University Times

A Guide to Streaming Services

A Guide to Streaming Services

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

July 19, 2019

With the recent announcement that the shows “The Office” and “Friends” are leaving Netflix, news of new streaming services are on the horizon. The success of Netflix has made the concept of streaming services a lucrative business venture for other companies. More streaming services are on t...

Chief Wall Retires

Chief Wall Retires

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-In-Chief

July 12, 2019

Cal State LA has begun searching for their new Director of Public Safety as Rick Wall is set to begin his retirement immediately. According to the campus wide email sent out by President William A. Covino, Lieutenant Larry Bohannan will be serving as the interim director of Public Safety while the sea...

Warrant Out for Antonious’s Arrest

Warrant Out for Antonious’s Arrest

Monica Tamayo, Staff Writer

July 8, 2019

On June 12, a campus wide email was sent out to Cal State Los Angeles alerting students, faculty, and staff that former mathematics professor, McKale Antonious, was found guilty of sexual battery against a female student at Moorpark Community College in Ventura County that occurred March 2, 2017. The...

Temple City Community Mourn the Loss of Deputy Solano

Temple City Community Mourn the Loss of Deputy Solano

Leslie Ramirez, Contributing Writer

July 1, 2019

Hundreds of supporters and loved ones gathered at the Temple City Park Wednesday, June 19th, to celebrate the life and tragic death of veteran LA County Sheriff’s Department  Deputy Joseph Solano who was gunned down at the Jack in the Box on Valley and Fremont Ave.  His funeral was held at the Cathedral of Our...

The Toys Are Back In Town

The Toys Are Back In Town

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

July 1, 2019

Cinema’s most iconic toys return to the big screen. Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” and Orion Pictures’ reboot of “Child’s Play” both released over the weekend.  Leading up to the release, the marketing campaign for “Child’s Play” had posters featuring Chucky having murdered ...

Graduation 2025 Initiative Sees a Slow Increase in 2019 Graduation Rates

Graduation 2025 Initiative Sees a Slow Increase in 2019 Graduation Rates

Shirley Carrillo, Kenneth Cyprian, and Erick Gurrola

June 28, 2019

Cal State LA celebrated this year's commencement ceremony, graduating a little over 6,000 students in May, but the graduation rates are not yet fulfilling the proposed number according to the Graduation 2025 Initiative.  The last confirmed graduation figure is 9.5% in 2016 for 4-year graduation rate...

Former Professor McKale Antonious Convicted of Sexual Battery

Former Professor McKale Antonious Convicted of Sexual Battery

Monica Tamayo, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Recently, Cal State LA was given the news that former math professor, McKale Antonious, is being convicted of sexual battery against a female student at Moorpark College, in Ventura County on March 2017.  Along with that message, the email briefly included a similar incident that occurred on Februar...

Dr. Abdullah’s Term Comes to an End

Dr. Abdullah’s Term Comes to an End

Isaac Gutierrez, Kenneth Cyprian, and Erick Gurrola

June 25, 2019

Professor and chair of Pan-African Studies (PAS), and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, Dr. Melina Abdullah, is nearing the end of her nine-year tenure as department chair. Dr. Abdullah’s term officially comes to a close on Aug. 18, 2019.  Though department chairs typically serve a t...

Dot & Dough Opens for Business

Dot & Dough Opens for Business

Monica Tamayo, Staff Writer

June 24, 2019

Dozens of people waited anxiously outside of Monterey Park’s newest bakery in town, Dot & Dough, for their grand opening. Located at 141 N Atlantic Boulevard , Dot & Dough has already been featured in LA Eater as one of Los Angeles’s 14 most delectable donut shops. During the opening customers...

Baja SAE Tournament

Baja SAE Tournament

Monica Tamayo, Staff Writer

June 24, 2019

Cal State LA’s oldest club on campus, Rugged Eagle Motorsports, recently competed in Baja Society of Automotive Engineers’s (SAE) tournament in Rochester, New York. This is the first time the club participated in two tournaments in its 40 year history on campus.  The tournament consisted of student-made veh...

L.A. Beer Week is a-brewin

L.A. Beer Week is a-brewin

Isaac Gutierrez, Copy Editor

June 17, 2019

Produced by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild, the 11th annual L.A. Beer Week is underway with its Kickoff Festival last Saturday that featured over 200 different beers from over 90 different local breweries. Located at Los Angeles Center Studios, in the heart of Downtown L.A., attendees who p...

The Fine Arts Gallery Gets A New Name

The Fine Arts Gallery Gets A New Name

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

June 17, 2019

The Fine Arts Gallery changed its name to the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery on May 9, 2019. Ronald H. Silverman was a Cal State LA alumni who earned himself a master’s degree in 1955. He was also a professor at Cal State LA, eventually becoming chair of the Department of Art. He worked for ...