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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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Fentanyl, the opioid that is laced to the on-going epidemic

Erick Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter November 28, 2022

Happiness, drowsiness, nausea, confusion, and even death. These are the effects people experience when taking the synthetic opioid, fentanyl. Considered to be 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times...

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Reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic’s long-term effects on my mental health

Asha Johnson, Community News Reporter November 14, 2022

In 2020, I was a fairly optimistic, ambitious senior at Mira Loma High school in Sacramento, California. Now, I’m a third-year Cal State LA student slowly working to rebuild my social skills and my...

An envelope containing a drug test.

The Public Health Student Association offers drug test strips

Erick Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter November 7, 2022

On Thursday Oct. 27, the Public Health Student Association (PHSA) holds a table to inform students about fentanyl; its health risks, signs of an overdose and harm-reduction strategies. This was a part...

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Free menstrual products are now more accessible to students

Denis Akbari, Intern Reporter October 31, 2022

The installation process of free menstrual products began in early October in the South Village dorms and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, according to the university. In accordance...

Two women, one with glasses and a mask

Prop. 29: Kidney dialysis measure back on the ballot, and just as hotly contested

Vincent Moc, Community News Reporter October 29, 2022

Wonder why Proposition 29 -- which would beef up requirements at kidney dialysis clinics -- looks so familiar? That’s because similar measures were on the ballot twice before and both times, rejected....

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...

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Prop. 31: Measure would uphold ban on flavored tobacco products

Andrew Perez and Brian Perez October 14, 2022

Melon twist. Cherry crush. Very vanilla. Bubble gum. These sound like candy flavors but they’re actually the kinds of tobacco products that critics say are marketed to kids. “As a kid, if you...

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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...

Inside we see students without their mask on getting close to each other

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...

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