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Barbara Ferrer, the director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, being interviewed by Trevor Morgan on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at the CSUN vaccination site in Northridge, Calif.

Pandemic essays : Looking back one year later

Editorial Staff March 22, 2021

TREVOR MORGAN: The anniversary effect hit me hard the other day and as I begrudgingly looked back at the past year to write this, I’m filled with both lament and gratitude.  One year ago, a small...

One year ago, people across the world began staying home as COVID-19 started its journey across the world.

Op-Ed: COVID-19 one year later

Ricardo Garcia, Contributor March 11, 2021

I imagine that a lot of people will be writing about this anniversary, but this is my take on it. Where were you on March 11, 2020? Where were you when you got a notification that classes will switch...

Letter to the Editor: Colored Minds calls to diversify CSUN faculty

Letter to the Editor: Colored Minds calls to diversify CSUN faculty

Colored Minds March 9, 2021

CSUN community members, President Erika D. Beck, Provost Mary Beth Walker and Faculty President Michael Neubauer, "I am a white ally,” the typical 30 something-year-old white professor declared emphatically...

Kendall Jenner's latest business venture sparks backlash.

Op-Ed: Kendall Jenner’s “818” tequila appropriates San Fernando Valley

Samantha Bravo, Contributor February 19, 2021

Kendall Jenner, a Calabasas native, announced on social media that she will be launching a tequila called, “818.” Not only is this cultural appropriation, it’s gentrification. Although Calabasas...

As the holiday season approaches, the risk of COVID-19 transmission can increase according to health officials.

Op-Ed: A letter to those deciding to travel over winter break

Danielle Tranter, Reporter December 21, 2020

Dear fellow lonely young person, I understand your struggle. You’ve been trapped in your home for almost a year now, and that has been tough. Unable to hug your parents, dance with your friends, kiss...

As there is just 14 days until the new year, 2020 will be remembered for many reasons.

Op-Ed: The Ride That Made History

Ricardo Garcia, Reporter December 18, 2020

Take a deep breath. Be relieved this rollercoaster ride is almost over. We just survived what may be the most wildest year of our generation: 2020. We already knew that it was going to be another election...

President Donald Trump.

Op-Ed: The Orange Fury in the White House – as seen from abroad

Katarina Machmer, Contributor October 26, 2020

As I am writing this I’m sitting in my backyard in Munich, Germany, far away from the U.S. and yet so connected to it because of all that is happening in this country where I lived for half a year as...

A protester holds an Armenian flag among the crowd of protesters outside the Azerbaijan Consulate in Brentwood on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.

Op-Ed: Artsakh is under attack before our eyes

Levon Satamian, Reporter October 12, 2020

Once again, the world is looking away while atrocities and war take place in a faraway land. More than 100 years ago, Turkey killed over 1.5 million Armenians while the world did nothing. Today, backed...

Belen Hernandez, 25, covers half her face with a colorful eyeshadow palette in her North Hollywood, Calif. bedroom on Sept. 15, 2020. Hernandez uses makeup application as a creative outlet while being home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mastering makeup: From hiding insecurities to making art

Belen Hernandez, Contributor October 8, 2020

As Frankie J’s “Canciones Que Recuerdo” plays in the background and I light my spearmint candle, I sit at my vanity and slowly feel the stress of the day fade. I take out my eyeshadow palettes and...

President Donald Trump.

Column: Tracking Trump in 2020

Michaella Huck and Orlando Mayorquin August 27, 2020

The country is in flux as it reckons with long-standing racial injustice while experiencing the worst handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the world. Surely, this is a moment for the president to attempt...

Professional leagues like the NBA have successfully enforced a bubble environment in order to resume games — a move college sports could possibly make.

Column: Could a bubble work for college sports?

Mano Baghjajian, Assistant Sports Editor August 24, 2020

With the fifth month of the COVID-19 pandemic coming to a close, attending Zoom meetings and wearing masks out in public have become normal parts of everyday life. However, some sectors of old life are...

 the Performance Ensemble: Creatives for Social Change

Op-Ed: Fail fall 2020

August 22, 2020

For college students across the country, the memory of spring 2020 is now fading away as we face the beginning of fall 2020 online, in-person or some strange hybrid of these. But let us not allow that...

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