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You just graduated from CSUN: Now what?

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Diane Roxas

April 11, 2018

Graduation is fast approaching but there is one question that is on every graduating student’s mind: “What’s next?” There are three paths that college graduates usually take after getting their diplomas: employment, unemployment or continuing education. Shushan Kapaktchian, 22, graduated...

Crime blotter 2/16-2/25

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Diane Roxas

February 27, 2018

Friday, Feb. 16 An unknown suspect hit a parked vehicle inside the G9 parking structure. The suspect left the area without leaving any contact information but the incident was captured on the campus CCTV system. Two female suspects assaulted a victim at the University Park Apartment building 6 at a...

Matabots head to world championship

Students in uniformed shirts happily pose for a photo with their robots

Diane Roxas

February 20, 2018

The CSUN VEX Robotics Club, otherwise known as the Matabots, is headed to the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky on April 25-29. They will be competing with over 80 teams from all over the world. The Matabots have two robots — CSUN1 and CSUN2 — that compete in regional tournaments...

Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin takes a dive

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Diane Roxas

February 19, 2018

Bitcoin, the most prominent cryptocurrency on the market, plunged to $6,900 on Feb. 5, its lowest since mid-November. It recovered over the week but is still far from the over $19,000 value it had when it peaked on Dec. 16.Cryptocurrency is a virtual currency that is exchanged through peer-to-peer transacti...

Alumni launch new book “Heroines of Gaming”

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Diane Roxas

February 7, 2018

Their love for gaming and their roles in academia pushed CSUN alumni, Dylan Altman and Christian Cardenas, to work on projects that raise the level of discourse about video games. Altman and Cardenas released their new book “Heroines of Gaming,” an anthology that delves into female characters in...

History professor retires after 33 years at CSUN

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Diane Roxas

February 7, 2018

Professor Robert Cleve is retiring this semester after teaching in the history department for 33 years. He got his bachelor’s degree in history at CSUN before continuing to get a master’s and doctorate at UCLA where he specialized in Ancient Rome. He taught at other colleges and universities in...

Crime Blotter 1/29-2/5

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Diane Roxas

February 6, 2018

Tuesday, January 30An unknown suspect hit a vehicle in the G9 parking structure and did not leave any contact information.Wednesday, January 31An unknown suspect hit a victim’s vehicle at the G3 parking structure and left the area without leaving contact information.Thursday, February 1A suspect hit the victim and drove aw...

Crime Blotter End of January

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Diane Roxas

January 29, 2018

Friday, January 19 CSUN PD officers arrested three underaged suspects for trying to break into a car in the F8 Parking Lot. They held the suspects at the CSUN police station but eventually released to family members with notices to appear. Campus CCTV system captured the incident. Saturday, January 2...

Students create textbook subscription service

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Diane Roxas

January 26, 2018

For $15 a month, students can receive all of their textbooks to their door. Bookmark is a textbook subscription service that is currently only available to CSUN students. Subscribers send in their class schedules and the textbooks needed will be delivered to them along with a return label to be mailed...

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