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CSUN urban studies class creates neighborhood plan

Kristopher A. Fortin May 10, 2011

The urban studies and planning 420 class of more than 30 students have worked this semester to create a comprehensive neighborhood plan for CSUN and its surrounding areas. Dev Vrat, the lecturer...

Fibers related to marijuana still illegal to grow in the U.S.

Kristopher A. Fortin May 3, 2011

It looks like marijuana, but it’s not. It’s hemp. To the unfamiliar eye, hemp can be easily confused with marijuana just as hemp fabric is mistaken for cotton in clothing. Underneath the confusion,...

Student chooses bike riding as his main mode of travel

Kristopher A. Fortin April 27, 2011

“You hear all the sounds, you smell all the smells, the hearsay that you hear from the side,” he said. “It’s an entrancing, engaging experience.” Each squeaky pedal that Hakeem Davis makes...

CSUN’s USU hosts Carnaval to celebrate cultural diversity

Kristopher A. Fortin April 14, 2011

The index-finger sized line below the other symbols started the name Roza, the mother of CSUN student Jose Garcia. A red dot was placed above the symbol in Persian Calligraphy that spelled out Garcia’s...

Professor’s research finds family, respect and honor are the core of low rider culture

Kristopher A. Fortin April 14, 2011

Every Friday, after mass, the nuns of Saint Joseph’s Catholic school in La Puente would tell students to cover their eyes when the canary low rider covered in painted roses would pass in front of...

California students and faculty protest education budget cuts on the steps of the Capitol

Kristopher A. Fortin March 14, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Students and faculty from the California State Universities and California Community Colleges marched through the streets of Sacramento to the Capitol building to protest potential...

CSU budget cuts protesters start marches on and around campus for Day of Action

Kristopher A. Fortin March 2, 2011

The number of protesters gathering in front of the Oviatt Library began to gradually grow around 11:20 a.m. Students first began to gather in front of the library at 10:20 a.m. Bayramian Hall...

USU launches autism event, “Miles of Quarters”

Kristopher A. Fortin February 13, 2011

University Student Union launched “Miles of Quarters,” its fund-raising drive for autism at Plaza del Sol on Thursday. The fundraiser will run until April 20. It aims  to raise $17,000 for Autism...

Project to help CSUN utilize technological innovations

Kristopher A. Fortin February 9, 2011

A digital master plan for CSUN that will dictate campus technology for the next three to five years is halfway complete. The campus’ digital master plan, or “IT Vision@2015,” will dictate how...

Postcards against fee increase supported by A.S. Senate, accountability called into question

Kristopher A. Fortin December 8, 2009

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate passed the resolution Tuesday to support the postcard program that will oppose fee increases in the California State University system. The postcards will be taken...

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