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CSUN stands to lose $3.5 million

Danielle Directo February 23, 2009

The California State University system could face an additional $50 million in spending cuts if the state does not receive enough funding from the federal stimulus plan. CSUN, which had a budget of $312.8...

Struggle over passing budget leaves CSU in uncertainty

Danielle Directo February 19, 2009

Lawmakers ousted one Senate Republican leader and held an emergency Capitol sleepover but have failed to reach an agreement on how to fix the $42 billion budget deficit. Meanwhile, the California State...

Communications grad student still unable to leave Iran

Danielle Directo January 19, 2009

CSUN communications grad student Esha Momeni, who was arrested and jailed in Iran in mid-October of last year, is still unable to leave the Middle Eastern country after a travel ban against her was renewed....

State-funded Projects on Hold Due to State?s Deficit

Danielle Directo January 19, 2009

CSUN's dream of housing one of the San Fernando Valley's first major venues for music and theatre was put on hold as a result of the state's approximately $42 billion budget deficit. Construction on the...

UAW strikes at CSU campuses postponed

Danielle Directo December 10, 2008

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union announced strikes at CSU campuses will be postponed pending negotations over fee waiver benefits between the CSU and the union of Academic Student Employees (ASEs)....

Union of Academic Student Employees announce strikes at CSU campuses

Danielle Directo December 9, 2008

After the Cal State University system and the Union of Auto Workers (UAW) failed to reach an agreement over fee waivers, the Union of Academic Student Employees (ASEs) announced a strike beginning at 7...

?Right to conscience? rule obstructs women?s rights

Danielle Directo December 9, 2008

The Bush administration is once again trying to chisel away at Roe vs. Wade. President George Dubya announced last week his plan to pass a resolution to the 'right to conscience' rule, which currently...

How to keep your body and budget in shape

Danielle Directo December 2, 2008

It's old news that the economy is in less-than-stellar shape, and the last words many people want to hear paired with that 'e-word' are 'downturn', 'crisis' and 'depression.'' However, just because personal...

Suspect arrested in connection to bicycle thefts

Danielle Directo November 25, 2008

A man was arrested last week ?in connection to about 30 bicycle thefts spanning from August to November of this year. Craig Varner, 46 and a non-CSUN student, was arrested Nov. 20 by CSUN police responding...

Iranian-American grad student faces difficulties returning to U.S.

Danielle Directo November 19, 2008

Though Iranian officials announced that grad student Esha Momeni would be allowed to return to the United States after being released from a nearly a month in jail on bail, close friends disputed this...

Vice president of administration and finance officially appointed

Danielle Directo November 18, 2008

Tom McCarron has been appointed vice president of Administration and Finance and chief financial officer (CFO) of CSUN. McCarron, was previously serving as interim vice president of Administration and...

Vigil draws supporters of imprisoned grad student

Danielle Directo November 13, 2008

Roughly 200 students, faculty and staff gathered at the steps of Oviatt Library Wednesday evening to show their support for Iranian-American grad student Esha Momeni, who was released Monday from prison...

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