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Civil Rights Movement Exhibition Opens in Los Angeles

Museum intern, Amelia Castaneda, 27, looks at a photograph at the Museum of Social Justice for the Civil Rights Movement L.A. Exhibition on October 17. Photo Credit: Pablo Estrada

Pilar De Haro

October 30, 2015

Down the narrow stairs of the basement inside the Los Angeles Methodist Church are a series of little-known black and white photographs of the civil rights movement in LA. The photographs are part of “The Civil Rights Movement Exhibition” at the Museum of Social Justice that opened on Oct. ...

Facts to know about Dia de los Muertos

A Dia de los Muertos

Pilar De Haro

October 26, 2015

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican celebration that some people tend confuse with Halloween. Although the days fall close together, Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are culturally different. The vibrant sugar skulls, decorative alters and pan dulce are part of what brings to life Mexico’s...

5 years of reported sexual assaults at CSUN

Students walking to their dorms at CSUN. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Pilar De Haro

October 20, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]26 sexual assaults on campus were reported to the CSUN Police Department in the last five years, according to crime log data from CSUN PD. However, a 2007 study from the U.S. Department of Justice found that one out of five undergraduate women experience an attemp...

Recipes for Dia de los Muertos

A finished sope topped with meat, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.

Pilar De Haro

October 11, 2015

Mexican Dishes for Dia de los Muertos 1) Sopes of ground beef and beans (Soft tostadas topped with meats and veggies) Ingredients: 1 pound of Ground beef Chopped garlic Chopped onion Garlic salt Pepper Oregano 1 small can of tomato sauce 1 small can of “El Pato” sauce 3 potatoes (diced) 3 c...

The highest imprisonment rates in the world

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Pilar De Haro

October 6, 2015

The Obama administration will allow certain qualifying prisoners to attain college degrees through a pilot Pell Grant program announced in late July. The first-ever partnership with Goucher College’s educational program will take place at the Maryland Correctional Institute. Last year, over 1.5...

The gender gap in code

Graphs that reads,

Pilar De Haro

September 22, 2015

Technology-driven jobs in engineering and computer science are providing more than 80 percent of all employment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, according to a 2013 survey report by the US Census. However, women don't reflect the ever-growing workforce. Although women ma...

Group against police brutality warned for permit-less distribution of fliers at CSUN

CSUN police officers tell Diego Massimo (left) that his group

Pilar De Haro

September 18, 2015

A Los Angeles-based advocacy group raising student awareness against police brutality were warned by CSUN police Thursday afternoon near Sierra Walk about their permit-use to organize on campus.After speaking to students about the injustice of mass incarceration and police brutality, Diego Massimo, ...

Tech Tuesday: ‘Hover-boards’

CSUN student, Natalie Cristales, uses the new scooter around campus. Photo credit: Pilar De Haro

Pilar De Haro

September 9, 2015

A new trend has hit CSUN and students are rolling with it.A new self balancing two-wheeled scooter is being used by students as one of the newest forms of transportation.According to PhunkeeDucks, a popularized brand for the self balancing two-wheeler scooter, you move back and forth by leaning up and down and turn left a...

The emergence of coding in English classes at CSUN

Medieval English texts like this are now easier to analyze thanks to CSUN English Professor Scott Kleinman's software program Lykos, which he created himself. Kleinman believes learning digital skills like coding gives students an edge in the workplace. Photo credit: Pilar De Haro

Pilar De Haro

August 29, 2015

Within CSUN's digital archives are documents filled with handwritten Medieval calligraphy. Students in CSUN Professor Scott Kleinman’s digital humanities class use these preserved files to interpret classical literature into trends. But these English majors are taking it a step further and encod...

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