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Deaf studies and linguistics majors scrutinize word choice

Deaf studies and linguistics majors scrutinize word choice

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 6, 2013

Word choice can be tricky. In an age where filters only apply to Instagram pics, no one really stops to think about the words they choose and the meanings attached to them. But when you’re speaking to linguistics and deaf studies major Martin Watkins, 22, you might just have to think twice. ...

Democratic congressman Berman and Sherman campaign for one seat in the House of Representatives

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

October 15, 2012

U.S. Congress members Howard Berman and Brad Sherman are campaigning for one seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on the November ballot after redistricting pitted the two San Fernando Valley Democrats against each other. The two incumbent candidates were formerly in separate districts. Now,...

Congressmen Berman and Sherman get in heated confrontation at debate

Congressmen Berman and Sherman get in heated confrontation at debate

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

October 12, 2012

Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman debated on several hot button issues on Thursday that led to a face-to-face confrontation in an auditorium full of howling students and community members at Pierce College. Both congressmen are running to represent the state’s 30th congress...

A.S. approves new senator

A.S. approves new senator

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

September 9, 2012

The Associated Students approved Marquise Foster-Johnson as senator for the College of Humanities on Friday, completing the 24-member Senate. Foster-Johnson has a double major with journalism and liberal studies with a minor in political science. One of his reasons for joining the Senate was...

Phone lines temporarily down after upgrade

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

August 1, 2012

UPDATE 08/02: CSUN phone lines were restored last night, according to an email sent out by the IT Help Center. "Although root cause analysis will continue with our vendors during the next several days, initial analysis points to software incompatibilities within the hardware and software infrastructure...

California Faculty Association and CSU make tentative contract agreement

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

July 31, 2012

After two years of negotiations, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have reached a tentative agreement on the faculty contract today. The contract will run through June 30, 2014 and will be effective when both parties ratify the agreement. The agreement comes after the CFA announced...

CSUN students continue to struggle because of budget cuts, tuition hikes and unit caps

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 11, 2012

With more than 100 units completed and a few more to go, Krystal Brooks, a history major, was ready to graduate this year after five years at CSUN. She was ready to enter the workforce and continue her education on to law school, maybe USC, Southwestern or Hastings, she said. But as the Spring 2012 semester...

CSU board of trustees may cut state-funded pay of presidents’ salaries

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 8, 2012

The CSU board of trustees will vote today on a proposal that will cap state-funded pay for incoming CSU presidents’ salaries and supplement it with nonprofit campus foundations. The CSU’s new proposal comes about after several weeks of heavy criticism from students and the California Faculty Association...

Professor conducts independent financial analysis of CSUN

Professor conducts independent financial analysis of CSUN

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 5, 2012

CSUN’s army of administrators and insufficient funding for instructors are to blame for cuts in class sections, student admission and faculty instructors, said Dr. Howard Bunsis during his Thursday lecture in Sierra Hall. Bunsis, an accounting professor at Eastern Michigan University, examined C...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo around Los Angeles

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 3, 2012

With finals rapidly approaching, there is one day CSUN students should set aside to relax and take their minds off the impending exams, Cinco de Mayo. Not to be confused with Mexico’s independence day, which is September 16, Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican heritage and culture in the U.S. This da...

Social Media Privacy Act denies employers and educators from accessing your online identity

Social Media Privacy Act denies employers and educators from accessing your online identity

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

May 2, 2012

The California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee approved the Social Media Privacy Act on April 25, in an attempt to stop public and private universities and colleges from asking students for their social media information. The committee approved the legislation in a 5-0 vote. Under the l...

TRENDS showcases CSUN fashion student talent for its 33rd year

TRENDS showcases CSUN fashion student talent for its 33rd year

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

April 29, 2012

CSUN's fashion club presented its 33rd Annual TRENDS Fashion Show, themed Cirque de la Mode (Fashion Circus), Thursday at the USU Northridge Center. The show attracted over 75 students, faculty and community members. The inspiration behind this year's theme was meant to allow designers to express themselves without restraint, said Kimberly Reamer, 23, co-director of the sho...

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