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Mental illness played large part in Virginia Tech killings

Jeremy Foster

May 23, 2007

Originally Published April 25, 2007 In the wake of any tragedy, it is understandable for society to attempt to understand what caused it and what could have been done to prevent it. The problem is when pockets of society inject the public with ready-made answers before enough facts behind the tragedy have...

MTA plans could strand CSUN students, residents

Jeremy Foster

May 23, 2007

Originally Published February 19, 2007 CSUN students dependent on public transportation may soon have to make alternate traveling arrangements. Two buses going to and from CSUN may be affected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's recent proposal to eliminate 13 bus lines and reduce the service ...

Immigration reform too unfocused and underfunded

Jeremy Foster

May 8, 2007

Wal-Mart must have been shocked when in 2003 the federal government got serious about illegal immigration and began raiding their stores for undocumented workers. "Operation Rollback,

Fantasy or fountain of youth?

Jeremy Foster

May 7, 2007

Most scientists who are optimistic about future breakthroughs in aging intervention research say someday it may be possible to extend the human lifespan by a few decades. One man goes centuries further, claiming that soon we may not only live to a thousand years of age and beyond, but will live those ye...

Anti-aging, fountain of youth may be more than ancient myth

Jeremy Foster

April 30, 2007

It is written that Alexander the Great roamed the world searching in vain for it. The 13th century English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon thought he could possess it by ingesting small amounts of gold, pearl and coral. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon's search for it in 1513 lead him to di...

Mental illness large part of Virginia Tech killings

Jeremy Foster

April 24, 2007

In the wake of any tragedy, it is understandable for society to attempt to understand what caused it and what could have been done to prevent it. The problem is when pockets of society inject the public with ready-made answers before enough facts behind the tragedy have surfaced. Take the 1999 Colu...

Abortion medication preferred by some

Jeremy Foster

February 14, 2007

Up until recently, surgery was the only option for women who wanted to terminate a pregnancy. This changed in September 2000 when the Food and Drug Administration approved the controversial mifepristone pill Mifeprex, commonly referred to as the "abortion pill." By 2005, the number of U.S. women wh...

String of San Fernando Valley robberies under investigation

Jeremy Foster

December 15, 2006

Originally Published October 18, 2006 It was just after closing at Roscoe's Family Restaurant in West Hills on May 20. Frank Sameo was gazing at his wife while she watered the plants at the front of his restaurant before he caught the eyes of a man behind the glass peering at him from around the corne...

Cheating and plagiarism rampant on college campuses

Jeremy Foster

December 14, 2006

Academic dishonesty, otherwise known as cheating and plagiarism, has become a significant problem at college campuses across the country. At CSUN, that problem is no less real, according to campus officials and a MySpace survey of students conducted for this article. Three hundred and eighty-nine students ...

Democrats must deliver on financial aid promises

Jeremy Foster

December 6, 2006

When the Republicans were at the helm in Congress, it was the lending industries who dictated what waters to venture into when it came to financial aid. And while the politicians gave us their requisite talking points about how essential higher education is for a thriving economy, more and more aspi...

Gay and lesbian film festival addresses contemporary issues

Jeremy Foster

December 5, 2006

In an effort to promote tolerance and understanding, the College of Humanities kicked off its first annual international film festival at the Armer Theater, located in Manzanita Hall, on Dec. 1, by featuring nine films that dealt with transgender issues and non-heterosexuality in an international co...

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