Students learn ‘language of barrio’ in Chicano/a studies class

Students who enroll in "Chicano/a Studies 482: Language of the Barrio" get the chance to examine the origin and features of informal, spoken Spanish in the Southwestern region of the United States. "This class exposes students to spoken Spanish," said Xocoyotzin Herrera, Chicano/a studies...

CAASE/UAW announces strike at all CSU campuses

Student employees from all 23 CSU campuses will be going on strike due to unresolved contract negotiations, the California Alliance of Academic Student Employees/United Auto Workers announced Friday. The date of the strike has not been announced, but members of the CAASE/UAW said they...

Charton and Sajadi win A.S. runoff election

In a competitive campaign that rivaled any sporting event their student athlete opponents had ever participated in, Chad Charton and Safa Sajadi won the Associated Students presidential and vice-presidential seats by 54 percent of the vote following last week's runoff election. Charton and Sajadi...

Baseball team snaps out of funk, defeats San Diego State

The CSUN baseball team seems to be getting back into the swing of things after a 5-3 win over the San Diego State Aztecs of the Mountain West Conference at Matador Field Tuesday afternoon. The Aztecs (17-25, 11-7 MWC) came off a three-day, six-game...

Magical run ends in Malibu for volleyball team

The CSUN men's volleyball season came to a close Thursday night after they lost 3-1(32-30, 30-28, 28-30, 30-19) to the top-ranked Pepperdine Waves in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation final four in Malibu. "One of the biggest differences in the match was that (Pepperdine)...

Graduate vies for national presidency of Young Democrats

Alex De Ocampo never wanted to be involved in politics. He thought he would work in the entertainment industry after he graduated from CSUN, but when the 25-year-old communication studies alumnus was dared by his friend in 2002 to revive the CSUN chapter...

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Latino Business Association given ‘Most Outstanding’ title

CSUN's chapter of the Latino Business Association currently holds the title of the "Most Outstanding Organization on Campus." Out of the more than 250 student organizations at CSUN, the LBA has held this title 10 times over the past 14 years. "There...

Student-worker pay determined by job responsibilities

Students seeking employment on campus may notice differences among wages between jobs within different campus departments. According to Ossana Terterian, human resources assistant for the University Student Union, this is due to a tier system that categorizes on-campus positions in terms of difficulty. The...