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Deported veterans service isn’t enough to stay in the U.S.

Deported veterans service isn’t enough to stay in the U.S.

Kimberly Silverio-Bautista, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2020

To this day this topic is not discussed much, but Barajas-Varela said a movement is needed in order for this issue to be taken seriously. Deck: A veteran speaks out how he was deported and the need for a community To this day, it is unknown how many veterans have been deported or been placed in deportation...

A Lesson from Reverend James M. Lawson Jr.

A Lesson from Reverend James M. Lawson Jr.

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

February 26, 2020

Inside Manzanita Hall room 122 on Tuesday evenings, Reverend James M. Lawson Jr. teaches his students a course on social movements and nonviolent struggle, a struggle that’s close to his heart. The former Methodist minister from Pennsylvania moved to Los Angeles in 1975, where he was the pastor at...

Sons of Liberty

Sons of Liberty

Logan Bik, Visual Managing Editor

February 25, 2020

Flying high in the wind, American flags flapped outside of the Forest Lawn steps as the Sons of Liberty and other Color Guards gathered to celebrate George Washington's birthday on Feb. 16. Ranging from young children to active military, the 37th annual event allowed people to pay respects to those...

Filing for A.S. Election opened last week

Orlando Mayorquin, Reporter

February 24, 2020

Filing for the 2020 Associated Students Elections opened this week The filing period for the 2020 Associated Students elections opened on Monday, Feb. 17. Twenty-two senate positions along with the president and vice president positions are up for grabs in the election, which is scheduled to take...

CA-25 Candidate Forum draws enthusiastic crowds, few students

CA-25 Candidate Forum draws enthusiastic crowds, few students

Jed Bookout, Contributor

February 24, 2020

Hours before the doors opened at the University Student Union, a small crowd had formed in the queue outside. Some dressed casually, but almost everybody in line was representing someone or something. Some were wearing shirts for Moms Demand Action, a grassroots organization aiming to reduce gun...

Students Protest in support of Ethnic Studies Assembly Bill

Students Protest in support of Ethnic Studies Assembly Bill

Logan Bik, Visual Managing Editor

February 21, 2020

Drums beat loudly outside of the Oviatt Library as students fought to raise awareness for ethnic studies bill on Feb. 20. Assembly Bill 1460 is responsible for the requirement of CSU students to take courses in ethnic studies. The bill was first introduced on Feb. 22, 2019. If passed the bill would...

Why Students Join the Military

Why Students Join the Military

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

February 21, 2020

The military is composed of 2.2 billion men and women, according to the Council of Foreign Relations. The reasons they join the military varies, whether it’s to serve their country, participating in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps since high school or college, or upholding a family legacy. For...

Coronavirus explained

Coronavirus explained

Michaella Huck, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2020

A coronavirus is a family of different types of viruses that infects birds and mammals, including humans. Introduced to the World Health Organization in December of last year and renamed COVID-19 on Feb. 11, this strain of coronavirus has become the newest global threat. On Dec. 31, 2019 the World Health...

Containing the flu is not child’s play

Containing the flu is not child’s play

Natalie Miranda, Features Editor

February 15, 2020

Children and classrooms go hand-in-hand, but when places of learning become breeding grounds for contagious germs and airborne illnesses, one may want to think twice before hand-to-hand exposure. With flu season at its peak, young children find themselves at a heightened risk of developing complications...

Homecoming 2020: Unity from the Black Community

Homecoming 2020: Unity from the Black Community

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

February 13, 2020

A young black woman dressed in a light yellow power suit crosses the stage, the sound of her heels capturing the audience’s attention. Her booming voice fills the hall as she reads a list of demands from the Black Student Union of San Fernando Valley College, 1968. CSUN’s current BLC president...

A Timeline of Outbreaks from 2000 to Present

A Timeline of Outbreaks from 2000 to Present

Gillian Moran-Perez, News Editor

February 13, 2020

All information is reported under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. 1999-2002 – West Nile Virus The first account of the West Nile Virus in the U.S. was in New York City in the summer of 1999. The virus was transmitted by mosquito bites, concentrating...

Consenting To Condoms

Consenting To Condoms

Natalie Miranda, Features Editor

February 11, 2020

Plush white snow seems much scarier at 2 a.m. when the Big Bear sky is dark enough to swallow it whole, and snow-capped mountains with winding, narrow lanes are a feat too daunting for a car without chains. In a critical moment, a young woman needed to decide to take on a potentially dangerous commute...

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