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Free drive-thru food bank to set up at Cal State LA

Attendees can line up at the Welcome Center Kiosk and follow the path to the Food Bank at Parking Lot 5.

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief

June 23, 2020

Cal State LA will host a free drive-thru food bank this Thursday, June 25, by partnering with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County Board Supervisor, Hilda Solis. The first 2,700 families that arrive will receive a donation, according to its website. Food distribution will take plac...

Time to Talk – Ep. 7

Time to Talk - Ep. 7

June 15, 2020

On this week's episode of Time to Talk, we're talking with freelance photojournalists who have been covering the recent anti-racism protests that have been sparked by George Floyd's death earlier this year. Zin Chiang: @zinchiang Jayrol San Jose: @jayroi Ben Camacho: @bencamach0 TRIGGER WARNING:...

Cal State LA students show up to protest, despite threats of police violence and coronavirus

Protestors march in Downtown Los Angeles in support of the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality. The recent protests were sparked from George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota where we died due to a police officer pinning him down to the ground with his knee on his neck for close to nine minuets. Photo courtesy of Corinne Baptiste.

Joshua Letona and Marisa Martinez

June 9, 2020

Some of Cal State LA’s very own have joined in on the protests against police brutality in LA County. In the weeks since George Floyd’s death, worldwide outrage has sparked protests to end social injustice and systemic racism in their respective communities.  Cal State LA alumna Destiny Moore has been a...

ASI and BSU collaboration brings peaceful protest to Cal State LA

As people gathered at King Hall and prepared to march around campus in solidarity with the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, they raised their fists in support of the protest that have been going on worldwide for the past two weeks. Photo by Joshua Mejia

Joshua Letona, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2020

Cal State LA students took it upon themselves to put together a peaceful protest on campus on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and Black Student Union (BSU) collaborated once students on the Cal State LA Facebook exchange began speaking about gathering to protest po...

Cal State LA students speak against police brutality

Protestors gather in Downtown Los Angeles, on Friday, May 29, to protest against police brutality in honor of George Floyd who died at the hands of Minneapolis Police earlier this year. Photo courtesy of Corinne Baptiste.

Tahiti Salinas, Managing Editor

June 6, 2020

While states across the nation experience protests and riots due to the death of George Floyd, Cal State LA students across the political spectrum expressed upset in the police, but mixed reaction when it came to the protests. Ryan Perez, a third-year human resources and business administration major,...

Editorial: The UT supports the Black Lives Matter movement

University Times Logo, Black background

University Times Editorial Board

June 4, 2020

The editorial board of the University Times would first like to give our condolences to George Floyd’s family. We stand against any type of inequalities, racism and oppression. Though Floyd’s death has been heartbreaking to us, we are encouraged to see how this nation and other countries have ...

Time to Talk – The Graduate Edition

Time to Talk- The Graduate Edition

May 27, 2020

On this week’s special edition of Time to Talk, the University Times and Golden Eagle Radio 2020 graduates come on to discuss some of their favorite moments in their respective organizations and academic careers. Golden Eagle Media leader Joshua Letona hosts a roundtable of guests as they say goodbye t...

Time to Talk – Ep. 5

Time to Talk Episode 5

May 20, 2020

This week on Time to Talk, Golden Eagle Media leaders, Adrian Bennett de Avila station manager for Golden Eagle Radio and sports editor for the University Times, Marisa Martinez the editor-in-chief for the UT and Richard Tzul the news managing editor for the UT, discuss recents events that affect stud...

BREAKING: CSU announces most fall 2020 classes to be online

Photo by Brian Delgado

Joshua Letona and Marisa Martinez

May 12, 2020

Classes will remain mostly online during the fall semester for all 23 campuses in the CSU system.  During an online CSU Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Chancellor Timothy White announced the move as he anticipated the coronavirus pandemic to continue being an issue later in the year. There will be s...

Cal State LA Decorated Graduation Cap Showcase

Graduation cap decoration submissions

May 9, 2020

  Kerry Martinez, B.A in Child Development: These are the people that have supported me through my years in college from encouraging me to go back to school to taking care of my kids and reading my papers. I want to show them how much I love them and how much I appreciate everything they have done for me. I want...

BREAKING: Cal State LA to be COVID-19 testing site

Photo courtesy by Cal State LA Photo Archives

Joshua Letona, Entertainment Managing Editor

May 7, 2020

Cal State LA will be open to the public, by appointment only, for free coronavirus testing. According to a press release sent out by the school on Thursday, those looking to be tested must first make an appointment. Appointments can be made now at Los Angeles County COVID-19 testing website or by c...

BREAKING: Commencement confirmed, date unknown

As of now, Commencement 2020 will be held at a later date this year. Photo courtesy of Cal State LA photo archives.

Joshua Letona, Entertainment Managing Editor

May 6, 2020

Soon-to-be Cal State LA graduates will get their chance to walk.  President William Covino announced in an email addressed to the class of 2020, after much discussion, commencement will be held but at a later time. An exact date will be determined, along with parameters, based on the guidance of pu...

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