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Department hosts memorial service honoring former associate dean

Shaleeka Powell May 9, 2013

CSUN’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is having a memorial service to honor Darrick Danta, former associate dean for the college of social and behavioral sciences, May 14 in the Grand Salon. Dr....

CSUN’s Model United Nations team wins national conference

CSUN’s Model United Nations team wins national conference
Shaleeka Powell May 7, 2013

CSUN’s Model United Nations won first place at the National Model United Nations Conference, one of four awards presented to them at the conference in New York. The student-run club won three Outstanding...

The truth about CSUN’s administrators

The truth about CSUN's administrators
Shaleeka Powell May 7, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The below article and chart refer to administrators as "faculty." Faculty members are those who teach, and while some administrators are also faculty members, not all administrators have...

Pan African Studies class learns from model conference experience

Shaleeka Powell May 6, 2013

In February, eight CSUN students represented Namibia in an African Model Conference held in Washington D.C. One of the they CSUN for was implementing the Kiswahili language in the Pan African curriculum....

Kinesiology department scanner can detect early signs of osteoporosis

Kinesiology department scanner can detect early signs of osteoporosis
Shaleeka Powell May 1, 2013

CSUN has two high-tech X-ray scanners that can help students both now and with valuable research in the future. The Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (or DEXA) scanners are used daily by four licensed...

Campaign seeks to require disclaimer on Photoshopped images

Campaign seeks to require disclaimer on Photoshopped images
Shaleeka Powell April 29, 2013

At a Media and Public Health Act (MPHA) Campaign meeting last semester, one girl shared her practice of stacking fashion magazines on a scale until they weighed as much as she did. "When she would...

CSUN students’ class project displays gender wage gap inequality on campus

Shaleeka Powell April 28, 2013

Marc Renteria, 22, a junior kinesiology major, and his Women, Work and Family class group build two ramps: one with hurdles and the other completely flat. The project shows the uphill battle for women...

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ shoots episode on campus

Shaleeka Powell April 25, 2013

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” cast and crew are filming an episode titled “Mac Day” in the Nordhoff Hall Theatre and planetarium at CSUN. In the episode “Mac Day,” Mac wanted to see...

CSUN conserves water during drought season

Shaleeka Powell April 25, 2013

The San Fernando Valley  has been in a substantial drought period for several years and the Physical Plant Management (PPM) team has continued to search for ways to conserve water and energy on campus...

Emergency preparedness expo teaches students about fraud, earthquake kits

Shaleeka Powell April 18, 2013

An emergency preparedness expo provided students and community members with information on personal safety and emergency preparedness supplies. The event was coordinated by the Community Emergency Response...

Bill could allow students to graduate from UC or CSUs in three years, spend less

Shaleeka Powell April 1, 2013

Two proposed assembly bills could allow students with interests in science, technology, math and engineering attend either a California State University or a University of California for a lower cost. Assemblyman...

Students use art as form of expression at USU’s Art 180 event

Students use art as form of expression at USU's Art 180 event
Shaleeka Powell March 28, 2013

Students attended Art 180, an event where a muralist creates live art, to release some stress and participated in the variety of artistic activities. At the event students were able to have glitter...

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