Learning how to teach about the Holocaust

CSUN professors, students and about 160 public school teachers attended the 5th Annual Southern California Forum on Holocaust Education, called "Teaching About the Holocaust," at CSUN March 24-26, sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Its purpose was to teach secondary school teachers...

State public employees rally to protest governor

California teachers, nurses, firefighters and other public employees are coming together to protest Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's effort to privatize pension funds, increase patient-to-nurse ratios in hospitals, and slash school funding. Many educators are concerned with Schwarzenegger's 2005-06 state budget, released in January. Although it...

Electrical difficulties with new vending machines

New Pepsi vending machines in Manzanita Hall are experiencing electrical problems, prompting faculty and students to complain of machine malfunctions, warm drinks, and unrefunded purchases. Due to the miscommunication between the Pepsi Corporation and the University Corporation regarding vending machine amp requirements, electrical problems...

Volleyball team has successful break

As relaxing and much needed as the spring break was for many people, the CSUN athletic teams were unable to relax the same way. After dispatching 15th ranked George Mason in three sets at CSUN, the men's volleyball team took to the road...

Women’s tennis team wins three, minus top player

The CSUN women's tennis team approached spring break with a daunting schedule in front of them. They faced the prospect of playing six matches in 14 days against stiff competition. CSUN was looking to bolster its 3-8 record by putting together a winning...

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Professor pens revised edition of retirement book

CSUN Geology Professor Warren Bland released his latest book, "Retire in Style: 60 Outstanding Places Across the U.S.A. and Canada," a revised edition of his 2001 publication. The updated version includes four new U.S. retirement destinations, plus 10 Canadian locations, which differ from the...

Freshmen political beliefs increasingly polarized

The number of college freshmen identifying their political orientation as "far left" or "far right" has increased during the last year, according to a study by UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute. The study, entitled "The American Freshman," is a yearly report administered by the...

Costal migration may cause evacuation problems

More people are moving to coastal areas in the United States, which may pose an evacuation problem in the case of a natural disaster. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released a report showing an overview of coastal population trends from 1980...