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CSUN PD receives low rankings, Chief says results are ‘not scientific’

Devan Patel May 7, 2014

Despite receiving yet another dismal rating from the latest Statewide University Police Association (SUPA) leadership survey, CSUN Chief of Police Anne Glavin and university officials are satisfied with...

Anthropologist explores link between social bonding and exercise

Emma Cohen gave a lecture on the Evolutionary and Psychological Perspectives on Group Exercise on April 23rd at the USU Grand Salon (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)
Devan Patel April 23, 2014

  Emma Cohen, a professor at the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford, discussed her research on the correlation between social bonding and group...

Student housing to promote sustainability with new living community

Student housing to promote sustainability with new living community
Devan Patel April 21, 2014

In an effort to meet the goals outlined in the campus sustainability plan, CSUN’s Department of Student Housing and Conference Services is experimenting in a few new ventures, including the creation...

Students ‘Meet the Dogs’ at CSUN police department K-9 event

During CSUN PD's fundraising event
Devan Patel April 16, 2014

The CSUN Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies, hosted “Meet the Dogs,” a fundraising benefit for the police department’s K-9 unit Wednesday at Bayramian Lawn. Captain...

Heartbleed Bug poses no threat to student or faculty email accounts

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden/Contributor
Devan Patel April 15, 2014

As websites and Internet users scramble to assess vulnerability to the Heartbleed Bug, information technology officials have assured CSUN students and faculty that their sensitive information is safe. The...

Online voting, burger truck spark increased AS election participation

Talar Alexanian, journalism major, encourages Dayana Tobar, cell and molecular biology major to vote in the AS elections during the final hours of polling. Alexanian was re-elected AS vice president with Tiffany Zaich elected to AS president.
Devan Patel April 2, 2014

As voting for the AS elections concluded April 2 at 6 p.m, members have seen a dramatic increase in voter participation as a result of Tuesday’s Habit Burger truck giveaway and the transition to...

CSUN’s university costs analyzed down to the dollar

Students wait in line for services that range from financial aid to cash services in Bayramian Hall on Tuesday. Photo Credit by David J. Hawkins
Devan Patel March 25, 2014

It’s easy to get lost in the financial statements of CSUN, let alone any other institution of higher education. After all, the previous academic year’s report of financial activity runs 105 pages,...

Police department restructures, officer promoted, more night patrol

Devan Patel March 17, 2014

The CSUN Department of Police Services (CSUN PD) has undergone a slew of changes since the beginning of the year, including a salary increase for its officers and the reorganization of leadership...

Environmental symposium raises renewable energy awareness

Devan Patel March 5, 2014

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) held their Ninth annual symposium to raise awareness about environmental changes and renewable energy production. Professors from CSUN and...

Latinos will pass whites as majority ethnicity in California in March

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden / Contributor
Devan Patel March 4, 2014

In the wake of the ethnic studies debacle at Cal State Los Angeles, educators believe the forecasted change in California’s demographic profile represents a significant event and could become a...

myCSUNtablet initiative? More like myCSUNiPad

Illustration courtesy of MCT
Devan Patel March 4, 2014

Correction: The emails sent to students now say an iPad with iOS7 is required. Emails that mentioned iOS6 were being sent before iOS7 was available.  Regardless of how anyone feels about the use...

CSULA protest could impact CSUN ethnic studies courses

A protest at Cal State LA disrupted the Feb. 4 Academic Senate meeting. Students, faculty and others voiced their concerns about the Senate voting against making sure at least one ethnic studies course is part of the general education requirement. (Photo courtesy of Timmy Truong)
Devan Patel February 16, 2014

As Cal State Los Angeles students and faculty anxiously await Tuesday’s Academic Senate vote on their proposal to include at least one ethnic studies class as a general education requirement, CSUN...

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