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Three CSUN students arrested in downtown LA protests

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, […]

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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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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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