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Learning Resource Center supplemental instructor navigates teaching and learning in an online environment

Learning Resource Center supplemental instructor navigates teaching and learning in an online environment
Mayra Lopez, Reporter November 25, 2020

Fifteen minutes before he starts teaching, Victor Prado takes out his weekly lesson plan and checks his iPad and stylus to make sure they’re fully charged and ready to use. He then logs onto Zoom and...

AS continues discussion on alternate grading options with university provost

Provost Mary Beth Walker spoke with the Associated Students Senate on Monday about alternate grading options.
Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor November 25, 2020

The Associated Students Senate discussed the administration's current stance on alternate grading options with Mary Beth Walker, the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, and Elizabeth Adams,...

Photo series: Life goes on despite empty campus

Kenia Ochoa, left, and her children, Bell and Sonny Brooks, spend time with Andrea Antonio, right, and her son, Luca DeLeon, at the CSUN campus on Nov. 13, 2020.
Chris Torres, Photo Editor November 24, 2020

With the semester coming to a close and most classes being online, CSUN students have been deprived of on-campus learning and peer interaction. However, there is still a community presence on campus. CSUN’s...

Young voter turnout was record-breaking in the 2020 general election. Here’s why.

Joe Cleveland proudly gestures toward his
Logan Bik, Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

Young voter turnout was record-breaking in the 2020 general election. Here’s why. With a completed ballot in hand, Leslie Aguirre, a 21-year-old CSUN political science major and political activist,...

Dianne Harrison attends her last Faculty Senate meeting as president

President Dianne F. Harrison addresses the Faculty Senate in her last senate meeting as CSUN president.
Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2020

In her last appearance at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, President Dianne F. Harrison updated the Senate on the renaming of University Hall to Valera Hall, the 2020-2021 commencement ceremonies...

CSUN to return to fully-online instruction after Thanksgiving recess

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles and a possible spike in cases due to Thanksgiving travel, CSUN will be reverting back to fully-online instruction from Nov. 30 till the end of the fall semester.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 24, 2020

Class instruction at CSUN will pivot to a fully-online structure on Nov. 30 through the end of the fall semester, President Dianne F. Harrison announced on Tuesday. The campus has been following a hybrid...

CSU Employees Union fights against layoffs

CSU Employees Union fights against layoffs
Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor November 23, 2020

At the September and October CSU Board of Trustees meetings, a virtual protest occurred, as CSU staff, faculty, and union representatives took over the public forum to express their opposition to the recent...

AS legislative referral to increase transparency on student housing

An Associated Students resolution that calls for more transparency on the prices of student housing will provide more information for students to make an informed decision. The resolution stems from the efforts of student housing resident and AS senator, Isabella O’Brien.
Jazmin Navarrete, Reporter November 20, 2020

As a resident of student housing, Isabella O’Brien was concerned and confused about the 3% rent increase she saw year after year. It inspired her to get involved in student leadership and run for senator...

COVID-19 Update: ‘Limited’ stay-at-home order begins on Saturday for L.A. County

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Nov. 19.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 19, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

University Hall and EOP program renamed after CSUN alumnus and his wife

University Hall, CSUN's administration building, will be renamed to Valera Hall in honor of CSUN alumnus Milton Valera and his wife, Debbie Valera.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 17, 2020

The California State University Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday to rename CSUN’s administration building, University Hall, to Valera Hall — after Milton and Debbie Valera. The Valeras have donated...

AS follows CSSA to push for alternate grading options to return to CSU

The Associated Students Senate discussed the topic of alternate grading options during their weekly meeting on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.
Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor November 17, 2020

The Associated Students Senate discussed alternate grading options during Monday’s meeting, following a resolution from the Cal State Student Association’s November meeting. The CSSA, which is recognized...

CSU launches the Center to Close the Opportunity Gap

CSU launches the Center to Close the Opportunity Gap
Jadyn Brandt/CSU Wire November 17, 2020

The California State University system held a virtual launch of the Center to Close the Opportunity Gap on Tuesday Nov. 10. The center was established at California State University Long Beach in order...

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