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A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

Taylor Villescas

April 26, 2013

Associated Students attended a Trans Workshop Friday in the Thousand Oaks Room of the University Student Union. The workshop, run by Pride Center peer mentor Cadence Valentine, discussed issues in the transgender community and proper etiquette and language to be used with a transgender person. “Th...

A.S. holds Armenian Genocide Awareness week

Taylor Villescas

April 22, 2013

Associated Students met briefly Friday to discuss several upcoming events and the Senate observed a moment of silence in honor of Armenian Genocide Remembrance month. Senator Talar Alexanian thanked the Senate for their consideration. “I had ancestors of my own who were massacred in the genocide,...

Students and faculty work to launch shoebox-sized satellite

Taylor Villescas

April 15, 2013

Students and faculty are gathering to work on elevating CSUN’s engineering status about 200 miles up with the development of their new satellite. The group of engineering students, supervised by faculty from the electrical and computer engineering department, is known as the CSUN CubeSat Project Team. The...

A.S. hopes to help students improve their writing

Taylor Villescas

April 5, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The policy for spring break states that the break cannot occur during Cesar Chavez day or overlap. Spring break can happen before or after the holiday. Associated Students passed a resolution that will allow transgender students to give a preferred name on all CSUN related documents an...

‘Ragtime’ is a musical filled with talent

Taylor Villescas

March 28, 2013

Ragtime is a colorful and charming musical outlining the social tensions of the budding 19th century America. Full of big glitzy performances and huge group dance numbers, CSUN’s talent really shines in this broadway classic. The story follows three main groups in turn-of-the-century New York: afflue...

Have a say in how Associated Students spend your money

Have a say in how Associated Students spend your money

Taylor Villescas

March 24, 2013

This isn’t high school anymore, kids. This is college. Student government can make more important decisions than what color palette should be used for prom this year. And as the annual elections for Associated Students dawns upon us, it’s important that we the students stand up and take notice...

Associated students develop A.S. Awareness Month and prepare for upcoming elections

Taylor Villescas

March 22, 2013

Associated Students discussed funding for the Women’s Rugby Team, A.S. awareness month, bicycle and skateboard safety and the upcoming election during their Friday meeting. With elections happening Tuesday and Wednesday, Election Chair Breanna Kyle reminded the senators to get the word out to th...

Klotz Student Health Center offers discounted flu shots

Klotz Student Health Center offers discounted flu shots

Taylor Villescas

January 21, 2013

CSUN’s spring semester is starting in the middle of a hectic flu season, and many students could be unprepared or unprotected against this year’s rampant strain of the influenza virus. The Klotz Student Health Center is currently offering flu shots for students, faculty and staff. Vaccinat...

Black Friday creeps up on Thanksgiving this year

Taylor Villescas

November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving has always been a tradition of food, family, and good cheer. But this year, it has gained a new tradition: early Black Friday shopping. This high-holy day for avid shoppers has begun bleeding into Thanksgiving night. Typically, stores do not open their doors until midnight or early morning...

One nation unaffiliated: Religious indifference is better for society

Taylor Villescas

November 13, 2012

    Just try to imagine a country where someone’s religion does not get in everyone’s way. A place where church and state, religion and politics all stayed far, far away from each other. This is not just an agnostic’s wet dream anymore, it is becoming a reality. In light of last week’s election ...

Prop. 32 may axe union worker paycheck contributions

Taylor Villescas

November 1, 2012

The political power of California’s unions hangs in the balance as this year’s elections approach. Proposition 32, also known as the “paycheck protection” measure, is an initiative that disallows unions, corporations and government contractors from using worker’s dues to donate to political...

CSUN celebrates Campus Sustainability Day

Taylor Villescas

October 26, 2012

The fifth annual Campus Sustainability Day was held Thursday in the USU theater and featured distinguished speakers and showed documentaries. The first speaker was Milind Kulkarni, director of the Engineering Institutes of Mumbai, who presented a project that generates electricity from wastewater....

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