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Chelsea Manning needs respect, not neglect

Chelsea Manning needs respect, not neglect

Ana Rodriguez

September 8, 2013

A day after U.S. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning was found guilty of 20 charges, which included espionage, theft and fraud, a statement was released in which Manning expressed that she would like to be known as Chelsea E. Manning and be referred to by female pronouns. She plans to undergo hormone therapy as soon as poss...

CSUN Neon Nights attracts 125 students, breaking past attendance records

CSUN Neon Nights attracts 125 students, breaking past attendance records

Ana Rodriguez

September 7, 2013

More than 125 students filled the Game Room in the University Student Union Thursday night for Neon Nights, the highest student turnout in CSUN history. The event was hosted by the The Veteran’s Resource Center (VRC) and the USU. “The VRC [used] the game room to combine Neon Nights and Games...

Cal State Fullerton becomes the first CSU campus to implement comprehensive smoke-free policy

Cal State Fullerton becomes the first CSU campus to implement comprehensive smoke-free policy

Ana Rodriguez

September 5, 2013

Cal State University Fullerton (CSUF) implemented a campus-wide smoke-free policy this semester, making it the first CSU campus to ban all tobacco products. This may be a path CSUN could soon take. About 1,182 schools nationwide have applied smoking bans. Of those schools, 800 have banned all fo...

Circus-themed Matafest informs freshmen of USU services

Circus-themed Matafest informs freshmen of USU services

Ana Rodriguez

August 30, 2013

University Student Union introduced the different services offered at a circus-themed Matafest on Aug. 29. The event was held in the USU on the OST Lawn and in the Plaza Del Sol. Matafest was set up like an open house within USU to welcoming all incoming freshmen and returning Matadors. “We have ...

Stop rape by talking to men, not women

Stop rape by talking to men, not women

Ana Rodriguez

August 26, 2013

At one point in my life catcalls (when men yell or make a noise of a sexual nature at women to get their attention)  were annoying, harmless and sometimes funny. That was before I learned that one of my female cousins had been raped at the age of 16. It was a horribly touchy subject within my family...

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