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Refusing the right to remain silent

people march while holding candles and signs

Tandy Lau

April 2, 2018

A crowd of Matadors joined campuses throughout the world to observe the Take Back the Night rally on Thursday evening. For CSUN, the event is running for its 15th annual year and is dedicated to combating gender-based violence such as sexual assault, rape or domestic violence. Noticeably spread across Pl...

The Sour Side of CSUN Limebike

green and yellow limebike on the floor next to the curb

Tandy Lau

February 20, 2018

For CSUN students, there's a lot to like about LimeBike. The initiative is environmentally conscious, facilitating physical exercise that costs only 50 cents for a half-hour ride. In addition, LimeBike comes at no cost for the university. Despite the benefits of LimeBike, some students feel that the bike-shari...

Toodles to Moodle

moodle crossed out with arrow pointing to Canvas

Tandy Lau

February 13, 2018

With CSUN's full transition to Canvas this semester, Moodle is officially a part of the university's past. Moodle was introduced to CSUN in 2009 and formally implemented in 2010. The open-source virtual learning management system replaced the discontinued WebCT. At the time of its introduction, Moodle was seen as cutting-edge technology, promising to connect students to their courses anywhere in...

Matadors Celebrate The Lunar New Year:

drawing of a dragon

Tandy Lau

February 13, 2018

For some Matadors, New Years is less about champagne and black-eyed peas, and more about firecrackers and red envelopes. Feb 16. is Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year. In many ways, the Lunar New Year is as Angelino as Hollywood or the Lakers. The Los Angeles Golden Dragon Parade is a Lunar New Year ...

The “World’s Longest Political Prisoner” at CSUN

man seriously speaking at a podium

Tandy Lau

February 8, 2018

Freedom has not always been free for Oscar López Rivera. In fact, until last year, López Rivera had been considered the "world's longest political prisoner", having served roughly 35 years in federal maximum security prison, until he was communed by former president Barack Obama.In his past, ...

CSUN conservatives find a turning point

Students hold protest signs

Tandy Lau

January 29, 2018

Despite the handful of political groups on campus, there is a noticeable absence of conservative clubs at CSUN. In fact, at the moment, there is only one sanctioned right-leaning club on campus: Turning Point USA.Turning Point USA is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk. While Tur...

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