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The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Last Friday, President Berenecea Eanes spoke with protesters about their demands for divestment and safety concerns.

From May Day to today: Where the encampment is now

Wooden crates, tables, chairs, University Times newspaper boxes and more barricade the front of the University Gym at Cal State LA. Graffiti covers the gym wall with words like “Free Palestine.” Billie...

Dr. Melina Abdullah welcomes attendees of the Black Community Honors event on behalf of the Pan African Studies Department on Oct. 29, 2018 at Cal State LAs Golden Eagle Ballroom.

Cal State LA’s Melina Abdullah nominated for U.S. vice president

Marcos Franco, Managing Editor April 26, 2024

Earlier this month, Cal State LA Pan-African Studies professor and co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter, Melina Abdullah, was announced as the running mate of independent presidential...

Representative discusses community plans with Hermon residents at council meeting. Photo taken by Ashley Romero

Opinion: If neighborhood councils want to engage residents, meetings must be more accessible

Ashley Romero, Community News Reporter December 19, 2023

I was excited to attend my first neighborhood council meeting this fall, a finance and outreach meeting in Hermon. As I walked around, I didn’t see any signs. Some people were in the church across...

What’s with all of the labor unease at Cal State LA?

Gavin J. Quinton, Multimedia Reporter December 15, 2023

Strikes, signs, petitions, pickets, votes and walkouts. It's hard to miss the buzz on campus these days as several different groups of workers organize to protest working conditions, determined to...

Tensions high at Cal State LA amid Israel-Hamas war

Tristan Longwell, Community News Digital Editor-In-Chief December 5, 2023

The war between Israel and Hamas and the fight for land between Israel and Palestine has been a subject of discussion and dismay at multiple universities in Southern California.    In a...

CSU Teamsters rally with fellow CSU Union workers at the September meeting of the CSU Board of Trustees.

CSU skilled trade workers set to strike

Leslie Magaña Arias, Multimedia Reporter November 30, 2023

The Teamsters Local 2010 union at 22 California State Universities plan strike on Nov. 14 in opposition to unfair wages. The strike comes after the union failed to come to an agreement with the CSU on...

Golden Eagles weigh in on the Israel-Hamas war

Anne To, Brian Lai, and Christiane Rios November 9, 2023

On Oct. 7, thousands of rockets were fired towards Israel by the Palestinian militant group, Hamas. The group proceeded to break through the border fence into Israeli territory killing over 1,400 civilians...

CFA professors close to approving strike

Leslie Magaña Arias, Multimedia Reporter November 9, 2023

  (As of Oct 30th, CFA members voted to authorize the strike.)     The California Faculty Association (CFA) Los Angeles chapter held a strike authorization vote last week along...

Pro-Trump graffiti tagged on the second-story elevator door in the music building on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023.

Vandals bring politics to the university walls

Xavier Zamora, Multimedia Reporter November 7, 2023

    Messages written in black marker and stickers resembling miniature political yard signs seem to be the media of choice for the unknown vandals responsible for tagging up several...

Sarah Winslow discusses how to resist attempts to ban books during an advocacy workshop.

Cal State LA resists the banning of books

Tristan Longwell, Community News Digital Editor-In-Chief October 30, 2023

The Cal State LA library and English department hosted a series of events celebrating Banned Books week.    The campus library stocks a collection of banned and challenged books including a...

Never Forget: A Reflection on September 11, 2001

Thomas Davila, Multimedia Reporter September 30, 2023

Lives lost, families torn apart and countless horrible memories that will never be forgotten. The Sept. 11 attacks can be summed up in so many words from people who lost a loved one or who crowded around...

New ASI President Yahir Flores. Photo  credited to Yahir Flores.

Insights into the new ASI President Yahir Flores

Christiane Rios, Multimedia Reporter September 30, 2023

"Igniting student's potential and empowering their voices..."   -Yahir Flores   After his only competitor dropped out of the Associate Student Inc. (ASI) elections, fourth year student...

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