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New transit station proves imperative for some students

New transit station proves imperative for some students

Christina Cocca

November 14, 2012

View Transit Station Map in a larger map CSUN has made a conscious effort to make commuting to the university easier with its new transit station. The CSUN transit station began operating in June 2012 and is located on Vincennes Street between Darby Avenue and Etiwanda Avenue. Since the fall semester began,...

War veterans share insight and memories with students

Christina Cocca

November 9, 2012

A gallery exhibition of student research and panel of War on Terror veterans commenced Thursday in honor of the 50th anniversary of the film “Lawrence of Arabia.” Five veterans shared their reactions to viewing the film in 2012, decades after its release. The speakers included Val Reyes, a...

Congressman Brad Sherman celebrates victory

Congressman Brad Sherman celebrates victory

Christina Cocca

November 7, 2012

Story by Carly Gillis and Stefani De Leon Tzic Democratic Congressman Brad Sherman led Democratic Congressman Howard Berman by 19 percent with 10 percent of precincts reported early this morning. Dense fog prevented a helicopter from delivering ballots to a registrar’s office in the city of Norwa...

Phenomenal women honored for human rights and women’s activism

Phenomenal women honored for human rights and women’s activism

Christina Cocca

November 4, 2012

  The 10th biennial Phenomenal Woman Reception and Awards Fundraiser celebrated women who have made local and worldwide contributions to women’s equality Saturday. The event, held in the USU Grand Salon, awarded six women including Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams, human rights ac...

Speaker aims to educate students and faculty on the importance of remaining peaceful

Speaker aims to educate students and faculty on the importance of remaining peaceful

Christina Cocca

October 29, 2012

Mustafa Akyol shared his ideas of Islam’s strengths and challenges and solutions on how to deal with those challenges and move toward worldwide acceptance with CSUN students and faculty Monday. Akyol, a Turkish political commentator and author, spoke about the importance of remaining peaceful and ...

CSUN’s Acasola hosts “Lost Sols” Halloween party

CSUN’s Acasola hosts “Lost Sols” Halloween party

Christina Cocca

October 28, 2012

CSUN’s first coed a cappella group, Acasola, had its fifth annual Halloween concert Saturday. The Lost Sols concert took place at The Acasola House and featured performances by Acasola, as well as USC’s Overflow. The performers kept the show festive by dressing in coordinated costumes. Acasola...

Acasola hosts ‘Lost Sols’ Halloween party

Christina Cocca

October 28, 2012

CSUN’s first coed a cappella group, Acasola, had its fifth annual Halloween concert Saturday. The Lost Sols concert took place at The Acasola House and featured performances by Acasola, as well as USC’s Overflow. The performers kept the show festive by dressing in coordinated costumes. Acasola...

CSUN celebrates is 12th annual Big Show

CSUN celebrates is 12th annual Big Show

Christina Cocca

October 21, 2012

Story by Casey Delich CSUN was the place to be Saturday night for concertgoers, combining an eclectic mix of popular music and artists to create Big Show, CSUN’s once a year concert for students. Noelle Chesnut, executive producer of Associated Students Production, said Big Show sold out for...

CSU faculty receive email urging discretion on political talk

Christina Cocca

October 21, 2012

An email sent from CSUN Provost Harry Hellenbrand urged faculty to refrain from using class time to discuss political matters. The email sent on Sept. 26 said former CSU Chancellor Charles Reed asked Academic Affairs to remind faculty that “using the classroom to inform students about Proposition...

Obama and Romney duke it out: town hall style

Christina Cocca

October 16, 2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney met for their second debate Tuesday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., to answer directly to voters. Candy Crowley, CNN’s chief political correspondent, moderated the town hall debate, which featured 82 undecided voters chosen by Gallup, a polling organization. After Obama admitted Romney’s performance outshined his own at their first debate, he said he was ...

Controversial “gay conversion therapy” banned by Brown still causing dispute from supporter groups

Christina Cocca

October 16, 2012

California will be the first state to outlaw a controversial form of psychotherapy that aims to convert minors from homosexuals to heterosexuals on Jan. 1, 2013. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a ban on gay conversion therapy Sept. 30, making the alleged psychotherapy that aims to convert minors from g...

Proposition 38 taxes to fund K-12

Christina Cocca

October 15, 2012

A new tax measure may raise personal income taxes for most Californians in order to fund K-12 schools, dependent on the outcome of the Nov. 6 election. Proposition 38 will increase state personal income tax revenues from 2013 through 2024 and will allocate revenues directly to child care and pres...

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