University Times

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...

This storm won’t change anything

Andres Cruz

April 28, 2015

Filed under Health

Was it A Storm? Photo courtesy of Los Angeles residents let out a collective sigh of relief earlier this April after experiencing one of the few winter storms of 2015. This sigh followed with reports of the Sierra Nevada snowpack was the driest it has  been in 75 years an...

Quick, Easy and… Healthy?

Malia Wooten

April 21, 2015

Filed under Health

Healthy Eating Photo Courtesy of As a college student, finding the time to get your Chef Ramsay on in the kitchen is a bit unobtainable. It’s only a given with our tight budgets, busy schedules and absent-mothers that our reputation in the kitchen is more than likely to lea...

Out of Options: Stairs Alongside Student Housing are the only accessible way to campus

Alexis Thrower

April 21, 2015

Filed under Health

Long Staircase Photo  Alongside Cal State L.A.’s student housing is a steep flight of stairs (one hundred count), which is the only way to quickly access campus for residents. Although student housing is not the primary issue for the concern of a lack of accessibility to the residents, this is an o...

Coconut Water vs. Gatorade

Garland Dyer

April 7, 2015

Filed under Health

Coconut Water Splash Photo courtesy of The verdict is in! Natural, organic, products free of artificial dyes and sweeteners are gaining popularity amongst consumers, more so than ever when compared to their heavily commercialized counterparts. Coconut water has been gaining popularit...

The Xtreme Fitness Center

Garland Dyer

April 7, 2015

Filed under Health

Photo of Cal State L.A. Student Union courtesy of From the $91.50 University-Student Union Fee, students have access to the Xtreme Fitness Center. The Xtreme Fitness Center offers up to date fitness equipment, personal training, and various group exercise classes, as well as locker rooms with showers. Xtreme Fi...

Spotlight on the Student Health Center

Eric Jernigan

April 1, 2015

Filed under Health

Student health Center Photo by Timmy Truong We all get sick; it’s a fact of life. But what do you do when you need to go to the doctor and do not have insurance? Unfortunately, this is something many students deal with all the time. Although President Obama has now made it required by law to have health insu...

How Eating Can Make You Smarter

Eric Jerigan

March 17, 2015

Filed under Health

Eggs for Protein! Photo It’s that time of the quarter again: finals are here! Like every other time these come around, students everywhere will be cramming to get the best grade possible to ensure a final grade to be proud of. They will be trying all sorts of tricks to study smarter or get the ...

Health Care Management Association Draws the Future of Healthcare Management

Samir Ramirez

March 9, 2015

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Healthcare photo courtesy by The Cal State L.A. Healthcare Management Association held an event on Monday, March 2nd, in which they gathered alumni speakers working in the healthcare field to share their pathway to their successful career.  The night was open to bo...

So, Are You Okay?

Taylor Preza

February 23, 2015

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Kevin and Debbie Covino by Taylor Preza ‘Are you okay? Is something wrong? Can I help you?’ These were the only words Kevin Hines desperately needed to hear on September 25th of 2000. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years prior, this was the day when Kevin Hines attempted to take his own life by jumpin...

The Freshmen 15: Most Don’t Take It Seriously

Nailah Phelps & Norma Dominguez

February 10, 2015

Filed under Health

Battle Freshmen 15! Photo courtesy by “I can’t believe how much weight I’ve gained in only a few months I’ve been here. Even my family noticed I was picking up on my weight when I went home for the holidays,” Andrea K. said.   For Andre...

The importance of taking care of your body

Sabrina Sarmiento

January 20, 2015

Filed under Health

Wellness Photo courtesy of College students are known for having poor diets, small wallets and little sleep. Trying to stay healthy sometimes is not always an easy task for students who are on the go. Here are a few tips to help students who want to make fitness a priority. Being healthy starts with taking care o...

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