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Stop appropriating Native American culture

Stop appropriating Native American culture

  There’s been much to be angry about during this year’s Native American Heritage Month. Victoria’s Secret got into trouble after consumers expressed anger toward the faux-Native American outfit one of their models wore while strutting down the runway. Apparently, the company did not realize that dressing Karlie Kloss in a floor-length headdress, turquoise-stuffed bikini […]

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Election day: Arguments for who should win the election tonight

  America Still Needs Obama By Hansook Oh Opinion Editor and liberal democrat While the GOP does maintenance on Romneybot before the election results are hopefully announced tonight, the Obama administration should crack open a few beers and relax – this is no contest. Conservatives have wasted too much money trying to  buy the White […]

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A.S. oppose CSU board of trustees three new fees

A.S. oppose CSU board of trustees three new fees

The Associated Students passed a resolution today opposing the CSU board of trustees contingency plan, which would be enacted regardless of the success or failure of Proposition 30. The plan includes three new fees: the graduation incentive fee, which adds $372 per-unit for students taking over 150 units; the course repeat fee, which charges $100 […]

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A.S. supports Proposition 30 and prepares for CSUN’s largest Big Show

A.S. supports Proposition 30 and prepares for CSUN’s largest Big Show

The Associated Students passed a resolution in support of Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative that would temporarily raise income taxes on earnings over $250,000 per year and increase sales tax by one-fourth of a cent. The resolution was authored by Senator Sarah Garcia, representing the college of education. It states that “The CSUN […]

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Beyond Belief: Faith still has a place in modern life

    Last Thursday we ran our first article for “Beyond Belief,” a column on the role of religion, faith or lack thereof in our lives. The column was inspired by a recent international poll called “The Global Index of Religion and Atheism,” which reported that globally, religion is on the decline and atheism is […]

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Silence is for victims: why sexual assault survivors need to speak up

One of the earliest childhood memories I can recall is my experience being sexually assaulted. I was 4 years old. My mom sometimes dropped me off at a neighbor’s house because their teenage son and daughter would babysit me. They were one of the few Korean families in our neighborhood and for that, my parents […]

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Cirque Chinois stuns audience with incredible feats of human agility

Watching the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China almost made up for not watching the summer Olympics. The traveling group of Chinese acrobats and dancers gave a performance filled with technical precision, visually tantalizing choreography and costume design and gravity-defying stunts that kept my gut churning with nervousness and excitement throughout the show. […]

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Associated Students working on resolution to support Proposition 30

Associated Students working on resolution to support Proposition 30

The Associated Students discussed passing a possible resolution in support of Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative that would increase sales and income taxes, and raise more money for higher education.Senator Sarah Garcia, representing the college of education and the A.S. External Affairs committee, announced that she authored a draft of the resolution. However, […]

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California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and leaves students hanging

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon might have more youth spending time behind bars than behind the desk. There is no need to imagine this kind of society; this is our reality. The United States – especially […]

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CSU board of trustees may add news fees of up to $372 per unit starting Fall 2013

The Cal State University board of trustees will vote on three resolutions that could increase fees for general in-state and out-of-state tuition and add three new “resident undergraduate” fees of up to $372 per unit, at their next meeting, Wednesday. The resolutions are part of a contingency plan that would go into effect if voters […]

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Associated Students vice president informs senate of possible CSU fee increase

Associated Students vice president informs senate of possible CSU fee increase

                                            Associated Students Vice President Chris Woolett informed the A.S. body today, about a possible Cal State University board of trustees resolution that would increase some CSU students’ fees by up to several hundred […]

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