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Martin Luther King Jr. commemorated at CSUN lecture

Steffanie Tate

January 26, 2011

The Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative kicked off the semester with a lecture commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The Rev. James Lawson spoke about his work with King, and the admiration he had for him. “Its an important day.  We should celebrate it as t...

Student activist speaks at Civil Discourse and Social Justice lecture

Mandi Gosling

October 11, 2010

When Jonnae Thompson woke up on the morning of March 4, 2010, she didn’t know how, but she knew her life was about to change. “I woke up that morning with my mind focused on educational freedom,” said the 23-year-old English major.  “At the time I did not realize that a mind s...

Prominent civil rights leader encourages CSUN students to become involved

Mandi Gosling

September 13, 2010

The Rev. James Lawson championed non-violent action for CSUN’s Civil Discourse & Social Change program Monday night in Manzanita Hall.  Held before a full house in the Armer Theater, this was the first in a series of eight lectures and workshops to be given by Lawson this semeste...

Civil rights activist lectures at CSUN

Angela Melero

September 12, 2010

The Rev. James Lawson will be giving four public lectures this fall and spring, on the subject of “Civil Discourse and Social Change.” Marta Lopez-Garza, coordinator of the Civil Discourse and Social Change program, said people often hear about Martin Luther King Jr. but not about the people around...

Thoughts On H8


April 20, 2010

Harrison Leonard Contributing columnist I do not support same-sex marriage. This may come as quite a shock to CSUN students, many of who are likely unaware that a real live traditionalist walks among them. I am concerned that the bulk of the arguments you have heard in opposition to same-sex marriage are made in...

The time to stop audism is here and now

William Herbe

November 3, 2009

Yesterday students gathered outside of the Oviatt Library to raise awareness about the Deaf community and audism. Audism is “the hearing way of dominating, restructuring, and exercising authority over the Deaf community.” Students and faculty got together to inform the CSUN community of the de...

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