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CSUN commencement changes outrage students

CSUN commencement changes outrage students
Shira Moskowitz December 9, 2013

Despite student outcry and concerns, CSUN graduates will officially be required to conform to the use of a ticketing system as well as participate in combined college commencement ceremonies. “These...

International enrollment at U.S. colleges continues to go up

International enrollment at U.S. colleges continues to go up
Shira Moskowitz December 4, 2013

Although 19-year-old Fiasal Alkhamees, a CSUN international student from Kuwait studying engineering, says he is homesick, he is thankful he has the opportunity to get an American college degree. “When...

A new study shows minorities have a more positive outlook when it comes to higher education

A new study shows minorities have a more positive outlook when it comes to higher education
Shira Moskowitz November 25, 2013

For Vanessa Gonzalez-Hernandez, a junior majoring in deaf studies, receiving a college degree is not just about education alone, it is also about making her parent’s dreams come true. “All...

Sexual assault continues to be a problem on college campuses

Sexual assault continues to be a problem on college campuses
Shira Moskowitz November 20, 2013

Despite a federal law known as the Jeanne Clery Act, which requires college campuses to notify every sexual assault case to the U.S. Department of Education, colleges nationwide have admitted that they...

Spring 2014 graduation may combine college ceremonies and limit attendees, parking with ticketing system

Spring 2014 graduation may combine college ceremonies and limit attendees, parking with ticketing system
Shira Moskowitz November 4, 2013

For the first time in over 10 years, CSUN is considering to put a limit on the number of guests each graduating student can bring to their commencement ceremony in 2014 as well as limiting the amount...

Dreamers continue to fight for immigration rights and reform

Dreamers continue to fight for immigration rights and reform
Shira Moskowitz October 29, 2013

A group of nine undocumented individuals from the U.S. voluntarily crossed the border into Mexico this past summer to protest U.S. deportation policies and to help urge the passing of the Dream Act,...

CSUN professor sparks a debate regarding academic freedom of speech for professors

CSUN professor sparks a debate regarding academic freedom of speech for professors
Shira Moskowitz October 15, 2013

CSUN mathematics professor David Klein has spent years defending his right to express his views about boycotting the state of Israel. His name was recently brought up during the CSU board of trustees...

California becomes tenth state to give undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses

Shira Moskowitz October 3, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the AB 60 bill into law today at Los Angeles City Hall, making California the 10th state to give undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license. The controversial...

Undocumented immigrants can soon apply for driver’s licenses in California

Undocumented immigrants can soon apply for driver's licenses in California
Shira Moskowitz October 1, 2013

California legislators recently signed AB 60, allowing about 1.4 million undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a California driver’s license. “My father was stopped and detained for driving...

Study reveals college students want to have an impact on the world

Shira Moskowitz September 26, 2013

Despite unemployment rates in California being at a high of 8.7 percent, college students are determined to find jobs where they can make a difference, according to a recent study. The study, published...

CSUN alumni reunite for annual Founders’ Day celebration

 CSUN alumni reunite for annual Founders' Day celebration
Shira Moskowitz September 20, 2013

Former students, faculty and staff gathered today for CSUN’s annual Founders' Day celebration, a day dedicated to honoring alumni and paying tribute to 30 CSUN inductees who were commemorating 50 years...

Study reveals that majors, not institutions will pay off more for college students

Study reveals that majors, not institutions will pay off more for college students
Shira Moskowitz September 18, 2013

New graduates who hold bachelor’s degrees in the same major make the same amount of money regardless of the institution they attended, a recent study found. The study, published by College Measures,...

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