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Pi Kappa Alpha pledge reported possible hazing activities one week ago

The hazing incident which resulted in the halt to all pledge activities for sororities and fraternities was brought to the university’s attention last Friday, Dr. William Watkins, vice president of student affairs and dean of students said. A pledge of the Pi Kappa Alpha Zeta Omicron chapter at CSUN came forward to an administrator and […]

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Mexican Independence is a tradition that has crossed borders

Hundreds of people gather every year at La Placita Olvera — also known as Olvera Street- to remember one the most important traditions of the Mexican community in Los Angeles. KCSN’s Dayanis Lopez tells us how the Mexican Independence tradition hasn’t been forgotten in Los Angeles.

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All CSUN pledge activities stopped following possible Pi Kappa Alpha hazing incident

All CSUN pledge activities stopped following possible Pi Kappa Alpha hazing incident

All pledging activity has been ordered to immediately “cease and desist” following a possible hazing incident involving the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, according to a letter sent to all sorority and fraternity presidents by William Watkins, vice president for student affairs, on Thursday evening. Pi Kappa Alpha has been placed on interim suspension by the […]

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EOP Free Speech Event highlights our right to self-expression

Our First Amendment right will be in full display at the upcoming EOP Free Speech Event for CSUN students, faculty and staff, in the form of a platform to freely express thoughts, views and opinions in any way they wish and on any topic. The free event will be held in Matador Square from 11:30 […]

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Students view solar eclipse at Orange Grove

Students view solar eclipse at Orange Grove

Students were at the obeservatory near the orange grove to witness the solar eclipse.

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California Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement for new contract

The California Faculty Association (CFA) reached a tentative agreement for a new three-year contract. The agreement increases salary by 1.6 percent for all faculty, according to the document. Salary will also rise for tenure-track faculty, coaches with at least six years experience, and other types of faculty by three percent — on top of the […]

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15-year-old Cleveland High School student returns home safely

15-year-old Cleveland High School student returns home safely

Jenna Grant, a Cleveland high school student who went missing Wednesday morning, returned home safely early this morning, Adam Grant, her father said. The 15-year-old 10th grader had left her home some time between midnight and 5:00 a.m. from her home near Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street, Adam Grant said in a telephone interview Wednesday. […]

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15-year-old girl goes missing from home near CSUN

15-year-old girl goes missing from home near CSUN

>>UPDATE: Jenna Grant has returned home safe, according to her father. A 15-year-old girl has been missing from her home near CSUN since Wednesday morning. Jenna Grant, a 10th grader at Cleveland High School, was believed to have run away from her home near Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street between midnight and 5:30 a.m., her […]

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CSUN mourns Alkadi at gathering

CSUN mourns Alkadi at gathering

  Passages from the Quran played in the opening half hour of a gathering organized to mourn the death of CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi. Students paid their individual respects in-between classes, and staff members from the International and Exchange Student Center and Student Counseling Services lined the side and back walls, greeting familiar faces as […]

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CSUN no exception from CSU spring admission restrictions

CSUN has exceeded its enrollment target for the 2014-2015 academic year and will impose acceptance restrictions for students attempting to enter the university during the spring semester. Within the California State University (CSU) system the full-time student enrollment target has increased across the 23 campuses by approximately 10,000, according to Michael Uhlenkamp, director of public […]

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Villa suffered heatstroke, dehydration

Villa suffered heatstroke, dehydration

Armando Villa’s autopsy reveals the Zeta Mu pledge was reported to have a temperature of 108.8 shortly before his death. The 19-year-old CSUN student was found unresponsive in a ditch after he had separated from his pledge group during an initiation hike through the Angeles National Forest on July 1. When paramedics arrived on scene, […]

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Twerking Fitness Class

Twerking has been popular for quite some time now and it can actually be beneficial to your health. Ladies from all over are using this infamous dance move to get into shape. KCSN’s Brenda Garcia has the latest on an exclusive workout class based in Los Angeles County.

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