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A.S. presidential veto policy on chopping block for next fall

Ivette Lopez November 30, 2011

The state legislature could change Associated Students presidents’ ability to veto policies beginning next fall. “As your A.S. president, I don’t like it,” said CSUN’s student government president,...

Middle Eastern culture becomes Americana

Jonathan Friedlander, former assistant director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, discusses Middle Eastern portrayals in American films, music, magazines, books and marketing during a symposium on Middle Eastern studies. Photo Credit: Tessie Navarro / Visual Editor
Ivette Lopez November 15, 2011

Middle Eastern culture has been a point of obsession in the United States dating back to the 19th century, said Jonathan Friedlander, former assistant director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies. “The...

CSUN football hopes dashed because of finances

Ivette Lopez November 1, 2011

Correction: In both the print and online versions of this story, Mr. Benson's name was spelled incorrectly on first reference.   A petition to bring back Matador football was rejected by the...

Associated Students get details about new Student Recreation Center

Construction workers work on the rockwall located in the new Student Recreation Center which is set to open Spring 2012. Tessie Navarro / Visual Editor
Ivette Lopez October 25, 2011

There are only a few months until the new Student Recreation Center (SRC) opens, and the facility is undergoing its ‘punch list’ phase, when the building is inspected. Associated Students heard...

A.S. discuss technological ideals in CSUN classrooms

Ivette Lopez October 18, 2011

A California state organization would like to see state campuses make more technological advances in classrooms to promote learning. Associated Students Vice President Sydni Powell addressed the senate...

CSUN student lobbies A.S. to support taxes on oil companies to benefit state education

Justin Marks, English and Pan African studies major, presents a proposal for AB 1481 to the Associated Students senate.  Marks was seeking A.S. support for the bill that with enough signatures could be on the November ballot. Photo Credit: Ken Scarboro / Editor in Chief
Ivette Lopez October 11, 2011

CLARIFICATION, Thursday, Oct. 13: Wednesday’s article “Taxing oil for school” did not specify what entity at Cal State Los Angeles supported AB 1481, the proposition calling for a new severance...

Campuses Organized and United for Good Health propose designated smoking areas

Charlem Mikail (left), Marlem DePhilipis (center) and Kathleen Young of COUGH address AS asking them to sign a proposal which would establish designated smoking areas on campus. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor
Ivette Lopez October 4, 2011

A CSUN organization would like to see unrestricted cigarette use on campus go up in smoke. Campuses Organized and United for Good Health (COUGH) presented a proposition to the Associated Students...

AS increases ‘Big Show’ budget to prevent cancellation

Ivette Lopez September 28, 2011

Big Show received a $26,559 bonus during Tuesday's Associated Students (A.S.) senate meeting.  The allocation was approved to prevent this weekend's campus event from being cancelled. “I think that...

A.S. increases ‘Big Show’ budget to prevent cancellation

Ivette Lopez September 27, 2011

Big Show received a $26,559 bonus during Tuesday's Associated Students senate meeting.  The allocation was approved to prevent this weekend's campus event from being cancelled. “I think that it is...

Associated Students may increase funding for California State Student Association

Ivette Lopez September 20, 2011

Correction: A.S. did not propose increased fees to support CSSA, but proposed an increase in the amount A.S. gives CSSA per student at CSUN. If passed, the AS would increase funding from 48 cents to...

A.S. graduate student representation in jeopardy

Grad student senators Ela Heinz (left) and Donna Randolph (right) are at the Associated Students meeting in the Grand Salon at the USU on Tuesday. Randolph explains why her class schedule conflicts with the hours A.S. senators are required to devote to the senate. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor
Ivette Lopez September 13, 2011

Emotions ran high at Tuesday’s Associated Students (AS) meeting after the board failed to pass an amendment that would allow graduate students to leave meetings an hour early to accommodate class...

Preview of freshman convocation, matador statue at Associated Students

Ivette Lopez September 6, 2011

Associated Student plans to make new matadors feel welcome at this Thursday’s freshman convocation and the unveiling of the new matador statue. “It’s their symbolic journey into becoming a matador,”...

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