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Faculty members say CSU Chancellor’s Office suppressed the findings of a system-wide math task force

Faculty members say CSU Chancellor’s Office suppressed the findings of a system-wide math task force

Geovanni Botticella

April 10, 2019

A CSU task force created to review and recommend changes to the system's math criteria were prevented from presenting their research by the CSU Chancellor's Office, according to the task forces co-chair.“The Chancellor’s Office told us we weren’t allowed to present to (the deans) be...

Students give back to the community with the VITA Clinic

Students give back to the community with the VITA Clinic

Raychel Stewart

April 9, 2019

Students gain learning experiences in the taxation and accounting field while also providing cost-free tax services for low-income residents in the San Fernando Valley through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at CSUN. The Bookstein Institute for Higher Education in Taxation offers three...

Crime Blotter 4/2 – 4/8

Crime Blotter 4/2 – 4/8

Madison Parsley

April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 2An unknown suspect stole an unattended laptop at the Arbor Grill.A secured bike was stolen from the Oviatt Library.A secured bike was stolen from the University Park Bike Compound.An unknown suspect stole an unattended purse and laptop at Jacaranda Hall.A physical altercation occurred ...

‘The Voice You Deserve’ candidates elected president and vice president

‘The Voice You Deserve’ candidates elected president and vice president

Gabriela Soriano

April 7, 2019

Cheers and applause resonated inside the Sustainability Center Thursday night when it was revealed that "The Voice You Deserve" slate candidates, Diana Vicente and Mohammad “Q” Hotaki, were elected AS president and vice president for the upcoming academic year. After their intense and gruel...

First female photojournalist in Nicaragua speaks at CSUN

First female photojournalist in Nicaragua speaks at CSUN

Geovanni Botticella

April 4, 2019

Margarita Montealegre presented many of her photographs she has taken over the years and explained her struggle of being the first female photojournalist during her presentation at the Oviatt Library on March 29. She displayed her photographs taken during the Nicaraguan civil war in the '80s to her ph...

Campus strives to meet new zero-waste campaign

Campus strives to meet new zero-waste campaign

Victor Rojas

April 4, 2019

CSUN’s Sustainability Center and its partners have created a zero-waste campaign at CSUN in an effort to reduce the amount of waste that's generated on campus and sent to landfills.In a joint collaboration, CSUN's Sustainability, University Student Union, University Corporation, student housing a...

Administration hopes to better address future threats

Administration hopes to better address future threats

Victor Rojas

April 3, 2019

In the wake of multiple threats made to the university last year, the police chief, along with the administration and the Marketing and Communications department, shared their insight on how students and faculty should address and report future incidents on campus in conjunction to changes happening fr...

LAUSD tactics to push students to graduate leaves them under-prepared for college

LAUSD tactics to push students to graduate leaves them under-prepared for college

Gillian Moran-Perez

April 2, 2019

Students graduating from the Los Angeles Unified School District are under-prepared for their first year of college, experts say, pointing to lowered graduation requirements, questionable online credit recovery courses and incomplete intervention as the culprits.To meet a college and career readiness...

Crime Blotter 3/26 – 4/1

Crime Blotter 3/26 – 4/1

Madison Parsley

April 2, 2019

Tuesday, March 26Two unknown suspects stole four tires from a vehicle parked in Parking Lot G12 in the Rydell Enclosure.A secured bike was stolen outside of the Bookstore Complex.Wednesday, March 27A secured bike was stolen from University Park Building 16.A victim was approached and followed off campus ...

Associated Students candidates call for administration transparency

Associated Students candidates call for administration transparency

Raychel Stewart

March 29, 2019

Associated Students presidential and vice presidential candidates discussed issues of transparency from the administration during the Debate and Open Mic event on Tuesday. The candidates unanimously agreed the administration hasn’t acted in a transparent way regarding situations that include students...

Associated Students propose Meatless Mondays

Nick Griffin

March 29, 2019

Associated Students has proposed an initiative to include meatless food options at all restaurants across campus in an effort to reduce the environmental effects of animal-based food processing and expands options for students who are vegetarian or vegan.“Feeding and housing livestock has a dra...

Students to vote on new USU building

Students to vote on new USU building

Romona Kivett

March 27, 2019

Students will vote in May on the construction of a new University Student Union building that would relocate resource centers like the Veterans Resource Center, Pride Center and Dream Center all under one roof, as well as add a dedicated dining floor, event-focused space and new services.The proposed ...

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