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Time for a new Free Speech Movement

Time for a new Free Speech Movement

In the beginning, there was the idea that “power” was with the people. Social change was to be the defiant byproduct created by swaths of citizens collectively creating a larger voice. This aim would make the dominant institutions tremble into submission. Those were days of hopeful visions of civil and social equality. We’ve fallen short […]

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Educational Opportunity Programs then and now

Educational Opportunity Programs then and now

During the civil rights movement, activists pushed for the right to equal access to higher education. One of the ways this happened was through the implementation of Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) throughout CSU campuses. The EOP program has been thriving for 45 years as a result of a dedicated community of CSUN staff members. From […]

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DACA is only a bandage for a gaping wound in America

DACA is only a bandage for a gaping wound in America

Imagine being forced out of a place you have called home for the past several years of your life. Imagine that in order to stay in your home, you must apply to stay there every two years. Imagine feeling alienated from your own household because of a situation you had no choice in. That is […]

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VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students

VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students

The building can be seen from across campus. It’s several stories tall. Its structure is encased in 30,000 square feet of glass. There’s no way to miss it. So why is student attendance at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) performances so low? Maureen Rubin, VPAC public and community relations manager, said that out of […]

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International students talk about their experiences studying abroad

International students talk about their experiences studying abroad

Two CSUN international students discuss the benefits and drawbacks to studying abroad and the plethora of reasons they chose to leave home to study in the United States.

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Students share the multiple ways they commute to campus

Students share the multiple ways they commute to campus

Students share the different ways they commute to campus. With students living far distances or even trying to save money on commuting costs, it is interesting to see just a few of the forms of transportation students use to reach their destinations.

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American Indian ceremony brings culture to CSUN

American Indian ceremony brings culture to CSUN

Two days after the Thanksgiving Holiday, the American Indian Student Association held its 30th Annual Powwow to celebrate cultural heritage. There are over 200,000 Native American people in Los Angeles County. The Nov. 30 powwow provides an opportunity to remember traditional music, dance, food, and clothing.

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Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN has been a part of the campus community since 1970. They perform traditional Mexican dances, or ballet folklorico, from various regions of Mexico. Though composed primarily of students, the group welcomes alumni, faculty and community members who have a passion for dance.

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CSUN group gives a family the ingredients for a holiday meal

CSUN group gives a family the ingredients for a holiday meal

CSUN’s Unified We Serve delivers a family-sized amount of food to a family in need.

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CSUN Roller Hockey Club seeks to emerge as a fierce opponent

CSUN Roller Hockey Club seeks to emerge as a fierce opponent

The revitalized CSUN Roller Hockey Club looks to establish itself as a strong competitor in the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League with new head coach Aaron Weinstein at the helm.

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Student organization aims to enrich the community

Student organization aims to enrich the community

The Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA) is a student organization with its main goal being to improve the lives of those in need in their community. It provides career, academic and professional development for CSUN students through the events they host and the information they provide to members. CADA’s president, Elizabeth Cano, speaks on […]

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Campus solicitor tells his side of the story

Campus solicitor tells his side of the story

Many students are annoyed with badgering solicitors on campus. One solicitor describes his experience and the cause he is working for while also sharing how he feels about his interactions with CSUN students. To see what strategies students take to avoid the solicitors click here.

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