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Pride Center hosts event to create safe space for trans students

two students pose for a picture in the pride center
Nathalie Ramirez February 28, 2017

In response to Donald Trump's administration rescinding the bathroom bill last week, the Pride Center hosted a community gathering in support of transgender students on Monday night. Under the Obama...

NDAA: the most important law you’ve never heard of

NDAA: the most important law you’ve never heard of
Madison Ruppert October 23, 2013

On Oct. 1, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 351, a bill that prohibits any agency in California from knowingly aiding the indefinite detention of a person within the state under certain controversial federal...

CSUN A.S. vice president elected CSU student trustee, the first in history

Michelle Dominguez August 25, 2013

Talar Alexanian makes history after being inaugurated as an official member of the California State University Board of Trustees, a first for CSUN. It took six months of multiple interviews before...

Fiscal cliff extends American Opportunity Tax Credit, Federal-Work Study program still in danger

Fiscal cliff extends American Opportunity Tax Credit, Federal-Work Study program still in danger
Hansook Oh January 21, 2013

With the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) on Jan. 1, Congress averted several laws scheduled to take effect, such as the expiration of the 2001 Bush tax cuts and federal emergency...

New California law protects social media privacy

New California law protects social media privacy
Kevin Kiani January 21, 2013

  A new law has been signed in California prohibiting employers and universities from asking applicants for their social media passwords. This new legislation, Assembly Bill 25, also bans employers...

Gov. Jerry Brown to make third State of the State speech

Christina Cocca January 21, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown will give his third State of the State speech Thursday. Brown recently released his proposed budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which included an additional $125.1 million to the...

Board of trustees meeting agenda tables fee increases

Gabrielle Moreira January 21, 2013

Three proposed fees, expected to speed up students’ paths to graduation, have been tabled indefinitely by the California State University board of trustees. They will now discuss Gov. Jerry Brown’s...

Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $125 million for CSU budget

Melissa Simon January 21, 2013

CORRECTION: Cynthia Rawitch was listed as provost. Rawitch is vice provost, while Harry Hellenbrand is provost. The "May revise" will happen after Gov. Brown receives the proposal, not before, as stated...

Controversial “gay conversion therapy” banned by Brown still causing dispute from supporter groups

Christina Cocca October 16, 2012

California will be the first state to outlaw a controversial form of psychotherapy that aims to convert minors from homosexuals to heterosexuals on Jan. 1, 2013. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a ban on...

LAUSD to include LGBT in their lesson plans

Sophomore Hugo Valencia, president of CSUN's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance, standing in front of one of the clubs meetings on Sept. 19, 2011.  The L.A. Unified School District have voted to promote a positive image of LGBT individuals, include age-appropriate curriculum, staff training, demands staff to intervene with anti-gay bullying and more.
Anthony Carpio September 20, 2011

The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT), disabled and Asian/Pacific Islanders will be included in LAUSD curriculum after a Sept. 13 decision to teach students about the contributions...

California ‘Jobs First’ bill shot down in the senate

Braulio Campos September 15, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown’s California Jobs First bill, SB116, failed in the Senate last Friday after gaining no republican votes, despite Brown’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement the day before. The...

Second part of California Dream Act awaits Brown’s signature

It passed: Helena Villa and Mirna Ortiz hug to celebrate the passing of AB 131 at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles on Friday. Photo Credit: Simon Gambaryan / Daily Sundial
Anthony Carpio September 5, 2011

Undocumented students in California only need Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature by Oct. 9 to be eligible for state financial aid. The second portion of California’s Development, Relief, and Education...

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