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

students attending the clap event

‘Clap Backs’ encourages Black students to discuss controversial issues

Alyssah Hall, Multimedia Reporter November 13, 2022

It’s that time of year again when families of all walks of life come together for the holidays, but sometimes older and younger generations may have a difference in opinion that can lead to heated disagreements...

‘Love Being You’ unites Black women for an illuminating conversation

‘Love Being You’ unites Black women for an illuminating conversation

Alyssah Hall, Multimedia Reporter October 27, 2022

Ashley Gregory knows firsthand how vital it is for Black women to have a place where they can express themselves.“It's good for us to have spaces where we can be among ourselves…be in community with...

many students enjoying their time in Afrofest

AfroFest commences fall semester for and by the culture

Alyssah Hall, Reporter September 5, 2022

Over 250 Cal State LA students gathered under the hot sun at the U-SU Plaza, enticed by free refreshments, a live DJ, and the chance to support a variety of Black-owned businesses.  The Pan-African...

A shot of a wall that reads rights and rituals exhibit

Black debutante culture takes center stage at California African American Museum

Alyssah Hall, Community News Reporter February 26, 2022

In fall 1961, Nat King Cole’s daughter, Carole, debuted with 27 other young Black women at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in the presence of prominent politicians at the time, President John F. Kennedy and...

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