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Deaf studies and linguistics majors scrutinize word choice

Deaf studies and linguistics majors scrutinize word choice

Word choice can be tricky. In an age where filters only apply to Instagram pics, no one really stops to think about the words they choose and the meanings attached to them. But when you’re speaking to linguistics and deaf studies major Martin Watkins, 22, you might just have to think twice. Watkins can’t help […]

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Congressman Sherman defeats Berman in 30th District

Congressman Sherman defeats Berman in 30th District

UPDATE (9:12 A.M.): Democratic Congressman Howard Berman conceded to Democratic Congressman Brad Sherman just before 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.  In a statement, Berman congratulated his opponent, as well as Tony Cardenas who won the 29th district. “I wish both of them the best of luck and the wisdom and strength to confront and overcome the challenges that face […]

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Democratic congressman Berman and Sherman campaign for one seat in the House of Representatives

U.S. Congress members Howard Berman and Brad Sherman are campaigning for one seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on the November ballot after redistricting pitted the two San Fernando Valley Democrats against each other. The two incumbent candidates were formerly in separate districts. Now, California voters must decide which tenured official will hold the […]

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Congressmen Berman and Sherman get in heated confrontation at debate

Congressmen Berman and Sherman get in heated confrontation at debate

Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman debated on several hot button issues on Thursday that led to a face-to-face confrontation in an auditorium full of howling students and community members at Pierce College. Both congressmen are running to represent the state’s 30th congressional district, comprised of the western San Fernando Valley. The heated confrontation […]

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A.S. approves new senator

A.S. approves new senator

The Associated Students approved Marquise Foster-Johnson as senator for the College of Humanities on Friday, completing the 24-member Senate. Foster-Johnson has a double major with journalism and liberal studies with a minor in political science. One of his reasons for joining the Senate was the lack of diversity. “There is a lot of the same […]

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Phone lines temporarily down after upgrade

UPDATE 08/02: CSUN phone lines were restored last night, according to an email sent out by the IT Help Center. “Although root cause analysis will continue with our vendors during the next several days, initial analysis points to software incompatibilities within the hardware and software infrastructure layers in the upgraded campus phone environment.” Several of […]

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California Faculty Association and CSU make tentative contract agreement

After two years of negotiations, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have reached a tentative agreement on the faculty contract today. The contract will run through June 30, 2014 and will be effective when both parties ratify the agreement. The agreement comes after the CFA announced that 95 percent of faculty across all 23 […]

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CSUN students continue to struggle because of budget cuts, tuition hikes and unit caps

With more than 100 units completed and a few more to go, Krystal Brooks, a history major, was ready to graduate this year after five years at CSUN. She was ready to enter the workforce and continue her education on to law school, maybe USC, Southwestern or Hastings, she said. But as the Spring 2012 […]

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CSU board of trustees may cut state-funded pay of presidents’ salaries

The CSU board of trustees will vote today on a proposal that will cap state-funded pay for incoming CSU presidents’ salaries and supplement it with nonprofit campus foundations. The CSU’s new proposal comes about after several weeks of heavy criticism from students and the California Faculty Association (CFA). If passed, the portion of presidents’ salaries […]

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Professor conducts independent financial analysis of CSUN

Professor conducts independent financial analysis of CSUN

CSUN’s army of administrators and insufficient funding for instructors are to blame for cuts in class sections, student admission and faculty instructors, said Dr. Howard Bunsis during his Thursday lecture in Sierra Hall. Bunsis, an accounting professor at Eastern Michigan University, examined CSUN’s financial records, as well as the CSU system, and determined that both […]

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo around Los Angeles

With finals rapidly approaching, there is one day CSUN students should set aside to relax and take their minds off the impending exams, Cinco de Mayo. Not to be confused with Mexico’s independence day, which is September 16, Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican heritage and culture in the U.S. This day also celebrates the Mexican […]

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Social Media Privacy Act denies employers and educators from accessing your online identity

Social Media Privacy Act denies employers and educators from accessing your online identity

The California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee approved the Social Media Privacy Act on April 25, in an attempt to stop public and private universities and colleges from asking students for their social media information. The committee approved the legislation in a 5-0 vote. Under the legislation, authored by state Sen. Leland Yee, (D-San […]

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