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Pipe replacement to keep CSUN heated, completion time unknown

Photo shows construction work on Etiwanda avenue

Robert Spallone

October 10, 2016

Gutted streets and redirected walking paths may be disrupting some campus goers, but construction efforts around CSUN are making sure students and university employees have access to heated buildings and warm water. Construction workers on Etiwanda Avenue and West University Drive are working under...

Presidential nominees battle it out in second debate

Trump and Clinton shake hands

Robert Spallone

October 10, 2016

A bitter election cycle led both candidates to stiff each other on handshakes starting the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton (D.) and Donald Trump (R.) on Sunday night. Gallup pollsters somehow managed to find undecided voters to ask questions for a town hall debate format at Washington...

Soccer match to be site of CSUN’s first-ever Pride Night

Representative from pride center speaks

Robert Spallone

September 29, 2016

The upcoming CSUN men’s soccer game against Cal State Fullerton on Oct.12 is set to be more than a highly anticipated match, as the Pride Center joined forces with the Matadors to host the first ever Pride Night. In an effort to promote equality and acceptance among members of CSUN’s LGBTQ and...

Skateboarding teens land in campus goers’ path as trick skating policies receive makeover

skateboarder attempts kickflip

Robert Spallone

September 27, 2016

It took nearly 30 attempts for Kevyn G. to finally land a kickflip off a roughly five-foot handicap ramp wall near CSUN’s Chaparral Hall. With each effort, the 14-year-old skater came crashing down onto the concrete in front of CSUN students and staff walking by. “I already spent all this...

Presidential debate draws CSUN students to Young Democrats viewing party

Students gather to watch presidential debate

Robert Spallone

September 27, 2016

The presidential candidates clashed over jobs, security, and personal shortcomings at the first debate of the general election Monday night. Members of the CSUN Young Democrats held a debate viewing party in the Burbank room of the University Student Union to witness the discussion between Democratic...

News Briefs 9/4-9/10

Tim Tebow falls

Robert Spallone

September 11, 2016

Local FBI agents began digging into the hillsides of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo after new items emerged from a 20 year old disappearance, authorities said Thursday. The search for Kristin Smart, the then 19 year-old-student who went missing, lost its cold-case status after the FBI led authorities to a l...

News Briefs 8/28-9/2

Donald Trump delivers speech at podium

Robert Spallone

September 2, 2016

LocalOn Aug. 28 reports of an active shooter at LAX led airport police to shut down runways and terminals during a 30 minute search. Over 250 arriving and departing flights were delayed, along with travelers not being able to drive into the airport’s central terminal area after reports of gunfi...

Gene Wilder dead at 83

Still from the movie

Robert Spallone

August 29, 2016

Actor Gene Wilder, who starred in films such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein,” died on Sunday night at the age of 83, according to news reports. Wilder’s lawyer, Eric Weissmann, confirmed the star’s death Monday afternoon to CNN. “Even though his characters w...

CSUN police upgrade 911 system

CSUN department of police services shows many different tv and computer monitors

Robert Spallone

August 26, 2016

Students and faculty no longer have to remember more than three digits to reach CSUN’s Department of Police Services.Station officials have now enhanced their dispatch operation for emergency situations.According to Capt. Scott VanScoy of the department’s special services division, the ne...

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