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Dr. Love lectures on oxytocin at CSUN

Dr. Love lectures on oxytocin at CSUN

Gabrielle Moreira

November 13, 2012

Author Paul Zak talked to a crowd of more than 100 people about his extensive studies on how the chemical, oxytocin, helps people become more comfortable and sociable. Zak spent 10 years conducting extensive studies on oxytocin, including spending time in Papua New Guinea with native tribes. Th...

Meet the CSU board of trustees

Gabrielle Moreira

November 12, 2012

Educators and students breathed a sigh of relief as Proposition 30 passed with a four point majority on Nov. 6. Not only did Gov. Brown promise no further cuts to the University of California or California State University if voters approved the tax initiative, but the CSU board of trustees promised...

CSU board of trustees to make decision on fee increases Nov. 13-14

Gabrielle Moreira

November 9, 2012

Three potential fee increases that are expected to motivate students to graduate on time will be discussed at the California State University board of trustees meeting on Nov. 13-14. The three fees proposed will affect graduating seniors, students who register in more than 18 units and students who repeat co...

Local Republicans have mixed emotions over election

Local Republicans have mixed emotions over election

Gabrielle Moreira

November 7, 2012

Santa Clarita Republicans were silent as Barack Obama was re-elected president, beating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a swing-state battle by 81 electoral votes. Romney headed into the election with a 1 percent lead, 49 percent to 48 percent, against Obama, according to the final Gallup poll on Monday. A shocked Jeannie Atkins, 58, of Newhall said she was “disappo...

CSUN students line up to vote

Gabrielle Moreira

November 6, 2012

More than 50 students waited in line at the Satellite Student Union Tuesday to vote either for the first time or once again for the presidential election. Some students, like Taylor Barker, are voting for the first time. Barker, a freshman liberal studies major, said her beliefs and research helpe...

Candidates sit down for final stand-off

Gabrielle Moreira

October 22, 2012

The final presidential debate between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney saw more agreement than not on foreign policy and several shifts of discussion to domestic issues. The candidates discussed conflicts in the Middle East, such as Syria, Libya, and Egypt, the war in Afghanistan,...

CSUN’s psychology department has talent

CSUN’s psychology department has talent

Gabrielle Moreira

October 19, 2012

CSUN’s psychology department held their 4th annual “Psychology’s Got Talent” talent show Thursday night where more than 35 students sang, danced, and played instruments. The show was spearheaded in 2008 by Andrew Ainsworth, associate professor of psychology, who thought students needed a ...

Science and engineering majors speak with mentors at WISE event

Science and engineering majors speak with mentors at WISE event

Gabrielle Moreira

October 9, 2012

Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) hosted a mentoring and networking event in the Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room in the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon. Eight students attended the event and spoke with mentors from WISE, Society of Women Engineers, American Association of Unive...

Lecture on strengths, weaknesses of presidential debate

Gabrielle Moreira

October 5, 2012

Campaign strategists Greg Strimple and Chris Kofinis discussed the strengths and weaknesses of Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama Thursday night at a forum. The Eugene Price Forum, named after the Eugene Price endowment that helped fund the event, took place in Whitsett Room on Sierra Hall’s...

Presidential debates begin

Gabrielle Moreira

October 2, 2012

The first national debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney airs live tonight from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The debate on domestic policy issues will air on basic television channels CBS, C-SPAN, Fox, NBC and ABC.  CNN, Fox News and MSNBC on cable networks will broadcast...

A.S. to host ‘We the People’ to bring politics to students

Gabrielle Moreira

October 2, 2012

  Associated Students are hosting “We the People,” a campus-wide event with local politicians and CSUN clubs in attendance that aims to inform and entice new and returning voters. “We hope to get CSUN ready for the general election as a community and also educate everyone on the upco...

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students

Gabrielle Moreira

September 30, 2012

Deportation has often been a fear for undocumented students, but now some students are worrying less because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Ana Miriam Barragan was 10-years-old in 2001, when she and her family crossed the border into the U.S. from Mexico with the help of a...

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