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Students evacuated from Sierra Hall, Oviatt Library

Danielle Directo

September 26, 2007

Fire alarms went off in two campus buildings yesterday afternoon in what appear to be unrelated incidents. Students evacuated Sierra Hall and the Oviatt Library after alarms were heard at about 11:55 and 11:50 a.m. respectively in the buildings. Bobby Jeromin, a creative writing major, was in his playw...

Board of Trustees hear complaints

Danielle Directo

September 24, 2007

Not even echoes remained in the Glenn S. Dumke Auditorium at the California State University Chancellor's Office in Long Beach by 1 p.m. The trustees who cast their votes in favor of increasing the salaries of 22 California State University campus presidents and four system executives, along with thos...

CSU Trustees approve executive pay raises

Danielle Directo

September 20, 2007

The California State University Board of Trustees approved a raise in salaries for campus presidents and system executives yesterday, despite opposition from Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, the California Faculty Association (CFA) and CSU students. "I'm very disappointed," said Garamendi after the...

Major prepares students for music business

Danielle Directo

September 17, 2007

Once upon a time in 1962, the Beatles signed a recording contract with EMI Music in which all four members would split every penny they earned for each record sold. If the Fab Four had starting out today and were students in CSUN's Music Industry Studies (MIS), they may not have made the same mist...

Finance committee leaves student clubs stranded

Danielle Directo

September 12, 2007

The A.S. Finance Committee voted to allocate funding for several student organizations Tuesday, though their recommendations did not meet the amounts originally requested. Phi Delta Epsilon, CSUN's Model United Nations Club, Alpha Phi Alpha, CSUN's American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Joint Adv...

ROTC officers remember why

Danielle Directo

September 11, 2007

At first, Jason Henke thought incompetent pilots or a turbulent wind was to blame for the off-course airplanes. "I thought it was a Cessna (airplane) or something. Some dumb pilot hit the building ? or the wind blew him in there," said Henke, who enlisted in the army. At the time, he was "literally s...

Hermanos Unidos raise $700 for victims in Peru

Danielle Directo

September 10, 2007

Hermanos Unidos, along with several other student organizations, hosted a taco sale last Thursday at Matador Square that brought in about $700 to benefit Peruvian earthquake victims. The group raised $500 from the taco sale and $185 in donations, said Diego Martinez, Hermanos Unidos' treasurer. In additi...

Graduation more than a walk away

Danielle Directo

September 4, 2007

With graduation looming and prospects of the real world approaching, seniors often find themselves not sweating enough about the small stuff. Walking the stage and turning a tassel isn't a guarantee that students can finally claim their CSUN alumni status. Junior Yesenia Jauregui, who works behind th...

State budget screws students

Danielle Directo

August 29, 2007

Are you a prison inmate or a California Highway Patrol Officer? Great! The Golden State Budget will be spending more taxpayer dollars on you. If you're a college student, an individual with a mental illness, an automobile driver or have no health insurance, sorry, you're out of luck this time. L...

Professors awarded grant of $12,000

Danielle Directo

August 28, 2007

Three CSUN professors were each awarded a $12,000 fellowship by the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation March 1 for their research on business, economic and public safety issues that impact the lives of Los Angeles citizens. Chicano/a and women's studies professor Marta Lopez-Garza, history p...

Star student killed in the prime of his life

Danielle Directo

August 22, 2007

Three weeks ago, Michael Lynn Presley II received a letter in the mail from CSUN congratulating him on earning a grade point average surpassing the 3.5 mark. He was now eligible to join Sigma Alphi Phi, a university organization for students who have maintained such competitive GPAs. The letter ca...

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