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Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

After spending a year studying as a jazz major, then another year as a general music major at CSUN, William "Will" Borza, decided to...

Associated Students President Abel Pacheco reflects on his administration’s progress in...

During this turbulent time, students may feel more inclined than ever to ask themselves what Associated Students (A.S.) is doing for them. Rest...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Jackie Phipps is an English creative writing major at CSUN.  Making the trek from Santa Monica, Phipps is in her junior year working towards...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Mahdi Baharan, a transfer student from Iran, was living abroad when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11. Baharan, 26,...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

One challenge Vania Ellison, a junior deaf studies major, faced was growing up in a household with deaf parents. Leaving them behind to come to...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

CSUN business major Lisa Lautman loves drawing and has used the career of Michael Jackson as an inspiration. This year was tough because of...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Mahdi Baharan, a transfer student from Iran, was living abroad when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11. Baharan, 26,...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

For 20-year-old Vania Leon, her first semester at CSUN was the worst.  She started as an interior design major but her art classes weren’t...

One in 36,000: Paul Natali

CSUN has one of the most diverse university communities in the United States that includes 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty members.  Each...

Graduate student Esha Momeni first to receive Academic Freedom Award

The arrest and imprisonment of Iranian-American graduate student Esha Momeni received national attention last semester when she was jailed while working on her thesis project in Iran.

Momeni, 28, was arrested and held without bail Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 for allegedly passing another vehicle illegally on Moddaress highway.' She was held in solitary confinement at Evin prison for roughly two and a half weeks before being released and the deed to her parents' home taken as bail.
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Mass communication graduate student receives first Academic Freedom Award

Esha Momeni, a mass communications graduate student who was held in confinement in Iran last fall for 25 days while working on research for the women's movement, received the first Academic Freedom Award Tuesday night almost seven months after she was apprehended.

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