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Turkish Film Festival comes to Los Angeles

Carl Robinette

March 1, 2012

The Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival opens for the first time Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre and will showcase some of the best work in Turkish cinema, with the goal of bringing more attention from the west to the country’s film industry. The festival lasts until March 4 and will include a shor...

CSUN PD offers new way to report crime online

Photo Illustration by Tessie Navarro

Carl Robinette

February 27, 2012

The CSUN Police Department is launching a new online tool for reporting minor crimes through the department’s website in March, according to a police official. The new program will allow anyone to report misdemeanor crimes, such as identity theft, vandalism and theft of property valued under $950.  It is expected to give police personnel...

University Student Union’s computer lab soon to be study area

Carl Robinette

February 22, 2012

University Student Union’s facilities and commercial services committee finalized discussions on plans to turn their computer lab into a technology-friendly lounge and study area for students, Monday. “We have our concrete ideas,” said Sabrina Lockey, chair of the committee. “We have our p...

Sallie Mae responds to college graduates online petition

Carl Robinette

February 15, 2012

Sallie Mae, a major student loan provider under pressure from online petitioners, changed one of its fee policies after a recent college graduate Stef Gray delivered 76,000 signatures to the lending company’s Washington, D.C. office last month. Sallie Mae had previously issued a $50 fee for po...

Obama launches Summer Jobs to raise youth employment rates

Carl Robinette

February 3, 2012

The Obama administration recently announced its plan to help create 250,000 summer jobs this year for underprivileged youths aged 16-24, in a response to record-high levels of unemployment in that age group. The program, Summer Jobs+, calls for the government, nonprofit organizations and private sector b...

Students protest unit caps and freeze of permission numbers

Carl Robinette

January 29, 2012

More than 70 CSUN students led by members of Central American United Student Association, Students for Quality Education and MEChA marched through campus protesting in response to CSUN's decision to only allow graduating seniors to get permission numbers to add classes. “I want to see clarity a...

Gov. Brown’s budget alters requirements for Cal Grants

Carl Robinette

January 22, 2012

Governor Brown’s 2012-2013 state budget proposal, issued earlier this month, requires higher grade point averages (GPA) for Cal Grant recipients, but there will be no change to this year’s $2 billion in support to the California State University, with the provision that voters pass his tax initiative in...

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