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Art programs potentially threatened under Trump administration

donald trump and betsey devos shakes hands with students and teachers in a classroom
Danny Arriaza May 2, 2017

Ric Alviso, chair of the music department, along with many others, believes the arts are in danger now that President Trump has taken office.Since the appointment of Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of Education,...

CSUN Police provide students a safer way to sell items

internet purchase exchange location pictured in the parking lot
Danny Arriaza April 19, 2017

In response to theft reports last semester, the Department of Police Services and Student Affairs put together a new way for the CSUN community to make sales with "Internet purchase exchange parking."There...

Therapist to discuss cult behaviors and activities

Licensed marriage and family therapist Rachel Bernstein. Photo Credit: Rachel Bernstein
Danny Arriaza April 12, 2017

Licensed marriage and family therapist Rachel Bernstein will discuss the danger of cults and threats that they pose to college students on April 26, at 7 p.m. Bernstein has worked with former members of...

A Night at JPL

Venus pictured in front of the sun
Danny Arriaza April 9, 2017

As part of Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) ongoing von Karman series, this month's lecture discussed how imaging technology could help NASA learn about our planet and possible uses for space exploration "There's...

Proposed bill can increase taxes, but provide debt relief for some college students

several students pictured studying
Danny Arriaza March 14, 2017

A bill was proposed on Monday by California democrats that would make the first year of community college tuition free for students who attend full time and increase aid for CSU and UC students. In...

How the travel ban has affected the Muslim community

sheet of paper says,
Danny Arriaza March 7, 2017

President Donald Trump’s controversial, publicly-lauded travel ban, which originally targeted seven, and now targets six predominately Muslim countries, has been fought harshly by the American Civil...

Tech Fest takes over Northridge Center

Christopher Whang shakes hands with a student at tech fest
Danny Arriaza February 21, 2017

Tech Fest 2017, was held Tuesday morning to allow students and alumni to meet and network with potential employers, including information sessions with certain companies. This year there were 43 companies...

History repeats itself

Author Robert Lee Johnson's book, “Notable Southern Californians in Black History.” The event will take place in the Jack and Florence Ferman presentation room as part of CSUN’s Black History Month events. Photo Courtesy: Robert Lee Johnson.
Danny Arriaza February 14, 2017

Robert Lee Johnson, 60, author of “Notable Southern Californians in Black History,” will speak about his book in the Jack and Florence Ferman presentation room as part of CSUN’s Black...

Middle-Class Scholarship under fire

Photo shows the inside of the financial aid and scholarship office
Danny Arriaza February 9, 2017

In his annual budget proposal, Gov. Brown proposed the phasing out of the middle-class scholarship, which serves students whose parents’ annual income falls short of $156,000 according to the California...

Diversity at the Oscars takes time

ACademy Awards nominees are all gathered around a giant oscar
Danny Arriaza February 9, 2017

When the Oscars announced the 2017 nominees, there was more diversity with more black actors and actresses nominated, but yet, Latino and Asian actors along with directors were excluded from nominations...

Positive portrayal shines in “Moonlight”

Actor Jaden Piner pictured in the movie
Danny Arriaza January 23, 2017

"Moonlight," directed by Barry Jenkins, is the latest film that has found success, including a Golden Globe for Best Picture-Drama, partly due to its positive representation of the LGBTQ community along...

Kidnapping scam hits home

Photo shows an incoming call on a cellphone with the caller id of
Danny Arriaza January 19, 2017

During the early afternoon on Thursday, January 12, a staff member at the Associated Students Children’s Center received a call on her personal phone from an unknown number. The caller claimed that...

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