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PizzaRev opens near CSUN

Janette Fletcher

May 2, 2012

When PizzaRev held its grand opening April 20, there were hundreds of customers anxious to bake their own new pizzas. Ordinary pizza places like Domino’s, Pizza Hut and Papa John’s seem to take 30 minutes or more making just one pepperoni pizza, plus the time it takes if you choose delivery. In ad...

CSUN supports Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Janette Fletcher

April 3, 2012

Correction: Project D.A.T.E. does not offer counseling services, the University Counseling Services does. April is sexual assault awareness month, and several organizations on and off campus will be hosting events and promoting their cause: to help victims. “We (Project D.A.T.E.) offer peer ...

African-American Male Academic Initiative to promote higher grad rates

Janette Fletcher

March 7, 2012

An initiative to help define the image and future goals for the success of African-American men at CSUN was discussed during a lecture by University Counseling staff psychologist Dr. Chris Holmes, Tuesday at the Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room in the Oviatt Library. The event, discussing t...

USU hosts karaoke competition

Janette Fletcher

February 22, 2012

CSUN will host its third annual karaoke contest tonight in the Games Room, located in the USU and below the former Fitness Center, from 7 - 10 p.m. This event welcomes everyone including non-CSUN students. “I’m in charge of planning, dating, prizing, equipment beforehand, marketing, promoting...

Graduation rates improve despite lack of classes and increased tuition

Courtesy of California State University

Janette Fletcher

February 16, 2012

CSUN graduation rates have improved by 74 percent for first-time freshman and 83 percent for transfer students enrolled in 2010 because CSUN is enforcing a graduation initiative. According to the CSU projects CSUN wants to increase the general six-year graduation rate from 39 percent to 48 percent, close minority gap of 8 percent, and increase transfer gr...

Why one student stays away from using social media

Janette Fletcher

February 15, 2012

Janette Fletcher Daily Sundial I’m  probably one of the few human beings in the world who does not participate in any social media network. It’s simple; I find social media networks pointless in terms of replacing real conversations and real people with typed words. I like meeting people the...

UC system to ban smoking on its campuses by 2014

Janette Fletcher

February 9, 2012

University of California President Mark G. Yudof wrote a letter Jan. 9 in favor of banning smoking on UC campuses beginning 2014. The purpose of the policy is to help people understand how beneficial a smoke-free college campus can be. CSUN Associated Students feel the current smoking policy is sufficient...

Booster seats now required for children eight and under

Janette Fletcher

February 2, 2012

A new California law now requires children who are eight and under to be in booster seats while being driven, effective Jan. 1. Previously, the law required children aged six or under to be in booster seats, but it changed when statistics on smart motorist wrote “that highway crashes are the number one cause of death among the nation’s youth...

Executive director of Association for Women in Mathematics named

Janette Fletcher

January 27, 2012

Math professor Magnhild Lien has been named executive director of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) starting January. As a faculty member, she served as the department chair of mathematics from 1998 to 2006. “I’m excited about my new position,” Lien said. “It was an advertised...

Clery Act now requires CSUN police crime logs list marijuana smell

Janette Fletcher

January 22, 2012

CSUN's police department formatted their daily crime logs last month to now list the smell of marijuana. Incidents involving marijuana use have always been reported, but now federal law dictates the smell of marijuana must be reported as well, said Christina Villalobos, community relations officer ...

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