University Times

Lakers’ Struggles Continues

Brandon Rodriguez, Reporter Intern

March 12, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

As if things could not get any worse for the Los Angeles Lakers, they are now in the midst of a five-game losing streak after dropping Saturday's match up against the Boston Celtics. LeBron James’ return was suppose to reignite the Lakers' playoff hopes, but instead it had an opposite effect....

Alumni Highlight Intersectional Feminism

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under News

On one of their many walks amidst the Griffith Park backdrop, former Cal State LA graduate student Stephanie Abraham and former director of the Cross Cultural Center, Daria Tudacufski, came up with the name for their independent feminist magazine, or “zine”, Make/Shift. Before their work on Make/Shift,...

Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under News

Gnarled fragments of Wingstop containers, green Starbucks coffee stirrers and plastic car parts are just some of the keepsakes left over from the Associated Students Inc. (ASI) beach clean up this past Friday at Dockweiler Beach. A handful of students braved the hour-long shuttle trip to the beach...

Trouble for the Lakeshow

Brandon Rodriguez, Reporter Intern

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

As the NBA trade deadline came to an end, the Los Angeles Lakers now find themselves in a tough predicament. Various trade scenarios for All-NBA and All-Star Anthony Davis were publicly reported by ESPN’s Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Players from the Lakers franchise were in a state of disbelief...

University Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution

University Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution

Monica Tamayo, PR Assistant

February 18, 2019


Filed under Newest, News

Cal State LA has recently been recognized as a military friendly institute for higher learning. This consideration was given to the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) by Military Friendly, a brand owned by VIQTORY. VIQTORY is a company dedicated to creating connections between the military and civilian...

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Newest, News

For the past few years, Andy Garcia and his All Star CineSons have booked an impressive array of gigs, from the Geffen Playhouse to the Catalina Jazz Club. It was only a matter of time before they injected the Luckman Fine Arts Complex with a shot of that Cuban flavor only they deal. On Feb. 2, Andy...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019


Filed under Broadcast, Campus News, News, Technology

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The app is an early warning system that alerts Los Angeles residents of an incoming earthquake–providing...

One Million Dollar Grant for Student Filmmakers

Monica Tamayo, Public Relations Assistant

February 6, 2019


Filed under Newest, News

Cal State LA’s undergraduate program in the Television, Film and Media Studies department has received a grant of $1 million to support diversity in filmmaking. This donation is part of an ongoing five-year partnership between the University and Hauser & Wirth Gallery to use film as a tool for...

Fyre vs Fyre

Fyre vs Fyre

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under News

White sandy beaches, brunch on a yacht, sexy celebrities galore and enough alcohol to quench the thirst of the USC and UCLA fraternity rows combined; this was the image that Fyre Festival sold when they announced its existence to the world. Unbeknownst to those who bought into the millennial dream,...

Settlement Reached between University and Former Athletic Administrator

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Headlines, Newest, News, Politics

Former Olympic athlete and Cal State LA Administrator Dr. Sheila Hudson, accused the University of gender discrimination in Aug. 2016. Meanwhile, she accused ex-Athletic Director Mike Garrett of sexual harassment simultaneously. Hudson’s 22-page complaint alleged that Heisman Trophy recipient Mike...

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Golden Eagles Spoil Toros’ Homecoming

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Headlines, News, Sports

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team traveled to the City of Carson to battle the Cal State Dominguez Hill Toros in a California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) matchup. The Golden Eagles spoiled the Toros’ Homecoming Game, as they defeated their crosstown rivals, 77-57...

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Culture, News, Politics

History has a habit of painting in broad strokes. So it may come as a shock to some that the man idolized today as a champion of equality and justice–the man whose name is seen plastered on student scholarships, emblazoned on street signs, schools, hospitals, and civic centers–isn’t all he is made...

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