University Times

Housing Measure Would Raise Billions for Residents

Roman Banuelos, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018

East and South L.A. residents struggling with the high cost of rent may get help if voters approve a state ballot measure to borrow $4 billion dollars for more affordable housing construction and subsidized home loans for new homeowners. The biggest chunks of that money –$1 billion and $1.5 billion...

Do We Still Need To “save daylight”? Measure Could Keep Time in California Consistent

Isaac Gutierrez, Contributing Writer

October 23, 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.   Cal...

Congressional candidates’ personal stories shape their platforms

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018

As Rep. Judy Chu faces off against Bryan Witt for her seat on the U.S. House of Representatives, their backgrounds shape a lot of their views. Chu told the UT that her experience as a psychology professor in the Los Angeles Community College District for 20 years -- at Los Angeles City College and East ...

Right-Wing Campus Speakers vs the First Amendment

October 23, 2018

There has been an elephant in the room, and it’s one that’s tugging at Covino’s pant leg.   What happens when the Young Americans for Freedom CSULA Chapter brings a conservative speaker to campus? Historically, chaos, pandemonium—everything expected when a campus that has maintained a ...

DeVos Denied!

DeVos Denied!

Danny Robles, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018

On Wednesday, Sept. 12th, The Federal District Court in Washington, D.C overturned United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos’ action to defer loan forgiveness policies that were put into place by the Obama administration.   Earlier this year in July, DeVos sparked indignation amongst stu...

Woman on the Rise

Woman on the Rise

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

September 24, 2018

It is the question every 5-year-old wants the answer to: how do I become president? Truthfully, the answer isn’t so simple.   The position has no set pathway to success and no predetermined model for minting. Many back down from the challenge before election season, but Nia Johnson was ...