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Finkelstein gives Israeli-American relations lecture

Cynthia Gomez

February 20, 2008

In a series of lectures last week, Norman Finkelstein, a noted political scholar and a former professor at DePaul University of Chicago, presented a lecture titled, "A Critique on the Walt-Mearsheimer Thesis," which focuses on the "core" thesis of a work that touches on Israeli lobby ties with American fo...

CSU applications reach half million

Cynthia Gomez

February 20, 2008

As of Jan. 29, California State University colleges have received a record number of 515,448 undergraduate applications for fall 2008 admissions, the CSU administration indicates. This is an increase of 47,967 applications received prior to date from last year. CSU spokesperson Paul Browning said, ...

T-shirts and newspaper censored

Cynthia Gomez

February 19, 2008

Last Thursday, the Grover Cleveland High School newspaper, Le Sabre, published and distributed a special four-page Vagina Day edition that caused uproar on the school campus. It was the word "vagina" in a hot-pink headline, "Have a Happy Vagina Day!" and a labeled diagram of a vagina in the center of...

Matadors struggle in season-opening tourney

Cynthia Gomez

February 13, 2008

The CSUN women's softball team opened its 2008 season in a three-day tournament Feb. 8 - 10 at the Cathedral City Kickoff at Big League Dreams Sports Park in Cathedral City. The Matadors struggled in the tournament, only winning one out of the five games they played. In their first game on Friday, t...

Governor proposes major CSU cuts, tuition increases

Cynthia Gomez

February 7, 2008

As the state of California faces a $14 billion budget deficit, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed a $312.9 million budget cut to the California State University system in the 2008-09 fiscal year. This comes after the CSU system faced a budget crisis a few years ago of a half billion dollars in cuts, ...

Professors discuss effects of global warming

Cynthia Gomez

February 5, 2008

Professors came together Thursday to discuss the problems and solutions pertaining to global warming at the "Focus the Nation: Global Warming Solutions for America." The event took place in the USU Grand Salon, where CSUN professors utilized PowerPoint presentations on the topics and issues they were fa...

Black, Hispanic student enrollment increases

Cynthia Gomez

January 25, 2008

Recent data from the Office of Institutional Research shows a significant increase in the enrollment of black and Hispanic students entering CSUN as first-time freshmen this term. The data includes a table that shows the numeric and percentage terms of first-time freshman (FTF) enrollment at CSUN by e...

Black leaders aim to provide solutions

Cynthia Gomez

January 23, 2008

In dedication to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to continue with the civil rights movement, Dr. Norris Dorsey, a business administration lecturer at CSUN, and The Brothers Speaker Series presented a panel discussion titled, "Man-to-Man Action Plan: Actions Speak Louder Than Words!" last Friday in th...

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