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Downtown L.A. Art Walk offers exposure to an L.A. clothing brand

Brian De Los Santos

May 4, 2011

Thousands of people crowd the streets of downtown Los Angeles, eager to dine, dance and look at pieces of artwork. Art Walk-goers pass by the table decorated with artful merchandise, often stopping by to grab free stickers and glance at a Lookbook laid in the center of the table. Beats from nearby African drummers drown conversation between vendors and potential customers. “Buy clothing designed...

CSUN police department re-accredited

Brian De Los Santos

May 4, 2011

The CSUN police department was re-accredited on Monday by a professional association committee that decided the enforcement agency is up to par with professional standards. A team from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) visited campus and reviewed aspects of the police department on the week of March 20. The inspector...

Police to meet with USU to evaluate security measures after fight breaks out

Brian De Los Santos

April 28, 2011

University Student Union officials and CSUN police will be meeting to discuss a series of incidents that occurred at Matador Nights on April 23. One of the incidents was a confrontation that brought the event to an early end. “We have issues almost every year,” CSUN police Chief Anne P. Glavin...

O!burger offers a delicious taste of organic

Brian De Los Santos

April 21, 2011

The concoction of toasted or grilled buns, juicy red tomatoes, freshly cut lettuce, onions, ketchup, mustard and, most importantly, a beef patty, is recognized as the all-American food staple. O!burger accomplishes the savory task in a fresh way: everything they serve is strictly organic and all-n...

Protesters call for CSU chancellor to resign

Brian De Los Santos

April 14, 2011

Students and faculty across CSU campuses rallied, marched, and participated in sit-ins at administration buildings to protest against CSU Chancellor Charles Reed and other Board of Trustees officials. CSUN students and faculty joined the CSU effort. Students for Quality Education (SQE), a student a...

CSUN responds to dorm burglaries by increasing police patrols and installing window locks

Brian De Los Santos

April 10, 2011

Student housing officials have implemented changes to improve security measures at the University Park Apartments due to the escalating number of dorm burglaries at CSUN. Six dorms were burglarized in two days in the week leading up to Spring break. In March alone 11 dorms were burglarized.  In most ...

Six CSUN dorms burglarized in span of two days

Brian De Los Santos

April 1, 2011

An unknown suspect(s) burglarized five dorm rooms on Wednesday, March 30 at the University Park Apartments. There was another burglary and an attempted burglary on Thursday, March 31. According to the CSUN police Campus Crime Alert issued on April 1, the suspect(s) gained entry by forcing bedroom...

Dorm burglary victim speaks out

Brian De Los Santos

March 29, 2011

CORRECTION: Howard stated police arrived 40 minutes after they were called. The Department of Police Services through their public information office say officers arrived within 9 1/2 minutes of the call being placed to university police. Katryna Howard thought she would be able to enjoy her 7 o’clock TV show...

CSUN dorm burglaries becoming more brazen

Brian De Los Santos

March 28, 2011

The residents at the University Park Apartments on campus have experienced a rash of burglaries that have alarmed students, CSUN police and the housing staff. However, this is not a new problem. The latest incident in which a bedroom window was pried open before the room was ransacked and electronics...

CSUN Orange Grove is a good pick

Brian De Los Santos

March 23, 2011

This is not the story of Adam and Eve, but some say that there is forbidden fruit on campus. A myth around CSUN suggests that picking from the orange grove on campus is unlawful. Some have said you can even earn a ticket by doing so, however truth of the matter is there is no policy or law tha...

Professor’s passion for activism influences his art

Brian De Los Santos

March 16, 2011

Professor Harry Gamboa Jr.’s first masterpiece involved a couple cans of spray paint and a wall at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which served as his canvas. In 1972, Gamboa and two other members of his art entourage, Asco (Spanish for nauseated), had asked a museum curator at LACMA why Chicano art was nonexistent in the museum and he told them Latinos did not partake in art but rather in gangs. The art group respond...

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