The University Library had a small measles outbreak. The LA County Department of Public Health quartined some students and staff who were exposed. To be cleared, students and staff had to show evidence of immunization to the virus.
By the 1980s there was a growing awareness of the risk of sexually transmitted diseases such as the herpes virus. College campuses such as Cal State LA sought to shed light on the risks by spreading awareness.
Despite the difficult reality of life during a global pandemic, Cal State LA students showed resilience and inspiration, fighting for social justices, keeping their families safe, and looking out for the good of their communities.