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CSUN students experience a taste of NYC at Matador Nights

CSUN students experience a taste of NYC at Matador Nights

Areli Rodriguez

April 28, 2013

By Champaign Williams April 28th, 2013 Section: News CORRECTION: In the video, Randy Sorenson's title is USU event assistant, not lead event assistant. The University Student Union was filled to capacity Friday night as Matador Nights kicked off with more than 2,700 students filling Plaza del So...

A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

Taylor Villescas

April 26, 2013

Associated Students attended a Trans Workshop Friday in the Thousand Oaks Room of the University Student Union. The workshop, run by Pride Center peer mentor Cadence Valentine, discussed issues in the transgender community and proper etiquette and language to be used with a transgender person. “Th...

CSUN grant recipient uses award for research on sex-changing fish

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 26, 2013

With a $3,000 grant, CSUN graduate student Michael Schram is conducting research on the effect sex-selective fishing plays on sex-changing fish. Since male and female fish are separated by size, fishermen who target one size of fish target one sex. "Primarily, I'm looking at reproduction and growth,...

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Michelle Reuter

April 26, 2013

By John Saringo-Rodriguez April 25th, 2013 Section: News - Photos Erin Davies, Fagbug owner and LGBTQ activist, and Sarina Loeb, USU Pride Center and LGBTQ Initiatives Coordinator and organizer of the Fagbug event, stand beside the Fagbug, which has traveled over 250,000 miles across the U....

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

Charlie Kaijo

April 26, 2013

A man mistaking a turn arrow for a green light struck two CSUN students with his car on the corner of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street Thursday. Collision investigator Kirby, of the Valley Traffic Division, said the man was driving southbound on Zelzah. Kirby said the students may have had on dark clo...

Sexual assault awareness week informs students of harmful media messages

Areli Rodriguez

April 26, 2013

Students learned about the different messages that are shown in the media about women, alcohol and its relation to sexual assault as part of Sexual Assault Awareness for Everyone Week. The event, hosted in Live Oak Hall Thursday night, discussed the Steubenville case about a 16-year-old girl who was se...

Two pedestrians hit by vehicle near Zelzah and Prairie

Gabrielle Moreira

April 25, 2013

Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle while crossing the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street near campus, according to City News Service. Officer Derry of the Valley Traffic Division said officers are investigating the situation and cannot release any further information at this time. Check...

CSUN conserves water during drought season

Shaleeka Powell

April 25, 2013

The San Fernando Valley  has been in a substantial drought period for several years and the Physical Plant Management (PPM) team has continued to search for ways to conserve water and energy on campus at lower costs. According to maven’s notebook webpage, said the dry years of the latest drough...

Fagbug comes to campus to help students understand hate speech

Fagbug comes to campus to help students understand hate speech

John Saringo-Rodriguez

April 25, 2013

Erin Davies, a victim of vandalism who had the word “fAg” spray-painted on her Volkswagen in Albany New York in 2007,  chose to turn such a homophobic act into a statement that she would soon share with the nation and receive overwhelming acclaim instead of paying to remove it. Fagbug and Davie...

Panel discusses crime and homicide rates in Mexico

Panel discusses crime and homicide rates in Mexico

Jorge Neri

April 25, 2013

Syria, Iraq and Egypt are nations who are noticed by the media due to the violence and turmoil their citizens have suffered. But the United States neighboring country Mexico has also been going through a war that has cost thousands of lives. Journalists Sam Quiñones, Charles Bowden, Julian Cardon...

Emergency protocol requires updated contact information

Hansook Oh

April 25, 2013

The CSUN Police Department provides emergency protocols on their website for students, faculty and staff, called the “Emergency Desk Reference.” It includes a recommended procedure for emergency situations such as earthquakes, fires, bomb threats, seeing suspicious objects and encountering acti...

Students react to report of suspected gunman on campus

Luis Rivas

April 24, 2013

Three hours after a fire alarm went off inside the Oviatt Library at approximately 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, many students reacted with surprise and fright when CSUN’s Department of Police Services sent out an emergency notification that a man with a gun was seen on campus. CSUN Police Department sent out em...

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