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CSUN Anthropological Research Institute studies San Fernando secrets

CSUN Anthropological Research Institute studies San Fernando secrets

Vera Castaneda

November 13, 2013

An anthropology professor holds his favorite artifact from the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, a rusty piece of metal with a faint number three. Apart from teaching anthropology courses, Dr. James Snead is the director of CSUN’s Anthropology Research Institute (ARI) and oversees the program’s...

CSUN community reactions to typhoon disaster in Philippines

Michelle Dominguez

November 13, 2013

President Dianne F. Harrison shared her condolences toward the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan to the CSUN community via email Tuesday. Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines four days ago, has a projected death toll of 10,000 people and has displaced more than 600,000. The giant waves were some of the strongest ever recorded ...

CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year

CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year

Champaign Williams

November 13, 2013

The board of trustees (BOT) approved the $237.6 million state budget request for the 2014-2015 fiscal year Wednesday during their meeting. As recently reported by the Daily Sundial, there was some friction regarding the passing of the state budget on Tuesday. Trustee Steven M. Glazer felt the bud...

Creator of hit MTV series “Catfish” on campus Wednesday

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

November 13, 2013

Check it out MTV fans: Nev Schulman from the hit series “Catfish: The TV Show” will be on campus Wednesday evening. For those unfamiliar with the show, or the term “catfish” here’s a quick summary. A “catfish” is a person who pretends to be something they are not by creating a false id...

KCSN News Update: A report is released that says even so-called “green energy” like ethanol may not be safe for the environment

Brittany Chenelle

November 13, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Two Los Angeles City Council members are advocating the legalization of street vendors who sell food and other merchandise. Residents of Venice are trying to find the best solution to prevent cars from entering the boardwalk near O...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors overpowered by Trojans, fall 95-79

Men's Basketball: Matadors overpowered by Trojans, fall 95-79

Alex Vejar

November 13, 2013

  After only being down four in the second half, the CSUN Matadors (1-1) were hit with a 16-3 scoring run and suffered a blowout loss to the USC Trojans (1-1) Tuesday, 95-79. The Matador offense was ice cold, only shooting 33.3 percent for the game. The Trojans shot an efficient 57.1 perce...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

Men's Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

Darko Debogovic

November 13, 2013

The Matadors kept their Big West Conference title hopes alive by securing a 4-1 victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs in the opening game of the Big West Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Matador Soccer Field. Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari tallied his 12th goal of the season just 37 seconds in...

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Roy Azoulay

November 12, 2013

Growing up with a single mother, CSUN'S women's basketball coach, Jason Flowers, exemplifies how one can overcome adversity and harness their environment for self-improvement. "I grew up with a single mom in Watts and the coaches that I had helped develop me into a young man," said Flowers....

Research institute artifacts shed light on dam disaster

Research institute artifacts shed light on dam disaster

Vera Castaneda

November 12, 2013

CSUN's Anthropoligcal Research Institute (ARI) holds many historical artifacts. One of the projects the ARI is working on is called the "Forgotten Casulaties Project" which surveys the area of the St. Francis Dam disaster. In the video archeology graduate student Ann Stansell explains the backgroun...

KCSN News Update: A study projects how climate change may affect West Nile virus carrying mosquitoes across the Southern United States

Brittany Chenelle

November 12, 2013

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The child care programs in many states do not require an annual unannounced inspection, and only 15 percent require background checks. Researchers say they can identify babies considered to be at high risk for developing an autism...

CSUN community celebrates culture talent show with other CSUs

Mercedes Ortiz

November 11, 2013

More than 150 students and members of the CSUN community attended the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) talent show “Northridge by Night” on Sunday. Students from UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UC Riverside, and CSUN gathered together to show their talent and to support One Body Village, a non-pro...

Poker, blackjack and a flick at ‘Casino & Movie Night’

Poker, blackjack and a flick at 'Casino & Movie Night'

Champaign Williams

November 11, 2013

CSUN students attended the Casino & Movie Night event held by the University Student Union (USU) Friday evening. The event was held in the Game Room and numerous students were in attendance. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a blackjack tournament and competed to win Texas ho...

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