The words echo above the crowd, “clear the street, make your way to the sidewalk and disperse.” These words could be shouted by police at any number of protests throughout the years, but the focus Tuesday night was on the 1967 Century City anti-war protest. The “In Protest: the Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social Action” exhibit was on display in the Special Sections wing of the Oviatt. Panelists Richard Abcarian, a CSUN emeritus professor and activist and Stephen Downing, a… Read more
CSUN students discuss the renovations the Oviatt Library underwent over the summer as part of the larger Learning Commons project. The makeover included new study areas and a full-service Freudian Sip.
Junior middle blocker Casey Hinger discusses juggling both school and volleyball and her hopes to win a NCAA championship.
Hiding in a box in your parents’ garage or under your older brother’s bed there might be an old, outdated console. Rather than recycling or selling those antiques, plug them in and enjoy them again for the reasons we have listed inside. 1. The Internet just went off… Probably one of the most common reasons for my household of gamers to plug-in the NES is that our Internet went out. Connectivity to the Internet is a key part of the experience… Read more
Many polling places are inside schools, libraries and public buildings, but for precinct 9000304A in Chatsworth voters visit Alyce Garcia’s house. Garcia and her neighbors have been running the polling place for their precinct out of their houses for almost the past 20 years. Joseph Martin, a precinct officer, used to offer up his living room for the polling place until handing that responsibility to Garcia nearly 10 years ago. Martin describes the job of precinct officers as making sure… Read more
Story by Alex Curran It’s Friday night and the room is about half filled with wide-eyed kids in their late teens or early twenties ready to virtually fight each other. “It will get a little busier around 11 p.m. or Midnight,” Dae Lee said before he caught himself. “Or it may just stay dead. Last week we closed at Midnight because it was just dead.” Lee works at the Family Fun Arcade at on Balboa Boulevard just north of Devonshire… Read more
Last Thursday CSUN hosted two events that should have gone hand-in-hand. “Where’s the Money?” gave an opportunity to learn more about the CSU’s budget and the second Big Politics event provided a chance to meet with people who can directly affect education. My question for all the students who were at Thursday’s “Where’s the Money?” lecture, all the student activists and all those who were not at Big Politics is: where the fuck were you? First up in the evening… Read more
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