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The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

A memory table remembering Edgar Aguirre. Provided by Project Rebounds Project Coordinator Jeff Stein.

VIDEO: Arrest made in the death of former Cal State LA student

Tristan Longwell, News Editor May 13, 2024

Police have made an arrest in the death of Edgar Aguirre, a 38-year-old Cal State LA student who was shot and killed a few blocks from campus on April 1, 2023. Detectives from Central Bureau Homicide...

Last Friday, President Berenecea Eanes spoke with protesters about their demands for divestment and safety concerns.

From May Day to today: Where the encampment is now

Wooden crates, tables, chairs, University Times newspaper boxes and more barricade the front of the University Gym at Cal State LA. Graffiti covers the gym wall with words like “Free Palestine.” Billie...

Dr. Melina Abdullah welcomes attendees of the Black Community Honors event on behalf of the Pan African Studies Department on Oct. 29, 2018 at Cal State LAs Golden Eagle Ballroom.

Cal State LA’s Melina Abdullah nominated for U.S. vice president

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor April 26, 2024

Earlier this month, Cal State LA Pan-African Studies professor and co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter, Melina Abdullah, was announced as the running mate of independent presidential...

A student opens up TikTok on her phone.

Students express mixed feelings over the TikTok ban

Brian Lai, Senior Multimedia Reporter April 10, 2024

On March 13, the House of Representatives passed a bill effectively forcing the sale of the social media app TikTok. According to the bill, the Beijing-based company Bytedance must sell its stake in TikTok...

First-year Cal State Fullerton student Theresa Limbeek addresses the Board of Trustees as a CSUEU union representative on Tues. March 26, 2024.

Student assistants ready for the bargaining table

Tristan Longwell, News Editor April 10, 2024

The newly formed California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) student assistant bargaining team consists of 10 "Student Assistant activists" from various CSU campuses across Northern and Southern...

Neuralink recently received FDA approval to run human testing on their brain computer implants.

Neuralink: Is getting your brain chipped a good idea?

Brian Lai, Multimedia Reporter March 14, 2024

Imagine what you could do if you could control your computer or your phone not with your fingers or voice but with your thoughts. With the installation of a chip implanted in your brain, you can control...

Affordable Connectivity set to expire this spring, cutting off 22 million low-income households

Affordable Connectivity set to expire this spring, cutting off 22 million low-income households

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor March 13, 2024

In an ever-evolving digital world where MacBooks and Windows computers have replaced pens and paper in the classroom, technology and reliable internet access are an essential part of modern-day education....

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...

Golden Eagles weigh in on the Israel-Hamas war

Anne To, Brian Lai, and Christiane Rios November 9, 2023

On Oct. 7, thousands of rockets were fired towards Israel by the Palestinian militant group, Hamas. The group proceeded to break through the border fence into Israeli territory killing over 1,400 civilians...

Union members chant that they are ready for a strike.

Some unions strike a deal with the CSU after getting ‘strike ready’

Leslie Magaña Arias and Anne To November 7, 2023

“We are ready, we are ready, we are ready for a strike,” shouted picketers in a mock strike.   On Oct. 6, three CSU unions came together and held an event to get Cal State LA “strike ready.”   “It’s...

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