University Times

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Jordan Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Community News, Lifestyle, Newest

Kiana Alexis, 24, is a face you may recognize. It’s plastered on billboards in Times Square in New York City and on the Beverly Center in Beverly Hills. Her eyes are projected on the top of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas. And she’s in nutritional beverage ads posted at public transit statio...

Four great study spots near East Los Angeles

Four great study spots near East Los Angeles

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community News, Lifestyle

The threat of finals week looms, both ominous and inevitable, striking a mixture of fear and relief into the hearts of both first years and seniors alike. Between work and Netflix, friends and family, and the siren call of a city filled with endless distractions, it can be difficult to find a time and...

Michael’s Money Moves

Michael’s Money Moves

Danny Robles

October 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Chances are that you’ve seen a young man sitting on a ledge for long hours on the corner of King Hall every Thursday afternoon–that’s Michael Alvarez, a 23-year-old Cal State LA Mathematics major with the ambitions of a businessman.   Thursdays at noon, “Mac” disassembles his portable clothing ...

Overwhelmed? 6 ways to get organized

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Being a college student is a busy job; add on work, internships, physical activity and family time and you have one packed schedule.   The University Tutorial Center held an informational workshop with tips to manage your time properly and provided many sample schedules and calendars. Most o...

My Story of using the campus food pantry

My Story of using the campus food pantry

Jordan Rodriguez, Contributing writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Not all students who have used Cal State LA’s food pantry want to admit that they have. But I will. That’s because I want to raise awareness about it -- and encourage other students like me to use it if and when it could help them. There have been times I was anxious and stressed knowing...

323 Market Features Alumni Entrepreneurs

323 Market Features Alumni Entrepreneurs

October 1, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

This past Wednesday, Students and alumni gathered for the chance to enjoy the local flavors of the Los Angeles area and connect with a variety of artists within the community. Near the Student Union, the walkway was filled with crowds of curious patrons drawn to the smells of freshly prepared food, the v...

How Luxury Met Street

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Lifestyle

Within recent years, streetwear has become the focus of audiences and fashion designers all over the world due to image-centric platforms like Instagram that help deliver this fashion subculture’s loud aesthetic through imagery. With the help of passionate content creators and influencers, Streetwear has...

Cal State LA’s Very Own Takes on the Emmys

Cal State LA’s Very Own Takes on the Emmys

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Headlines, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Newest, News

Internship leads student to a star studded night LOS ANGELES - - Last Monday evening, Samuel Rodriguez, known as “Bubbles” to many, was among television’s elite, when he represented California State University Los Angeles, as a trophy presenter, during the 70th Annual Primetime Emmys, held at...

A Look into Women’s Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion

A Look into Women’s Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle, Newest

Welcome to the Jungle: The runways in Milan, NYC, London and Paris took a walk on the wild side, as models adorning animal print pieces roamed through the audiences. Leopard print has already become the dominant player this fall in all fashion pieces ranging from blouses to boots. However the focus o...

I do have the time I’m just doing something else

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Being a college student is a busy job; add on work, internships, physical activity and family time and you have one packed schedule. The University Tutorial Center held an information group with tips to manage your time properly and provided many sample schedules and calendars. With a small group of people, s...

Social Clubs at Cal State LA

P'Etra Davis, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Representatives of some of Cal State LA’s 130 clubs and student organizations stood at booths last week recruiting members, doling out over 500 free meals and catching up with fellow members. But that often isn’t enough. “There are two types of students. There are the students that have been invol...

8 Oddities of Sorority Life

Martha Nerio, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Joining a sorority on campus is a great way to network, volunteer and raise money for the organization’s philanthropic efforts. When sororities recruit, they enumerate the benefits of joining a sorority. What they don’t tell you right away is all activities you’ll be doing that most people wo...

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