University Times

Grand Opening Eats

Grand Opening Eats

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

The latest produce-focused meal service on campus–Everytable–celebrated its grand opening Monday, Jan. 28. Those in attendance included: President William A. Covino, Vice President Jose Gomez, and Everytable CEO Sam Polk, who presented this new and healthy alternative to students and faculty. Vice...

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

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

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

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

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

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 –...