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California Supreme Court justice discusses education and immigration at CSUN

California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar. Photo Credit: Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. website

Nathan Hickling

February 17, 2017

California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar visited CSUN Thursday to speak to students on a variety of issues, including the importance of diversity in the courtroom and offering lingual services to non-English speakers in court. Cuéllar was introduced and asked questions by Dr. Gab...

Army, Obama Administration halt development of Dakota Access Pipeline

People in New York protest the North Dakota access pipeline

Ryan Mancini

December 4, 2016

The current route for the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been denied construction by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Obama Administration.Protestors and activists defending the site look at this as a victory in their favor, as the pipeline would have run under...

Election 2016: the messy catastrophe

(Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ryan Mancini

September 18, 2015

Welcome to the second GOP debate, sloppy and painful. I was surprised to make it out alive. This debate symbolized a cresting high as the craziness commenced, until it met its undeniable climax evoking God, presidential code names and Ronald Reagan. The 11 candidates stood before Reagan's iteration...

ICYMI: A schism in the art of protesting

Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

Ryan Mancini

April 27, 2015

Last month, no one could have imagined the frustration and turmoil that would rupture from the nation south of ours, when the mass grave with 43 bodies was unearthed. Neglect of focus from both the U.S. and Mexico has further angered people on both sides of the border. The people of Mexico have, in t...

Obama’s State of the Union lays out plans for the next two years

President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Ryan Mancini

January 21, 2015

  President Barack Obama used the 2015 State of the Union address to acknowledge the nation's ongoing economic improvements in the years following the 2008 recession, which defined the start to his presidency. "The shadow of crisis has passed, and the state of the union is strong," Obam...

Athletes react to college football union ruling

Asher Silberman

March 27, 2014

President Obama meets with Pope Francis Associated Students host All That Art in the Plaza Del Sol CSUN athletes react to the ruling on unionizing college football players. Anchors: Ben Ladiana, Stephanie Murguia, Natalie Palacios and Sal Samayoa. Reporters: Romy Ginsberg, Stephanie Murguia an...

Election day: Arguments for who should win the election tonight

Hansook Oh

November 6, 2012

  America Still Needs Obama By Hansook Oh Opinion Editor and liberal democrat While the GOP does maintenance on Romneybot before the election results are hopefully announced tonight, the Obama administration should crack open a few beers and relax – this is no contest. Conservatives have wasted too much money...

More choice in schools means better education

Michelangelo Landgrave

October 1, 2012

Libertarianism advocates respecting the liberty of people to pursue their own happiness to the extent that they do not infringe on the liberty of others. In the case of children, libertarians advocate strongly in returning to parents the freedom in choosing how to raise their children. Most moderate lib...

Spotlight on swing states in November

Andrew Clark

September 17, 2012

As the presidential campaign kicks into high gear, the attention of both parties shifts to the swing states, according to experts. “Swing states are states that are thought to be closely contested in a presidential election,” said Lawrence Becker, professor of political science at CSUN. “We...

Obama carries big fundraising lead into final months

Christina Cocca

September 10, 2012

With the 2012 presidential election around the corner, the majority of donors who make the candidates' campaigns possible are out in the open for the voting public. Barack Obama has raised more than $348 million ($348,413,128), while Mitt Romney has raised more than $193 million ($193,373,762). Most...

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