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Students share their remote exercise class experiences

Some students raise concerns, while others enjoy the stress relief
Briana Munoz, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

For some students, physical fitness classes are out of the question due to the lack of equipment and in-person help. Others have taken up the challenge of enrolling into online fitness classes. For a Cal...

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Plans in play to renovate Rio Hondo Park

Pico Rivera’s $8.5 million proposal includes new playing fields, courts, fitness area and playground
Stephanie Medina, Community News Reporter March 15, 2021

Pico Rivera’s Rio Hondo Park has acre after acre of grassy fields, a playground, handball and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, a rec center, and a distinctive colorful mural depicting the...

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Highland Park business blossoms amid pandemic

Ronald Cruz, Community News Reporter March 11, 2021

Highland Park resident Louis Easton planted the seeds for his future in 2016 when he started Easton Garden Designs. After he lost his job as an instructor during the pandemic, he had more time to tend...

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Color them confused: City of Bell leaders question neon green in park proposal

Final project design submission tabled to redo color scheme
Sam Garcia, Community News Reporter March 10, 2021

Before Bell city council members could approve the final design for the Ernest Debs Park Outdoor Fitness Gym Rehabilitation project, they had to address the elephant in the room — a green one, that is. The...

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Stepping away from social media

Cal State LA students take a break from social media during the school year
Mia Alva, Staff Reporter February 19, 2021

Guillermo Aranda, a kinesiology major, caught himself on his phone late at night for three hours straight, his eyes “struggling to stay open” while scrolling through Instagram and Twitter. Aranda said...

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day during a pandemic

Students share plans, health experts share advice
Mia Alva, Staff Reporter February 14, 2021

Tie-dying shirts, painting and watching a movie are the activities Myrka Ahumada, a studio arts major, plans on doing alongside her significant other this Valentine’s Day. This Valentine’s Day weekend,...

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Cal State LA students make the most of the Thanksgiving break

Lurdes Villalpando, Intern Reporter November 25, 2020

After a semester spent in the dorms, second-year student Tyre’onna West is leaving for Thanksgiving to be with some of her family in Texas. Thanksgiving is typically a time of uniting with the whole...

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Cal State LA students struggle to stay motivated for online classes

Mia Alva, Intern Reporter October 15, 2020

Ricardo Munguia, a computer science major, said he felt more isolated this semester by having a relationship with his computer rather than with new people. Munguia described how instead, his life has become...

Quarantine complaints: Students address issues like body aches and weight gain

Quarantine complaints: Students address issues like body aches and weight gain

Tahiti Salinas, Managing Editor September 21, 2020

The University Times conducted a Google survey which gathered 70 responses of students’ thoughts and reactions during quarantine. The survey found 57 percent of students said they started to experience...

According to learning and teaching experts on campus, Zoom is the future. Here are nine ways to help navigate online classes for the remainder of the school year.

Zoom etiquette: Nine tips to keep in mind during the next school year

According to the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning, Zoom is the future. Here are some ways to help navigate it.
Marisa Martinez, Digital Editor September 16, 2020

While Cal State LA students will be spending most of their time on Zoom this academic year, some might find it hard to connect with their peers appropriately on the internet.  The Center for Effective...

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The Future is invisible

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter March 9, 2020

On Monday, an on-campus speaker was introduced as a “futurist.” Robert Tercek, author of the book “Vaporized,” gave a talk on the future of society. He argued he is not a “futurist,” but...

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It’s Time To Play

EA hosts their conference connecting players to the games they love
Brennan Hernandez, Production Manager June 10, 2019

Last weekend, gamers had the opportunity to register for free for an Electronic Arts (EA) video game showcase; EA Plays at the Hollywood Palladium. Many attended looking for what EA promises to offer...

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