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2020 trends offer students more than entertainment

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December 30, 2020

After a year loaded with downfalls, students reflected on the 2020 trends that helped them get through quarantine and a full semester of virtual learning.   Among many trends the year brought on,...

Struggling to adjust to online testing

Struggling to adjust to online testing
November 12, 2020

With midterms over and finals around the corner, testing has morphed into a different animal under the pandemic. In-person exams are out of the question and online exams have become the norm.   Lauren...

Spring 2021 Goes Virtual | Time toTalk Ep. 10

September 23, 2020

On this week’s edition of Time to Talk, the University Times discusses staying online for the spring semester, Zoom etiquette and student’s experiencing back and neck pains during quarantine.

Zoom etiquette: Nine tips to keep in mind during the next school year

According to learning and teaching experts on campus, Zoom is the future. Here are nine ways to help navigate online classes for the remainder of the school year.
According to the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning, Zoom is the future. Here are some ways to help navigate it.
September 16, 2020

While Cal State LA students will be spending most of their time on Zoom this academic year, some might find it hard to connect with their peers appropriately on the internet.  The Center for Effective...

Opinion: Hearing out Sanders’ supporters and other voices on Twitter can be exhausting but enlightening

Bernie supporters still want to have sway in the presidential campaign. (Photo by Parker Johnson on Unsplash)
April 15, 2020

Looking for elevated and articulate political discourse on Twitter is like searching for Michelin Star cuisine in a dumpster, guided only by your tongue. You’ll never find what you’re looking for but...

Clean Air Vehicles Usher in New Era in the Auto Industry

The brand new Porsche Taycan is shown as on lookers gander.
November 30, 2019

Clean-air vehicles provided a glimpse of the future at the L.A. Auto Show. The annual car show, which runs from Nov. 22 through Dec. 1, introduced concept cars to production-ready models. Porsche revealed...

Rest Your Bod in a Pod

October 1, 2019

Cal State LA has a new way of combating exhaustion on campus: relaxation pods.  The three pods are over four-feet in length and feature a Cal State LA logo on the side. The pods retail at $13,000 each,...

A Guide to Streaming Services

Netflix, Disney + and HBO Now logos compiled by Brian Delgado.
With new streaming services on the horizon, subscribers will have more options to choose from
July 19, 2019

With the recent announcement that the shows “The Office” and “Friends” are leaving Netflix, news of new streaming services are on the horizon. The success of Netflix has made the concept of...

The Happiest Streaming on Earth

Illustration by Miles Gaius
February 13, 2019

In recent years, streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Sling, Amazon Prime, HBO, and ESPN have brought convenience to watching movies and series. Online streaming is ideal for anyone with limited...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That
February 6, 2019

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The...

Best Attribute is its Technology

Picture of Pokemon trainers with pikachu and fighting against other Pokemon
Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu! and Let’s Go Eevee! Put a modern twist on the 90s
November 27, 2018

The Nintendo Switch, released in March of 2017, has only recently begun to make strides. The console, unlike its former Nintendo console relatives, was designed to go from a TV monitor to a handheld device...

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