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Angeleno Card: LA’s assistance for those in need

Angeleno Card: LA's assistance for those in need

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

April 14, 2020

Under the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles has launched a privately-funded campaign to help Angelenos in need during the COVID-19 crisis. The Angeleno Campaign is meant to provide immediate financial assistance to those who have experienced job loss, reduction...

Meet the ladies making face masks for the LA community

Face masks with NFL teams.

Ivan Salinas, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 14, 2020

Lizz Leral was looking forward to an event that her organization, Quilting for Community, scheduled for the month of April. They had already talked to shop owners near the intersection of Reseda and Rayen where they were going to have their “Quilt Walk” event. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 outbreak f...

A COVID generation: Lack of human interaction

A COVID generation: Lack of human interaction

Miguel Gonzalez, Reporter

April 14, 2020

Last semester of senior year and ready to graduate — except the world had other plans. An outbreak would come to change our world and remind us how vulnerable we are. It was taking it all while showing us how easily we fall. It just took over from one day to another. We knew about it but at the time...

CSUN to receive $44.6 million from CARES Act

CSUN is set to receive $44.6 million in federal funding, according to a distribution plan released by the Department of Education.

Sloane Bozzi, Assistant Campus Editor

April 13, 2020

CSUN is set to receive $44.6 million in federal funding, according to a distribution plan released by the Department of Education on April 9. CSUN’s share is the largest allocation of any college campus in all of California. $1.7 billion has been awarded to colleges and universities in Californi...

Mental Health During Quarantine

Mental Health During Quarantine

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

April 13, 2020

As stay-at-home orders across the nation are put in place in the hopes of flattening the curve on the COVID-19 pandemic, the outbreak has impacted the personal health of many Americans. The feelings of worry, anxiety and frustration are common reactions as people adjust to the “new normal.” A...

COVID-19 Testing Now Available For LA Residents Showing Symptoms

A CORE worker assists a patient with their COVID-19 test at the Hansen Dam Recreational Center on April 7.

Logan Bik, Visual Managing Editor

April 10, 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Monday that testing will now be available for LA residents showing symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of pre-existing health conditions or age, a new advancement for the county. However, both same day and next day appointments are prioritized to those over...

NCAA gives spring sport athletes extra year

Senior Megan Stevens up to bat against No. 21 University of Central Florida on March 9.  She went 1-for-2 that day producing one of the two Matadors hits.

Bryanna Winner, Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

Spring athletes across the country felt the effect of COVID-19 when their seasons were cut short amid the outbreak, which escalated into a pandemic. A few sports were about to start their conference play, while others were about two weeks away from that point. On March 30, the National Collegiate...

CSUN librarian helps provide little pantries in the City of Glendale

The food is stocked by both the Glendale Latino Association and the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club.

Jennifer Hernandez, Reporter

April 8, 2020

The same cold October night that the Los Angeles Dodgers played a World Series game in 2017, Jennie Quiñónez-Skinner volunteered for a Dia De Los Muertos event in the city of Glendale. The event turned out to be an unprecedented success and served as a launching pad for Quiñónez-Skinner’s continued community service in G...

Olympics postponed for first time in history

Olympics postponed for first time in history

Alexander Nino, Reporter

April 7, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympic games have been rescheduled to July 2021 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to a joint statement by the International Olympic and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committees. It is the first time in history that the games have been postponed. Even though the Games will be pl...

Did You Hear? AS Elections & Coronavirus

A poster

Elaine Sanders, Production Manger

April 5, 2020

The CSUN Associated Students elections were held this past week with a new AS president and vice president being voted into office. President Dianne F. Harrison announced to the CSUN community that there are alternative grading options and that the deadline for dropping classes has been extended. CSUN a...

Women’s tennis season canceled due to COVID-19

Women's tennis, among all other CSUN spring sports, have been suspended until further notice.

Alex Behunin, Reporter

April 1, 2020

On March 12, the Big West Conference announced that it was canceling all spring conference and non-conference competition, effective immediately. “The Big West Board of Directors today moved from indefinitely suspending to canceling all spring conference and non-conference competition and championship...

Are people actually staying home?

Venice Beach boardwalk

Logan Bik, Visual Managing Editor

March 29, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, Los Angeles officials have urged citizens to stay home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. With the “Safer at Home” order being issued by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, people are urged to stay home unless either exercising or performing essential...

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