fiery background stage graphic came to a sudden halt. He waited for a few beats then said: “For those of you who don’t know, they call me Burna Boy.”  The audience’s...

Residents of Lincoln Heights enjoying the fair. (by Braylin Collins, UT)

Boys and Girls Club Fair brings Lincoln Heights back together

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter October 12, 2021

Last year was the first time in five years that the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club canceled its annual Fair on Broadway in the community to help raise funds for the youth programs it provides to Lincoln...

Headshot of Tlalla Esparza. (Priscilla Caballero/UT).

A celebration of Latino and indigenous cultures in Alhambra

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter October 6, 2021

Aztec dancing. Salsa and Bachata music. An ofrenda for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And lots of food: Papusas, elotes, agua frescas and churros.  These were some of the highlights of Fiesta...

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Drive-in and virtual events are providing an ‘escape’ from the pandemic

Tahiti Salinas, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2021

Companies have adapted to the changes brought on by the pandemic by creating events that can be experienced from the safety of a car. Events like Electric Mile, Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience...

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