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Police question student speech after Va. deaths

Wes Minor

July 20, 2007

After the Virginia Tech shootings in April, the questions about security on college campuses came to the forefront of the national discussion along with fears that such an event could happen elsewhere. Often, after tragic school shootings such as the Virginia Tech and Columbine incidents, fear leads to ...

Food security improves for some

Wes Minor

July 20, 2007

A UCLA study published this June found that food security for low-income California adults improved between 2003 and 2005, but those most severely affected have not shared in the improvement. Food insecurity is the condition of not being able to put adequate food on the table on a consistent basis. In...

LAPD Deputy Chief explains why he halted anti-immigration rally

Wes Minor

July 6, 2007

LAPD Deputy Chief Charles Beck reported to the July 3rd L.A. police commission meeting that his June 26 decision to prevent an anti-immigration rally from taking place in Leimert Park, when a larger counter demonstration blocked park access, avoided certain physical violence. On June 26th, known hom...

New top assistant coach for women’s team

Wes Minor

June 22, 2007

In an effort to improve for next season, the Matador women's basketball team has added Abby Vaughan as an assistant coach. Vaughan, originally from San Diego, comes to CSUN from San Jose State where she was the top assistant coach during the 2006-07 season. Vaughan said she was looking for a good fit f...

Congress may revive bankruptcy protection

Wes Minor

June 22, 2007

Congress may revisit whether students can receive bankruptcy protection on student loans after new legislation was proposed earlier this month. Illinois Senator Richard Durbin proposed legislation that would reverse a 2005 decision that prevented students from declaring bankruptcy except under rare circ...

Summer nursing program starts

Wes Minor

June 22, 2007

In response to the nursing shortage afflicting California and the nation, CSUN launched a new program this month offering an accelerated bachelor's degree in nursing. The program is targeted at people who possess a bachelor's degree in another field and are interested in switching to a career in nursin...

Even without Shaq, West Conference dominates

Wes Minor

June 19, 2007

If you were one of the few people that watched the NBA Finals, you were a witness to an over-matched Cavaliers team that failed in a desperate struggle to avoid being swept by the San Antonio Spurs. This scenario is nothing new to NBA fans. Western Conference teams will have now won seven of the la...

Dance to be standing on its own legs in the future

Wes Minor

June 12, 2007

Due to the growing popularity of the dance concentration within CSUN's Kinesiology Department, dance could become a full-fledged undergraduate major by 2010, according to associate kinesiology lecturer Paula Thomson. Currently, dance is one of five concentration options for kinesiology majors and has b...

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