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CSUN alumnus dicusses inhumane factory farm practices

Megan Diskin

March 15, 2013

CSUN alumnus and founder of Farm Sanctuary, an organization focusing on the humane treatment of farm animals, talked Thursday about the farm industry and the farm practices. Gene Baur started the organization investigating factory farms. The lecture was hosted by Associated Students' Environmental...

California senators introduce bills to allow students better access to polling places

California senators introduce bills to allow students better access to polling places

Megan Diskin

March 13, 2013

CLARIFICATION: A name has been changed to reflect Sen. Fran Pavley's staff. Two California senators have introduced legislation that would provide students at University of California, California State University and California community colleges with easier access to voting booths and polling pla...

CSUN music major remains clear-minded at all times to retain performance prowess

CSUN music major remains clear-minded at all times to retain performance prowess

Megan Diskin

March 4, 2013

  Sophomore music performance major Lindsey Eastham, 19, thinks that there are two states of mind in life: The first includes being stuck in the past and always planning for the future. The second involves approaching everything with a clear mind, immersing oneself in every experience. Eas...

Frontrunner mayoral candidates head into primaries with large contributions

Megan Diskin

March 3, 2013

As the March 5 Los Angeles Mayoral primaries near, frontrunner Eric Garcetti leads in individual contributions with $4.1 million as Greuel leads in interest group funds with $2.5 million.The five major interest groups backing Greuel are the California Law and Order Independent Expenditure Committee, the Los A...

Alumnus and renowned scholar discusses global African presence

Megan Diskin

March 1, 2013

Renowned scholar and CSUN almunus, Dr. Runoko Rashidi, closed out Black History Month with a presentation about global African presence Thursday. Rashidi's presentation focused on the African presence in early European history. Rashidi showed various pieces of artwork depicting African people in countrie...

100 year-old CSUN alumna visits sociology class to talk about aging

Megan Diskin

March 1, 2013

CSUN alumna Beatrice Weingart, 100, visited a Sociology of Aging class Thursday to discuss her life and thoughts on aging. Weingart graduated from CSUN in 1961 with a master's degree in science education. She recalls the campus as beautiful and filled with orange trees, flowers and avocado trees. She ...

Higher gas prices take a toll on commuter students

Megan Diskin

February 25, 2013

Gas prices have been rising in the last few weeks due to factors including the cost of crude oil and refinery shutdowns.According to a news release from the Automobile Club of Southern California, gas prices have jumped by 57 cents in the last month, one of the biggest jumps in a month. The average p...

CSUN couples share their romance stories on Valentine’s Day

Megan Diskin

February 14, 2013

While people around the world celebrate Valentine's Day, romance blossoms right here at CSUN in an array of relationships. From getting married and living together, to overcoming obstacles and supporting one another, five campus couples share their stories. Jason & Siobhan MoserJason and Siobhan Moser are ...

Mayoral candidates debate public safety practices and transportation

Mayoral candidates debate public safety practices and transportation

Megan Diskin

February 7, 2013

CSUN's Valley Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the Los Angeles Business Federation and L.A. Daily News hosted the Los Angeles mayoral debate Thursday, which focused on issues such as public safety, budget and transportation. Former Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner moderated the d...

Campus veterans share thoughts about women serving in combat

Megan Diskin

February 6, 2013

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made history last week when he announced that the Department of Defense's 1994 ban prohibiting women from serving in combat had been lifted. The decision opens up 238,000 new positions for women. Representatives from each military branch have until May 15 to turn in imp...

Jack White’s debut album ‘Blunderbuss’ delivers insight

Jack White's debut album 'Blunderbuss' delivers insight

Megan Diskin

February 6, 2013

  Jack White, of the White Stripes and Raconteurs, debuted his solo album "Blunderbuss" on April 23 of last year and it seems to tell the tale of a broken man. It would be wrong not to mention that in the months leading up to the creation of the album, the White Stripes, which garnered ...

Students protest silently in front of Oviatt

Megan Diskin

January 31, 2013

Armenian students organized a silent protest on campus today to raise awareness for the Armenian genocide. The Armenian sorority and fraternity, Alpha Gamma Alpha and Alpha Epsilon Omega, in part with the Armenian Student Association (A.S.A.) usually put on these events during the week of April 24, the ...

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