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Documentary screening centers ‘Agness Underwood: First Lady of the Newsroom’

Documentary screening centers ‘Agness Underwood: First Lady of the Newsroom’

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March 31, 2017

Stephanie Bluestein, a journalism professor at CSUN, created a new documentary called Agness Underwood: First Lady of the Newsroom. The documentary is based on Underwood's accomplishments as the first female city editor of a major metropolitan newspaper in 1947. There will be a screening of the documentary...

Haitian immigrants find refuge in Mexico

Haitian immigrants find refuge in Mexico

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February 21, 2017

Due to the nature of the economy in Haiti, some immigrants hope to get a better life in the United States. After failing to cross the Mexican border into the U.S., many Haitian immigrants have settled in Mexico. In Mexico, Haitian immigrants are able to find employment and shelter. Pat Murphy, a director of a Mexican shelter, said Haitians can positively impact the Mexican economy. ...

Protest group visits CSUN and other college campuses

Protest group visits CSUN and other college campuses

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November 25, 2016

Mexican Caravan is a protest group focused on stopping the violence and corruption in Mexico. The group came to CSUN to talk to students and professors about the issue. After two years, there is still 43 students who went missing from Iguala, Mexico. Many activists and mothers of the missing students...

Northridge tops list for dangerous intersections

Northridge tops list for dangerous intersections

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November 22, 2016

It is more dangerous to cross the street in Los Angeles than any other city in California. The Statewide Integrated Traffic Records system collected data and identified the most dangerous intersections in California. Last year, California had 7,294 collisions and 57 fatalities and seven of the top ten mos...

Libertarian party candidate holds a rally

Libertarian party candidate holds a rally

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October 27, 2016

After the last presidential debate, Hilary Clinton is leading in the race with 50 percent of the votes while Gary Johnson is trailing behind Donald Trump with six percent. Johnson held a rally in Hollywood and invited reporters and a celebrity speaker to join him. At the rally, Johnson addressed some...

Escape rooms gain massive popularity

Escape rooms gain massive popularity

Valley View News

October 26, 2016

A Simi Valley escape room is one of the many themed puzzle experiences that is becoming part of a growing trend. Escape rooms are spaces where people are locked in for a set amount of time. They have to use that time to solve a series of riddles and puzzles in order to find a way out. Some companies...

Wells Fargo controversy causes resignation of CEO

Wells Fargo controversy causes resignation of CEO

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October 20, 2016

Wells Fargo has come under fire after at least two million bank accounts were opened without customer permission. The fraud had been ongoing since 2005 according to the New York Times. Former administrative assistant for the bank Julie Tishkoff said she had seen employees forging customer signatures...

Gentrification of Los Angeles Creates New Troubles for Low Income Families

Gentrification of Los Angeles Creates New Troubles for Low Income Families

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October 13, 2016

Gentrification in Los Angeles may be making it difficult for low-income families to keep their homes. Gentrification is when urban neighborhoods are renovated and middle-class residents are moved in. Many cities in the Los Angeles area are now experiencing this phenomenon. It has been a controversial...

CSUN Making the Move Toward Cultural Housing

CSUN Making the Move Toward Cultural Housing

Valley View News

October 6, 2016

CSUN is arguably one of the most diverse universities in the nation. Despite this, the university has been behind the curve when it comes to culturally themed housing. Many universities such as Cal State LA, UCLA, and UC Berkeley have already implemented this in their housing communities. Many students...

Activists Protest Abuse in the Prison System

Activists Protest Abuse in the Prison System

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October 1, 2016

Demonstrators gathered in Los Angeles on Friday, September 9th to protest the unfair treatment of prisoners. September 9th was also the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison Riot which is characterized as the most well know prison riot in history. Protesters demonstrated nationwide on this day to...

After school program helps kids stay out of trouble

After school program helps kids stay out of trouble

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September 27, 2016

Los Angeles Police Department has started a program to help kids stay out of trouble in their neighborhoods. The new Jeopardy Program is offered at Van Nuys middle school where students face the reality of gang life and gang violence. Jeopardy helps children learn discipline, self-defense, self-respect...

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