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Alumni Highlight Intersectional Feminism

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Becky Nava, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

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

Picture of Cal State LA students helping with a beach cleanup.

Becky Nava, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

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...

University Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution

Veterans aligned as they look out towards the horizon

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

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...

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

Kyle Frizol smiles as he represents the University Times, Editor in Chief Role

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?

The crowd listens to the agreement made between UTLA and LAUSD. Photo By Marissa Chavez

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

Thousands of attendees march from Pershing Square to Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles in honor of the 3rd Annual Women’s March on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019. Photo By Marisa Vasquez

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...

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