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Grants will benefit Student Outreach and Recruitment Services

Talin Maghakian

October 5, 2006

CSUN has been awarded $2.2 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Education. The funds are intended to increase the number of prospective college entrants and enrollments in under-privileged communities. "We are interested in improving access to college and fully support the goals of this program,"...

KCSN programming wins award

Talin Maghakian

September 20, 2006

KCSN Arts ' Roots Radio's unique format earned the station a feature in the August 2006 edition of Los Angeles Magazine as the Best University-Sponsored Radio Station in Los Angeles. The Best-of-L.A. series chronicled the most notable of the city, and this year, the recognition fell upon CSUN's own ra...

Smoking ban emphasized at eating areas

Talin Maghakian

September 14, 2006

Increased awareness influenced by nation-wide anti-smoking campaigns has led to CSUN's efforts to ban smoking from public, outdoor common areas such as the Sierra Center's eating area. The University Corporation, along with Public Safety, has launched efforts that include a poster campaign to help i...

The Clippers belong in Hollywood’s bright lights

Talin Maghakian

May 18, 2006

Replete with panoramic ocean-side views, year-round temperate weather, and inspirational rags-to-riches stories, L.A.'s victorious personality is a credit to its well-spring of sports teams. From John Wooden's UCLA Bruins dominating the college basketball world to Magic Johnson's fast-breaking "showtime...

Trying to make it in entertainment life

Talin Maghakian

May 16, 2006

The struggles of up and coming musicians are many. Mariette Soudjian has proved that with perseverance and a little help from friends, great things can happen. Mariette Soudjian graduated from CSUN last year with a degree in Communication Studies. Now you can find her doing what she really loves; pe...

Sounds of rhythm and steel permeate the CSUN PAC

Talin Maghakian

May 15, 2006

Students of the Music Department as well as a few members of the community formed a steel drum band and performed what they had been practicing since the beginning of the semester. The show that took the audience straight to a Polynesian island took place on May 11 at the Performing Arts Center in th...

College students could pay more for financial aid loans

Talin Maghakian

March 7, 2006

Students who receive grants and loans could pay more for financial aid after July 1 due to higher interest rates. The Deficit Reduction Act, which includes provisions that cut about $12.7 billion from student-aid programs, was signed into law by President George W. Bush Feb. 8 and will take effect Ju...

Olympics represents old Greek tradition of peace

Talin Maghakian

February 24, 2006

With the fade of the fiery torch and the magic of the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Torino, speckled with hundreds of athletes from all over the world flashing their medals and smiles in unison, the rest of us are also painfully reminded that all good things must come to an end. F...

Displaced Katrina students move on

Talin Maghakian

February 24, 2006

Almost six months after Hurricane Katrina made landfall and devastated New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast, displaced students who transferred to California State University campuses to continue their education have begun their second semester away from their home universities. Shelyn Mouton, psycholog...

$2.7 billion could go to CSU budget

Talin Maghakian

February 3, 2006

Daily Sundial About $2.7 billion will be given to the CSU system if a proposed $222-billion budget by the governor is approved, officials said. The $222-billion budget was proposed proposed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to increase improvements and development of California's infrastructure, such as highways...

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