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Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

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

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

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

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

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Cal State LA Men’s Basketball team traveled to 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 at the...

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

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...

Letter From The Editor

Letter From The Editor

Kyle M. Frizol, Editor In Chief

January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...