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More wet weather expected after last week’s heavy rains

More wet weather expected after last week’s heavy rains

By MENGRAN WU The CSUN community experienced heavy rainy days last week, but for the most part, was left unscathed. However, many California regions, including the greater Los Angeles area, were faced with a series of rainstorms. In Northridge, small floods caused by the rain covered some parts of city streets. As fall ends to […]

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START program provides health services to students

START program provides health services to students

  With funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration a new program at the Klotz center will perform, rapid HIV testing that can have the results of the test in 20 minutes. By comparison, the standard HIV test can take between one to three weeks to return results. The three-year grant from […]

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Commencement ceremonies to be held at Oviatt, Associated Students announces

CSUN administration and Associated Students (AS), along with the voices of students have changed the platform for the way 2015 commencement will be held by increasing the number of tickets distributed due to the addition of a separate ceremony for graduate students. Early in the semester, the university proposed to relocate future commencements to a […]

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As CSUN professor’s cancer returns, university, Be the Match organize bone marrow drive

As CSUN professor’s cancer returns, university, Be the Match organize bone marrow drive

Two years ago, the CSUN community found out about Dr. Shane Frehlich, a CSUN faculty president and kinesiology professor who was diagnosed with cancer and was declared cancer free after four rounds of chemotherapy. On Nov. 6, Frehlich was admitted to the hospital because his cancer came out of remission. Frehlich was diagnosed with acute […]

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Stanford psychology professor discusses how virtual reality can transform education

Stanford psychology professor discusses how virtual reality can transform education

By Mengran Wu Dr. Jeremy Bailenson holds an impressive resume. He is the founding director of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University, an associate professor at Stanford’s Department of Communication, faculty director of Stanford’s Digital Forum, and a senior fellow at the Woods Institute for Environment. He visited CSUN on Tuesday night to […]

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Students stage silent campus protest for Michael Brown

Students stage silent campus protest for Michael Brown

Despite Tuesday’s heavy rains, students from the CSUN chapter of the Black Student Union staged a four-hour silent protest outside of Sierra Hall for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed after a confrontation with police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. As part of the protest, participants laid flat […]

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CSUN students protest Ferguson decision

Rain hits Southern California, and in Missouri, authorities investigate whether Michael Brown’s stepfather helped incite the crowd to riot in Ferguson last week. Matador News reporter Evan Stevens spoke with students who organized today’s silent protest at CSUN. Reporter Nancy Moreira talks to the Alumni Office’s Jordan Helo about its new mentoring program, and reporter […]

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Independent investigator leading probe into men’s basketball violations

The same independent investigator responsible for the university commissioned report concluding hazing occurred in incidents preceding the death of Armando Villa is now leading an ongoing probe targeting players of the CSUN men’s basketball team over possible violations of team and university rules. “Carl Botterud of Ritt Tai Thvedt & Hodges, LLP is leading the […]

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Three CSUN students arrested in downtown LA protests

Three female CSUN students were among a total of 167 adults arrested yesterday in downtown LA following protests over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. The three students, who are a part of the student chapter of Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA), are currently being detained at the LAPD headquarters. Diana Figueroa, LAPD […]

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Ferguson Protests’ Social Media reaction captured by the Sundial: Storify

Ferguson Protests’ Social Media reaction captured by the Sundial: Storify

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AS allocates funds to Black Student Union for Black History Month event

AS allocates funds to Black Student Union for Black History Month event

  Associated Students passed a motion to allocate $5,000 to the Black Student Union (BSU) to fund two major events next semester, despite their poor financial history with AS, and $1050 to the CSUN Percussion Club for Day of Percussion. The BSU requested $9,750 from AS to fund their event of Black History Month and […]

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CSUN Matador Bench Missing: Men’s Basketball

CSUN Matador Bench Missing: Men’s Basketball

Bulk of freshman class meant to bring depth yet to see playing time

Before the sixth game of the season, CSUN men’s basketball has yet to call on many of its new arrivals. Of the nine new additions to the 2014-15 roster, only three have debuted and over a third of the roster has never represented CSUN in an official contest. Freshman guards Micheal Warren, Miles Nolen-Webb, Jerron […]

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