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CSUN features Burning Wall Street exhibit

Tanya Ramirez

May 9, 2012

Showcased on the second floor of Manzanita Hall is “Burning Wall Street,” a 40-foot long diorama of modern Wall Street, with its towering buildings constructed out of matches, its streets paved with play money and its colorful Occupy demonstrators uniquely made of supermarket twist-ties. ...

Students registered with DRES

Tanya Ramirez

May 8, 2012

>>Minor changes were made to the article on Madeleine Pumilia's story below. The stories shared below were chosen because the issues involved are representative of hundreds of CSUN’s Disability Resources and Educational Services students. Due to the sensitive nature of students’ disabilitie...

Occupy returns to May Day

Tanya Ramirez

May 1, 2012

A caravan of picketers, people’s-power cars and bikes swept Los Angeles’ financial district this afternoon in an organized demonstration marking the return of the Occupy L.A. movement. The caravan, dubbed “4 Winds,” had paths spanning from the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western neighborhoods...

CSUN sorority holds fundraiser for Autism Speaks

Tanya Ramirez

April 30, 2012

CSUN’s Alpha Xi Delta chapter raised $27,000 in a week-long charity event for Autism Speaks and were given the honor of revealing the total at “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” event. Alpha Xi Delta Vice President Hillary Nadler said the honor was a response to the sorority’s $15,401 fundraising...

Matador Nights is back at CSUN

Tanya Ramirez

April 26, 2012

The most widely attended and talked about campus event is just beyond the “looking glass.” Matador Nights is returning to CSUN on April 27, and its “Alice and Wonderland” theme will be sure to leave students ‘futterwacken’ foxtrotting like the Mad Hatter. The USU will be transformed...

The LA Riots 20 years later

The LA Riots 20 years later

Tanya Ramirez

April 26, 2012

In April 1992, racial tension loomed over Los Angeles and a string of crimes incensed the city until rage boiled over into a six-day riot that ignited over 3,600 fires, killed 53 people, injured over 2,000 and cost the city about $1 billion in damages. Twenty years later, racial tensions have significantly...

Staff member, former journalist, shares her memories of covering the LA riots

Staff member, former journalist, shares her memories of covering the LA riots

Tanya Ramirez

April 25, 2012

Carmen Ramos Chandler stood on a hill overlooking Vermont Avenue and the 101 freeway when she peered out to see her city in ruins. “The sun was shining bright orange through a layer of mystic fog and smoke that engulfed the city,” she said. “I was in awe, Los Angeles looked apocalyptic....

CFA and CSU to return to the bargaining tables in May

CFA and CSU to return to the bargaining tables in May

Tanya Ramirez

April 25, 2012

The California Faculty Association and the CSU will return to the bargaining table in early May. CFA faculty members across all 23 CSU campuses are engaging in online and in-person voting this week to give authorization for a CSU-wide faculty strike. The strike vote was a response to 20 months of failed negotiations between the CFA and CS...

Matador Nights is back at the USU

Tanya Ramirez

April 25, 2012

The most widely attended and talked about campus event is just beyond the “looking glass.” Matador Nights is returning to CSUN on Friday, and its “Alice and Wonderland” theme will be sure to leave students ‘futterwacken’ foxtrotting like the Mad Hatter. The USU will be transformed into...

Accident on Reseda Boulevard and Lassen Street causes traffic

Accident on Reseda Boulevard and Lassen Street causes traffic

Tanya Ramirez

April 24, 2012

A vehicle overturned and a woman was rushed to the hospital after three cars collided near the southbound intersection of Reseda Boulevard and Lassen Street at 9:30 a.m. Frank Lopez, the driver of a Toyota 4Runner involved in the accident, said the minivan driving in front of him unexpectedly collided with a gray Volvo. L...

CSUN alumna wins Teacher of the Year award

Tanya Ramirez

April 24, 2012

President Obama honored CSUN alumna Rebecca Mieliwocki as the 2012 National Teacher of Year, the most prestigious teaching prize in the nation since its inception in 1952. Mieliwocki is a seventh grade English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School and has taught for the past 16 years. She beat...

Institute for Sustainability offers campus green options

Tanya Ramirez

April 18, 2012

CSUN’s solar panels, bicycle racks, food garden and bright green recycling bins are all innovations created by the environmental masterminds at the CSUN Institute for Sustainability. The Institute for Sustainability, located in Santa Susana Hall, is a research and planning center that is dedica...

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