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Costumes on Campus


Max Sullivan

November 1, 2018

These students didn't let classes stop them from celebrating early and dressing up for Halloween on campus Wednesday. Additional photography by Yomira Saiqui. ...

Author shares her life as a Jewish girl in Shanghai

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Max Sullivan

November 13, 2017

Esther Shifren lived the opulent life of a young Jewish girl. Her father owned six horses and her home contained 24 bedrooms. That abruptly ended during World War II when a foreign army rounded up her community. Shifren shared her story of growing up as a fifth generation Jew in Shanghai, China to an...

Owens hits 1,000 in loss

CSUN volleyball player jumping to hit the ball

Max Sullivan

October 31, 2017

Aeryn Owens became the 13th women’s volleyball player in CSUN history to reach 1,000 kills Friday night but the Matadors fell in four sets to visiting University California Irvine by scores of 21-25, 25-22, 20-25, 12-15.The loss drops the Matadors to 10-12 on the season and 4-6 in Big West Conf...

Drop to tie for first

CSUN goalie in blue tries to stop a ball

Max Sullivan

October 28, 2017

Physical play by California State Fullerton spoiled senior night Wednesday and frustrated the Matadors in a 1-0 loss in a game that could have clinched the Big West South title. Instead the two teams are now tied for 1st place with 14 points each one game remaining.Diego Sanchez scored the game’...

Caltrans and law enforcement sweep the homeless out of trails along the 405

elderly woman painting colorful rock

Max Sullivan

October 10, 2017

Multi-colored nail polish squeezes out of the bottle and drops into crevices in a lava rock. It is one of several pieces Lynda Zazanis is working on to build up her collection of abstract art painted exclusively with nail polish. After the LAPD arrested Zazanis, she said officers confiscated or threw...

How the Las Vegas shooting affected Big Show ’17

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Max Sullivan

October 10, 2017

In the wake of 58 murdered at a country music concert in Las Vegas, the Department of Police services heightened security for the estimated 4,500 who attended CSUN's Associated Students concert the “Big Show” featuring Dillon Francis Saturday evening, according to Public Information Officer Ch...

M.E.Ch.A focused on xenophobia at annual Endependence Day

men in blue black and red traditional feathered outfit performing with drums

Max Sullivan

October 3, 2017

In a national political climate dominated by discussions on race and the unknown future of DACA students, Movimento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A) made xenophobia the theme of 2017 Endependence Day Friday night at the Chicano House located on campus.Steven Ochoa, concilio for M.E.Ch.A., organized...

Crime Blotter the week of September 11th

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Max Sullivan

September 12, 2017

Sunday, Sept. 10 Three males stole a couch at 1:15 a.m. from the second floor lobby of UPA 11. The suspects fled when confronted and the couch was returned. A CSUN police officer arrested a suspect at 3:28 a.m. for driving with a suspended license on Reseda Boulevard and Superior Street. They w...

Professional photography ban in public concert sparks lawsuit and policy revision

A small group of men pictured walking in Pershing square

Max Sullivan

September 5, 2017

On Aug. 12, Summer Concert Series in Pershing Square came under scrutiny for its ban on “professional” cameras, when security denied access to a photojournalist from Los Angeles City College. Cliff Cheng went to cover a performance by the B-52s for his school newspaper, "The Collegian", when security...

Students and faculty unaware of food pantries on campus

Fresno state university students pack bags of food

Max Sullivan

September 7, 2016

CSUN students struggling to meet their dietary needs will have more resources available to them this semester as two new food pantries are scheduled to open soon.The emergence of the pantries coincides with the first phase of the "Serving Displaced and Food Insecure Students in the CSU" study, commissio...

Black Lives Matter continues camp out at City Hall

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Max Sullivan

July 31, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters camped outside Los Angeles City Hall for 18 straight nights to demand that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck resign or be fired for police bias and racial profiling. The Los Angeles Police Commission has investigated 1,356 allegations of police bias, including racial...

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