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A.S. allocates supplemental funds to ASO, LGBTA

A.S. allocated additional funds to African Student Organization (ASO) and LGBTA from an account of “unassigned contingency funds” which holds $80,000, said Vahan Khodanian, director of finance. ASO received $800 for a Black History Month benefit concert to supplement their $6,000 budget while LGTBA was granted an unofficial loan of $885 for Gay Prom. Khodanian […]

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Understanding Environmental Sustainability

The use and definition of “Conscious Ecology” is meant to act in a conscious manner about our environment, which involved us the people. Environmental sustainability isn’t only about the”green” aspect like conserving energy, money, water and recycling or down cycling items, it is that and more. Sustainability deals with the people and food, for example, […]

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Lightning Chasers Hope to Unravel Mystery at Cape Canaveral and Tornado Alley

Lightning Chasers Hope to Unravel Mystery at Cape Canaveral and Tornado Alley

Lightning strikes the earth on average 100 times per second which adds up to a mind boggling 8,640,000 zaps every day! For researchers across the nation, this number helps provide frequent opportunity for further study. These scientists have been given the nickname of Lightning Chasers. Everything in life requires a balance, even the earth. Therefore, […]

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CSSA to Bring Students’ Insurance Concerns to Washington, D.C.

The A.S. Senate heard a special presentation Tuesday from the California State Student Association (CSSA) that addressed the statewide student government organization’s plans for health care reform on campuses. Christopher Chavez, president of CSSA and CSU Long Beach student, said the Obama administration’s health care reform bill will have significant impact on those students who […]

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Parking structure G3 reserved for tonight’s performance at VPAC

The top three levels of the G3 parking structure on the east side of campus are closed for tonight’s performance of the Russian National Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake at VPAC.  In an e-mail to students, the department of police services asked students to seek alternative parking facilities starting at 3 p.m., in order to […]

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Let’s do some good with our spending

We cannot be too naive or ignorant nowadays. We really can’t. Technology, some may argue, has turned many into zombies, though now on its own but as a big support, it helps us educate and inform ourselves. Point being, so much is going out there, out in the world and the main aspect of life […]

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Extraterrestrial Contact: How Close to Discovery Are We?

It might seem that since humanity’s technological gismos have evolved at such a rapid pace, there would be no further interest in outside worlds. For the collective bunch, this may appear to be true, however, scientists are feverishly working on contact with extraterrestrials. In the January 2011 edition of Scientific American, I stumbled across an […]

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New CSUN Club Receives Backlash

For the second week in a row, dissenting voices made themselves heard before the AS Senate regarding a potential new club on campus. The introduction of Salvadorian American Leadership and Education Fund (SALEF) to CSUN’s campus has been met with strong opposition from faculty and students in the Central American studies department. Complaints against the […]

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An Unmanned Future: Where Do Humans Fit In?

Some of us at one point have comprehended the notion of artificial intelligence being in absolute control over the military, stock market or basically everything. The time has come to start filtering those imaginative ideals into reality since the near future looks to translate Hollywood movies into absolute truth. This month’s issue of Popular Science […]

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Los Angeles county tracking homeless population

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is conducting a count of all the homeless people in the county this week. An estimated 29,000 people were recorded as homeless in the area, according to a 2009 factsheet provided by LAHSA.  It said the Metropolitan Los Angeles area has the highest density of homeless, with nearly one […]

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First AS Meeting Reflects on Past, Concentrates on Future

The Associated Students reflected on prominent news that occurred over winter break and related it to CSUN’s future during their first meeting of the semester Tuesday in the Grand Salon. The shooting in Arizona and the arrest of a former CSUN student in possession of explosives on campus were connected as relevant lessons to be […]

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Moving on Up

Student-parents at CSUN, This will be my last post on the student-parent college blog.  As I graduate and move on to my life’s next endeavors, I look back on the past five years I’ve spent in college and have to say, it’s bittersweet.  Although I will carry the burden of finding a job in this […]

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