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Armenian Genocide March for Justice

people march for the 102 year anniversary of the armenian genocide

Luis Garcia

April 25, 2017

Thousands of people marched in Los Angeles Monday for the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Unified Young Armenians held a march at the Armenian Genocide Memorial Square at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue in Little Armenia area of Hollywood. By 11 a.m.,...

Crime blotter April 17 – April 24

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Anthony Martinez

April 25, 2017

Monday, April 17 An unknown suspect wrote graffiti in white paint on a Citrus Hall window. Tuesday, April 18 It was reported that CSUN officers responded to a male suspect drinking from a bottle of alcohol near Sierra Hall. The suspect refused to comply with officers and fled through the quad.Thursd...

Preventing rape among deaf and hard of hearing students

students discuss the sexual assualt of deaf and hard of hearing people

Nathan Hickling

April 25, 2017

Deaf and hard of hearing students are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted as their hearing counterparts, according to CSUN counselor Dr. Alison Freeman. Freeman said this is partly due to the uncomfortable conversations about sexual assault that parents of many college students, including those...

Three battery cases reported within a week

csun police station pictured

Anthony Martinez

April 24, 2017

Three on-campus assaults were reported to CSUN PD over the course of a week, resulting in two separate arrests for domestic battery and violence in the dorms. The crimes happened between Tuesday, April 11 and Sunday, April 16. In the two dorm cases, the suspects and victims were in relationships wit...

S.A.A.F.E. week 2017 schedule of events

project date pamphlets

Em Pierce

April 22, 2017

Monday, April 24Yoga for the Mind, Body, and SoulA yoga class being taught by Chutney Berry. Held on Bayramian Lawn11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Preventing Sexual Assault Among Deaf CSUNians & Self Defense Workshop An awareness and self-defense class led by Alison Freeman and Peace Over Violence. Held ...

Bone marrow drive hosted on campus

O'connor pictured with a small tube in her mouth getting a sample of her saliva

Nikolas Samuels

April 20, 2017

Students from two different health administration classes teamed up this semester to hold the Heroes Wanted Bone Marrow Registry Drive this week. The drive aimed to find potential matches for transplants among the CSUN community.About 400 students came through Oviatt Park over Tuesday and Wednesday to swab t...

CSUN Police provide students a safer way to sell items

internet purchase exchange location pictured in the parking lot

Danny Arriaza

April 19, 2017

In response to theft reports last semester, the Department of Police Services and Student Affairs put together a new way for the CSUN community to make sales with "Internet purchase exchange parking."There will be two designated parking spots in the police services parking lot that offer free 15-minute...

Documentary explores political tension, freedom of expression

Rayan Mahfouz pictured looking very thoughtful

Heidi Weinrich

April 18, 2017

Students gathered in the Armer Theater Monday night to watch a documentary about political satirist Bassem Youssef.The political science and cinema and television arts department chairs hosted the screening of "Tickling Giants."Youssef is an Egyptian native who hosted "Al Bernameg" or in English, "...

Crime blotter April 10 – 16

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Anthony Martinez

April 18, 2017

Monday, April 10 An unknown suspect pulled a fire alarm in Geronimo’s. There was no fire. Tuesday, April 11 A student was battered after two students prevented them from attending a meeting. Thursday, April 13 A dorm resident was referred for a drug-law violation from March 18. An unknown suspect wrote graffiti ...

“SILA: Gatekeepers of the Arctic” airs on campus

Gamma speaks with the small crowd after the movie

Nathan Hickling

April 16, 2017

CSUN students and faculty gathered on Thursday for a display of Swedish filmmaker Corina Gamma’s documentary showing the effects of climate change on Greenland.Gamma spent half a year in Greenland speaking to native fishers and hunters who have been affected by changes due to the warming climate...

Protesters demand President Trump release his tax returns in nationwide march

Protesters gather next to large inflated donald trump chicken

Robert Spallone

April 16, 2017

The chant “Show your taxes!” repeated through the crowded streets of Downtown Los Angeles Saturday afternoon during nationwide marches calling for President Donald Trump to release his taxes. Thousands of marchers crowded together demanding that the president release his tax returns for a more...

Town hall discusses black education on campus

Black graduation. File Photo, The Sundial

Nathan Hickling

April 15, 2017

CSUN students met in the USU Grand Salon on Thursday to discuss the university’s commitment to black students.The panel, which consisted of several CSUN alumni and students, answered questions and responded to comments from the audience, on topics such as graduation rates and connecting with campus res...

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