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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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What college life is like for those with ADHD

Erik Adams , Multimedia Reporter September 19, 2022

For Cal State LA student Christine Figueroa, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, feels like they’re sitting in a glass box, thirsty, with a glass of water just outside the enclosure, “and...

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Students feel safe but want more information on monkeypox

Anthony Aguilar, Multimedia Reporter September 18, 2022

Monkeypox is fairly new to the public, but  when it comes to students at Cal State LA, some have trust in the staff at the university for enforcing protocols. Daisy Ponce, a psychology major, gives the...

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Cooking to Cure

Skye Connors, Intern Reporter September 18, 2022

When Bridget Jones got dumped, she indulged in chocolates and ice cream and, in between sobs, drank all the red wine she could because that’s what we humans do when we’re sad. Of course, she’s a...

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BREAKING: Cal State LA offers option to move to remote instruction due to heat

Denis Akbari, Intern Reporter September 7, 2022

On Sept. 7, students and faculty received a campus-wide email alerting them of the option for faculty to move to remote instruction this week, beginning this afternoon since some classrooms have been uncomfortably...

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People not wearing masks indoors sparks conversations within the Cal State LA community

Mia Alva, Editor in Chief September 5, 2022

During the first few weeks of school, Cal State LA students have seen individuals not wearing masks inside buildings, even with no change to the requirement.  Masks are required to be worn indoors...

Cal State LA and AltaMed hosted a clinic along the main pathway on campus on Thursday, Aug.18. Students were able to visit this clinic for either a COVID-19 vaccination or booster.

The AltaMed Clinics are back at Cal State LA

Anne To, Reporter August 22, 2022

Cal State LA is partnering with AltaMed to bring another pop-up clinic on campus. On Aug. 18 and Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, the clinics will provide first, second and booster shots of the COVID-19...

Monkeypox symptoms usually start within 3 weeks of exposure to the virus. If someone has flu-like symptoms, they will usually develop a rash 1-4 days later. Those experiencing symptoms should seek the attention of a healthcare professional.

Monkeypox not yet a major concern for those on campus

Erik Adams, reporter August 21, 2022

If one pandemic weren’t enough, concerns of an additional virus outbreak crept into public health discussions this year. Although the Monkeypox outbreak was declared a State of Emergency by Gov. Gavin...

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The lasting impacts of bullying

Evelyn Contreras, Community News Reporter July 29, 2022

In many ways, Justin Tran considered himself a “normal” kid in junior high and high school. He enjoyed taking part in activities on campus and talking with his classmates and teachers.   But...

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Unhoused Eagle Rock resident died before he got into his tiny home

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter April 27, 2022

It was just weeks until Gabriel Estrada, 38, planned to get off the streets and into his own tiny home in Eagle Rock. “He was very excited,” said Maria Ramirez, his neighbor in an encampment under...

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Shining a light on autism in Watts

Evelyn Contreras, Community News Reporter April 8, 2022

Laquanda Wilson, who has been raising awareness about autism in the Watts community for the past five years, is holding her annual Autism walk this April. She described why she started doing it and the...

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LA city council looks to combat trash and illegal dumping

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter March 21, 2022

Have you ever wondered what’s up with the trash scattered around various Los Angeles neighborhoods and why it can take the city days to respond to complaints about trash? There is an assortment of...

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Students ambivalent about spring semester’s remote start

Priscilla Caballero, Reporter January 31, 2022

Fully vaccinated? Check. Booster shot? Check. First three weeks of spring semester remotely? It’s not exactly how Cal State LA students thought their spring semester would start.  Jacob Rangnes,...

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