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Campus crime alert issued for bicycle thefts

Jonathan R. Diaz

September 30, 2014

A string of bicycle thefts that occurred between Sept. 20 and 30 prompted the CSUN Department of Police Services (PD) to issue a campus crime alert.  The bike thefts occurred outside Oviatt Library, Nordhoff Hall, Cypress Hall, Manzanita Hall and the University Park Apartments residential community. The...

CSUN students react to California law giving financial aid to Dreamers

CSUN students react to California law giving financial aid to Dreamers

Gabriela Rodriguez

September 30, 2014

http://youtu.be/3CwZMjrkarY?t=5s Secret Service director Julia Pierson tells Congress White House security will improve. Matador News reporter Jose Saenz is live on campus with reaction to the new California law offering tuition aid to undocumented students. Reporter Ken Harvey is in the Sundial studio...

VIDEO: CSUN students evacuated from Manzanita Hall

VIDEO: CSUN students evacuated from Manzanita Hall

Gabriela Rodriguez

September 30, 2014

http://youtu.be/RUoukU1XfNA   At approximately 1:30 p.m., CSUN students were evacuated from Manzanita hall due to an emergency alarm. CSUN PD investigated on what caused the alarm and students gave their initial reaction to the situation.

Emergency alarm sounded at Manzanita Hall

Emergency alarm sounded at Manzanita Hall

Jonathan R. Diaz

September 30, 2014

  An emergency alarm was sounded in Manzanita Hall announcing students to evacuate the building at 1:30 p.m. CSUN PD arrived on scene around 1:40 p.m. to investigate. Sgt. Randy Banales of CSUN PD said a smoke alarm was activated, but there was no smoke or fire. "I don't know what ...

Time for a new Free Speech Movement

Time for a new Free Speech Movement

Kyle Hufnagel

September 30, 2014

In the beginning, there was the idea that “power” was with the people. Social change was to be the defiant byproduct created by swaths of citizens collectively creating a larger voice. This aim would make the dominant institutions tremble into submission. Those were days of hopeful visions of civil and s...

Graduate & Professional School Information Day

Graduate & Professional School Information Day

Silvia Gutierrez

September 30, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbIUWcJ_Y6Y Over 80 graduate and professional schools participated in the Graduate & Professional School Information Day held at the Northridge Center at the USU on Sept. 29. Students had a chance to meet and speak with representatives. http://amara.org/v/FSoU/

CSUN professor dedicated to fostering neglected animals

CSUN professor dedicated to fostering neglected animals

Silvia Gutierrez

September 30, 2014

Linda Alvarez, a CSUN professor in the Central American Studies department, picked up her love for animals at a very young age. She recalled the first time she rescued an animal. Puffy was one of many feral cats who lived beneath her family’s apartment structure. At the mere age of seven, Alv...

Denzel Washington shines in latest action flick the Equalizer, but film fails to deliver

Denzel Washington shines in latest action flick the Equalizer, but film fails to deliver

Neelofer Lodhy

September 30, 2014

by Danny Arriaza, contributor The Equalizer sees Denzel Washington resume his partnership with his Training Day director, Antoine Fuqua. But while Training Day is praised for its memorable script and superb acting on all counts, this movie is nowhere on par with the duo’s previous work. W...

Career Center event informs students of choices after graduation

Natanya Toomes

September 29, 2014

Students interested in learning about options after they graduate, such as graduate programs attended CSUN’s annual Graduate and Professional School Information Day. Nearly 80 different schools were available to inform students looking to enter grad school, inside the University Student Union Northridge...

Chinese acrobat team light up the VPAC stage

Chinese acrobat team light up the VPAC stage

Macie Bennett

September 29, 2014

  The lights dimmed and triumphant music began as the performers from The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China joined the VPAC stage to perform Cirque Peking. The company was founded in 1951 and has since featured famous acts such as plate-spinning, juggling, contorti...

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