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Tuition increase to affect students, professors

Jackie Holmes

December 9, 2010

In November the California State University (CSU) system approved a $105 fee increase for students in the spring and a total of $444 for the next year, equaling $222 per semester. Students were alerted of the fee increases through notices on their portal. Theresa Montaño, California Faculty Association...

Director of DuBois Hamer Institute to present future ideas

Jackie Holmes

November 28, 2010

The new director of the DuBois Hamer Institute will be presenting her ideas on the future of the W.E.B DuBois and Fanny Lou Hamer Institute Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Whitsett Room in Sierra Hall. The institute, which started in 1997, was designed after the ideas put forth by DuBois and Hamer for...

CSUN community reacts to election results

Jackie Holmes

November 3, 2010

Many students are dissatisfied that Proposition 19, the proposition that would legalize marijuana did not pass during Tuesday’s election. “It’s interesting in a lot of ways,” said senior Erik Zornes, history major.  “Everyone acts surprised but it’s a state that voted yes on Proposition...

CSUN students and professors get ready to vote on Nov. 2

Jackie Holmes

October 31, 2010

Election day is Nov. 2 and for weeks students and the American population have been seeing advertisements for propositions and candidates in every type of media. Political science professor Tom Hogen-Esch said the most important thing is being aware. According to the Census Bureau, citizens in...

Princeton Review includes CSUN business school in its top 301 list

Jackie Holmes

October 28, 2010

Csun’s College of Business and Economics is ranked in the top three hundred by the Princeton Review. Deborah Cours, director of graduate and evening programs, said the school is very proud to be included in the Princeton Review for the fourth consecutive year. “We focus relentlessly on qu...

Water leak shuts down heating system on campus

Jackie Holmes

October 26, 2010

A water main leak  affecting the entire campus heating system was discovered Tuesday. Lynn Wiegers, executive director for physical plant management (PPM), said there will not be any heat in the buildings and no hot water in the Sierra Hall restrooms. Wiegers said the leak started a couple of weeks ago, but PPM had trouble l...

Talent show to be hosted by psychology department

Jackie Holmes

October 13, 2010

The psychology department will be hosting their 2nd annual talent show to raise money to help students attend research conferences. Andrew Ainsworth, psychology professor, said the talent show was started when the department wanted to show students, especially those in the undergraduate program that...

Living with a party-crazy roommate

Jackie Holmes

October 4, 2010

For many students, getting to college and moving into the dorms is the first time they have to experience living with another person besides a family member. It can be a hard experience. After living with your family for so long, you have them figured out and know exactly what to do. Living with a...

CFA celebrates the end of furloughs at the Orange Grove Bistro

Jackie Holmes

October 3, 2010

Faculty celebrated the end of furloughs with a champagne toast Friday at the Orange Grove Bistro. California Faculty Association (CFA) vice president Alan Martin said this was a good time to celebrate because it was their payday. A group of about ten faculty members gathered for the celebra...

CSUN alumni reunite on Founders Day

CSUN alumni reunite on Founders Day

Jackie Holmes

September 26, 2010

Many alumni returned for CSUN’s third annual Founders Day during a fall heat wave that failed to stop about 500 people from taking part in the festivities. The event started off with mingling on the University Lawn, where pictures were displayed and guests could purchase selected San Fernando Valley...

Matador Bookstore sells new clothing line that helps families make a living

Jackie Holmes

September 26, 2010

A new line of clothing is being sold at CSUN’s Matador Bookstore but unlike the numerous clothes that already line the racks, this clothing line is much different. Alta Gracia, the new brand of clothing, is made in a factory that pays the workers a living wage, enough money to provide for adequat...

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