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Recounting former CSUN President Harrison’s eight years in office

Recounting former CSUN President Harrison's eight years in office

During her eight years as CSUN’s president, Dianne F. Harrison has encountered a variety of ups and downs, such as handling budget cuts, navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing the...

Pacoima residents, community call for action against Whiteman Airport

Two scorched cars are seen in front of residential homes after a single-engine plane crash near Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, Cali., on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Neighbors pass by the cars days after the accident that left the pilot dead.
Monserrat Solis, Assistant Culture Editor December 30, 2020

Eva Avalos-Benitez ran and fell away from the flames that threatened her home as she and her grandson escaped through the back with the help of their neighbors, her hair and sweater covered with debris....

USU Board of Directors determines plans for reallocating unexpected $1.2 million surplus

USU Board of Directors determines plans for reallocating unexpected $1.2 million surplus
Jazmin Navarrete, Reporter December 22, 2020

The University Student Union’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget resulted in a surplus of $1.2 million from additional student fee revenue. The USU Board of Directors and the management team have discussed...

CSUN Student Housing residents required to participate in monthly COVID testing starting January

CSUN Student Housing residents will be required to undergo monthly COVID-19 testing starting from Jan. 11.
Michaella Huck, Culture Editor December 22, 2020

In an email sent out to CSUN housing residents Tuesday afternoon, students were notified that those who live in the University Park Suites and Apartments will be required to take monthly COVID-19 tests...

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...

Valley Park Church food drive sees an increase in demand since COVID-19

Valley Park Church food bank volunteers help to disseminate food items to people in need in North Hills, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Everyone inside the church needed to wear a mask and properly social distance to ensure the safety of the volunteers and food pantry attendees.
Samantha Bravo, Contributor December 8, 2020

Families waited in line to fill their shopping bags with fresh and non-perishable food items at the weekly food distribution at Valley Park Church in North Hills on Wednesday. Valley Park Church...

CSUN announces Charlotte Morgan as new softball head coach

Charlotte Morgan will take over as CSUN's softball head coach this spring following the resignation Tairia Flowers.
Mano Baghjajian, Assistant Sports Editor December 7, 2020

Charlotte Morgan has been named the new head coach of the Matadors softball program, CSUN Athletics announced Monday. “[Morgan] has an exceptional softball background. Her passion for the game and...

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...

College during COVID-19 – Yan Xi Toh is one of the few to attend in-person classes

Tiago Barreiro, Video Editor December 2, 2020

“College during COVID-19*” is a video series in which CSUN students and faculty share their fall semester virtual learning or teaching experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. In this episode,...

AS to vote on $5 student rebate for excess fees

With a $412,000 surplus, AS is deciding how to split up the funds for next semester.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 1, 2020

Patrick Bailey, the executive director for Associated Students, presented the budget for the fall 2020-21 fiscal year to the Associated Students Senate on Monday, explaining how the budget was developed,...

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...

New faces, empty seats stand out in CSUN men’s basketball season-opening blowout over Westmont College

TJ Starks, a transfer from Texas A&M, made his CSUN debut after sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Andres Soto, Sports Editor November 26, 2020

The squeaking of sneakers, yelling from coaches and players, and fake crowd noise filled the Matadome for the men’s basketball season opener on Wednesday. It was a far cry from the near-capacity crowd...

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