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Retired professor donates 2.5-acre property

After spending more than 30 years as a professor in the Leisure Studies and Recreation Department, retired CSUN professor Isabelle Walker recently donated her Antelope Valley property to CSUN as an endowment to support the study of nonprofit management. According to Walker,...

Living learning communities offer new opportunities

Beginning this semester, the Department of Cinema and Television Arts is offering CTVA 250, an introductory course in film production, in Bayberry Hall of the University Park Apartments. "It's new to the dorms, but has always been a prerequisite for the major," said Michael...

Shooting expedites amendment to police policy

On Feb. 16, the Los Angeles Police Commission ruled unanimously 5-0 to tighten the guidelines on police officers shooting at moving vehicles. The decision came soon after LAPD police officers shot and killed a 13 year old who was driving a stolen car on...

California among states with stricter alcohol use laws

Binge drinking among college students is lower in states with stricter alcohol laws, according to a new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. The study found that states with at least four or more laws discouraging heavy alcohol consumption had...

Up for grabs

Up for grabs

Compact to increase CSU system budget by 2.5 percent

The Higher Education Compact, an agreement between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the CSU system, will allow a 2.5 percent increase in enrollment and state funding for the 2005-06 academic year through 2010-11. Ronald Clouse, director of Budget Planning and Marketing at CSUN, said the...

Death penalty abolished for minors in U.S.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled March 1 against applying the death penalty for juveniles, overturning a 1989 decision that allowed minors between the ages of 16 and 18 to be executed for their crimes. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that...

Busted

Busted!

Women majority of college students women

Women make up about 51 percent of the U.S. population, but they comprise approximately 60 percent of CSUN's student body, according to CSUN's Institutional Research report on Fall 2004 enrollment. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, in 2001, women made up 56...