University Times

A Great American Tragedy

Kyle Frizol, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018

Throughout the Country, hundreds of universities, workplaces and institutions offer mental health resources to their staff, students and their people. For those suffering from depression, stress and isolation, these resources serve to guide and educate individuals to lead happier and healthier lives. Howev...

Water Pipe Bursts at Cal State LA Housing Complex

Water Pipe Bursts at Cal State LA Housing Complex

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018

A pipe broke in the Phase I dormitory complex about one week ago -- temporarily shutting down the water in the dorm and laundry rooms.   There was also slow water flow in the Phase II housing area for approximately an hour or two, but it was otherwise unaffected.   That’s accordi...

Leana Wen exclusive interview

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 3, 2018

Interview with Alumna, Leana Wen, President of Planned Parenthood    UT: What was it like entering college at 13 and how did it help you achieve your academic promise? Do you think you made the right move? LW: I am grateful that I had the opportunity to enter college. I was fortunate t...

“Valet” Parking: an Umbrella Term

Berenice Moreno, Contributing writer

October 1, 2018

On the northern side of the Cal State LA campus there are umbrellas marked by the words ”valet.” Valet parking on a college campus may seem a bit excessive, but according to university officials, the service provided is falsely defined by the titled umbrella, nor is it an effort to pamper students...

323 Market Features Alumni Entrepreneurs

323 Market Features Alumni Entrepreneurs

October 1, 2018

This past Wednesday, Students and alumni gathered for the chance to enjoy the local flavors of the Los Angeles area and connect with a variety of artists within the community. Near the Student Union, the walkway was filled with crowds of curious patrons drawn to the smells of freshly prepared food, the v...

Alumna New President of Planned Parenthood

Alumna New President of Planned Parenthood

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

  She came here at the age of eight with only forty dollars to her family’s name. Now, she’s leading the charge for reproductive health in America. Meet Dr. Leana Wen, a proud Cal State LA alumna, and now the first physician in nearly fifty years to hold the presidency of Planned Parenthood. ...

Newly Renovated State Playhouse Re-Opens to Public

Newly Renovated State Playhouse Re-Opens to Public

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 1, 2018

After a much needed, year-long cosmetic surgery, the State Playhouse is back and looking sumptuous as ever. Fitted with what can be best described as a futuristic trim, the newly renovated playhouse heralds the theater scene on campus into the 21st century, with all the bells and whistles of a profess...

La peor crisis de la historia

La peor crisis de la historia

Meliza Guzman

September 17, 2018

Hoy en día Venezuela atraviesa por una de las crisis políticas y económicas más graves en su historia. Esta crisis ha tenido repercusiones en sus países vecinos, los cuales buscan ayuda financiera de naciones más desarrolladas para solventar los gastos que producen la migración a gran escala. ...

Nation’s first Chicano Studies program celebrates 50th anniversary

Isaac Gutierrez, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018

Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta -- who worked alongside Cesar Chavez to build the first farm workers union -- inspired many of the students, faculty, staff and community members celebrating Cal State L.A.’s Chicano Studies department earlier this month. The department is the first of its kind in t...