The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

2023-2024 Staff

Marcos Franco
Managing Editor

Marcos Franco

Marcos is a journalism major who focuses on news coverage of underreported people, communities and nonprofits on the Eastside and South L.A. He also has experience in entertainment reporting and freelances for local news outlets.

Production Manager

Alex Villenas

Tristan Longwell
Digital Editor

Tristan Longwell

Tristan Longwell is the Digital Editor for the University Times (UT). She is a senior majoring in criminal justice, with a minor in journalism. Longwell has an interest in documentary filmmaking, creative and uncreative writing,...

Anthony Aguilar
Social Media Editor

Anthony Aguilar

Anthony Aguilar is working in Social Media for the UT. During his time off he loves to shoot photography and videography as well as take his dogs for walks.  

Multimedia Reporter

Asha Johnson

Multimedia Reporter

Alyssa Ramirez

Cynthia Harbott
Multimedia Reporter

Cynthia Harbott

Multimedia Reporter

Christiane Rios

Christiane Rios is a multimedia reporter for the University Times (UT). She has experience with poetry and concert photography. She's also feminist, vegan and musician. When she's not writing for the UT she's either playing her...

Thomas Davila
Multimedia Reporter

Thomas Davila

Thomas Davila is a multimedia reporter for the UT. I also write blogs for GER. I love to write and play and listen to music in my free time.

Multimedia Reporter & Videographer

Calista Pineda

Calista Pineda is a multimedia reporter and videographer for the University Times. She is a television, film and media major with a minor in journalism, combining her skills to create innovative and compelling stories. Pineda...

Illustrator & Production Assistant

Rebeca Hernandez

Rebeca Hernandez is the Illustrator and Production Assistant for the University Times (UT). She is a fourth-year graphic design major. She holds an interest in typography and print design. She has experience in branding, poster...

Adriana Davila
Senior Multimedia Reporter

Adriana Davila

Adriana Davila is a Multimedia Reporter for the University Times and a third year journalism major. Her favorite stories to write are on student affairs. Adriana is also a theatre minor, and you can always find her performing...

Leslie Magaña Arias
Senior Multimedia Reporter & Magazine Editor-In-Chief

Leslie Magaña Arias

Leslie Magaña Arias is a reporter for the UT and Editor in Chief of the UT Community Magazine. She is a vegan and a human rights activist who enjoys doing investigation pieces and features on underrepresented communities.

Contributor

Cliff Connors

Cliff Connors is a third-year anthropology and journalism double major with a minor in philosophy and an intern reporter with the University Times. He is also a baseball writer for the sports website Back Sports Page. He founded th...

Xavier Zamora
Production Manager & Senior Multimedia Reporter

Xavier Zamora

Xavier Zamora is a fourth-year TV, Film, & Media and Journalism double major. When he's not writing a bio for himself, he enjoys getting dark-humor memes from his kids and attending concerts. He still hasn't discovered the...

Brian Lai
Community News Digital Editor & Distribution Manager

Brian Lai

Brian Lai is an English major, and an UT reporter that writes mostly about Calstate LA’s campus. He covers campus events, issues and highlights, and other related topics. 

Anne To
Editor-In-Chief

Anne To

Anne To is the Editor in Chief of the UT and also the co-Station manager of the Golden Eagle Radio. She loves working on audio production with radio, podcasting, and more! You may have seen some of her comics with the Life of...

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