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Students will protest Customs Border Patrol recruiters on campus

Students will protest Customs Border Patrol recruiters on campus

Dede Ogbueze

March 29, 2017

Students are organizing a peaceful demonstration today in protest of recruiters from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Nonprofit and Government Career Fair.President Dianne Harrison sent a mass email Monday alerting students that recruiters from U.S. Customs and Border Protection would be o...

The Countdown: Music that takes you places

The Countdown: Music that takes you places

Dede Ogbueze

March 13, 2017

Music makes you dance, cry, laugh, sing along and reflect. This episode of The Countdown is an ode to rap music and the impact it can have on communities and individuals. From the classic east coast lyricism of Nas, to the funky baselines made popular by Dr. Dre, all the way to the Future's codeine-enhanced...

Students who need help buying food can apply for CalFresh on campus

Students who need help buying food can apply for CalFresh on campus

Dede Ogbueze

March 7, 2017

CSUN students who are in need of additional financial assistance may be able to receive extra money each month specifically for purchasing food. The CSUN Food Pantry is offering students to the opportunity to apply for the CalFresh program and receive a consultation or “pre-screening” to see...

Going vegetarian is doable if you plan right

Going vegetarian is doable if you plan right

Dede Ogbueze

February 21, 2017

Cutting meat from a regular diet can prove to be difficult for many people attempting to convert to a vegetarian diet, but being vegetarian is as much about awareness as it is about discipline.“[The biggest problem people face] when going vegetarian is that they don’t know what foods to ...

Viola Davis discusses poverty, racism and insecurity at CSUN

Viola Davis discusses poverty, racism and insecurity at CSUN

Dede Ogbueze

February 9, 2017

Viola Davis is an award-winning actress whose most recent TV and film accomplishments have propelled her onto the Hollywood A-list, but prior to success on the silver screen, her life was not glamorous. Tuesday night the “How To Get Away With Murder” star spoke at the Valley Performing Arts Center...

CSUN aims to centralize sustainability efforts

CSUN aims to centralize sustainability efforts

Dede Ogbueze

February 7, 2017

CSUN has multiple locations on campus which contribute to the university’s sustainability efforts and although sustainability is highly promoted, it isn’t clear where the efforts come from. Darien Singuenza, Associated Students' (A.S.) chair of sustainability, said this is because there are multiple...

A week of politics, protests and worry

A week of politics, protests and worry

Dede Ogbueze

February 1, 2017

President Trump incited international uproar when he signed an executive order on Friday barring citizens of seven majority Muslim nations from entering the United States. The executive order, officially titled "Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into The United States," affected those...

CSUN increases the number of impacted majors

CSUN increases the number of impacted majors

Dede Ogbueze

January 18, 2017

CSUN has added several new majors to its list of impacted departments in order to control the amount of incoming students and better manage the resources available to current students. Starting fall 2017, biology, communication studies, health administration, public health, and radiological sciences...

The Countdown: The Protest Episode

The Countdown: The Protest Episode

Dede Ogbueze

November 23, 2016

The CSUN Student Protests following the election of Donald Trump are the main topic of discussion on this episode of The Countdown. Dede and Henry are joined by Michael Meeks, one of the more vocal members of the demonstrations. Michael shares his thoughts on civil disobedience and the role of youth in the po...

Campus protest following presidential election

Campus protest following presidential election

Dede Ogbueze

November 9, 2016

Over 100 Students marched through the Oviatt lawn Wednesday afternoon to protest  the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. The protest began with approximately 20 students gathered atop the steps of the Oviatt Library, but as the chants and marching began to fill...

Student employees receive raises under new bargaining agreement

Student employees receive raises under new bargaining agreement

Dede Ogbueze

October 24, 2016

The United Auto Workers (UAW) and the CSU system reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement that will provide better job security and wages to teacher’s assistants, graduate assistants, and student employees. The UAW Local 4123 was able to secure three percent pay raises for all teacher's...

Attempted kidnapping near CSUN campus

Attempted kidnapping near CSUN campus

Dede Ogbueze

September 27, 2016

An attempted kidnapping was reported near campus Tuesday at approximately 3:40 p.m.The victim, a female CSUN student, told CSUN Department of Police Services she was grabbed from behind and her attacker threatened to kill her if she resisted. She escaped the attack and ran to CSUN Police Services where she...

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