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Meet the Fall 2020 Editors | Time to Talk – Ep 9

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September 14, 2020

On this week’s special edition of Time to Talk, the University Times assembles the Fall 2020 editors to speak on their time in quarantine, answer some fun questions and give some hot takes.

Time to Talk – Ep. 8

Time to Talk Episode 8

August 26, 2020

This week University Times Managing Editor, Tahiti Salinas and Golden Eagle Radio Station Manager and UT Digital Editor, Marisa Martinez sit down with Associated Students Incorporated President, Diana Chavez to talk about the Fall 2020 semester and how the pandemic has affected the way ASI functions.

Medical supplies shortage hurts children with special needs

Gabriel Posadas, 2, born with with a rare genetic disorder called Larsen’s Syndrome, which affects the development of bones throughout the body.

Denae Ayala, Community News Social Media Editor

May 27, 2020

From the day Gabriel Posadas was born almost two years ago, his mother, Sabrina Renteria, worried about him. Among other issues, he had been born with dislocations of the knees and was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Larsen’s Syndrome, which affects the development of bones through...

Cal State LA researchers join fight against COVID-19

A team of faculty and students in the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology focused their studies to create a predictive model that utilized artificial technology and machine learning to predict possible COVID-19 mortality risks.

Tahiti Salinas, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

Researchers at Cal State LA have united in a fight against an insidious enemy. Computer science and statistics are the Golden Eagles’ weapons of choice in the ongoing war against the coronavirus. A faculty-student team in the College of Business and Economics, “created an interactive data visu...

Las tiendas están vacías debido al Coronavirus

Estantes completamente abastecidos.

Catherine Valdez, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

La pandemia del coronavirus ha provocado que los compradores se abastezcan de agua y productos desinfectantes—dejando los estantes vacíos. Algunos supermercados y tiendas han tenido que cerrar sus tiendas a mitad del día para volver a llenar sus estantes.  Las tiendas se están quedando sin product...

Time to Talk: Ep. 2

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Adrian Bennett de Avila, Marisa Martinez, Joshua Letona, Richard Tzul, and Joshua Mejia

April 6, 2020

In this episode of “Time to Talk,” GEM student leaders discuss the first reported case of COVID-19 at Cal State LA, and ways to avoid “cabin fever” while California is self quarantining. Today, Adrian Bennett de Avila station manager for Golden Eagle Radio and sports editor for the Universit...

Local news becomes even more important amid coronavirus crisis

Community News

April 3, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has increased the demand for factual and timely news around the world and right here on Los Angeles' Eastside. It has also affected how that news is produced. Some anchors, meteorologists and others are broadcasting live from their homes. You've probably seen news reporters on television interviewing people...

Time To Talk: Ep. 1

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Adrian Bennett de Avila, Richard Tzul, Joshua Letona, and Marisa Martinez

March 27, 2020

Today Adrian Bennett de Avila, Golden Eagle Radio’s station manager and University Times sports editor, Joshua Letona, GER program director and UT entertainment managing editor meets up with UT News Managing Editor, Richard Tzul and Editor-in-Chief Marisa Martinez to discuss the COVID-19 issues tha...

Coronavirus’ economic impact: Service and gig economy workers are some of the hardest hit

Stores were closed at Westfield Fashion Square Mall in Sherman Oaks California on Sunday, March 15. (Vanessa Wyatt/UT)

Vanessa Wyatt, Community News Reporter

March 23, 2020

Izabel Nazdracheva, a behavioral therapist substitute teacher for Los Angeles Unified School District, is losing at least one month of pay because of recent closures. “Right now, it’s a struggle because I have to pay for my bills, I have to pay for my car payment, insurance, housing, and these...

Those who can’t afford to stock up lose out on some basic necessities

Shelves remain empty for hours at many stores in South Los Angeles. (Catherine Valdez/UT)

Catherine Valdez and Denae Ayala, Community News Reporters

March 20, 2020

By now, shoppers are well aware of the empty shelves and lines out the door. What is less expected during this time of the coronavirus pandemic is that basic necessities for their babies are sold out, people can’t practice “social distancing” because they’re squeezed tightly together at some crow...

CCAA suspending athletic events

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Denae Ayala, George Garcia, and Darwin Lopez

March 13, 2020

Wednesday, Cal State LA was seemingly going to host sporting events without the presence of fans. However, the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced that it is “suspending all intercollegiate athletic activities, including in-person campus recruiting (on and off campus).” Tha...

Campus Voices: Coronavirus

Campus Voices: Coronavirus

Richard Tzul, News Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

  UPDATE: Thursday, March 12 @ 3:38pm Cal State LA classes have been cancelled from March 16 to March 19. The cancellation period is intended to allow professors to transition to “alternative instruction,” which will commence on Friday, March 20. The Wednesday announcement was made...

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