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Letter From The Editor

Letter From The Editor

Kyle M. Frizol, Editor In Chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under News

Welcome back, Golden Eagles; syllabus week is over and homework and projects are beginning to pile up. We’re now in week two of the Spring semester and there is much to cover. Here at the University, there is no shortage of controversial news, as a recent lawsuit was settled between a former athletic...

UTLA Strike Ends: Did teachers get what they want?

UTLA Strike Ends: Did teachers get what they want?

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under News

Yet again, tens of thousands of teachers and their supporters filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles, this time in celebration. United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District came to an agreement Tuesday morning after 21 months of negotiations. The union was fighting...

The Wave of Women

The Wave of Women

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

Thousands of women filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning to support the third annual Women’s March. Participants waved their signs high as they cheered and danced to music and presentations. “I’m here today because I love women,” said high school student Candice Hunter...

Further Construction to Limit University Parking

Further Construction to Limit University Parking

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News

On December 17, Parking and Transportation services temporarily displaced 800 parking spots in parking lot 7. According to university officials, a new housing project is being built on lot 7, which is set to be completed by Fall 2021. The new housing east complex will feature an 8-story traditional ...

Letter From The Editor

Letter From The Editor

Kyle M. Frizol, Editor In Chief

January 23, 2019


Filed under Headlines, News

With each new year, there are new goals to set and new hurdles to overcome. Here at the University Times, we are excited to step into 2019 with a fresh perspective and commitment to serving our university community, while also investing in innovative and rapidly-developing mediums for news. As the officia...

Teachers Strike for Students

Teachers Strike for Students

Marissa Chavez, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Monday, Jan 14, over 30,000 teachers faced the heavy rainfall as they marched their way through the streets of downtown Los Angeles carrying picket signs and umbrellas. For the first time in 30 years, teachers and supporters are demanding more than just money—a 6.5% increase—they’re fight...

BREAKING: Housing Winter Fee Waived

BREAKING: Housing Winter Fee Waived

Kyle Frizol, Editor In Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

In light of recent student housing protests against planned additional Winter-session residence fees, Housing and Residence Life has decided to waive the Winter break housing fee for all students that have indicated their desire to remain in campus housing during the break, according to a statement from...

A 3,000-mile Reunion

A 3,000-mile Reunion

Jackelinne Morales

December 5, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

To this day, Yamileth Esmeralda Ramos Zavala cannot eat burritos and the smell of chicken makes her gag. That’s because for one month and 10 days, during her 3,000-mile journey to the United States from El Salvador, she only got one meal a day: Cold burritos and dry, rubbery chicken. I’m l...

Give Me Your Huddled Masses

Give Me Your Huddled Masses

Ryanne Mena, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under News

Over two thousand migrants planned to march to the San Ysidro Port of entry to apply to seek asylum on Sunday, November 25. That initial plan completely changed when they were met by over three dozen Mexican police officers wearing riot gear, blocking their way from crossing to El Chaparral, which is the p...

307 and Counting…

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Dear Trump.   Don’t be naive. Number 307 will not be the last this year. And as the bodies crumple to the floor, the carnage remains on your watch.   We are 46 weeks into the year. According to the Gun Violence Archive, that places mass shootings at a relative frequency of n...

ASI Opens the Floor to Students

ASI Opens the Floor to Students

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

November 13, 2018


Filed under Newest, News

Last Thursday, Nov. 8, students filled the Innovation Hub, in the University Library, to voice their campus-wide concerns during the Student Advocacy 101 mixer. The Senators of Associated Students, Inc. (ASI), who hosted the mixer, offered students lunch as well as reasons why it is beneficial to use ...

There’s a Storm Coming

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Uncategorized

Recent weeks have driven a lot northward: voter turnouts, gun-related homicides, and now over 6,000 Central American migrants fleeing violence in their respective countries to seek asylum in the U.S. But along with these migrants comes the pall of a steadily mounting political frenzy.   Trump has ...

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