University Times

Recognizing the Dreamers

Recognizing the Dreamers

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2019

Cal State LA recognized its Dreamers in a private ceremony celebrating their accomplishments last Saturday. The Graduate Recognition Ceremony occurred in the Golden Eagle Ballroom and at the request of the dreamers, the event was kept private from media and faculty presence. The event was brought...

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

ASI Votes No Confidence in Covino

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

Special Meeting Scheduled by ASI for Removal of President Covino

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...

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

For the past few years, Andy Garcia and his All Star CineSons have booked an impressive array of gigs, from the Geffen Playhouse to the Catalina Jazz Club. It was only a matter of time before they injected the Luckman Fine Arts Complex with a shot of that Cuban flavor only they deal. On Feb. 2, Andy...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist

February 6, 2019

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The app is an early warning system that alerts Los Angeles residents of an incoming earthquake–providing...

One Million Dollar Grant for Student Filmmakers

Monica Tamayo, Public Relations Assistant

February 6, 2019

Cal State LA’s undergraduate program in the Television, Film and Media Studies department has received a grant of $1 million to support diversity in filmmaking. This donation is part of an ongoing five-year partnership between the University and Hauser & Wirth Gallery to use film as a tool for...

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Golden Eagles Return to Action – 2019 Season Preview

Anthony Quach, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

2018 was a challenging season filled with highs and lows for the Golden Eagles baseball team. Despite injuries to certain players, the Golden Eagles were able to overcome these challenges, as they finish the season with an overall record of 28-24. The Golden Eagles also finished fifth in the California...

Fyre vs Fyre

Fyre vs Fyre

Marisa Vasquez, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019

White sandy beaches, brunch on a yacht, sexy celebrities galore and enough alcohol to quench the thirst of the USC and UCLA fraternity rows combined; this was the image that Fyre Festival sold when they announced its existence to the world. Unbeknownst to those who bought into the millennial dream,...

Settlement Reached between University and Former Athletic Administrator

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

January 29, 2019

Former Olympic athlete and Cal State LA Administrator Dr. Sheila Hudson, accused the University of gender discrimination in Aug. 2016. Meanwhile, she accused ex-Athletic Director Mike Garrett of sexual harassment simultaneously. Hudson’s 22-page complaint alleged that Heisman Trophy recipient Mike...