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Water usage at CSUN comes into question as drought persists

CSUN is able to keep the Orange Grove pond and several other campus fountains active while meeting the water quota. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Michael Arvizu

April 22, 2015

With a student population numbering this semester at over 36,000 students, the very notion of water conservation on campus may seem far-fetched — even impossible. But a series of present and future sustainability measures could put CSUN ahead of the curve in water conservation. Experts say Ca...

CSU postpones vote on fee increases

CSU postpones vote on fee increases

Carly Gillis

November 13, 2012

  >> UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION << CSU Board Chair Bob Linscheid announced Tuesday that three proposed tuition fees will be delayed until further notice. “After the testimony of a number of folks, including students, and the outcome of the election of Proposi...

California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and leaves students hanging

Hansook Oh

September 19, 2012

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon might have more youth spending time behind bars than behind the desk. There is no need to imagine this kind of society; this is our reality. Th...

Invest in your education long-term; No down payment necessary

Raewyn Smith

March 4, 2012

It’s no secret that the government is attacking the higher education system in California with budget cuts and penalty fees. Last month, students at UC Riverside released a proposal to fix the education crisis; students would attend University of California schools with no upfront charges and upon...

Students hit the polls for the Gubernatorial race

Students hit the polls for the Gubernatorial race

Mandi Gosling

November 3, 2010

Pot and pollution were the issues that brought a record number of CSUN students to the polls Tuesday. Susan Levin, poll inspector at the Satellite Student Union (SSU), said nearly 600 voters turned out at the SSU polling booth Tuesday.  This was an enormous increase compared with the 13 voters...

Vote Brown for governor

Mandi Gosling

October 30, 2010

A Jesuit seminarian, a former governor, and a humanitarian ambassador all walk into a bar to discuss solving California’s problems.  A student of Zen Buddhism, a former mayor, and an attorney general join them.  Each of them is asked to introduce themselves.  They all have the same name – Jerr...

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