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Former CSUN men’s volleyball player was present at US Capitol insurrection

Former CSUN athlete James McMillan played on the men's volleyball team during the shortened COVID-19 season last spring, according to CSUN Athletics. CSUN also clarified via an Instagram comment that McMillan was not an enrolled student.
Andres Soto and Tiago Barreiro January 7, 2021

Editor's note: The story was updated on Jan. 8 at 6:11 p.m. The original version of this story reported that McMillan was no longer a CSUN student and had withdrawn on Nov. 25. CSUN said in a statement...

Oviatt name removed from CSUN library, lawn effective immediately

In an email sent on Friday afternoon, President Dianne F. Harrison announced Oviatt Library will be renamed to University Library effective immediately.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 18, 2020

The Oviatt Library will be renamed the University Library, President Dianne F. Harrison announced on Friday. The Oviatt name will be removed from the lawn as well. Harrison said CSU Chancellor Timothy...

CSUN to return to fully-online instruction after Thanksgiving recess

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles and a possible spike in cases due to Thanksgiving travel, CSUN will be reverting back to fully-online instruction from Nov. 30 till the end of the fall semester.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 24, 2020

Class instruction at CSUN will pivot to a fully-online structure on Nov. 30 through the end of the fall semester, President Dianne F. Harrison announced on Tuesday. The campus has been following a hybrid...

Lake Fire: road closures, fire location and evacuation centers

The Lake Fire has burned a roughly 10,000 acres in the Los Angeles Forest on Aug. 12.
Logan Bik and Michaella Huck August 12, 2020

UPDATED: 12:32 a.m. August 13, 2020 LAKE HUGHES — Firefighters are battling a fast-moving brush fire, which broke out Wednesday afternoon, that is burning thousands of acres near Lake Hughes. Map...

Federal authorities propose relief measures to combat COVID-19 impact

Michaella Huck and Alyssa Durant March 20, 2020

The White House has voiced full support in various crisis measures as an effort to relieve Americans from the economic and medical stressors rooted in the COVID-19 outbreak. Taxpayers impacted by the...

Interactive Map: Campuses going Virtual due to COVID 19

A California map
Elaine Sanders, Production Manger March 12, 2020


CSUN announces it will transition to virtual learning

CSUN Oviatt Lawn
Jessica Canul, Reporter March 11, 2020

CSUN’s President Dianne F. Harrison announced today that the campus will transition to “virtual and alternative modalities of learning” following spring break beginning Monday, March 23 to Sunday,...

Did you feel the earthquake?

map with seismic graph with a yellow star in the middle
Kianna Hendricks April 5, 2018

At 12:29 p.m. a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit off the shore of Ventura County. Matadors react to feeling the earthquake on Twitter: Tfw that earthquake hits CSUN and I’m on the 4th floor of the...

CSUN Gun Scare

person using an iPhone
Valley View News February 19, 2018

A Snapchat video showed a gun inside a car on Cal State Northridge's campus. After three hours, police called the video a hoax. Police say the man behind the video was an armored truck driver. The video...

University confirms Las Vegas shooter was a CSUN alumnus

brick building named Bookstein Hall
Ivan Salinas October 3, 2017

Stephen Paddock, 64, also known now as the infamous active shooter of the Las Vegas Massacre, was a CSUN alumnus. President Dianne F. Harrison released a statement on Monday, sharing her condolences...

Trump supporters met with opposition by students before freshman convocation

Man pictured on the Oviatt lawn wearing a shirt that says,
Dede Ogbueze September 14, 2017

Two men wearing “Make America Great Again” hats had to be escorted away from the Oviatt Lawn by campus police Thursday after a confrontation with a group of over 50 students.   What began...

“Beyond DACA Rally” protest marches through campus

Students protest at csun, one girl holds up a sign that says,
Nate Graham September 12, 2017

Students and protestors joined together on campus to voice their opposition of President Donald Trump's decision to rescind the DACA program. "To put it simply we wanted to unite to activate the rebirth...

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