University Times

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 ...

Measure would approve $1.5B for children’s hospitals

Measure would approve $1.5B for children’s hospitals

Berenice Moreno, UT Community News Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health, Newest, News

Voters will decide next week on a state ballot measure that would allow the state to issue $1.5 billion bond to improve and expand children’s hospitals. Eight private nonprofit children’s hospitals and five University of California children’s hospitals will be eligible for the bond, including Childr...

A Great American Tragedy

Kyle Frizol, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Health, Uncategorized

Throughout the Country, hundreds of universities, workplaces and institutions offer mental health resources to their staff, students and their people. For those suffering from depression, stress and isolation, these resources serve to guide and educate individuals to lead happier and healthier lives. Howev...

Homeless Deaths Continue to Grow

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health

  The number of homeless people dying in Los Angeles County increased about 5 percent -- from 622 to 653 -- so far this year compared to the same period last year, according to Sarah Ardalani, a spokesperson with the LA County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.   Homeless deaths have been on the rise the pa...

With Fall, Comes the Flu

With Fall, Comes the Flu

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health

The flu season is right around the corner and with nearly 30,000 students on campus, that’s a lot of germs in the air. The season starts in October and staying healthy is important for individuals -- and the greater campus community. “Man, last semester I got the flu for what felt like forever. It dropped a few of...

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News

Many students don’t realize they have complete access to health care right on campus – let alone that they have been paying for it each semester. The Student Health Center offers dozens of services to all enrolled students. Whether or not they use the services, students pay $132.50 in fees –...

The Cause of E. coli Outbreak Remains Unknown

Kenneth Cyprian, Contributor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Health

The investigation to find the cause of the E. coli 157 outbreak at Cal State LA may take longer than initially expected. Officials from the Los Angeles Department of Health estimated that it may take them two months to track down the bacteria that sent four students to the hospital and closed the din...

Depression: An Invisible Enemy

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Health

There is a mental health crisis that is affecting students in colleges and universities around the nation. According to the American Psychological Association, one third of students in the United States are facing depression, which is restricting students’ success in school. The Pennsylvani...

Snacking the Right Way

Snacking the Right Way

Connie Weissmuller, Contributor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Health

Snacking is something we all do, and contrary to popular belief, it is actually an important part of our diet. We need to keep our metabolism humming throughout the day so we don’t dive into a meal at our hungriest and end up overeating or making a choice we wouldn’t have if we were only appropriately...

Got 5 Minutes?

Got 5 Minutes?

Danny Robles, Deputy Copy Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Health

As Cal State LA students wrap up midterms, it is critical to remain both physically and mentally fit. On Monday, Oct. 16, a variety of different clubs and organizations collaborated with the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), including the Student Dietetic Association (SDA), the Student Nursing Association...

Is life putting too much weight on your shoulders?

Saika Pitre, Contributor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Health

Roaming around the campus, you’ll see the faces of other students as they pass but you won’t see what goes on in their mind. Many students may be struggling to balance things in their life while others may be dealing with depression or suicidal thoughts. Whichever side you fall into, there are people...

Help for Grief and Loss

Jenifer Murua, Contributor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Health

Do you know anyone who has lost loved one, a dear friend, or a close relative? Grieving over the loss of someone dear to them can be a challenge to deal with, especially while in school. Students who seek help to cope with their loss may attend group grieving workshops or individual sessions right on...

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