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CSUN vaccine site administers 2,400 vaccines on first day

A worker at the CSUN COVID-19 vaccine distribution site prepares to administer a vaccination on  Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Vaccinations are issued to the recipient while they are sitting in their car.
Trevor Morgan, Contributor January 19, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines were administered at CSUN today just days after Los Angeles County announced the campus as a distribution center. The Pfizer vaccines were only given to healthcare workers, who...

L.A. County will open CSUN as a COVID-19 vaccination site for priority groups

L.A. County hopes to vaccinate 4,000 healthcare workers a day at mass vaccination sites across the county.
Logan Bik and Emily Holshouser January 15, 2021

L.A. County announced CSUN will become one of five new vaccine sites beginning Tuesday. Although the site will be using the campus' B1 and B2 parking lots, the university is not involved in the operations...

COVID-19 Update: Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new reopening plan for schools

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 30.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 31, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

California to receive over 600,000 doses of Moderna vaccine in coming weeks

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 23.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 23, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

Fauci: Vaccines should allow CA colleges to teach in-person next fall

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has served as the nation's top infectious disease expert during the coronavirus pandemic, will stay on when President-elect Joseph Biden takes office. Photo by NIAID via Creative Commons
Maddie Beck, CalMatters December 19, 2020

While coronavirus cases are surging across California and overwhelming intensive care units, the country’s top infectious disease expert said today he’s “cautiously optimistic” that college students...

COVID-19 Update: Southern California ICUs reach full capacity

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 16.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor December 18, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

ICU beds reach 94% capacity in Southern California

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 11.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 11, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

Virtual resources for CSUN students to tackle finals week

Students will be taking their finals virtually this week.
Brandon Darmiento, Reporter December 10, 2020

The fall semester has brought with it some unique challenges as students continue to navigate their classes online. Zoom lectures and Canvas assignments have amounted to CSUN’s completely virtual finals...

CSU forecasts fall 2021 semester to be held in-person

As California expects to receive about 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines by mid-December, the CSU has announced they expect the fall 2021 semester to be held in-person.
Sloane Bozzi and Logan Bik December 9, 2020

The California State University system announced on Wednesday that they anticipate the fall 2021 semester will be held in-person across the 23 campuses, a decision that will impact nearly 500,000 students...

COVID-19 Update: Newsom announces temporary stay-at-home order for regions where ICU capacity falls below 15%

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 4
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 4, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

Activists protest against Garcetti as potential candidate for Biden’s Cabinet

Young Black Lives Matter Los Angeles members chant at the center of a group circle that ends every protest.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2020

A few dozen activists joined the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter on Nov. 23 and marched up Irving Street in Hancock Park to the residence of Mayor Eric Garcetti. The banging of pots and pans...

The CSU extends priority application deadline to Dec. 15

With the CSU extension, new students are able to apply two weeks later than originally anticipated.
Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor December 1, 2020

The California State University system announced on Tuesday that it would extend its fall 2021 priority application deadline to Dec. 15 to accommodate students during the coronavirus pandemic. The original...

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