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CSUN student dies in custody

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Lauren Turner Dunn May 2, 2018

Quinten Thomas, a fourth-year student at CSUN, was found dead at the Los Angeles Twin Towers Correctional Facility, on March 9. 22-year-old Thomas was arrested in Van Nuys on March 2. Lawyer RoseAnn...

CSUN grad wins All-Star Weekend DJ competition

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Lauren Turner Dunn February 28, 2018

Lebron James wasn't the only winner this All-Star Weekend. More than 3,000 people gathered at the Santa Monica Pier for the Bleacher Report LA All-Star Weekend experience where CSUN grad Josh Forbes, also...

Dr. Sharlene Katz’s legacy lives

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Lauren Turner Dunn February 22, 2018

Dr. Sharlene Katz died on Nov. 17, 2017 from a brief illness.Before her career at CSUN, Dr. Katz graduated from UCLA with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering. Dr. Katz was a full-time professor at CSUN;...

E-week attempts to unite engineering students

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Lauren Turner Dunn February 21, 2018

From tours to workshops, E-week at CSUN has officially begun. E-week events are put on by Leaders in Engineering and Computer Science, also known as LECS, which is the overseeing club for all the engineering...

Crime Blotter 2/12-2/15

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Lauren Turner Dunn February 16, 2018

Monday, Feb. 12Around 3 pm, an unknown suspect hit a car while it was parked in the B5 parking structure. The suspect left and did not leave their information.An unknown suspect stole a wallet from a backpack...

Family and Consumer Sciences Department programs seek re-accreditation and win big

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Lauren Turner Dunn November 15, 2017

The CSUN interior design program was under-review by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation on Friday, Nov. 3 until Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Northridge Center.Every six years the CIDA visits CSUN...

Crime Blotter 10/25 – 10/31

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 31, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 25Within a day an unknown suspect damaged the elevator call buttons on the first floor and second floor of building 16 in the University Park Apartments. Thursday, Oct. 26The investigation...

From social media to international news coverage: where is Somalia? How students can broaden their news perspective

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 17, 2017

At least 300 people were killed in Somalia Saturday night after two vehicle bombings went off, sources suggest that Al-Shabaab may be behind the bombings and so far one involved member has been detained....

Matadors celebrate Sukkot on campus

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 12, 2017

When students and faculty arrived to campus on Monday morning they may have noticed a sukkah in front of Sierra Hall. The sukkah is a hut used to celebrate the Jewish holiday Sukkot, which celebrates the...

Crime Blotter 10/2-10/8

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 9, 2017

Monday, Oct. 2Around 8 a.m. on Lindley Avenue and Vincennes Street, an officer cited a suspect for driving without a license and not obeying a traffic sign. The suspect was released at the scene but was...

CSUN META Lab students get connected with LinkedIn

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 3, 2017

Southern California college students interested in business and tech took part in LinkedIn’s Accelerate U in Los Angeles, Saturday Sept. 23rd. Accelerate U is a day full of connecting and learning,...

Crime Blotter 9/22-9/28

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Lauren Turner Dunn October 2, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 A bike with a lock on the front wheel was stolen near the F9 parking lot. Monday, Sept. 25 There is a search for stolen bikes that were secured to racks near Cypress Hall and...

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