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CSUN students and faculty create a documentary giving insight to effect of Arizona ethnic studies ban

CSUN students and faculty create a documentary giving insight to effect of Arizona ethnic studies ban

Mercedes Richardson

November 27, 2012

When Arizona outlawed Mexican-American studies last year, CSUN students and faculty participated in protests and captured the struggle of schools and communities in the documentary "Outlawing Shakespeare: The Battle for the Tucson Mind." After 13 years, the Mexican-American studies programs have be...

Students hand out info on National Day of Protest

Students hand out info on National Day of Protest

Mercedes Richardson

October 22, 2012

The National Day of Protest is an annual event that aims to bring a strong message to the nation and the emphasis of this event is to bring awareness of police brutality and the criminalization of a generation by the police. The event began in 1996 and every year on Oct. 22, the topic is reintroduced...

Chicano/a studies department prepares for Dia de los Muertos

Chicano/a studies department prepares for Dia de los Muertos

Mercedes Richardson

October 15, 2012

  Dia de los Muertos received its own tribute as CSUN students and faculty put together a photography exhibition and musical performance focused on the Mexican holiday of remembrance. The exhibit featured several pieces of student work in addition to the photographs provided by Jennife...

Speaker calls for more engineering in K-12 science education

Speaker calls for more engineering in K-12 science education

Mercedes Richardson

October 1, 2012

The science curriculum is not keeping up with the changes of the world and as a result, students in primary education are not learning enough about the world they live in. Ioannis Miaoulis, the president and director of the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts, came with a message of how the...

CSUN ranks No. 46 out of 50 in grad rates

Mercedes Richardson

September 23, 2012

Traditionally, college is expected to span just four years of a student's life. But graduation rates at CSUN have been fluctuating, while part-time rates have stayed consistent since 2009, according to the Office of Institutional Research. On average, CSUN students who enrolled as first-time freshmen...

Matador Nights returns as 1,001 Arabian Nights

Mercedes Richardson

September 5, 2012

Students do not have to take a magical carpet ride or rub a genie's lamp to experience an Arabian night with their friends. That magical night will be brought to them on Sept. 7, when Matador Nights returns to CSUN with a “1,001 Arabian Nights” theme. Numerous activities have been planned for t...

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