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CSUN Celebrates the success of the Metro U-Pass

CSUN president speaks at podium

Dede Ogbueze

September 27, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was joined yesterday by CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and several Metro board members to celebrate the sale of over 1,500 Metro Universal transit passes (U-Pass). According to Devon Deming, Director of Metro Commute Services, the sale of U-passes has far surpassed...

Students agree CSUN should offer culturally themed housing

Students prepared to walk in graduation ceremony

Dede Ogbueze

September 25, 2016

CSUN’s Black students feel it is time, perhaps overdue, for there to be a campus housing floor that is specifically for Black students. “Any time you’re in spaces such as huge public universities, you’re gonna look for people who look like you and have common interests with you," Malcolm Mcintosh,...

Let’s Talk About (Consensual) Sex

Woman speaks to small group of students

Dede Ogbueze

September 4, 2016

Consent is mandatory in any sexual activity between two people. The law states it, and most people learn this when they become sexually active, but yet, sexual assault still occurs and the accused often deny that their victims refused to consent. Rape Abuse & Incest National Network describes cons...

CSUN students reflect on Vin Scully’s retirement

Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is honored at home plate in a pregame ceremony on his last Opening Day, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley, left, and Magic Johnson, top, are also on hand. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS/MCT)

Dede Ogbueze

September 4, 2016

Vin Scully, 88, will be ending his tenure as the Los Angeles Dodgers' radio broadcast announcer at the end of this baseball season. Scully has been calling Dodger games in LA since 1958, and his voice is one CSUN students will not forget."[Scully] is iconic for Dodgers fans just like Chick Hearn was...

AS holds first meeting of the fall 2016 semester

people sit at a round table for the AS meeting

Dede Ogbueze

August 30, 2016

With only four returning senate members, yesterday's AS meeting touched on the encouragement of prioritizing studies while staying mindful of the responsibilities they hold to students, according to AS President Sevag Alexanian. Vice President Kenya Lopez introduced an initiative proposed by California...

CSUN declares impaction for students

CSUN students crowd the walkways between classes

Dede Ogbueze

August 26, 2016

CSUN has declared a campus-wide impaction for first-time transfer students which will begin at the start of the fall 2016 semester. Although freshman impaction has been active since 2009, the new addition of transfer impaction is a response to increasing enrollment. Patricia Lord, Director of Admissions,...

CSUN welcomes in new Hall of Fame class

CSUN Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin(center) and CSUN President Dr. Dianne Harrison(right) enjoy a humorous story about Matt Unge

Dede Ogbueze

July 26, 2016

CSUN welcomed its 2016 Hall of Fame class Sunday evening at the Warner Center Marriott Grand Ballroom. The ceremony honored several legendary Matadors including baseball's Stan Charnofsky, basketball's Andre Chevalier, soccer's Joey Kirk, volleyball's Matt Unger and the 1984 and 1985 softball teams. Before...

New wave of gentrification takes over Grand Central Market

The interior of Grand Central is lined with various food vendors

Dede Ogbueze

July 5, 2016

Grand Central Market is an open-air food hall in historic downtown Los Angeles that occupies the block between Hill and Broadway. The market’s allure used to be affordable food and the rich cultural environment, but now the atmosphere has veered into the lane of fancy eateries and events.Over t...

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