University Times

Revisiting your knowledge on HIV

Lorena Ramirez

April 30, 2016


Filed under Health, News

There are people who have sexual contact with multiple partners without using protection. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is transmitted by sexual contact with an infected person, sharing syringe and infected blood. HIV cannot be cured, but it can be treated with the right medication. There are...

De-stress with the Best

De-stress with the Best

Janice Peregrina

April 30, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

When you’re a college student, it becomes easy to forget to take care of yourself. When you think about the stereotypical college student, you might picture a ramen-eating, binge-drinking, all-nighter procrastinator that somehow turns in his or her work in the nick of time. It’s important to put...

Inspirational speaker tackles Eco-injustice

Inspirational speaker tackles Eco-injustice

Marrian Zhou

April 25, 2016


Filed under Headlines, Health

Professor Philip Clayton delivered an unforgettable presentation entitled “Toward a sustainable civilization: New Directions in Environmental Philosophy” at the inaugural lecture event hosted by the Joseph Prabhu Fund for Interfaith Peace and Justice, College of Arts and Letters, and Cal State LA...

Concussions

Concussions

Edward Saldana

April 22, 2016


Filed under Health, Sports

Concussions have become a serious concern in sports. We see it on TV when people choose to end their athletic careers due to their history of concussions and, unfortunately, in criminal courts as an explanation for their violence. Concussions occur most often in direct contact sports like hockey and...

University celebrates National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

Janice Peregrina

April 20, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

To promote HIV/AIDS Awareness, the University hosted an informational and fun assembly in the University Student Union (U-SU) plaza on April 14. The event hosted games, free HIV testing, and free sexual education. The assembly was held just a few days after National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on...

La Finesse goes for the Green Experience

Marina Andalon

April 13, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

The College of Arts and Letters collaborated with Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) to host “The Green Experience and La Finesse de la Nuit” on Tuesday, April 5. The intention of the event was to bring students together to celebrate and learn more about our environment while showcasing student talent. The...

Fuel Your Body For Success

Fuel Your Body For Success

Nancy Martinez

March 31, 2016


Filed under Headlines, Health

The student life is quite stressful and because our minds are always preoccupied, it’s important to maintain a healthy diet. Some researchers suggest that bad food consumption affects brain function, and that definitely should concern a college student. Being capable of using one’s brain to...

Smoking policy unlikely to be modified

Leyah Galindo

March 31, 2016


Filed under Health, News

Students, faculty, and staff may find others smoking a bit of an annoyance as they are trying to avoid the smoke for a number of health reasons. Unlike other CSU and UC campuses, Cal State LA has yet to ban smoking on campus. Under the current smoking policy, smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of...

Got beef with the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle?

Got beef with the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle?

Daniel Vidal

March 31, 2016


Filed under Headlines, Health, Lifestyle

As the number of vegetarians and vegans grow, students inform and learn more about the different lifestyles. A vegetarian diet only excludes meat, as where a vegan diet prohibits people from eating any animal products like milk, cheese, and eggs. Many people find it difficult to cut meat or other animal products...

Something for everyone at Cal State LA’s farmers market

Lorena Ramirez

March 25, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

Vendors provided fresh fruits, vegetables, Kettle corn, tacos, baked potatoes and much more at the monthly Farmers’ Market meet on campus Monday, March 1, along the Main Walkway. The Market provides students with fresh strawberries, grapes, oranges, apples and avocados, in addition to many other...

Cal State LA Microbiology Student awarded high honor for women’s health research

Cal State LA Microbiology Student awarded high honor for women’s health research

Marrian Zhou

March 11, 2016


Filed under Health

Karl Liboro is a microbiology major at Cal State LA and his recent project has been honored with the Howell-CSUPERB Research Scholar Award at the 28th CSU Biotechnology symposium, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County this past January. The award was offered by the CSU Program for Educatio...

HIV High Among African American Gay and Bisexual Men

HIV High Among African American Gay and Bisexual Men

Taylor Preza

March 11, 2016


Filed under Health

A recent study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released that among gay and bisexual men, African American gay and bisexual men are most affected by HIV by a staggering 50% risk rate. Diagnoses, including that group, have increased by 22 percent in the last decade. According...

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