University Times

Letter to the Editor

A striking graphic protesting impaction at Cal State LA.

Kolya Ludwig, Golden Eagle Justice

May 14, 2019

The student struggle against impaction has exposed all that is rotten in the California State University (CSU) system. That effort’s most recent actions occurred at the Academic Senate meeting on Tuesday, May 7, and a sit-in at the administration building thereafter. The Academic Senate is one of...

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

Danielle Mayan, member of the Golden Eagle Justice Coalition, celebrates the decision to approve the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino at the end of the ASI special board meeting scheduled on Friday, March 29.

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

April 9, 2019

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:38 p.m. On the Friday before spring break, the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) held a special meeting to vote on a single action item on the agenda: the Resolution of No Confidence in President Covino. The special meeting was scheduled for Friday, March 29,...

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

Students, faculty, and community members chant

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019

Students, faculty and community members associated with the on-campus coalition, Golden Eagle Justice, filled the public seats at the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Board Meeting on Thursday where two action items were scheduled to be voted upon. The items included the removal of President William...

Impaction: What’s next?

Students and staff in attendance of the rally against impaction that was held at the Golden Eagle Statue last Wednesday.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 26, 2019

Cal State LA administrators made the decision to move forward with impaction despite the opposition from many of the students, faculty, and community members. The Final Admissions Proposal was submitted to the Chancellor’s office on March 15, which institutes the raise for admissions criteria and...

Impaction Talks Continue at ASI Board Meeting

quote from an audience member at the meeting

Darwin Lopez, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2019

Last Thursday at an ASI board meeting, Golden Eagle Justice presented Provost Mahoney with a petition containing “over a thousand signatures” that critique the job that President Covino, Provost Mahoney, and Vice Provost Enders are doing in regard to listening to student’s comments and concerns. Mahoney...

Impaction Moves Forward with Amendments

Protestors with fists held high as a symbol of unity and strength for the students of Cal State L.A.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

March 12, 2019

On Feb. 18, President William A. Covino sent out a university-wide email explaining the schools decision to declare impaction beginning fall 2020. After three public hearings and feedback from students and the community, Covino and members of the administration have decided to move forward with impaction,...

Impaction: Another Step Eroding Shared Governance

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Sure, it's frustrating to see our campus take a left turn towards elitism. But, the new impaction proposal signals a lot more than an attempt to exclude those outside campus walls. It is a breach of trust from within. The administration has made the show of inclusivity, hosting three hearings, an...

The Problem with Admission

President William Covino listens to students, community members, and Cal State LA faculty and staff's concerns regarding the administration's planned impaction proposal.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 26, 2019

“Impaction disproportionately targets the students” “We’re not intimidated, we’re not scared, we’re here to support each other” “They’re supposed to be serving us” “This plan denies our opportunities”     Cal State LA held three public hearings last...

University Community Demands Covino’s Attention

Students, community members, and Cal State LA faculty and staff voice their concerns to President William Covino and Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Lin Mahoney, about their planned impaction proposal.

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 23, 2019

Thursday’s public hearing was unlike any forum held in recent memory. From the start, students, faculty, and community members were determined to make their voices heard, and they were successful. This was the two of three public hearings scheduled to be held as a response to the students rebuttal t...

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