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Wellness fair to welcome students with workshops, meditation, prizes

Healthy food options on campus and body esteem will be some of the topics covered during the second annual Welcome to Wellness event on campus next week. The day of health and wellness at the USU will include workshops, meditation refreshers, a free farmers market as well as raffles for prizes. Amanda Christianson, fitness coordinator, […]

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AS discusses student success fees, voter registration, enrollment at meeting

AS discusses student success fees, voter registration, enrollment at meeting

Student success fees, voter registration and student enrollment were some of the topics discussed at the Associated Students (AS) meeting today. Talar Alexanian, AS vice president, said representatives from the California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Office will be on campus Monday to speak about student success fees. The fee, known at CSUN as the campus […]

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LA residents express discomfort with hot weather on social media

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Constitution Day forum weighs the merits, burdens of political parties

A lively debate about political parties and the US Constitution took place Saturday at the Orange Grove Bistro. The panel featured CSUN history professor James Sefton and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire political science professor John Evans as its speakers. The attendees were able to participate in the discussion by asking the panelists questions about the […]

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Students have fun in the sun at first SRC poolside DJ event

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) pool hosted a poolside DJ event at the SRC pool on Thursday. The event gave students a chance to cool off from the hot weather and take a break from studying from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to enjoy swimming, music, food, prizes and games including Twister and canoe battle […]

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Open mic night welcomes poetry, spoken word and music from students

The lobby of Santa Susana Hall shook as it was engulfed in the sound of hip hop, poetry and the words of students Thursday night. It was the first open mic event of the fall 2014 semester held by Vocal Artillery, a non­profit organization. Some students recited poetry, others sang and played their instruments of […]

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Mayor speaks to Board of Trustees, recognizes CSUN accomplishments

Mayor speaks to Board of Trustees, recognizes CSUN accomplishments

  Long Beach mayor Robert Garcia spoke to the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees on Sept. 10 for the first time since assuming office in July. Garcia said he was pleased to have the CSU Chancellor’s Office in his hometown. “It’s great that Long Beach has the offices of the greatest university (system) […]

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Campus organizations, students gather for second annual Jusdeep memorial celebration

Campus organizations, students gather for second annual Jusdeep memorial celebration

  Students flocked to the Matador Square Wednesday afternoon to remember the legacy of Jusdeep Singh Sethi, a CSUN interdisciplinary humanities student who passed away last year at Big Bear Lake. Dozens of campus organizations and outside entities participated in what has become an annual block party featuring music, spoken word, art installations and free […]

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CSUN Zeta Mu Hazing Investigation – full report

CSUN Zeta Mu Hazing Investigation  – full report

The CSUN investigation report on the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity hazing allegations was released Sept. 5 by the university administration. The report concludes that the Zeta Mu chapter of Pi Kappa Phi at CSUN engaged in various instances of hazing over the years. Specific reports of hazing in the past year, including the Spring 2014 […]

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Matador News: CSUN students react to the Ray Rice situation

Matador News: CSUN students react to the Ray Rice situation

Secretary of State John Kerry was in Iraq to meet with the new country’s prime minister, as President Obama prepares his speech about ISIS; Matador reporter Chantal Adams talked to Journalism Professor David Blumenkrantz about the U.S. reaction to the situation. It’s National Suicide Prevention Week, and Matador News reporter Rosanna Siracusa talked to the […]

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Zeta Mu, hazing practices evident in CSUN report

Zeta Mu, hazing practices evident in CSUN report

    The investigation report released Sept. 5 into the death of CSUN student Armando Villa stated the fraternity subjected pledges to boot-camp-like conditions and made them “promise not to die.” Zeta Mu pledges were pressured to eat disgusting food and instructed to put on a condom before going to meet a barnyard animal named Betsy, according […]

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Matador News: The Sundial’s faculty adviser explains the new digital strategy

Matador News: The Sundial’s faculty adviser explains the new digital strategy

Obama plans to speak to the nation about his ISIS strategy; Janay Rice responds to media coverage of her marriage and her husband’s suspension from the NFL, and Apple releases i-Phone 6. Matador News reporter Dayanis Lopez-Reyes talks to Sundial Faculty Advisor Gretchen Macchiarella about the CSUN newspaper’s move to digital technology. Producers: Samantha Benitz, […]

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