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Sustainability Center near its grand opening

illustration of the plans for the CSUN sustainability center

Lorena Salinas

March 9, 2017

Although the anticipated Associated Students Sustainability Center was set to open in March 2017, the building is still under construction. According to the Sustainability Center’s website, the facility is due May 2017. A.S. General Manager David Crandall, said that the start of the constructio...

Measure S defeated and Measure H passed in low-turnout election

woman protests with poser that reads,

Nathan Hickling

March 9, 2017

Tuesday night saw Los Angeles voters reject Measure S, the controversial measure which would have placed a two-year moratorium on high-density development in the city.The measure lost by almost 40 points, with the final vote tally at 68 percent of voters voting no and 31 percent voting yes.Measure H, the LA Cou...

Los Angeles municipal election results

Eric Garcetti speaks with students at a high school

Em Pierce

March 8, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7, the City of Los Angeles voted for multiple positions in city government, including mayor, city attorney, school board positions, and five different measures. Results: - Elected Officials -Mayor: Eric Garcetti won with 80.9% of votes. -City Attorney: Mike Feuer won with 100% of votes...

What’s a mother to do?

mother and son walk down the street together

Elizabeth Vazquez

March 8, 2017

There are 20 million immigrant women who migrate from every part of the world and 11.1 million immigrants are undocumented, which is why President Trump’s executive order has caused fear within the immigrant community. Trump signed the order in January, which has increased border security and immigration...

Students who need help buying food can apply for CalFresh on campus

Marlene Bernstein, Savour This Kitchen's kitchen boss, prepares food samples during the AS Farmer's Market on Feb. 3, 2015. Wynnona Loredo / Staff Photographer

Dede Ogbueze

March 7, 2017

CSUN students who are in need of additional financial assistance may be able to receive extra money each month specifically for purchasing food. The CSUN Food Pantry is offering students to the opportunity to apply for the CalFresh program and receive a consultation or “pre-screening” to see...

Crime blotter Feb. 27 – March 5

crime blotter logo

Anthony Martinez

March 7, 2017

Monday, Feb. 27An unknown suspect stole shoes, gloves and headphones from a bench in the SRC. The belongings were left unattended. A backpack was reported stolen later in the day from the men’s first floor locker room.Between Feb. 24 and Feb. 27, a bike was stolen from a bike rack near the dorm...

Presidents, the press and what may lie ahead

photo is from Obama's meeting with Trump

Josselyne Rivas

March 7, 2017

President Donald Trump has been actively voicing his concerns about the way media, particularly journalists, have been portraying him and his administration. Past press conferences have shown the arguments that have started after he disagrees with the question he is asked or what news outlets he feels ar...

MataCare Grant aids students with financial emergency

CSUN students pictured lining up at the financial aid office

America Garza

March 7, 2017

Students in need of an emergency source of funding can now apply for the MataCare Grant through the financial aid office.The MataCare Grant was designed to help students who have exhausted all financial aid options, manage a one-time emergency expenditure such as medical care, child care, transportation or housin...

Veterans Resource Center to celebrate Women’s Military History Week

The VRC center is pictured

Joanna Rosales

March 6, 2017

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) will be holding their annual Women’s Military History Week, March 11 to March 16. In honor of Women's History Month, the VRC is celebrating Women's Military History Week to acknowledge women who have taken roles in the armed forces. There will be four events ...

Dreamers face uncertian future under Trump

Dream act pamphlets pictured

Laura Mendez

February 28, 2017

President Trump's campaign promises regarding deportations of undocumented immigrants have created uncertainty among DACA students. In 2012, President Obama passed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that allowed undocumented students to stay in the U.S. for two years to study or work...

CSUN anti-Trump protesters debate Trump supporters

Students protest trump in front of the oviatt library

Nicole Merino

February 28, 2017

A large crowd gathered on the Oviatt Lawn Tuesday to watch a protest organized by CSUN’s Young Democrats.The Young Democrats promoted the protest for two weeks and organized the event to challenge President Donald Trump's presidency and new executive orders.Protesters who joined started to chant...

Pride Center hosts event to create safe space for trans students

two students pose for a picture in the pride center

Nathalie Ramirez

February 28, 2017

In response to Donald Trump's administration rescinding the bathroom bill last week, the Pride Center hosted a community gathering in support of transgender students on Monday night. Under the Obama administration, the 2016 bathroom bill allows transgender individuals access to public restrooms, according...

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