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 graduating students will hold commencement on a campus parking lot, just like last year.

BREAKING: The countdown to commencement comes with disappointment

Denis Akbari, Digital Editor February 1, 2023

One hundred and nine days until commencement and graduating students have mixed feelings about what Cal State LA has in store for Commencement 2023. On Feb. 1, Cal State LA sent a campus-wide email...

Graphic by Oscar Torres.

How to ensure you graduate from Cal State LA

Oscar Torres, Community News Digital Editor January 25, 2023

For every student, it can feel rewarding to finish their time in school and acquire their bachelor’s or master’s. However, there are requirements that students have to know about.  With many preparing...

Cal State LA hires new food contractor after claims of poor quality food

Cal State LA hires new food contractor after claims of poor quality food

Victoria Ivie, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2023

Over the winter break, Cal State LA canceled the contract it had with Aramark as a food service provider and contracted Chartwells. The Chartwells dining officially opened Jan. 20 and has foods such as...

Cal State LA students walking in front of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. Photo by Anne To.

Students weigh in on this semester’s COVID safety protocols

Erik Adams, Senior Multimedia Reporter January 23, 2023

As Cal State LA heads into the Spring 2023 semester, data from the CDC suggests that rates of new COVID-19 cases in California have slowed down significantly since January 2022. However, the university’s...

a face shot of all the board of trustees in Cal State LA.

President Covino’s annual salary raised by 29%

Erik Adams, Multimedia Reporter November 15, 2022

Cal State LA’s president, William Covino, is seeing a new bump in his salary. As of July 2022, Covino’s new salary is $451,103, an increase of over $100,000 from his previous pay of $348,423. The...

The search committee forum was hosted in the Luckman Theatre on campus, although Cal State 
LA community members were able to attend either in person or virtually.

Diversity and the presidential search

Jessica Lopez, Multimedia Reporter November 13, 2022

Faculty from all walks of life stood in solidarity with one another to voice their concerns during the Cal State LA presidential search open forum held in Luckman Theatre on November 2.  The forum...

a photo of the solar eagle III

Library’s archival exhibit celebrates university’s 75th year

Erik Adams, Multimedia Reporter October 31, 2022

A multi-decade history saw its commemoration in full effect last Thursday during the opening of the university library’s new exhibit, “We Are LA: Uncovering 75 Years of Legacy in the University Archives.” The...

shot of student union building at night

Cal State LA students navigate night school

Jessica Lopez , Multimedia Reporter September 18, 2022

In the evening hours, Cal State LA students can attend classes on campus. The length of each type can vary depending on the subject itself. An archeology seminar, for instance, runs from 6 p.m. to 8:45...

A shot of the student parking lot

Public Safety distributes 60 steering wheel locks in first week of program

Will Baker, Social/Multimedia Editor September 18, 2022

Since campus safety's steering wheel lock program started Sept. 9, only 60 locks have been claimed as of Sept 15.  This update comes from a statement provided by Chief of Police and Director of Public...

A woman wearing a yellow jersey and black shorts looks excited after scoring a goal. The goal net is to the side of the woman.

Women’s soccer wins tough non-conference game against Biola

Brian Perez, Multimedia Reporter September 15, 2022

Cal State LA’s women’s soccer team defeated Biola University 1-0 at University Stadium. The Golden Eagles scored the only goal of the game coming from senior forward Morgan Patea at the 42 minute. Biola’s...

Action shot of Simon Fraser and Cal State LA starting the game.

Cal State LA’s women’s soccer team ties with Simon Fraser

Russell Navarrette, Multimedia Reporter September 12, 2022

Cal State LA's women's soccer game against Simon Fraser University (SFU) ended in a tie, 2-2, on Saturday at University Stadium, following Thursday night's win against Concordia. Both teams came out...

A portrait of President William Covino, from the Cal State LA website.

Covino announces retirement at 2022 convocation along with other big changes

Victoria Ivie, Mia Alva, and Erick Cabrera August 21, 2022

President William Covino mentioned a lot of new improvements and changes to the campus like new “community service” officers to build trust with the Cal State LA community during the 2022 Convocation...

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