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Men’s Baseball: Matt Curtis’ contract not renewed

Ashley Soley-Cerro

May 28, 2013

CSUN is searching for a new head baseball coach after Matt Curtis’ contract was not renewed Tuesday. Although Curtis’ third season improvement his overall record, it wasn’t good enough to renew his contract, said Brandon Martin, director of intercollegiate athletics. “From day one I talked about excel...

Sierra Center briefly evacuated after officer spots unattended box

Ashley Soley-Cerro

April 19, 2013

CORRECTION: The photo caption said there was a bomb threat. There was no bomb threat on campus, officers checked a suspicious package in the Sierra Center. The Sierra Center was briefly evacuated Friday around 9:30 a.m. and CSUN PD Cpl. Tom Finnerty with K-9 Isy entered the premises. Students and...

Experience will land you a job, not your GPA alone

Experience will land you a job, not your GPA alone

Ashley Soley-Cerro

April 15, 2013

Every time a parent or teacher told me to get involved in school growing up I likely rolled my eyes, cursed them under my breath, told them they just didn’t understand how time consuming being a 21st-century teenager is, or all three. I was the quintessential “anti” in high school and proud o...

Arrest made in Northridge kidnapping

Ashley Soley-Cerro

April 1, 2013

>>This article has been updated with additional information A suspect has been arrested in the kidnapping and assault of a 10-year-old Northridge girl, and investigators are searching for a second suspect who may have fled to San Diego. Daniel Martinez was arrested and charged with kidnapping...

Missing 10-year-old found at Starbucks

Missing 10-year-old found at Starbucks

Ashley Soley-Cerro

March 27, 2013

  >>>UPDATE: March 28 2:15 p.m. The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference Thursday to discuss updates regarding the case. It was held by LAPD Media Relations and Community Affairs Group. Commander Andrew Smith and LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division Commanding Officer Wil...

Former porn star and CSUN student Jennie Ketcham shares her story

Former porn star and CSUN student Jennie Ketcham shares her story

Ashley Soley-Cerro

March 12, 2013

Correction>> The last quote was originally incorrect and has since been reworded. Jennie Ketcham, former porn star and current CSUN psychology major, dispelled myths about the porn industry providing actors an endlessly glamorous lifestyle during the lecture “Porn’s Glass Ceiling: An ...

Lilly Ledbetter shares her story of overcoming the wage gap

Lilly Ledbetter shares her story of overcoming the wage gap

Ashley Soley-Cerro

March 6, 2013

Equal pay activist Lilly Ledbetter shared her triumphant story Wednesday and reminded the CSUN community that equality in the workplace remains a dream of the distant future. “It is important in our country that we are paid equitably and fairly,” she said. “It is a family affair to ...

Student Recreation Center temporarily without water

Ashley Soley-Cerro

January 29, 2013

>>>UPDATE 2:37 p.m. The water in the SRC came back on around 12:40 p.m. after Physical Plant Management completed repairs on the line, Francis said. >>>UPDATE 9:15 a.m. The SRC remains without water, Francis said. He said he hopes the water will be turned back on by noon today....

Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in Northridge

Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in Northridge

Ashley Soley-Cerro

December 6, 2012

>>>CORRECTION: The man was killed by a Metrolink train, not a Metro train. >>>UPDATE Dec. 7 11:11 a.m. The victim has not yet been identified and reports are not complete, but he was a caucasian male that appears to be in his thirties, said Larry Dietz, watch commander at t...

Prop. 30 tax increase for education funding passes

Ashley Soley-Cerro

November 7, 2012

UPDATE (9:21 A.M.): With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Proposition 30 passed with 53.9 percent of the vote in favor while 49.6 percent voted against the measure. The fate of California's education system remained undecided as of midnight Tuesday, with 50.4 percent in favor and 49.6 percent against Proposition 3...

Gov. Brown and Proposition 30 opponents speak out during final week before election

Ashley Soley-Cerro

November 4, 2012

Through flashmobs, conference calls and TV and online advertisements, supporters and opponents of Proposition 30 are begging for the attention of student voters during these last few days before the Nov. 6 election. About 70 percent of young voters and Democrats support the measure, according to the...

Two collisions occur on Zelzah and Lassen

Ashley Soley-Cerro

October 8, 2012

Within an hour, a vehicle struck a bicycle and two automobiles crashed into each other in separate incidents at the corner of Zelzah Avenue and Lassen Street tod­­­ay. The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital by an ambulance, according to Officer Scott Vostad with the Valley Traffic Div...

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