University Times

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...

Social Media’s Adverse Effects

Social Media’s Adverse Effects

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

May 25, 2018


Filed under News

Social media dominates our everyday lives. It is everywhere we go and it is, in large part, what we focus on for most of the day. From scrolling through photos on Instagram to catching up on the latest news on Twitter, spending time on social media can do a lot more than just pass time.  As more research is conducted, evidence is no...

This is America

This is America

Richard Molina, News Editor

May 25, 2018


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Since the death of Trayvon Martin and rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, individuals throughout the Country have seen video after video of police violence against African Americans. But in the last month, many have seen the other side to this ugly truth—the civilian side. In the past month alone,...

Sanctuary: A Country Divided

Sanctuary: A Country Divided

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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In recent years, California has become synonymous with “sanctuary.” Home to nearly 25 percent of the country’s immigrant population, the Golden State certainly has reason to stand in solidarity with our international friends; or, so one would think. Not all communities are on board with the...

Primaries are Coming

Primaries are Coming

Mary Pace, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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On June 5, 2018, the California Statewide Primary Election is happening. Residents can cast their votes from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents seeking to vote in the primary elections must be registered to vote by Monday, May 21, 2018. Residents can register by going online to the website California Online...

Roaches Continue to Raise Concerns

Kenneth Cyprian and Ricky Rodas

May 22, 2018


Filed under Headlines, News

Before students move in for the new school year, Cal State LA has received certification that their housing community is a pest-free environment. Students, however, are not the only residents living in the school dorms, as cockroaches have been consistently spotted throughout housing facilities. Various...

Students Showcase Research at Competition

Students Showcase Research  at Competition

John Montoya, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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The California State University (CSU) recently held their 32nd annual Student Research Competition in Sacramento. Both undergraduate and graduate students came together to showcase their research on current popular issues. Students were given the opportunity to work among University faculty and professional...

Who killed David Josiah Lawson?

Who killed David Josiah Lawson?

Jordan Hansen, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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Cal State LA students and the Lawson family gathered around the Golden Eagle Statue on Tuesday, May 15 to bring awareness to the “Justice for Josiah” movement. David Josiah Lawson, a 19-year-old criminal justice major, was stabbed to death last year in the Northern Californian city of Arcata in...

Honoring Student Leaders

Honoring Student Leaders

Melorie Cruz, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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Last week, Cal State LA’s Student Leader Awards honored student leaders, organizations and advisors by recognizing their contributions and the hard work that they have done to enhance the lives of students. The celebration began with President William A. Covino, who acknowledged the dedication and...

Group Projects: Worth the Stress?

Group Projects: Worth the Stress?

Adriana Sanchez, Contributor

May 22, 2018


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As the semester concludes, it seems as though everyone is rushing to finish up group projects. For some, this is an easy way to complete an assignment; however, for others, they would rather work alone. It may seem great to team up to collaborate on an assignment, but sometimes working with peers proves...

Metrolink: Prices are Going Down!

Metrolink: Prices are Going Down!

John Montoya, Contributor

May 15, 2018


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Starting July 1, Metrolink will offer a 25 percent fare reduction to all Metrolink customers riding from San Bernardino-to-Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is a six-county commuter train service, wants to appeal to new riders; it will provide almost...

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