University Times

8 Oddities of Sorority Life

Martha Nerio, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Community News, Lifestyle, News

Joining a sorority on campus is a great way to network, volunteer and raise money for the organization’s philanthropic efforts. When sororities recruit, they enumerate the benefits of joining a sorority. What they don’t tell you right away is all activities you’ll be doing that most people wo...

Student health fee increases 60 percent

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News

Many students don’t realize they have complete access to health care right on campus – let alone that they have been paying for it each semester. The Student Health Center offers dozens of services to all enrolled students. Whether or not they use the services, students pay $132.50 in fees –...

Veterans Resource Center aims to break stigma and build community

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

On a recent afternoon at Cal State LA’s Veterans Resource Center, students chattered and laughed in between bites of spaghetti and Doritos. Brown paper lunch sacks and takeaway containers lay strewn across the tables in between open books and charging laptops. Ross and Rachel bickered on a “Friends...

Campus Housing Costs Continue to Increase

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

On-campus room and board fees at Cal State LA increased nearly 4 percent last academic year from the year before, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. What’s more, there has been an uptick in room and board costs every year since the 2014 to 2015 academic year – totaling a 5...

NASA-funded program lifts off some students’ careers

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

Isaac Cano, a Cal State LA computer science graduate student, deeply valued his experience with the university’s Direct STEM program. “It definitely was a dream come true for me. Ever since I was young, I had always wanted to do something in aerospace Being introduced to the program has given...

Welcome back to campus – and to parking adventures

Berenice Moreno, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community News, News

Summer vacation is over and Cal State LA students look forward to coming back to school.  But for some, their first encounter with the campus after being away for month is the parking. Coming early to find it. Driving up to an hour. Then, showing up late to class. That explanation can soften even...

Internships 101

Richard Molina, News Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under News

Summer vacation is upon us! While the time of homework, pop quizzes and presentations is over for now, the abundance of free time opens opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the career field of your dreams! Organizations all across Los Angeles are looking for eager college students to intern and...

Summer Entertainment on a College Budget

Summer Entertainment  on a College Budget

Carlos Gomez, Managing Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under News

As summer grows near, many individuals are making plans with friends and family for outings and parties. If you’re not the type to go out and prefer to sit down and enjoy something on the big or small screen, here are some movies and tv shows to catch this summer. With AMC $5 Tuesdays returning, students...

Commencement 2018

Commencement 2018

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under News

Nearly 6,000 students graduated during Cal State LA’s 14 Commencement ceremonies this year in the span of 5 days. Students from the class of 2018 join the large pool of more than 245,000 Cal State LA alumni in the Los Angeles area. “Today you stand on the peak of a great mountain, looking at the...

Summer of Video games

Summer of Video games

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Headlines, News

The biggest week in video games and electronic entertainment returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center this summer by showcasing newly announced titles, as well as those currently in development. Running from June 12 through June 14, Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is a wonderland for video game...

Welcome to the University Times

Welcome to the University Times

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under News

The University Times is the official student organized newspaper service at Cal State LA that is devoted to keeping the student body informed with up-to -date information the moment it occurs. Along with keeping the student body informed, the University Times has also won various awards by the Associated...

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Kyle Frizol, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2018


Filed under Headlines, News

Gone are the days of research papers, group projects and exams; Summer is here, and with it comes endless days soaking the sun. Alongside daydreams of far off places beyond the horizon, Los Angeles comes alive during these warmer months. This is your guide to living, breathing and losing yourself in...

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