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CSUN to celebrate Trans Awareness Week

>>>CORRECTION: The Trans Awareness Week is hosted by several different organizations. The AB1266 (The School Success and Opportunity Act) allows for inclusivity in sex segregated facilities and services for transgender youth in public K-12 school. The Privacy For all Students Coalition (PFSA)  is a group that wants to repeal AB1266. The Pride Center and the CSUN LGBTQA will host Trans […]

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Creator of hit MTV show ‘Catfish’ shares his life experiences

Creator of hit MTV show ‘Catfish’ shares his life experiences

Applause and the flash of cameras welcomed Nev Schulman, the star of the documentary Catfish and the subsequent MTV series Catfish: The TV Show, to the stage of the fully capacitated Northridge Center in the USU on Wednesday night. Using a series of anecdotes, personal photos and internet memes Schulman gave the audience a glimpse […]

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KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

Associates from CSUN’s radio station, KCSN-1, celebrated the launch of KCSN-2, the first 24/7 Latin Alternative Rock station, Wendesday. The station hosted a session with Los Lobos, a popular Latin American rock band that has been considered a pioneer in the Latin American music movement for 40 years ago. Sky Daniels, general manager of KCSN-1, […]

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CSUN community reactions to typhoon disaster in Philippines

President Dianne F. Harrison shared her condolences toward the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan to the CSUN community via email Tuesday. Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines four days ago, has a projected death toll of 10,000 people and has displaced more than 600,000. The giant waves were some of the strongest ever recorded and has […]

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CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year

CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year

The board of trustees (BOT) approved the $237.6 million state budget request for the 2014-2015 fiscal year Wednesday during their meeting. As recently reported by the Daily Sundial, there was some friction regarding the passing of the state budget on Tuesday. Trustee Steven M. Glazer felt the budget request presented by the Committee of Finance […]

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Creator of hit MTV series “Catfish” on campus Wednesday

Check it out MTV fans: Nev Schulman from the hit series “Catfish: The TV Show” will be on campus Wednesday evening. For those unfamiliar with the show, or the term “catfish” here’s a quick summary. A “catfish” is a person who pretends to be something they are not by creating a false identity on social […]

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KCSN News Update: A report is released that says even so-called “green energy” like ethanol may not be safe for the environment

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Two Los Angeles City Council members are advocating the legalization of street vendors who sell food and other merchandise. Residents of Venice are trying to find the best solution to prevent cars from entering the boardwalk near Ocean Front Walk. The vast majority of elementary and middle […]

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KCSN News Update: A study projects how climate change may affect West Nile virus carrying mosquitoes across the Southern United States

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The child care programs in many states do not require an annual unannounced inspection, and only 15 percent require background checks. Researchers say they can identify babies considered to be at high risk for developing an autism spectrum disorder. Americans who passed part of the GED […]

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CSUN community celebrates culture talent show with other CSUs

More than 150 students and members of the CSUN community attended the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) talent show “Northridge by Night” on Sunday. Students from UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UC Riverside, and CSUN gathered together to show their talent and to support One Body Village, a non-profit organization that seeks to combat trafficking […]

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Poker, blackjack and a flick at ‘Casino & Movie Night’

Poker, blackjack and a flick at ‘Casino & Movie Night’

CSUN students attended the Casino & Movie Night event held by the University Student Union (USU) Friday evening. The event was held in the Game Room and numerous students were in attendance. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a blackjack tournament and competed to win Texas holdem’ poker. Free pizza and snacks were […]

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VRC helps veterans transition into college life

VRC helps veterans transition into college life

The number of veteran students in higher education has been on the rise since WWII, and CSUN’s Veteran Resource Center (VRC) is one of the institutions that help ease the transition for veterans into college life. The Post-9/11 GI Bill offers more assistance to veterans than the prior Montgomery GI Bill, but some educational institutions […]

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Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

CSUN held its first national roll call in honor of fallen soldiers from California Thursday for CSUN’s celebration of Veteran’s Day at the USU. “We want to honor every veteran at this event,” said Jorge Reyes, lectures and culture event assistant for the USU. “However we are conducting a national roll call for fallen soldiers […]

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