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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

The bumper of a flipped over Audi fell off after the driver lost control and crashed into three parked vehicles in front of the North Field on campus.

BREAKING: Car flips over next to Hellman bridge, crashing into three cars

Marcos Franco and Anne To May 2, 2024

Earlier today, a car headed westbound over the Hellman bridge on Paseo Rancho Castilla lost control and crashed into three parked vehicles in front of the North Field on campus.    The driver...

A billboard near the corner of Moorpark Street and Laurel Canyon in Studio City.

Studio City leaders support new street racing bill

Tristan Longwell, Community News Reporter October 4, 2023

Studio City is joining the city of Los Angeles in a crack down on street racing and illegal street takeovers.  On May 17, the Studio City Neighborhood Council board unanimously passed a motion on the...

Students concerned about campus safety

Anthony Aguilar, Social Media Editor September 30, 2023

Do you feel safe around campus?    As the semester begins, students have concerns about some of the incidents that have occurred since the beginning of the year including police activity, student...

A photo of the Alhambra Police Department.

Resources for women following convicted rapist

Cynthia Harbott, Community News reporter April 8, 2023

Nicolas Morales, 44, was recently sentenced to 310 years in prison for seven alleged rapes. The assaults occurred over a 15-month period from October 2016 to January 2018. The attacks were dispersed across...

man standing in front of store shelves filled with products

Boyle Heights businesses battle crime

Brenda Mwingira, Community News Reporter October 13, 2022

Boyle Heights’ small businesses would thrive if it weren’t for crime and other issues related to the housing crisis. That’s according to local business owners like Carlos Mora, whose family has...

Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council President Sara Clendening signs papers at an event.

Her Lincoln Heights business was torn down to build a luxury apartment hotel. Now, she’s fighting inequities and making residents’ voices heard

Denis Akbari, Community News Reporter September 13, 2022

Gentrification, displacement, housing affordability, lack of equity, crime, and safety.  These are some of the most pressing issues facing Lincoln Heights residents, according to the neighborhood council’s...

The bar graph above illustrates the type of crimes reported and the quantity reported according to the Cal State LA Daily crime log and fire report. The data analysis is by Victoria Ivie and the illustration by Fatima Rosales.

Vandalism accounts for 50% of campus crime this summer

Victoria Ivie, Managing Editor August 22, 2022

While less students are on campus over the summer, crime never stops.  Of the 18 reported crimes over June, July and up until August 15, the most reported type of crime was vandalism at 50% of all...

A graph chart of In custody deaths statistic from Report and Oversight Efforts

Record number of deaths in LASD jails

Jessica Lopez, Community News Reporter March 22, 2022

In-custody deaths at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department saw a dramatic rise to 55 deaths in 2021 — the highest when compared to every year since 2013. That’s according to a report by the...

A Photo of Braylin Collins and his daughter Evelynn by Braylin Collins (Braylin Collins/UT Community News)

My reason why: How I became homeless and faced the worst night of my life

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter November 18, 2021

Some of the toughest battles I have faced in life came from within: Not feeling accepted, doubting my self-worth, feeling angry and depressed. It all seemed to hit me at once in a series of unfortunate...

A catalytic converter sits underneath a car. (Nicholas Juarez, Community News)

Catalytic converter thefts in La Puente and neighboring areas concern residents

Nicholas Juarez, Community News Reporter November 4, 2021

Perhaps fueled by job losses during the pandemic, La Puente residents report an uptick in mentions of thefts of catalytic converters on social media networks such as NextDoor and Facebook. Catalytic...

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