University Times

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

710 North bound Firestone Boulevard exit

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

Cal State LA's Provost Dr. Lynn Mahoney, addressing the Academic Senate.

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

Students from the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition attend the Academic Senate meeting to represent the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino.

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...

The River That Connects Us All

Photographs of the Los Angeles River on display for people to view at The L.A. River- The Past, the Present, and the Future exhibit last Wednesday in the University Library. Cal State L.A., 2019.

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2019

The Los Angeles River connects all the cities, running from the Simi Hills through Los Angeles, and ending in Long Beach. Cal State LA hosted an art exhibit documenting the history of the waterway. “The LA River: The Past, The Present, And The Future” is a collection of photos that spans decades,...

Long Live the Neighborhood Hero

Students begin gathering as the candles are lit to pay respect and honor rapper Nipsey Hussle last Thursday at the Golden Eagle Statue. Cal State L.A., 2019.

Becky Nava, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Last Thursday, dozens gathered around the Golden Eagle Statue to mourn local rapper and community activist, Nipsey Hussle. Hussle was fatally shot just two weeks ago outside of his store, The Marathon, in South Central Los Angeles. Accents of blue and white adorned the scene, from carnations in jars...

Pick Up Your Butts

Lola Salgado (left) organizer of the Cigarette Butt Clean Up event held at the US-U Plaza on March 27th, explaining what the event is and what she hopes it can accomplish for the school.

Monica Tamayo, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) hosted its second annual Cigarette Butt Cleanup on March 27 at the university. Students and other attendees participated by picking up cigarette butts around the plaza and across various locations on campus including the Engineering, Computer Science and Technology...

Equipping Women Through Self-Defense

The final session includes a simulation for R.A.D. students to practice their techniques on. The male instructors dress in protective gear as the female students fight off their aggressors.

Mya Taylor, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2019

R.A.D., or Rape, Aggression, Defense, is a women’s self-defense program contracted by Cal State LA to offer a 12-hour-long seminar once a semester. The seminar is divided into two consecutive days on learning risk recognition and reduction. The R.A.D. system teaches the development and enhancement...

A New Way to Dorm

Cal State L.A. Housing Press Release render of what the new housing can look like.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

April 9, 2019

Starting fall 2021, Cal State LA will be home to 1,500 new beds in the first ever traditional style- student housing. However, the new eight story building, equipped with elevators, a courtyard and a private skyway that connects to the university campus, will come at a price. The new price for...

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

Danielle Mayan, member of the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition, celebrates the decision to approve the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino at the end of the ASI special board meeting scheduled on Friday, March 29.

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 9, 2019

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:38 p.m. On the Friday before spring break, the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) held a special meeting to vote on a single action item on the agenda: the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino. The special meeting was scheduled for Friday, March 29,...

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Students, faculty, and community members chant

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019

Students, faculty and community members associated with the on-campus coalition, Golden Eagle Justice, filled the public seats at the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Board Meeting on Thursday where two action items were scheduled to be voted upon. The items included the removal of President William...

Impaction Talks Continue at ASI Board Meeting

quote from an audience member at the meeting

Darwin Lopez, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2019

Last Thursday at an ASI board meeting, Golden Eagle Justice presented Provost Mahoney with a petition containing “over a thousand signatures” that critique the job that President Covino, Provost Mahoney, and Vice Provost Enders are doing in regard to listening to student’s comments and concerns. Mahoney...

Color in the Air

Color throw at the Holi Festival in Los Angeles.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 12, 2019

Thousands of LA residents celebrated the arrival of spring this past Saturday and Sunday by mirroring the Holi tradition of singing, dancing and throwing a mass of colors in the air. In North India, Holi is a special ceremony that was derived from ancient legends. Followers join together each year...

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