University Times

Asian American and proud of it. But it wasn’t always so.

Christopher Lazaro is shown dressed up and having his tie adjusted before a party.

Christopher Lazaro, Community News Editor

May 31, 2020

I’ve never felt as carefree as I did when I was a kid. I loved getting the latest video games, watching Saturday morning cartoons with my sister, collecting Pokemon cards and even just finishing my homework so I’d have time to play. It was a simpler time. I never worried or thought much about...

Dear dad and Davie, I did It!

Denae Ayala is shown posing with a congratulations balloon and with family members.

Denae Ayala, Community News Editor

May 27, 2020

When I was 9 years old, my mom dropped a bombshell on me. She told me that our family would be moving from Los Angeles County to Bakersfield. I had grown up with nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles in L.A. I was happy there. For the most part, I was a good kid. I played sports, I had lots of ...

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