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A starter guide for students interested in Zipcar service on campus

A starter guide for students interested in Zipcar service on campus

Joanna Jacobo

February 17, 2014

Kenneth Premo, manager of support services at the Associated Students office on campus, said Zipcar has been a long time coming. “Our campus student housing doesn’t have any r0eally good way to get students to a grocery store… and the bus systems don’t go directly where people would lik...

AS honors men’s soccer team, introduces water refilling stations

AS honors men’s soccer team, introduces water refilling stations

Daché Jackson

February 17, 2014

The men’s soccer team attended the Associated Students (AS) meeting on Monday to accept a bouquet of roses for winning first place at the Big West Conference Tour. The team finished with a 15-7-1 record, matching their Division 1 record. In September, the National Collegiate Athletic Association...

CSUN Students for Israel ask AS to help prevent further discrimination

Tushita Vidhale

February 10, 2014

Representatives from the CSUN Students for Israel (CSI) attended the Associated Students (AS) meeting on Monday to call attention to an incident last November in which they say hate speech was used. The incident occurred in November 2013 when the students noticed words written in chalk on Matador Walk...

AS approves funding for organizations, appoints new senators

AS approves funding for organizations, appoints new senators

Jonathan R. Diaz

February 3, 2014

Associated Students met for the second time today and voted on allocating funds to various clubs and organizations. The organization that received the most funding was the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). They received $9000 to help build a Formula SAE race car and enter it into a race in Apri...

AS suggests student fee increase for state organization

AS suggests student fee increase for state organization

Jonathan R. Diaz

January 27, 2014

Associated Students (AS) discussed a proposed increase in funding for the California State Student Association (CSSA) at their meeting on Tuesday. CSSA is an organization made up of AS presidents from the 23 campuses of the California State University (CSU) system. According to their website, CSSA i...

Student protest, petition spark officials to add tickets, extra graduation day

Student protest, petition spark officials to add tickets, extra graduation day

Alex Vejar

January 22, 2014

CSUN graduates will now be allowed to request seven tickets instead of four to invite guests to their commencement ceremonies in May after a decision was reached by university officials in December of last year. In addition, one day was added to the commencement schedule in order to separate so...

Students express frustration about graduation changes at A.S. open forum

Trevor Stamp

December 9, 2013

Dozens of students expressed disappointment in the graduation changes that will affect the 2014 commencement ceremonies during a public forum on Monday at the Associated Students (A.S.) weekly senate meeting. A.S. held the forum to hear student feedback on the commencement changes, which will provide e...

A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations

A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations

Elizabeth Ohanian

October 7, 2013

Associated Students (A.S.) allocated money to three different organizations during Monday’s meeting. They allocated $1,025 to Pi Kappa Phi for their “War of Roses” event. According to Pi Kappa Phi’s website, this event is a weeklong competition between all of the sororities on campus, with a winner crowned in the end. A.S. also al...

CSU Chancellor White speaks at A.S. meeting

CSU Chancellor White speaks at A.S. meeting

Elizabeth Ohanian

September 9, 2013

Associated Student (A.S.) welcomed CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White to their weekly senate meeting on Monday morning. Upon entering, White was met by A.S. President Chris Woolett, who introduced the chancellor to the board and reassured him that CSUN is unlike any other CSU. “As you will see througho...

Students required to “walk their wheels” within dismount zones

George Benitez

September 8, 2013

CSUN Police Department is distributing fliers to educate students and faculty about the new dismount zones. Anybody on a bicycle, scooter, skateboard or roller blades will be required to dismount their equipment in certain areas around campus. If anyone does not adhere to the new rules and dismount...

Associated Students Vice President Talar Alexanian excited to begin double-duty as a senator and the first CSU student trustee from CSUN

Associated Students Vice President Talar Alexanian excited to begin double-duty as a senator and the first CSU student trustee from CSUN

Alex Vejar

September 3, 2013

Ever since high school, Talar Alexanian has been trying to make a difference in her community. “I tried to take whatever opportunities came my way and I loved every minute of it,” she said. “I enjoyed getting to know my high school campus and that’s why that’s the same spirit I brought with me when I came to CSUN.” That determination ultimately l...

A.S. fair welcomes dozens of students back to CSUN

A.S. fair welcomes dozens of students back to CSUN

Jazzmyne Bogard

August 28, 2013

Associated Students (A.S.) welcomed the CSUN community back to school with their biggest welcome fair yet. The fair included multiple booths with free food, drinks, giveaways, and information about the A.S. program at CSUN. Other CSUN departments that attended the fair including the University Student Union (USU), CSUN police and Athletics. “It’s an ama...

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