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Matador News: March 3rd, 2015

Matador News: March 3rd, 2015

Matador News

March 3, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress; the LAPD answers questions about the weekend's fatal shooting of a man on Skid Row, and CSUN's Daily Sundial and Scene Magazine win awards for excellence. Anchors: Carlos Revelo, Janelle Rodriguez, William Ruiz, Frankie Benkovic, Producers:...

Professors and Alumni Reflect on the Life of Former Sundial Publisher, Manley Witten

Professors and Alumni Reflect on the Life of Former Sundial Publisher, Manley Witten

Ugochi Obinma

January 24, 2015

Manley Witten, publisher of The Sundial for 11 years before departing in 2008, died on Jan. 18. Witten lost his life to cancer, but his legacy and admirable traits will live on. Witten was not just a professor, he was a mentor, activist and a leader for positive change. “He was truly inspiring ...

Apps by major: an interactive way to study

Apps by major: an interactive way to study

Nicole Socala

July 15, 2014

Cramming for an exam the traditional way demands traditional tools. You’re staring at a computer screen then your eyes start to glaze over, you’re hunched over a textbook then your shoulders start to ache, you’re typing at what seems like a hundred words a minute and start wondering if you’re...

Anti-hazing rally, vigil held for CSUN fraternity pledge

Anti-hazing rally, vigil held for CSUN fraternity pledge

Pete D. Camarillo

July 9, 2014

People yelled chants, cars honked their horns, and posters flooded the corners of Zelzah Avenue and Nordhoff Street in memory of CSUN student Armando Villa, who died last week in an alleged hazing incident during a hiking trip with fraternity members. Ending hazing was the motivation of the rall...

Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

Pete D. Camarillo

July 9, 2014

For the first time, students and the campus community can purchase official CSUN apparel from an outside retailer, the athletic department announced.   As part of a partnership with Sports Chalet, CSUN supporters can purchase apparel at the Porter Ranch location of the sporting goods chain...

KCSN News Update: GM will pay unlimited compensation in wrongful death lawsuits against company

Andrew Martinez

July 8, 2014

General Motors has placed no limit on the amount of compensation the company will pay in wrongful death lawsuits linked to faulty ignition switches.   The U.S. Supreme Court issues a decision upholding company's religious objections to contraceptive coverage requirements in the new health ...

KCSN news update: Hospitals considering scaling back financial aid to push Affordable Care Act insurance

Andrew Martinez

July 8, 2014

President Obama calls for paid leave for mothers of newborns and he encouraged employers to implement more flexible work schedules. The Environmental Working Group finds that nearly half of young children are eating potentially harmful amounts of vitamin enriched cereals and snack bars. Some hospitals...

CSUN student dies after hiking trip in Angeles National Forest

Andrew Martinez

July 2, 2014

UPDATE: The Pi Kappa Phi National Fraternity announced it has suspended its Zeta Mu Chapter at CSUN following Villa's death in a press release Thursday. A CSUN student has died after passing out on a fraternity hiking trip in the Angeles National Forest Tuesday. Armando Villa, 19, was hiking ...

KCSN News Update: City can’t prevent people from sleeping in cars

Andrew Martinez

July 2, 2014

A federal appeals court rules that Los Angeles cannot bar people from sleeping in cars, because the law discriminates against the homeless and poor. An investigation into price fixing and bid rigging in the auto parts industry has led to 34 arrests and $2.3 billion in fines. Prosecutors say a kill sw...

KCSN News Update: Burbank Airport opens regional transportation center

Andrew Martinez

July 1, 2014

A $112 million regional transportation center opens at the Burbank Airport. Government, business, and law enforcement officials believe hackers are winning the war against cybercrime. Forty percent of women surveyed about workforce opportunities believe they are under-compensated and would like t...

KCSN News Update: Cedars-Sinai hospital enlisting barbers to detect high blood pressure

Andrew Martinez

July 1, 2014

Auto manufacturers are making progress in safety features including front crash warning systems and automatic braking capabilities. President Obama unveils a comprehensive ocean protection plan that addresses pollution, over-fishing, and the impact of climate change. Amazon is out with its own smart...

KCSN News Update: California state senate rejects warning labels on sodas, energy drinks

Andrew Martinez

July 1, 2014

An attempt to include warning labels on certain sodas, energy, and fruit drinks has been defeated in the California state senate. The Social Security Administration has closed 64 field offices since 2010, forcing more seniors to seek help online. An investigation has revealed that pilot mismanagement ...

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