University Times

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...

Nutrition News by the Student Dietetic Association

Kristina Garcia and Becca Wright, Contributor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Health

Cal State LA’s Student Dietetic Association (SDA) is a student organization comprised of students in the Nutritional Science Department. Our school has three nutrition programs: an undergraduate Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science, and a coordinated program which includes both a master’s degree...

Farming for Change

Farming for Change

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Headlines, Health

Environmentalism and sustainability are often associated with either being a product of hippie culture, or something that is unattainable in the modern age. It is hard to reflect on the choices we make, and make changes when the culture around you ignores sustainable options. Even in these shaky times, the ...

Cal State LA honored as a Healthy Campus

Cal State LA honored as a Healthy Campus

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Health

Student health is an important aspect that affects the overall achievement in education. With the reformed health care by President Obama, now is the perfect time for people to get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. However, many people who qualify for coverage have not yet enrolled in a heal...

A real fluff piece

A real fluff piece

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Health

Finals week in the new semester system is sure to feel like dangerous and uncharted waters to many students. With tension and procrastination running high, it’s always a blessing when the campus provides outlets to calm the nerves and frustration of students. The reintroduction of the wildly popular...

Outbreak of equine herpes reported

Outbreak of equine herpes reported

Leyah Galindo, Contributor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Headlines, Health

While horseback riding is more common in the mid-west, this playful activity is also available to Southern Californians at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center (LAEC). However, the horses that live at the LAEC have been temporarily placed out of commission. According to the California Department of Fo...

Ain’t no mountain high enough for these two

Ain’t no mountain high enough for these two

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

What if one hike a week could change your life forever? Keen Thoughtz, a show on Golden Eagle Radio hosted by Daisy Villalobos and Jessica Mehdikhani revolving around the environment, exposes listeners to the 52 Hike challenge that inspires people to explore the great outdoors and change people’s ...

Laughter might be best medicine for a stressful election season

Laughter might be best medicine for a stressful election season

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Headlines, Health

Are you caught up in the stressful atmosphere of election season? Maybe you’ve gotten caught up in a Facebook argument with a family member about politics. Maybe you’re tired of hearing about the next ridiculous thing coming out of Donald Trump’s mouth, or the never-ending drama surrounding Hillary Clint...

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