University Times

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Five Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak on Latinx Issues at Cal State LA

Isaac Gutierrez, Managing Editor

November 17, 2019

A 2019 Democratic presidential forum on Latinx issues was held at Cal State LA this morning. The forum featured five presidential candidates: Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro and Tom Steyer. Questions covered a wide range of topics concerning the Latinx community such as...

Democrats Face Off on Debate Night

Democrats Face Off on Debate Night

Richard Tzul, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

A dozen candidates squeezed onto one stage for an intense night of debating.  The fourth Democratic presidential debate took place in Ohio on Tuesday evening with the leading 12 Democractic candidates duking it out on stage over a number of issues. A lot was said in the approximately three-hour ...

California Gets Trumped

California Gets Trumped

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

If there is anything we have learned from Trump’s two years in office, it is this: the man delivers on his promises. When he says he will terminate Obama’s immigration executive orders, he does it. When he says he will expunge all undocumented immigrants, he does it. When he says he will build a...

MLK Beneath the Surface

MLK Beneath the Surface

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter

February 6, 2019

Cal State LA presented Martin Luther King Jr.: The King You Didn’t Know, exploring MLK beyond his notable work that has been considered for decades. The event was hosted by the program coordinator, Donovan Saddler, guiding the audience through open discussions alongside his two panelists, Dr. Fred...

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...

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...

The Wave of Women

The Wave of Women

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...

Do We Still Need To “Save Daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Do We Still Need To “Save Daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Isaac Gutierrez, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2018

During the upcoming midterm elections in Nov., voters will have a shot at deciding if they want to repeal Daylight Savings Time. A measure on the ballot proposes Daylight Savings Time to be applied year-round rather than biannually, according to the ballot measure language. California Proposition 7 ...

Rueda’s Fight For Justice

Rueda’s Fight For Justice

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018

Upon arriving to her house, Claudia Rueda, a Cal State LA Spanish Literature student, noticed a barague of unmarked police vehicles with flashing lights surrounding her family’s home. “For me, growing up undocumented, Police always means ICE,” Rueda stated.   In April of 2017, Rueda’s mother, Teresa V...

Election 2018: It’s On!

Election 2018: It’s On!

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018

Election 2018: It’s On! was a post-election conference that provided attendees an opportunity to be informed on local and state measures from the Nov. 6 midterms. It featured lectures from many well-known public figures and our very own Mayor Eric Garcetti. This on-campus conference was organized by t...

307 and Counting…

November 13, 2018

Dear Trump.   Don’t be naive. Number 307 will not be the last this year. And as the bodies crumple to the floor, the carnage remains on your watch.   We are 46 weeks into the year. According to the Gun Violence Archive, that places mass shootings at a relative frequency of n...

There’s a Storm Coming

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

November 13, 2018

Recent weeks have driven a lot northward: voter turnouts, gun-related homicides, and now over 6,000 Central American migrants fleeing violence in their respective countries to seek asylum in the U.S. But along with these migrants comes the pall of a steadily mounting political frenzy.   Trump has ...

Translate »