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Professors content with salary increase but say more can be done

People join for salary increase protest and hold up signs that say,

Joanna Bautista

November 30, 2016

CSUN professors say they are happy with the salary increase that was implemented earlier this year, but they feel more can still be done. Earlier this year, the California Faculty Association and California State University negotiated an agreement that promised CSU faculty a 10.5 percent salary incre...

CSUN art students are making money from their work

Student pictured drawing realistic portrait

Joanna Bautista

November 19, 2016

Art majors at CSUN are trying to find different ways to promote their art and put their work out there in order to make money. Professors at CSUN in the art department said they often give their students advice on how to improve their art and how to sell or promote their work. Professor Magdy Rizk, who teache...

Workshop informs Latinx students about mental health

Photo shows speaker addressing students in classroom

Joanna Bautista

November 16, 2016

Students in the Latinx community learned about how mental health is affected by their community in a workshop part of Beat the Blues Week at CSUN. The workshop “Mental Health in Latino Studies” was held in the Flintridge Room on Wednesday. The workshop featured a speaker named Abraham Ambriz,...

Matadors learn to live a sustainable lifestyle

Photo shows sustainable lifestyles banner in front of event at CSUN

Joanna Bautista

November 15, 2016

CSUN students and faculty had the opportunity to learn about sustainable living at the “Matadors for Sustainable Living” event held in Matador Square today, hosted by Associated Students (A.S.). According to Cassandra Kopelson, a member of the A.S. Sustainability Committee, the campus ha...

Endorsing propositions on campus

A group of people pose with signs that say,

Joanna Bautista

November 7, 2016

With the upcoming election, it is important for students to be informed on the propositions they are voting for, according to Associated Students (A.S.) Attorney General Christian Rubalcava. CSUN has had events on campus where students are welcomed to get information on certain propositions that are import...

Is Student Online Training Effective?

Students shown alongside sexual violence poster

Joanna Bautista

November 5, 2016

Earlier this semester, CSUN students received an email which stated students need to complete an online training for sexual misconduct in order to register for classes, according to the office of the president. According to the email, students are required to watch a 25-minute video titled Every Ch...

The 2nd Annual Science, Race and Racism Conference combines science and art

Photo shows several small paintings displayed on table

Joanna Bautista

November 2, 2016

The second annual Science, Race and Racism Conference held on Wednesday incorporated art and science to inform students about overcoming racism in the biomedical field, according to Build Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER) who hosted the event. The conference feat...

Ghost Stories and the Supernatural

Inside of haunted house looks incredibly dirty with a muddy bathroom and some lockers that show a red number 17

Joanna Bautista

October 24, 2016

Around Halloween time, paranormal and supernatural stories become more popular because some people get a thrill from hearing about different experiences. Anthropology department chair and professor Sabina Magliocco teaches a course based around the supernatural, including ghosts, magic and witchcraf...

Columbus Day From a Different Perspective

Photo shows native american woman wearing headress at St. Peters

Joanna Bautista

October 10, 2016

Columbus Day is not what people think it is. There is a lot of history people are not aware of behind the day, according to professors at CSUN. “Well I think, for indigenous people in the Americas, what Columbus day represents in a really deep way is a kind of celebration of colonialism,” Brian Burkhart,...

Monday News Wrap

Clinton speaks at presidential debate

Joanna Bautista

September 26, 2016

Local Around 8 a.m., a chase in San Bernardino led to a standoff with a chase suspect who was later taken into custody. According to officials, the suspect was driving a stolen vehicle through Southern California. The suspect drove through the 60 Freeway westbound, 605 Freeway northbound, 215 Freewa...

Monday news wrap-up

Syrian refugees pictured sleeping on the streets

Joanna Bautista

September 19, 2016

Local Today, police arrested the man responsible for a hit-and-run that killed a man in a wheelchair on Sunday night in Pomona. An anonymous witness gave officers information on the driver who was later identified as Alejandro Ambriz, 44. The alleged driver of the four-door Saab did not have a valid li...

Safe spaces and trigger warnings at CSUN

illustration shows one hand grabbing another

Joanna Bautista

September 16, 2016

Safe spaces and trigger warnings will no longer be offered at the University of Chicago, according to an article by the Chicago Tribune. Earlier in the semester, University of Chicago sent a letter to its incoming freshman class announcing that they will no longer offer students trigger warnings for sensit...

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