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CSULA evacuated for bomb threat

Christina Cocca

April 18, 2013

BREAKING: California State University Los Angeles was evacuated Thursday as a precaution, according to the university's Facebook and Twitter pages. "The campus is being evacuated due to an emergency. We don't have additional information at the time," the Twitter post stated. LAPD spokesman Christopher...

Explosions seen at the Boston Marathon finish line

Christina Cocca

April 15, 2013

UPDATE 5:13 p.m.: Kinesiology Professor Steven Loy is safe. Loy sent an email to staff members of the kinesiology department stating that he and his daughter, who also ran the marathon, and his family members who were spectating nearby were all safe. "Our family saw things they should not have s...

Motorcycle crash near campus leaves man in critical condition

Motorcycle crash near campus leaves man in critical condition

Christina Cocca

April 2, 2013

BREAKING: A motorcycle wreck that left a man in critical condition was under investigation Tuesday evening. A Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a Toyota Highlander at the intersection of Lindley Avenue and Lassen Street near the CSUN campus about 6:45 p.m. Clothes and shoes belonging to the...

Gov. Jerry Brown to make third State of the State speech

Christina Cocca

January 21, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown will give his third State of the State speech Thursday. Brown recently released his proposed budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which included an additional $125.1 million to the CSU system. He will likely address the increased budget for education after his success with the...

Quadruple homicide leads to pending regulation of illegal boarding houses

Christina Cocca

December 10, 2012

An ordinance that will regulate unlicensed boarding facilities was approved Monday after a quadruple homicide occurred in Northridge last week that led to the discovery of an illegal boarding house. Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitchell Englander, who oversees the 12th District and is chair o...

Math vacation might not add up to success

Math vacation might not add up to success

Christina Cocca

December 9, 2012

With winter break around the corner, students are anxiously awaiting time to catch up on extra sleep and watch a DVR full of unwatched shows. Although weeks full of relaxation may sound appealing, there may be evidence that continuous schoolwork may make a student’s academic performance higher w...

Songstress strives towards solo success

Songstress strives towards solo success

Christina Cocca

December 4, 2012

Painted fingernails hit the guitar strings, and her hands strummed the chords to Coldplay’s “The Scientist.” As she sat at the kitchen table with her guitar in her lap, the notes left her vocal chords in perfect tune. Miranda Mendoza, a 19-year-old communication major at CSUN with the gift of...

Songstress seeks out solo success

Songstress seeks out solo success

Christina Cocca

December 3, 2012

Painted fingernails hit the guitar strings, and her hands strummed the chords to Coldplay’s “The Scientist.” As she sat at the kitchen table with her guitar in her lap, the notes left her vocal chords in perfect tune. Miranda Mendoza, a 19-year-old communication major at CSUN with the gift...

CSUN crime numbers not the best, not the worst

Christina Cocca

November 29, 2012

Amidst bomb threats, gun scares and purse snatchings, CSUN’s crime numbers size up comparably well to some of its larger counterparts. Of the six most populated schools in the California State University system, Northridge falls in the middle and takes third place for the most on-campus crimes. The...

Wellness center to open

Christina Cocca

November 27, 2012

>>>CORRECTION: The Wellness Center will be located where the former CSUN fitness center was near the Games Room not below the Grand Salon and Sunny Days camp is located below the USU computer lab in Activities rooms 1, 2,3 not below the Grand Salon. The University Student Union board of...

Students move to the music at the SRC’s signature Zumba class

Students move to the music at the SRC’s signature Zumba class

Christina Cocca

November 17, 2012

The University Student Union collaborated with the Student Recreation Center for the “Signature Class: Zumba Edition” Friday. The USU and SRC hold Master classes and Signature classes as a way to get more students involved in SRC classes at one time, according to Hector Moreno, USU sports and spirit ...

USU hosts signature Zumba class at SRC

USU hosts signature Zumba class at SRC

Christina Cocca

November 17, 2012

The University Student Union collaborated with the Student Recreation Center for the “Signature Class: Zumba Edition” Friday. The USU and SRC hold Master classes and Signature classes as a way to get more students involved in SRC classes at one time, according to Hector Moreno, USU sports a...

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