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Editorial: New semester, old problems

A editorial illustration

Marja Ziemer

January 22, 2019

As we return to the grind of the new semester, and make new resolutions for 2019, let’s not forget nor ignore the impact that the shooting threat left on our community and campus. To repeat the sentiment that has been expressed by students on campus in the past: Our lives are no joke. Threats like...

The Inequality of Privilege

black and white photo depicting things not being equal between the working class and man

Samantha Fuller-Hall

January 19, 2018

We hear a lot about privilege in the modern world. It’s been worn by overuse from bloggers and hipsters, thrown against weary ears, until the sharp sting that ought to accompany a word signifying a distinct lack of opportunity for others becomes nothing more than indifference. That is what privilege me...

Editorial: The importance of cultural studies

protestors holding different signs and flags

Dede Ogbueze

November 1, 2017

Phrases like “global awareness” and “human diversity” dominate the description of the CSU’s GE requirement. The text goes on to explain the necessity for an education that reaches beyond limitations of major or field. Yet, new requirements of CSU’s Executive Order 110...

Crime Blotter the week of September 11th

crime blotter logo

Max Sullivan

September 12, 2017

Sunday, Sept. 10 Three males stole a couch at 1:15 a.m. from the second floor lobby of UPA 11. The suspects fled when confronted and the couch was returned. A CSUN police officer arrested a suspect at 3:28 a.m. for driving with a suspended license on Reseda Boulevard and Superior Street. They w...

That Democratic debate was pretty…pretty…pretty…good

Illustration by Thomas Gallegos / Culture Clash editor


October 22, 2015

  "Saturday Night Live" fulfills people's wishes to have the legendary Larry David portray Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a sketch on the Democratic debate. Oh, the joy....

Canonizing genocide

Illustration of Pope.


October 1, 2015

Pope Francis I contemplates the sainthood of Junipero Serra, who started the California mission system, resulting in the deaths of millions of indigenous people across the state for over a century....

Editorial: the right to solicit should be unregistered

A police officer has a conversation with CSUN student.


September 30, 2015

Students strolling around CSUN are likely used to viewing off-campus organizations protest and present their group's message. At times it is a current social issue, while others focus more on expanding the "flock." To keep students feeling safe and somewhat secure, all of the organizations must register...

Editorial: a double standard at the expense of science education

A view of the Griffith Observatory with Downtown Los Angeles, California, in the background. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)


September 23, 2015

Descended from religion and philosophy, science is what has kept societies from suicidal destruction for centuries. The science buildings at CSUN prove our progress and innovation. While the prestigiousness of the chemistry, biology, physics and astronomy fields are rightfully served, a sense of offering...

Editorial: enforcing safety while having fun

Stock photo


September 21, 2015

Have some fun, Matadors. Leave your backpack behind and get an Uber to go to the party of the weekend. Walk right in, grab a drink and get ready to meet some people. Ultimately, the safety of everyone attending that party is key to preventing any horrible consequences that will be blamed on some ...

Stand firm and hope for the best

Illustration by Julienne Shih / Illustrator


September 16, 2015

Volleyball players stand together after 18 vacated wins.

Editorial: Uber drivers are people, too

Photo courtesy of Uber


September 16, 2015

In a busy area such as Northridge, with college students walking, living and driving, somebody is bound to bump into someone else. Alcohol may be involved, or some other intoxicating substance. If that person still has a charged phone, he/she can call on an Uber. This advantage saves anyone who may...

Editorial: time to increase Greek transparency

Photo by Raul Martinez


September 9, 2015

New member recruitment was an immovable norm for fraternities and sororities at CSUN this year. Even after the hazing-related death of Armando Villa last year, rush week was still in full force. Now of course, the new recruitment ban that was put into place last semester came as a result of more hazing-related...

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