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CSUN students hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter protest at CSUN hosted by Northridge BLM on June 2, 2020.

Opinion: Defund the police, reinvest into the community.

Blake Williams, Opinions Editor September 8, 2021

The United States of America was founded on the idea that all people are created equal and that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights guaranteed to all people, but the country has yet to...

Attendees walking about at the 818 Night Market in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, Calif. on July 10, 2021.

818 Night Market: Pandemic passion projects turned into local businesses

Trevor Morgan, Online Editor July 23, 2021

  At first glance, the 818 Night Market held in Mission Hills on July 10 seemed like any other pop-up event, flea market or swap-meet before the pandemic. It looked like anything you might expect...

Op-Ed: The fight is not over for Armenians in Los Angeles

Op-Ed: The fight is not over for Armenians in Los Angeles

Jane Partizpanyan, Contributor April 21, 2021

As Armenia reels to catch its breath following its 44-day war with Azerbaijan, Armenians at California State University, Northridge have been in mourning as they have lost loved ones and ancestral land....

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...

Op-Ed: Artsakh is under attack before our eyes

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...

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