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Getting on track with Julia Budniak, third place winner of the L.A. Marathon

Getting on track with Julia Budniak, third place winner of the L.A. Marathon

Ani Nalbandian

February 23, 2016


Filed under Health, News

Resident Track and Field Assistant Coach, Julia Budniak, placed third in the 2016 Los Angeles Marathon, coming in a little under five minutes ahead of the next best long distance runner. Placed in an elite group of a half a dozen women, Budniak was on track to finish fourth in the event when at mile...

Women’s Heart Alliance touches beyond the heart

Women’s Heart Alliance touches beyond the heart

Lina Sandoval

February 12, 2016


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

With life being so busy and hectic trying to accomplish daily tasks along with responsibilities that come with being a student, making time to go to the doctor’s office can be an almost impossible task. On Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, the members of Women’s Heart Alliance know this and that is why they...

The Fit Expo in Los Angeles struts its muscle

The Fit Expo in Los Angeles struts its muscle

Marina Andalon

February 5, 2016


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

The 13th Annual Fit Expo came to Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 23th. The two-day event, took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center with two blocks worth of fitness enthusiasts waiting to enter. With over 600 booths offering samples of their best protein powder, pre workout, and apparel, the convention...

Cal State LA STI services

Cal State LA STI services

Ani Nalbodian

February 4, 2016


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

Stanford University’s Sexual Health Peer Resource Center estimates that “one in four college students have a sexually transmitted disease.” Before you run to the nearest hospital, know that as a student of Cal State LA, you have other options. Last year alone the Student Health Center successfully...

Dr. Heidi Riggio stimulates discussion on sex education

Dr. Heidi Riggio stimulates discussion on sex education

Marcela Valdivia

February 4, 2016


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

Cal State LA Psychology professor, Dr. Heidi Riggio spoke about the shame of sexuality in honor of Sex Ed Week on Tuesday, Jan. 26th. She encouraged students to think about sex as something completely natural, where people should feel comfortable in expressing their thoughts and having an open conversation...

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Katelin Petersen

January 28, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

You can’t live your whole life behind your phone, bro. You just can’t do that.  You gotta live in the now.” Lawrence said, as she scolded a reporter at the Golden Globes on Jan. 10th.   Some may say she was a bit rude to the reporter, but she proved a valid point.  Addiction to sma...

Protect Yourself, Protect Your Health

Taryn Bettenhausen

November 13, 2015


Filed under Health

  It’s officially November and that means it’s time to get insured if you aren’t already. If you’re one of the millions of Americans that don’t have health insurance through a job, Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), then the Health Insur...

Is Fast Food Still the Way to go?

Is Fast Food Still the Way to go?

Sarkis Adjaian

October 30, 2015


Filed under Health

Throughout college, a student is likely to consume an unheard of amount of fast food. Fast food is easy, cheap and quick. The industry has thrived on those three things. What are the student’s go-to spots and are students more health conscious today? University Times asked a few students at C...

The Importance of Working Out

Sarkis Adajian

August 19, 2015


Filed under Health

Every year is “the” year when we would start working out for that dream physic. Every Monday will be the start to your eventual “summer” body. How many times have you heard that? Living in Los Angeles, everyone feels the pressure of having rock hard abs, a chiseled chest, and swollen arms...

Find the Hiking Trail for You

Samantha Barnes

August 13, 2015


Filed under Health

Beautiful summer weather means outdoor workouts in Los Angeles at it’s finest. Let’s face it, Angelinos are spoiled, living in Los Angeles, citizens have the luxury of having the weather that permits outside workouts and an oasis of local workout attractions right in your backyard. If ...

Truth about Diet and Workout

Justin Carrasco

July 22, 2015


Filed under Health

When it comes to losing weight and looking good, most people think it’s all about working out and spending many hours in the gym.  In reality, it’s not so much about working out and exercising, but more about your diet. According to a recent health and wellness survey, the ratio ...

Benefits of University Student Union

Justin Carrasco

July 20, 2015


Filed under Health

Now that summer school at Cal State L.A. is in full swing, the campus appears almost empty. To some people the campus does not seem very active particularly in the University Student Union. There is actually more going on than many students are aware of. One thing that is pretty obvious is the ca...

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