Tennis team finishes regular season against LMU

CSUN's women's tennis team (8-12, 3-5) will finish the regular season today at 1:30 p.m. at the Northridge Tennis Complex against the Loyola Marymount Lions (8-13, 3-2). "We have exceeded some goals and fell short on others because of the health of our squad...

Event to promote therapeutic exercise program

In an effort to continue providing long-term, low-cost therapeutic exercise programs for disabled students and community members, the Abbot and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy in the Kinesiology Department, is hosting its fourth annual Run, Walk and Roll fundraiser April 30....

Organ demand consistently outpacing donations

There are a total of 85,498 patients waiting for an organ transplant in the United States, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, but only 13,275 organ donors in 2004. Cesar Cabrera, 61, is one of 55,000 patients awaiting a kidney donation. He...

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Boeing aerospace company gives CSUN total of $58,000 in donations

CSUN has received seven donations totaling $58,500 from the Boeing aerospace company to support its colleges of Education, Engineering and Computer Science and Business and Economics. The Michael D. Eisner College of Education received two $10,000 donations, one of which will go toward further...

First ever light from other planets discovered by teams of astronomers

For the first time, two teams of astronomers have been able to detect light from two planets outside our solar system. One of the planets was discovered by a team led by David Charbonneau, assistant professor of astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics....

Fewer minorities ascending to tenure-track, according to report

Women and other minorities are finding it increasingly difficult to climb their way up the faculty ladder, according to a new report released by Yale University. The report, "The (Un)Changing Face of the Ivy League," found that in 2003, Ivy League campuses hired 433...

Band’s Big Show contract not valid

After winning a competition against three other groups in the October 2004 Battle of the Bands, members of PoM were looking forward to receiving their prizes from Student Production and Campus Entertainment, which included a weekend of free recording time and the chance to...

Iraqi women face tougher lives under new regime

The new generation of Iraqi women under the clash of Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds are more susceptible to inequality than were the previous generations under Saddam's rule. There is no question that Saddam was a brutal dictator. We all know that, and apparently, can't...

The threat of a power-hungry judiciary

A very real threat to our liberty has slowly been growing over the last few decades. This threat does not come from the traditional sources: dictators, rebels and other social malcontents. Rather, this threat has evolved from our own orderly institutions and is, curiously,...