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Student dials 911 after smelling smoke from Juniper Hall classroom

Student dials 911 after smelling smoke from Juniper Hall classroom

Megan Diskin

November 4, 2013

Firefighters and campus police responded to a student's 911 call about smoke in a classroom in Juniper Hall Monday night. Five minutes before Said Malikov's 7 p.m. Business Gateway 302 class the junior accounting major called 911 to report smoke inside room 2228 in Juniper Hall. "There was a s...

Tales from the newsroom: Editor ghost stories

Megan Diskin

October 31, 2013

Luis Rivas - Opinions Editor My family, both my mom and dad’s side, is from the state of Zacatecas in north central Mexico. My grandmother had a terrible childhood. My grandfather was physically and emotionally abusive toward her and their kids (my aunts and uncles). Unfortunately, he concentrated his...

Matadors light up the Oviatt Library lawn for Big Show

Megan Diskin

October 6, 2013

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It’s just a game, assholes!

It’s just a game, assholes!

Megan Diskin

October 2, 2013

When Walter O’Malley, then owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, decided to move the ball club to California in 1957 he convinced the then owner of the New York Giants, Horace Stoneham, to move his ball club there, too. O’Malley wanted to keep the years-old rivalry alive. Both teams moved west where the Dodger...

MLB: National League playoff preview

MLB: National League playoff preview

Megan Diskin

September 30, 2013

It is officially October and to baseball fans everywhere that means it’s the start of an anxiety-filled postseason. It all starts tonight when the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates play each other for the wild card spot. Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates - Led by star outfielder Andrew M...

Let’s go clubbing: feminist club seeks to raise awareness about sexual assaults on campus

Let’s go clubbing: feminist club seeks to raise awareness about sexual assaults on campus

Megan Diskin

September 24, 2013

CSUN feminist club, The F Word, run by Kendra Hamilton and Skylar Grogan seeks to raise awareness for issues like sexual assault on campus.

Dodgers looking to make a deep postseason run

Dodgers looking to make a deep postseason run

Megan Diskin

September 15, 2013

When a group publicly led by legendary L.A. Laker Magic Johnson bought the Los Angeles Dodgers last March for over $2 billion, fans all around the world rejoiced. A team that just months before had filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy became the most expensive sports franchise that had ever been bought. And after exte...

Street Swag: Matadors try to beat the heat while staying in style

Street Swag: Matadors try to beat the heat while staying in style

Megan Diskin

September 11, 2013

Christina Moffitino hosts the first segment of Street Swag. She gives tips to students on how to beat the three digit heat wave, but still stay in style.

LA mayor election results

Megan Diskin

May 23, 2013

After a long campaign Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles city councilman, defeated City Controller Wendy Greuel for the mayor’s seat, becoming the city’s first Jewish mayor. According to the LA City Clerk’s election results Garcetti received 53% of the votes while Greuel received 46%. Measure D, backed by the LA City Council, passed with 6...

President Harrison celebrates her position at CSUN

President Harrison celebrates her position at CSUN

Megan Diskin

May 17, 2013

CSUN President Dr. Dianne Harrison cemented her position as the university’s leader at an investiture ceremony held in the Valley Performing Arts Center Friday. Faculty, staff, alumni, students and a CSU Board of Trustee member witnessed Harrison officially take her place as president after acc...

Garcetti leads in final stretch of mayoral race

Megan Diskin

May 10, 2013

The 2013 mayoral race has been overwhelmed with controversy, and Angelenos will elect either Eric Garcetti or Wendy Greuel as the next mayor of Los Angeles on May 21. A recent straw poll conducted by the Los Angeles Times and USC shows Garcetti has taken a ten point lead over Greuel. The mayoral run...

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