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Obama sweeps to victory as first black president

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November 5, 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. 'Change has come,' he told to a huge throng of jubilant supporters. The son of a black father from Kenya and a whi...

Iranian officials announce charges against imprisoned CSUN grad student

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November 4, 2008

Iranian authorities announced charges will be filed against 28-year-old CSUN grad student Esha Momeni, who was arrested Oct. 15 while working on a documentary on the women's rights movement for her thesis project. Alireza Jamshidi, spokesperson for the Iranian Judiciary, said Momeni is being charged w...

Letter to the editor

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November 4, 2008

Last month, as part of the CSUN produced TV talk show, the host asked me about the similarities between this election and the Kennedy/Nixon vote in 1960.' At the time, I was not able to think of many parallels, nor was I aware that others in the press had been making similar comparisons.' When I wa...

A.S. elections suspended

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October 29, 2008

The Associated Student Senate elections were suspended today due to glitches in the online voting system according to a released statement. A proposed special election will take place Nov. 12 to 13. Paper ballots will be used. ' Check back for further developments.

A.S. online voting difficulties

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October 29, 2008

Students having difficulty with online voting should contact the A.S. office at (818) 677-2477 or the Advisor of Elections, Augie Garibay at (818) 677-2882 or (818) 677-5111.' In order to reset your online ballot you must give the advisor your student identification number and your ballot will be cl...

Where the candidates stand

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October 23, 2008

Dan Monteleone, 26, English literature 'amp; political science, senior Senator of Humanities I believe that many on the Senate no longer represent the wills of the students. I would like to be involved because I feel that there needs to be responsibility on the Senate, and that Senators need to have ...

Matadors taking on Titans at home

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October 16, 2008

' The Matadors are coming off a 0-0 tie and come home Saturday to a bad team that just got a big confidence-booster, Cal State Fullerton. The Titans were on a four-game losing streak which included three consecutive home losses and a total of zero goals scored, but they tied No 7 UC Davis 2-2 on the ro...

Local Wildfire updates

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October 15, 2008

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ People in the San Fernando Valley woke up Wednesday to brilliant blue skies mostly free of smoke and ash for the first time in four days. Gone were the convulsive winds that at times reached gale force. Nowhere could police be found using bullhorns to order residents out of homes a...

Classes to resume Tuesday

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October 14, 2008

University officials said air quality showed to be at 'acceptable' levels throughout the campus and campus buildings.' The university continues to monitor the fires, air quality, and traffic throughout the day, according the university's website, www.csun.edu' Normal schedule of classes and campus operations co...

Wildfires: How to stay protected

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October 14, 2008

In affected areas: Don't go outside if at all possible. The best protection is to avoid exposure. Masks are no substitute for avoiding the exposure all together. MASKS can help reduce exposure if you have to be outside in high smoke areas. Use an NIOSH branded, N95 or P100 mask, properly fitted.' Th...

Classes cancelled for Monday Oct. 13

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October 13, 2008

Update: Tuesday classes will not be cancelled. CSUN will return to a normal schedule of classes and full support operations today, October 14, 2008, according to the campus website. 'California State University, Northridge will return to a normal schedule of classes and full support operations today, Oc...

Wildfire fast facts

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October 13, 2008

Road Closures: dpwgis.co.la.ca.us/website/roadclosures/main.cfm Little Tujunga Canyon/Kagel Canyon Fire: Evacuations are: Lopez canyon all the way to Hubbard St and North of 210 Fwy, Kagel Canyon. Lopez Rd closed to the 210 Fwy. -Containment: 5% -Acres: 5300 acres at this time -Structures Lost: Not exac...

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