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In Photos: Keystone XL and DAPL protest in LA

Protestors march in Westwood to protest Trump's decision to proceed with the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline on Tuesday. Photo credit: Blaise Scemama
Blaise Scemama January 25, 2017

A group of roughly 500 protesters gathered outside the Wilshire Federal building last night to protest the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline proposals. The protest is in response...

Los Angeles activists describe their experience at Standing Rock

Two girls pictured before protest
Blaise Scemama December 5, 2016

Anti-Dakota Access Pipeline activists gained a huge victory on Sunday when the Army Corps Engineer announced a halt to construction of the pipeline near the standing rock reservation in North Dakota.The...

Campus Town Hall highlights and Harrison’s response to sanctuary school status

Cielito Thea Fernandez and Dianne Harrison pictured in the USU answering written questions
Blaise Scemama November 29, 2016

In the first post-election town hall meeting, held at the USU Grand Salon, President Dianne F. Harrison and about 150 students, faculty, and community members, came together to voice their concerns relating...

Anti-Trump protests erupt after elections

Small child shown in front of protesters
Blaise Scemama November 16, 2016

Anti-Trump demonstrations have erupted throughout the country in the wake of last Tuesday's election results.One of the largest protests so far occurred Saturday morning near MacArthur park in downtown...

The Young Turks host gets into heated exchange with protestor during filming at CSUN

Ana Kasparian is shown in the middle of a discussion at The Young Turks panel
Blaise Scemama November 10, 2016

"The Young Turks" host Ana Kasparian had a heated exchange yesterday afternoon with a student from the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) who interrupted a live filming of the talk show that took place in...

Mayor Garcetti visits CSUN to promote Measure M

Mayor shown taking picture with people holding signs that read,
Blaise Scemama November 3, 2016

Los Angeles voters will have to make an important decision on Tuesday when voting for Measure M, which if passed, will increase sales tax by one half cent to fund major expansions to the L.A. transit system. Mayor...

Senatorial candidates Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez visit CSUN as election draws near

Photo shows Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez
Blaise Scemama November 1, 2016

Democratic representative Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala Harris visited CSUN today to speak to students and community members about policy issues, ranging from student debt to immigration...

Senatorial candidates visit CSUN as they look to fill vacant senate seat

U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris, left, points a finger toward fellow candidate Loretta Sanchez during a debate
Blaise Scemama October 28, 2016

While the world has its eyes on the presidential election which is only 11 days away, Californians might do well to remember the California General Election involving a senate race between attorney general...

Jill Stein makes comments about the media in TYT’s town hall at YouTube Space L.A.

Jill Stein is sitting down for a interview for
Blaise Scemama October 25, 2016

In an interview conducted by Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks (TYT) at the YouTube Space L.A., Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein responded to John Oliver’s comments made on his show Last Week...

Activists speak out against Columbus Day

Woman shown speaking at resistence celebration
Blaise Scemama October 13, 2016

On Tuesday, the day after Columbus Day, a group of activists from different parts of Central America and Canada came to CSUN to speak about how they believe indigenous people’s rights are being violated.Columbus...

Green Party candidate Jill Stein visits CSUN for AS “Big Politics”

Jill stein prepares to give speech at CSUN
Blaise Scemama October 6, 2016

  Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein visited CSUN today and held a rally in front of a crowd of roughly a hundred people in the Sierra Quad. The event was part of the Associated...

AS puts on “Big Politics Fair” drawing a visit from presidential candidate Jill Stein

close up of Jill Stein
Blaise Scemama October 4, 2016

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein will be giving a speech at CSUN at 10:45 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at North Sierra Lawn. Event organizers say that Stein will be giving a speech discussing...

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