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How CSUN students are coping with post-election stress

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Meliss Arteaga December 16, 2016

Since news of United States President-elect Donald Trump taking office in January broke out, CSUN students who do not support Trump have been protesting against the reality television personality. However,...

Disability department advocates for new program advancing CSUN students with their school work

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Meliss Arteaga December 1, 2016

The Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) department provides resources for students with disabilities, but are advocating Read & Write Gold, a software program designed for all CSUN...

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

Fedel Castro pictured
Meliss Arteaga November 26, 2016

Fidel Castro, Cuba's longtime leader has died at age 90, his brother and current president of Cuba, Raul Castro announced on Cuban television Friday night. Castro was well known as a Cuban politician...

Weekly Events List: Holiday Edition

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Meliss Arteaga November 17, 2016

Monday, Nov. 21The City of Cerritos Christmas Tree Lighting The Cerritos City Council will light the city’s Christmas tree at 6 p.m. Event includes: craft activity for children, entertainment, caroling,...

Blues Project Tabling Fair advocates mental health services

Blues projects member speaks with student at booth
Meliss Arteaga November 15, 2016

The Blues Project, a peer education program for depression and mental health on campus, brought in a crowd of students to its annual tabling fair, featuring advocates from health services on and off campus. Students...

New drone technology helps advance CSUN students with their research

CSUN students use remote control droids
Meliss Arteaga November 11, 2016

CSUN Geography Club members use drones to collect data unique to their interests and study areas, advancing their research projects in the environment. Members want to encourage other students to engage...

A conversation with Victor Lewis & Peggy McIntosh addresses white and male privilege

Peggy McIntosh speaks with CSUN student
Meliss Arteaga November 2, 2016

A discussion on overcoming white and male privilege, and other issues, was led on Tuesday by two colleagues of 22 years, Victor Lewis and Peggy McIntosh, two of the most renowned speakers on the topic...

Students find My L.A. 311 app convenient for local activities

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Meliss Arteaga November 1, 2016

My L.A. 311 recently updated the City of Los Angeles information and services app with a new feature called “Find City Info” which is convenient for students looking to find nearest parks, libraries,...

Prop HHH supporters on the fence about $1.2 billion bond to reduce homelessness

Homeless man sleeps on bridge
Meliss Arteaga October 31, 2016

With a rise in homelessness in Los Angeles, especially among women and children, Prop HHH (Homes, Help, Hope) offers funding and resources to help get homeless the housing and help they need. The proposition’s...

Keith Goldstein’s life and legacy remembered during memorial

Goldstein's photos and print samples on display in recital hall
Meliss Arteaga October 16, 2016

Friends, colleagues, students and relatives reunited on Sunday for Keith Goldstein's memorial at Cypress Hall, which was made possible by the journalism staff. Guest speakers and audience members reflected...

CSUN students find school work conflicts with Yom Kippur

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Meliss Arteaga October 12, 2016

Erik Sklar, a senior broadcast journalism major and board member of Chabad, a Jewish organization on campus, said Yom Kippur is a "Day of Atonement" for the Jewish community. "We ask God and all of the...

Students share their alternative study spaces

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Meliss Arteaga October 10, 2016

Midterms are approaching and more students are seen gathering to study around places with Wi-Fi and comfortable seats (to occasionally nap in). When asked what places students prefer to study at, the Oviatt...

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