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Metro proposes improved Northridge station

Karen Swift speaks at the podium

Nathalie Ramirez

May 5, 2017

A discussion between residents and the Metro/ Metrolink team on the commitment to improve mobility in the Northridge community took place during a community meeting on Thursday night.Metro is studying the improvement of transit connectivity and access to the Northridge Metrolink Station by analyzing th...

Project D.A.T.E hosts discussion to end rape culture

A panel of students for project D.A.T.E lead a discussion about ending rape culture

Nathalie Ramirez

April 29, 2017

As part of S.A.A.F.E. Week and raising sexual assault awareness, Project D.A.T.E. hosted an event promoting both campus and community resources to address attitudes on sexual violence.Thursday night's panel discussion, titled "We The Students: A Community Wide Effort To End Rape Culture" provided staff ...

New Chicano/a Studies Course in the Fall provides students with internship opportunities

Professor Xochitl-Flores-Marcial pictured smiling

Nathalie Ramirez

April 27, 2017

The Department of Chicano/a Studies will introduce a new course for fall 2017 that will integrate lecture on Mesoamerica and internship experience within the Los Angeles community.The course titled, "Chicana/o Studies 495 HM: History of Mesoamerican Literate Societies" will be taught by Chicano/a Studies assistant professor Xochitl Flores-Marcial. Flores-Marcial states that ethnic courses like CH...

CSUN A Better Future wins at Associated Students elections

CSUN A Better Future candidates Jonathan Goldenberg(left) and Zahraa Khuraibeh(right) are the winning A.S. president and vice president for the 2017 Spring election. Photo credit: Nathalie Ramirez

Nathalie Ramirez

April 13, 2017

With a 17.2 percent voter turnout, the results of the Associated Students (A.S.) 2017 spring election are in.CSUN A Better Future candidates Jonathan Goldenberg and Zahraa Khuraibeh will serve as President and Vice President for the 2017-2018 school year, which was announced on a live feed from the ...

Meet the future guardians of the cyber world

Half of the CCDC team at the club, including Christian Hernandez(far left) and Danielle Yamame (far right) speaking to the president, Rafael, over the phone after the club meeting on Monday night. Photo credit: Nathalie Ramirez

Nathalie Ramirez

April 12, 2017

They meet every Monday and dedicate their time every weekend to train for competitions and strive for recognition from their campus. They're not a sports team: they're the Layer 8 Computer Security Club."It’s in our name: we’re a computer security club," Christian Hernandez, computer informati...

Trump orders military strike on Syria

photo shows the aftermath of the battle of Kobani with a destroyed car pictured on top of a collapsed structure

Nathalie Ramirez

April 6, 2017

According to L.A. Times, President Trump authorized the Pentagon to launch 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on Thursday. In its seventh year of conflict, the attack will be the first time the U.S. has targeted Assad's military in Syria's civil war. The U.S. has been focused on targe...

Canoga Park goes green for 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

people on stilts walk past the locomotive cafe

Nathalie Ramirez

March 18, 2017

Canoga Park has gone green with the help of street performers and attendees marching in celebration of St. Patrick's Day and Irish heritage on Friday. The march was hosted by the Canoga Park Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization run and funded by the commercial property owners, and began...

Remembrance Walk honors the man behind EOP

Students walk in honor of Jose Luis Vargas

Nathalie Ramirez

March 17, 2017

Students, faculty, mentors and family attended the Remembrance Walk for Jose Luis Vargas, former director of the EOP (Educational Opportunity Programs) on Wednesday. To a majority of EOP students, Vargas was more than just a director. Students showed their appreciation in attendance because of his...

Pride Center hosts event to create safe space for trans students

two students pose for a picture in the pride center

Nathalie Ramirez

February 28, 2017

In response to Donald Trump's administration rescinding the bathroom bill last week, the Pride Center hosted a community gathering in support of transgender students on Monday night. Under the Obama administration, the 2016 bathroom bill allows transgender individuals access to public restrooms, according...

UDWPE changes coming in March

sign located on CSUN campus reads,

Nathalie Ramirez

February 27, 2017

Students will be introduced to a new format for the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam according to the UDWPE website, in March.The duration of the exam changed from 75 minutes as on the traditional UDWPE to 90 minutes on some topics, and an additional 120 minutes on others for the piloted exams, ...

Understanding trauma and eating disorders

woman gives a presentation on the topic of eating disorders and trauma

Nathalie Ramirez

February 21, 2017

CSUN students learned about trauma and eating disorders through the "Coping with Trauma: Hope Through Understanding" workshop sponsored by Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE), which featured Paria Zandi, Marriage and Family Therapist interns and Campus Care advocates, on Monday afternoon."[T...

Singles mingle at the anti-Valentine’s Day party

The Museum of Broken Relationships offers events, workshops, gift shops, and exhibits that display items from past relationships. Photo credit: Nathalie Ramirez

Nathalie Ramirez

February 16, 2017

While most couples celebrated with romantic dinners, others chose to attend the Anti-Valentine's Day party hosted by the Museum of Broken Relationships (MoBR) on Tuesday night.Attendees had access to all exhibits that displayed donated items, a DJ that played "anti-love anthems," food and drinks, and a wal...

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