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Greta Rallies the Troops

Greta Rallies the Troops

Joshua Mejia, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2019

“Fridays for Future” continued last week as thousands of youth rallied together to take the streets of Los Angeles in a united school strike. This time joined by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. The rally went from the steps of City Hall to marching through downtown to Governor Gavin Newsom’s...

CSU Chancellor Announces Retirement

CSU Chancellor Announces Retirement

Richard Tzul, Copy Editor

October 24, 2019

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White, publicly announced his retirement on Tuesday. White intends to retire at the end of June 2020, the exact date depends on the process of appointing a new successor, according to a CSU press release. The 70-year-old clarified that he wasn’t retiring due to age, nor was influenced by the resignation of the University of California President Janet Napolita...

Unavailable Elevators Cause Issues for Cal State LA Students

Unavailable Elevators Cause Issues for Cal State LA Students

Joshua Letona and Meghan Bravo

October 16, 2019

More than 10 percent of elevators found on campus by the UT were down as of last week, causing problems for Cal State LA students, not just when getting around, but also when getting to classes. The UT found 50 elevators, including six that did not work during a survey conducted late September. The ...

One Earth, One Chance

One Earth, One Chance

Joshua Mejia, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2019

Thousands of students skipped school and took to the streets of Los Angeles in a historic global effort to make their voices heard about climate change. The protest came just in time as the United Nations Climate Action Summit took place over the weekend in New York. Leading this global effort is Swedish 16-yea...

Mitigating Student Debt for Disabled Veterans

Mitigating Student Debt for Disabled Veterans

Kayla Misa, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2019

A new executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Aug. 21 aims to aid the nation’s disabled veteran students in their federal student loan debt by expediting the process of student loan discharge.  According to Military.com, less than 50,000 disabled veterans have received student loan aid simp...

Perspectives on Mass Shootings

Perspectives on Mass Shootings

Evelyn Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

August 27, 2019

The nation continues to mourn with the friends and family of those who are affected by gun violence. Since Aug. 11, 2019, our nation has suffered nine more mass shootings with one being as close as Riverside, California on Aug. 12, 2019, which killed one police officer and injured two other people. Th...

Understanding Bernie’s Student Debt Bill

Understanding Bernie’s Student Debt Bill

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

August 8, 2019

A new bill was announced on June 24, 2019 that could tackle the student debt crisis by simply eliminating it. Senator Bernie Sanders proposed a bill that would serve as a higher education plan. According to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the student debt loan is currently almo...

The University Times takes on Minneapolis

The University Times takes on Minneapolis

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-In-Chief

July 22, 2019

Heavy, humid air hovered over the University of Minnesota (U of M) as students filtered into Smith Hall, where the College Media Mega Workshop would commence. The workshop was hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Association, College Media Business and Advertising Managers and Co...

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...

A High-Speed Freeway Car Crash Kills Four Men: One Cal State LA Alumni

A High-Speed Freeway Car Crash Kills Four Men: One Cal State LA Alumni

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

May 30, 2019

On the morning of May 22, four men, including Cal State LA graduate Hussein Ali Saleh, and Hussein Yasser Saab, Hussein Moussa Ayoub, and Hussein Ahmad Ghasham, lost control and crashed into a pole near the Firestone Boulevard exit at approximately 3:15 a.m., authorities said. The 2014 BMW was headed...

Provost Mahoney Appointed President at SF State

Provost Mahoney Appointed President at SF State

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-In-Chief

May 29, 2019

In the midst of commencement week, a press release issued on Wednesday by President William A. Covino announced the departure of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Lynn Mahoney who accepted the position of President at San Francisco State University (SF State).   This announcement...

Academic Senate Meeting Comes to an Abrupt End

Academic Senate Meeting Comes to an Abrupt End

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

Last Tuesday marked the first time that Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) would bring the Resolution of No Confidence in President William Covino to the Academic Senate this semester. ASI has been working with a student and community organization known as the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition since...