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CSU begins search for new chancellor to replace Reed

Carl Robinette

June 17, 2012

California State University Board of Directors Committee to select a new chancellor to head the CSU system will hold its first public meeting June 28. Chancellor Charles B. Reed announced his plans for retirement last month after 14 years in the position and is expected to serve as chancellor until a repla...

Memorial service for CSUN professor, Mack Johnson

Carl Robinette

June 13, 2012

A memorial service will be held for Mack Johnson, CSUN's associate vice president of graduate studies, research and international programs, June 19 at 1 p.m. Johnson died last week after suffering a heart attack in his campus office. Services will be held in the Northridge Center in the student unio...

Associate vice president of graduate studies dies after collapsing on campus

Carl Robinette

June 6, 2012

CSUN professor and associate vice president of graduate studies, research and international programs Mack Johnson died today after collapsing in his campus office.  A cause of death is not yet available. Johnson announced his plans for retirement last month after 24 years with the university. “When...

Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed announces retirement

Carl Robinette

May 25, 2012

The California State University chancellor, Charles Reed, announced his plans for retirement Thursday after serving for 14 years as leader of one of the nation’s largest institutions of higher education. Reed will continue to serve until a new chancellor is appointed by the CSU Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the chancellor. The annou...

Third ‘Big Politics’ event discusses energy and environment of Los Angeles

Carl Robinette

May 11, 2012

Correction: Broadcaster Kevin James and current LA City Controller, Wendy Greuel will not be at Big Politics. Energy and environment in Los Angeles will be the topics of discussion at the third and last  Big Politics, an A.S-sponsored series, in the USU Grand Salon Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The discussion...

CSUN alumna Rebecca Mieliwocki wins National Teacher of the Year

CSUN alumna Rebecca Mieliwocki wins National Teacher of the Year

Carl Robinette

May 9, 2012

At the end of her teaching credential program at CSUN in 1995, Rebecca Mieliwocki decided to go to a job fair on campus, a decision that would eventually lead her to becoming the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. “I just popped by with my portfolio,” Mieliwocki said about the job fair. “The very first table I sat...

‘Avengers’ pulls in records and ticket sales

Carl Robinette

May 7, 2012

The Avengers pulled in $207.4 million at U.S. box offices for its opening weekend in what turned out to be the highest-grossing domestic opening in history, according to the Wall Street Journal. The much-anticipated Marvel Comics adaptation bested last summer’s Harry Potter finale, which set the previous record fo...

“The Avengers” sets box office record with midnight release

Carl Robinette

May 5, 2012

"The Avengers" U.S. midnight opening pulled in $18.7 million at the box office last night in what turned out to be the best late-night opening in history for a film based on a comic book, according to the Wall Street Journal. The much anticipated Marvel Comics adaptation bested "Dark Knight," which...

Matador Nights returns with an Alice in Wonderland theme

Matador Nights returns with an Alice in Wonderland theme

Carl Robinette

April 29, 2012

Matador Nights attracted thousands of students to the CSUN student union in what ended as a peaceful event under increased security measures from previous years, Friday night. A joint security effort between university police services, USU staff, and Allied Barton private security kept close ...

Student interest rates will double if congress doesn’t act

Carl Robinette

April 24, 2012

Student interest rates are scheduled to double July 1 for subsidized Stafford loans unless congress acts to halt the increase, according to statement issued by the White House press secretary.President Barack Obama is currently touring college campuses urging students to put pressure on congress to stop the in...

Despite tuition raises, CSU still considered affordable

Carl Robinette

April 23, 2012

The California State University system has seen massive tuition increases over the last few years, but it remains one of the most affordable college educations in the United States, according to data collected from the National Center for Education Statistics. The CSU charged $1,834 less than the...

CSUN fraternity marches for Holocaust remembrance

CSUN fraternity marches for Holocaust remembrance

Carl Robinette

April 22, 2012

A group of 14 CSUN students, led by Alpha Epsilon Pi, walked through campus in observance of Yom HaShoah, the internationally recognized Holocaust day of remembrance, Thursday afternoon. Meeting near CSUN’s B3 parking structure, the group made their way to the student union and back down Matador Walk, many ...

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