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Protests show generation’s strength after Jena 6

Chrystal King

September 24, 2007

It seems we've come a long way, from abolition, to the civil rights movement, to the implementation of affirmative action. Our own parents and grandparents fought, protested, boycotted and marched so that minorities, especially African Americans, could drink from the same water fountains, receive s...

BSU raises awareness for Jena 6

Katie Dibene

September 24, 2007

CSUN's Black Student Union (BSU) held an awareness forum Thursday to help spread the word to fellow students in support and awareness of the six black students in Jena, La., known as the "Jena Six," who have been indicted with what many consider unfair racially motivated charges. Last fall, two black...

Reed responds to salary criticisms

Nicole Wilcox

September 24, 2007

California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed discussed the recent executive salary increases, next year's budget and the possibility of more tuition hikes in 2008 with student reporters during a teleconference Thursday afternoon. Reed tackled the big issue from last week, the CSU Board of ...

An Open Letter to fellow TAs, GAs, and ISAs

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September 24, 2007

For many of us, it's the same old story with Cal State Northridge: no health benefits and no fee waiver, even though our UAW contract states that we're entitled to them. The university apparently doesn't respect us and doesn't fear us. Yet, we provide a service to the university that's essential for it...

CSUN loses to Lobos

Debby von Winckelmann

September 24, 2007

The CSUN men's soccer team lost 4-0 to No. 28 New Mexico at Matador Soccer Field on Thursday in a non-conference match. The Matadors took seven shots during the game, but were unable to put any of those shots into the goal. New Mexico took ten shots in the game, but the Lobos were able to convert those...

Big West gets bigger

Debby von Winckelmann

September 24, 2007

The Big West Conference expanded to nine teams this season with the addition of UC Davis, which officially joined the confernce on July 1. CSUN has faced UC Davis many times, as the Aggies have spent the last four years undergoing a reclassification from Division II to Division I. This season marks the...

Young artist stirs controversy with abstract art abilities

Daniel Williams

September 20, 2007

Award winning film director Amir Bar-Lev has a new documentary set for limited release in Los Angeles and New York Oct 5. "My Kid Could Paint That" is a documentary about the Olmstead family, and what makes the family noteworthy is their young daughter. Marla Olmstead looks like a normal and happy...

Queen Elizabeth I exhibit portrays exquisite fashion design

Jesus Moreno

September 20, 2007

The ubiquitous trend of art which has been seen throughout the entire world, dating back to the 1500s ranging from Paris, New York, and which has now invaded CSUN with its epidemic, is here to stay until December 20, 2007. Magnetically attracting numerous amounts of people, these powerful stories t...

Ramadan: A Time For Reflection

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September 20, 2007

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Childlike and surreal: Cosima Von Bonin’s art explores life

Ashley Mcskimming

September 20, 2007

Visitors wandering through the Cosima Von Bonin: Roger and Out exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles this past Friday morning took much interest in the unique and challenging display of art. Cosima Von Bonin: Roger and Out, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States fo...

Campus Voice

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September 20, 2007

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CSUN takes on New Mexico today

Debby von Winckelmann

September 20, 2007

The CSUN men's soccer team returns to Matador Soccer Field at 4 p.m. today to face the 28th-ranked New Mexico Lobos. The Matadors are on a two-game winning streak after beating Cleveland State 2-0 and UNLV 1-0 in the UNLV Adidas Invitational in Las Vegas last weekend. CSUN's record going into today's m...

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