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CSUN professor shares writing inspirations

CSUN professor shares writing inspirations

Looking back on the years he spent in college studying English and literature, Louisiana native Martin Pousson can’t help but imagine that’s what made him a better writer – a published one at that. But he never expected his stories would lead him to win an award. Pousson, a CSUN English professor and author, was […]

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Upcoming events to celebrate Black History Month

Victor Frost:  It is Tuesday, February fourth, and this is Victor Frost with a Daily Sundial News Brief; a little nugget of the news that matters to you. Your News; All Day. With us is Live News Editor Jonathan Diaz. Jonathan Diaz: With February having arrived, the Pan-African studies department will celebrate Black History Month […]

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Baseball: Alumni game gives new coaching staff first look at team

Baseball: Alumni game gives new coaching staff first look at team

Victor Frost:  It is Tuesday, February fourth, and this is Victor Frost with a Daily Sundial News Brief; a little nugget of the news that matters to you. Your News; All Day. With us today is Andrew Martinez, Sports Editor for this fine, fine paper. Andrew Martinez: Current and former Matador baseball players and coaches […]

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CSU budget proposed, less money given than requested

CSU budget proposed, less money given than requested

Governor Jerry Brown proposed an annual budget on Jan. 9 allocating the CSU system an additional $142 million in state funding for the 2014-15 academic year. The larger allocation is part of the governor’s four-year investment plan to increase state funding for public universities through 2016-17, according to Brown’s budget summary. The specific allocations of […]

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Former governors to speak on campus regarding their roles in public office

Original Article by Steven Espinoza Linda Lingle, former Hawaii Governor and Michael Dukakis, former Massachusetts Governor,  will discuss their time in office at a special presentation on Tuesday. Lawrence Becker, CSUN political science department chair, said that the two governors are experienced and accomplished in their respective roles. “A governor in any state is faced […]

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AS approves funding for organizations, appoints new senators

AS approves funding for organizations, appoints new senators

Associated Students met for the second time today and voted on allocating funds to various clubs and organizations. The organization that received the most funding was the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). They received $9000 to help build a Formula SAE race car and enter it into a race in April. AS President Brian Woolett […]

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Jamzilla may dampen plans for Valentine’s Day weekend

Jamzilla may dampen plans for Valentine’s Day weekend

In preparation for what the LA Metro is calling “Jamzilla,” transportation authorities are doing their best to get the word out in hopes of stemming traffic jams. For 80 hours this coming President’s Day Weekend, February 14 to 18, the 405 will be partially closed for construction in the Sepulveda Pass. The closure will include […]

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Pan-African studies to present multitude of events for Black History Month

The Pan-African studies department will celebrate Black History Month beginning on Wednesday with a Black History Month Fair. This fair will highlight the Black student organizations at CSUN as well as the Pan-African studies department. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaza del Sol of the USU. A Hip […]

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Former governors to speak on campus regarding public service, time in office

Linda Lingle, former Hawaii Governor and Michael Dukakis, former Massachusetts Governor,  will discuss their time in office at a special presentation on Tuesday. The special presentation is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. in the Grand Salon of the University Student Union. Lawrence Becker, CSUN political science department chair, said that the two governors […]

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Past, Present Matadors gather for alumni baseball game

Past, Present Matadors gather for alumni baseball game

Current and former Matador baseball players and coaches got together on Saturday afternoon to play in the 2014 CSUN baseball alumni game, part of the annual alumni weekend. Fans gathered to watch the game and preview the 2014 Matador baseball squad and enjoyed complimentary food as the baseball team provided grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, and […]

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Earthquake courtyard rededicated to honor former CSUN president Blenda Wilson

Earthquake courtyard rededicated to honor former CSUN president Blenda Wilson

In the days after the devastation of the 1994 Northridge earthquake then-CSUN President Blenda Wilson made sure the campus remained open despite $400 million in damage. Wilson was honored on Friday with the dedication of the Blenda J. Wilson courtyard, for her presidency at CSUN during the Northridge earthquake and for her assorted contributions to […]

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CSUN PD holds drill to educate students on earthquake safety

The CSUN Department of Police Services held its Emergency Operations Center drill on Thursday during which President Dianne Harrison and Anne Glavin, CSUN chief of police, educated students on evacuation procedures through the reenactment of a press conference due to a severe earthquake. The unique approach did more than bring to light standard earthquake procedures […]

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