Commencement

Click here for slideshow CSUN hosted its annual commencement ceremonies during the week of May 30 on the Oviatt Library and University Club lawns. A record 8,847 students were eligible to participate in the ceremonies. Noisemakers, digital cameras, balloons and a few hundred tossed...

Tips for having fun in the California summer sun

Summertime in Southern California is great for beach trips, lounging by the pool and going to an air-conditioned movie theater. But there is a lot to do in Los Angeles this summer that goes unnoticed. Here's a list to help guide your summer plans:...

Like it or not: Here comes a new Wal-Mart in Northridge

A proposal to build a new Wal-Mart store that would attract approximately 10,000 people daily is crazily being opposed by many local residents here in Northridge. But realistically, why wouldn't a store like Wal-Mart, with its ability to attract such a large amount of...

Democrats need new policy positions — and fast

After the 2004 election was all said and done, the Democratic Party had failed to take back the White House and gave the Republican Party even greater control over Congress. This election marked the third straight national election in which the Democratic Party failed...

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ArtsNorthridge at the PAC posts record box office

In the face of an ongoing state budget shortfall, the CSUN Performing Arts Center has managed not only to raise its attendance level, but also to end its 2004-05 season with the highest gross income in its seven-year history. "It's really gratifying to see...

New look for college-friendly cable channel

Typically, cable access channels do not have much aesthetic appeal to the communities that they are meant to serve, and often go unnoticed. Against the mold, LA36 is a cable access channel trying to change its image in order to encourage the Los...

Nine campus buildings get new nature-related names

Nine CSUN buildings will soon get a new look, as the structures are officially renamed and new signage is installed. Physical Plant Management began installing the new signs June 6, and Ken Swisher, director of marketing and communications at CSUN, estimated the work would...

Graduation planning a bit easier with new DARS

In an effort to simplify the registration and graduation process, CSUN unveiled a new interactive version of its Degree Audit Reporting System May 26. The new DARS Interactive Audit, now available for students on the CSUN Campus Web Portal, utilizes interactive graphics that highlight...

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