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Obama’s immigration reform speech raises more questions than it answers

Obama’s immigration reform speech raises more questions than it answers

Students watching President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday night to rehaul what he calls the nation’s “broken” immigration system, were left with more questions than answers. In his speech, broadcast nationally, Obama outlined a three-pronged approach of an executive action he says will reform immigration policies in the United States. The executive action, Obama says, comes […]

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CSUN students protest against the Mexican government on Revolution Day

President Obama addresses the nation about immigration. Matador News Reporter Laura Ponce reports on protests in Mexico and at CSUN against the Mexican government’s handling of the case of 43 missing students. CSUN students react to the release of the next Hunger Games movie. Producers: Vanessa Escalera, Wahid Lodin and Brenda Garcia Anchors: Steven Jones, […]

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Trans Resource Fair promotes awareness

In celebration of Trans-Awareness week, CSUN students and faculty were invited to the fair and received information on CSUN’s first queer sorority, how to practice safe sex and about T-FFED a recovering/healing space for tarns and gender diverse individuals struggling with eating disorders.

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Beat The Blues Week continues with tabling fair, activities and giveaways

Beat The Blues Week continues with tabling fair, activities and giveaways

  Students were able to share their deep thoughts and feelings anonymously with others as part of The Blues Project’s tabling fair during Beat the Blues Week at CSUN. The tabling fair attracted students with various group and individual activities to help alleviate stress. The staff handed out pamphlets, stress balls and pizza for students […]

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CSUN’s Blues Project highlights depression awareness

Western New York State is buried by record snowfall. Matador News Reporter Angelica Arizon has a report on the LAUSD decision to require ethnic studies in its high schools. Reporter Amy Martinez talk to Blues Project President Stephanie Lerma about depression awareness. Producers: Kourtney Williams, Jonathan Gripe, Andrews Pitters, Chantal Adams, Evan Mederos and Mike […]

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Breaking Bi Talk Poses Questions About Our Binary System

Bi can mean so much more than just a sexual orientation, it is a whole world of terms in existence to label society into a binary box. This is just one concept being challenged in one of many talks held during Trans Awareness Week. An intimate audience gathered to hear Orion Block, CSUN Pride Center […]

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Students relieve stress through the beat of the drum

Students relieve stress through the beat of the drum

It’s not every day that students can get an opportunity to support a good cause while having fun and letting go of outside stress. The Blues Project, a peer education program dedicated to raising awareness about depression and suicide, hosted a drum circle led by John Lacques from Drumtime, a business he’s had for 11 […]

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Science, trans identity focus of debate during Trans Awareness Week

The use and misuse of science and data in regards to transgender and transexual individuals was the topic of choice during the “Taking Trans Identity Back from Science” discussion on Monday in the USU’s Grand Salon room. This discussion was just one of the many events that will take place during CSUN’s celebration of Trans […]

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International and Exchange Student Center holds open house

For the first time on Monday, the International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) held an open house for CSUN faculty and staff at their location in the University Student Union. The open house kicked off the department’s International Education Week. During the special week, the IESC hopes to make people aware of the services and […]

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AS survey results show students prefer Oviatt commencement

By Taya Zoormandan Associated Students (AS) President Tiffany Zaich shared the results of the commencement ceremony survey at the AS meeting this morning, which over 4,300 CSUN students completed and used to share their input regarding locations and ceremony types. “The top choice of the four we put on the survey was the Oviatt Library […]

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Trans* Awareness Week celebrates CSUN’s transgender community

Trans* Awareness Week at CSUN continues through Nov. 20 featuring a variety of events, including film screenings and discussions. The event is held to celebrate the transgender community on campus. The week, organized by the Pride Center, kicked off Thursday with a comedy show performed by Ian Harvie at the Northridge Center. “It’s a yearly […]

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Faulty fire alarm triggers student evacuation of Oviatt Library

Faulty fire alarm triggers student evacuation of Oviatt Library

A dirty smoke detector inside the Oviatt Library caused the evacuation of nearly 3,500 students Monday afternoon, CSUN officials said. A smoke alarm inside Oviatt room 457 went off around 3:15 p.m. and officials removed all occupants within three to five minutes to a safe distance from the library. “We take every alarm seriously,” Interim Associate Dean Lynn Lampert […]

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