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On Feb. 29 students, faculty and staff participated in an emergency press conference to address King Halls infrastructural issues.

Students, faculty and staff speak out about unsafe conditions in King Hall at an emergency press conference

Tristan Longwell, Digital Editor March 2, 2024

Possible asbestos exposure, mold in the air, tiles falling off the ceiling, leaking roofs and walls. These infrastructural issues are concerns for many staff, students and faculty with classes in the Martin...

The office that was originally tested for asbestos in King Hall found the fibers in the loose tiles, but they remain encapsulated.

Asbestos found in one office and mold in another area of King Hall

Anne To and Brian Lai February 28, 2024

King Hall classrooms and hallways were abuzz – literally – with the sounds of asbestos sampling pumps running throughout the building Friday. The testing comes after President Berenecea Johnson...

CSU student assistants win union vote to join the CSUEU.

CSU student assistants win union vote, with more than 20,000 voting to join the CSUEU

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor February 27, 2024

After a month of casting ballots and years of organizing a union vote, student assistants across the California State University system have won the right to unionize alongside the California State University...

Zitlali Montes, a lecturer in child development, speaking to faculty members about the recent CFA tentative agreement.

Lecturers and faculty struggle to live in L.A. with their current pay

Anne To, Editor-In-Chief February 1, 2024

Many Cal State LA faculty have been outspoken about their stance against the CFA's tentative agreement with the CSU.   Over 50 CFA LA chapter members and students gathered for a meeting between...

Cal State LA South Village towers.

As room and board costs increase, quality decreases

Sasha Funes, Multimedia Reporter February 1, 2024

News of tuition increases hit CSU campuses recently, and what most students don’t know is that increased dorm costs have also made matters worse.   Although CSU officials claim that tuition...

Cal State LA students will graduate at the convention center in spring 2024. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Cal State LA students to graduate at convention center, not in parking lot

Tristan Longwell, Digital Editor January 28, 2024

Rumors about the location of the spring 2024 commencement ceremony have been swirling around Cal State LA's campus. It looks like the rumors are true.   Associated Students Incorporation (ASI)...

Members of the California Faculty Association strike in front of the CSULA U-SU building on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024. Photo by Xavier Zamora/University Times

CFA strike ends after one day, reaching tentative agreement with the CSU

Anne To, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2024

Braving the wet weather dressed in raincoats and armed with signs, California Faculty Association (CFA) members across the 23 CSUs marched out in the rain calling for higher wages, longer parental leave,...

Cal State LA CSUEU Chapter 311 picket for higher wages and better working conditions. (Photo courtesy of CSUEU Chapter 311)

Thousands of students across the CSU system set on union vote

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor January 24, 2024

Raised by a zoologist father, Danielle Lee found a passion for environment conservation early on in life. It’s the reason she decided to become a compost intern in the sustainability department at...

Students Against Tuitions Hikes held their first tabling after a pro-Palestinian march happened on campus.

Students plan walkout in protest of tuition hikes

Anne To, Editor-In-Chief November 16, 2023

Activism is brewing in the classrooms as a group of Cal State LA students have organized a walkout to happen on Nov. 28. The strike is planned to take place at noon in front of the university bookstore.   “As...

Pro-Trump graffiti tagged on the second-story elevator door in the music building on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023.

Vandals bring politics to the university walls

Xavier Zamora, Multimedia Reporter November 7, 2023

    Messages written in black marker and stickers resembling miniature political yard signs seem to be the media of choice for the unknown vandals responsible for tagging up several...

CFA members and CSU students protest tuition increase

Leslie Magaña Arias, Xavier Zamora, and Anne To September 18, 2023

    CSU students are not the only ones who oppose tuition increases. Members of the California Faculty Association stood with students at a rally held by Students for Quality Education...

Berenecea Johnson Eanes will start her term as president in Spring 2024. Photo courtesy of the Cal State La Public Affairs Office.

First ever Black female Cal State LA president appointed

Anne To and Brian Lai September 15, 2023

  Cal State LA’s first ever Black woman president in history, just got appointed by the CSU Board of Trustees.    Berenecea Johnson Eanes will serve as the ninth president for the...

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