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What do Rock N Crawl, Cochella and World Water Day have in common?

What do Rock N Crawl, Cochella and World Water Day have in common?

The answer is that they’re all events making green efforts. Sorry, the riddle or question wasn’t that great but the events sure are. >>>The Rock’ N Crawl, is Los Angeles’ version of an all-day music festival sprinkled from Universal City to downtown L.A., promoting sustainable landscaping, music and public transportation. To get to all the […]

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A.S. hears ways to incorporate forgotten students

Being a commuter school, CSUN’s campus may be considered less-than-lively, but leaders have presented ways of getting these students interacting with campus life. A.S. Senator Sydni Powell presented her colleagues with ideas learned at the Annual Association of College Unions International in Chicago last week. “Not every student can be involved,” said the lower division […]

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Technological Artwork Seeks To Objectively Capture Everyday Life

Art work takes many different forms: painting, drawing, sculpting, dance, theater, etc. Even computer graphics can claim the title if used in web design. Photography is another traditional art form established over the past 100 years or so which offers an image captured by what the eye sees. But what if the camera is not […]

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Is Yosemite National Park in danger?

Maybe. Such a scenic, breathtaking natural place might just be in danger. But of what you might ask? There has been about 285 mining claims  in the 10 miles surrounding Yosemite National Park, reports Dan Jacobson, legislative director of Environment California. See map of active mining claims on Facebook that shows how close to the […]

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Demonstrators voice concern for future CSU students

CSUN students protesting for March 2 Day of Action met up in front of the Oviatt Library after two groups split to march to the west and east side of the campus. The students are protesting increasing fee hikes and Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal to cut $500 million from education. Around 1 p.m. student […]

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LAPD and CSUN police out in force to monitor March 2 Day of Action protest

Hundreds of Los Angeles Police Department officers filled the F10 student parking lot on the northeast corner of Lindley Avenue and Lassen Street as a staging area for the March 2 protest against budget cuts and tuition increase. Gus Villanueva, Los Angeles Police Department public information officer and detective said the LAPD wanted to make […]

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Students protesting during Day of Action seek to educate others

Students protesting hope to educate others about the budget cuts and the negative effects they are having on education. Brian De Guzman, 22, Asian American studies major and one of the student organizers, said there are people out on street corners trying to gather a bigger crowd. “This day is to inform decision makers of […]

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CSU budget cuts protesters start marches on and around campus for Day of Action

The number of protesters gathering in front of the Oviatt Library began to gradually grow around 11:20 a.m. Students first began to gather in front of the library at 10:20 a.m. Bayramian Hall was one of the locations visited around this time by a group of protesters who passed by Admissions and Records and proceeded […]

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CSUN students are met by police as they come out to protest in Day of Action

CSUN students are participating in a Day of Action by protesting the the recent tuition hikes and budget cuts to the CSU and UC systems. The march started at 10 a.m. in front of the Oviatt Library. Police can be seen throughout the campus and nearby streets. One large group of officers was seen at […]

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A.S. to further revamp election procedures

The Daily Sundial reported last week that A.S. elections codes had changed and, pending an administrative meeting, more alterations may be coming. Elections Director Brittney Hoogervorst said the elections committee will meet this week to vote on additions to CSUN’s procedure. Hoogervorst said informational voter guides, presidential debates in lieu of candidate debates and an […]

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Portions of G3 parking structure reserved for tonight’s VPAC performance

Parts of the G3 parking structure will be reserved this afternoon for the sold-out Joan Rivers performance at the Valley Performance Arts Center (VPAC). The department of police services sent an e-mail advising the CSUN community of the temporary closure. Because the performance begins at 8 p.m., some students will be affected, according to an […]

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So many organic, Fair Trade certification labels

There has been a few friends, relatives, even strangers, asking me what type of certification label should they look for on products, like chocolates, coffee, energy bars, etc. It seems like an easy answer, though as I caught myself responding to their questions, they had follow up questions that made a Q&A into a conversation […]

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